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Erika Coleman to guest star at drama, lead workshop
Young people interested in acting will have an opportunity to work with the pros during Erika Coleman’s return visit to Big Stone Gap this weekend. Coleman, who was in town for the 2013 filming of ...
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Resident requests, gets closed-door meeting
Appalachia Town Council found itself in the unusual position of going into closed session at the request of a resident last Thursday. Jim Scalf, a long-time town volunteer and co-chair of the Appal...
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Needham doubles fun, wins Grizzly challenge
Jeff Needham took part in last year’s Grizzly on a whim and ended up having so much fun that he doubled his pleasure this year. Needham, a former Appalachia resident who now lives in North Carolina...
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MSHA violations earn heavy fine
ABINGDON — A Big Stone Gap coal trucking company and its owner must pay a total of $375,000 in civil penalties, restitution and fines for providing advance notice of safety inspections. Judge James...
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Historian stirs Civil War, early mining memories
History never really dies down completely. It continues to send ripples through modern society. Historian Randall Osborne spoke Saturday about a notorious Civil War figure who may have ended up in ...
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Wildlife officials seek feral swine information
Virginia’s feral swine population is growing, and wildlife officials are encouraging residents to report the animals, which are considered a nuisance species. Several weeks ago, the USDA’s Wildlife...
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Council to select manager finalists
With the close of the application period, Big Stone Gap’s search for a new town manager moves into its next phase. Council is expected to pick a slate of job finalists next week. The town received ...
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