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Moore’s novel explores childcare issue
As an artist and a professional with experience in social work and education, Carol Ingram Moore was uniquely qualified to tell the story of a grandmother raising a child. Moore recently self-publi...
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adri plans stop at Friday’s downtown auction
Adriana Trigiani is coming home for several local appearances coinciding with this week’s release of the Big Stone Gap DVD. Among her stops is the new Big Stone Gap visitors’ center, one of the sit...
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Davis promoted to manager of museum
Aaron Davis officially became manager of Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park on Jan. 10, but he didn’t have time to sit back and celebrate. Davis spent the first two weeks on the job ou...
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‘Logistical nightmare’: Appalachia changes water bill policy
An effort to assist struggling customers has turned into a “logistical nightmare,” so the Town of Appalachia is changing its water cutoff policy. The new policy, which officially goes into effect f...
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weather delivers a blackout Friday
Snow, wind and ice brought a blackout Friday to hundreds of Old Dominion Power customers in the Big Stone Gap area. A slew of outages throughout the day Friday left a total of 375 customers without...
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Collier a ‘light, bright spirit’ at age 100
At age 100 and although legally blind, Sarah Collier remains, as her friend Alice Austin calls her, a “light and bright spirit.” Austin’s written description of Collier, who turned 100 on Tuesday a...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun permit issue surfaces in telephone town hall
A “strong, cohesive group” of Southwest Virginia Republican lawmakers responded to constituents’ questions during Del. Terry Kilgore’s annual telephone town hall Tuesday night. A dozen callers pose...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature's art
Tuesday afternoon’s snow skiff brought out the painter in Mother Nature, with the touches of white bringing out the features — brow, nose and mouth — of the ‘George Washington Rock’ between Appalac...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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