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An emotional Trail
Julia Sturgill, a UVa-Wise student, ably portrays the changes — and emotional upheaval — that befall mountain girl June Tolliver in ‘The Trail of the Lonesome Pine’ outdoor drama. Stage veteran Joe...
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Annual Grizzly to challenge large field
With the event still over a week away, registrations for the Grizzly have surpassed the total for last year’s first obstacle run. But don’t worry: there’s enough mud to go around. The second annual...
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Candidates size up economy
Three state senate hopefuls are in the final week of their campaigns to succeed resigned Sen. Phillip Puckett. The special election for Virginia’s 38th District will be held Tuesday, Aug. 19. The c...
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Missionary makes Philippines journey
Sharra Kegan spent a long, hard week on the other side of the world — but it was worth it. Kegan, a Dryden resident, went to the Philippines in May with a Samaritans Purse group. Samaritans Purse r...
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Two United Way chapters merge
GATE CITY — The United Way organizations serving the southwest end of the coalfields and the Virginia Highlands have joined forces. The former United Way of Southwest Virginia has served Norton and...
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World War II vet nears 90th birthday
Friends and family are asking people to send a “mountain of cards” to Kenneth Sowder for his 90th birthday. It’s simple and appropriate thanks for a man who helped take many hills from the Germans ...
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Police seek break-in leads
Big Stone Gap Police are investigating a break-in of the Country Inn office last weekend. Sgt. Turk Hollinger said Tuesday that anyone with information should contact him at the police department n...
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Park playground work to begin soon
The first installments of a series of Bullitt Park playground improvements are expected to be under construction within the next two months. Planners anticipate the two handicapped-accessible tree ...
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