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Christian: Joyner appointment strengthens PD
The need for a strong leader in trying times moved Chase Christian to suggest appointing Kenneth Joyner as Appalachia police chief. Christian, vice mayor of town council, made the motion to appoint...
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MECC drone lecture is today
Interested Wise Countians will be able to get an introduction to a technology that could revolutionize coal-mine reclamation efforts this morning. Mountain Empire Community College hosts a lecture ...
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Paul Wilson to make ‘Trail’ guest appearance
When the outdoor drama told Paul Wilson they’d love to have his involvement in this year’s Trail of the Lonesome Pine, he didn’t hesitate. “I’m in,” Wilson responded, and he’ll be on stage for Frid...
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Appy, church plan land swap
A planned land exchange will give an Appalachia church the property it needs for a new building and eventually result in the removal of a former church building that has deteriorated into an eyesor...
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Project funds come with strings attached
Big Stone Gap Town Council indicated its interest in pursuing Virginia Department of Health money for a waterline replacement, but as is common in today’s public funding world, taking the money wil...
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Kiwanis Club helps park effort
Members of the Big Stone Gap Kiwanis Club swung into action Tuesday to help push forward improvements at Italy Bottom Park. Kiwanis, as the Big Stone Kiwanis’ Facebook page notes, is a global organ...
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor: manager transition moving smoothly
Big Stone Gap is advertising for a new town manager, and the town’s new mayor says the goal is to have someone on the job in about two months. The town is advertising after the retirement of Pat Mu...
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Dunton a champion of compassion
No community is immune to social problems, but those of the Native Americans on reservations are particularly acute. Native Americans ages 10-24 commit suicide at more than twice the rate of whites...
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