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MEOC Transit wins record fifth straight title
The Mountain Empire Older Citizens Transit team demonstrated its excellence at the state competition again this year, winning the event for a record five years in a row. The Virginia Paratransit Ro...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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RecoveryFest: Event celebrates escape from substance abuse
In a sea of substance abuse, Miner’s Park this Saturday will be an island dedicated to celebrating recovery. The seventh annual RecoveryFest, an event that celebrates overcoming substance abuse, wi...
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Big Stone budget is good — but tight
Big Stone Gap’s proposed 2016-17 budget is a good budget, the town says — but it’s tight. Council will hold a public hearing on the budget at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14. The proposed budget includes a...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council pushes back budget public hearing
Big Stone Gap Town Council has decided it would be best to give itself more time to consider the proposed 2016-17 budget before holding a public hearing. Council typically holds the budget public h...
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Scientist names crayfish discovery ‘Big Stone’
Cambarus magerae is a little creature, about an inch long — a dwarf, in fact, even by crayfish standards. But the crustacean has a big claim to local interest: its discoverer has given it the commo...
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Litter control: a never-ending challenge
It’s Saturday morning and James France is coordinating a litter collection along the bank of the Powell River just off Highway 23 entering Appalachia. During cleanup of the river bank — about 88 ba...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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MEOC Walkathon: 40 and still going strong
It started modestly enough: it was called Senior Saturday, as proclaimed by the Wise County Board of Supervisors, and it was held on May 1, 1976. Its purpose? To extend a helping hand to elderly pe...
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Experience America’s first frontier this weekend
DUFFIELD — The Appalachian Mountains were a cosmopolitan place in the late 1700s, resounding with the voices of settlers, colonial leaders, Native Americans, traders, slaves — men, women and childr...
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