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LPSHC quilts
Lonesome Pine School and Heritage Center’s beautiful quilts are used to help raise money for the center. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lester, center, took home one of the quilts at Saturday’s drawing. Joinin...
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Blue Moon, International Space Station show up at same time
We hope everyone got out and enjoyed the beautiful weekend. The green mountains and the brilliant blue skies with the large soft clouds gave a peaceful presence among us. The past week held some in...
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Long-ago dreams unfortunately didn’t come true
Well over 100 years ago, they had so many big plans for Big Stone Gap that it staggers the imagination! First was the anticipated development of a great interstate tunnel through Big Black Mountain...
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Artist Dowdy displays at Tolliver House Saturday
Valerie Dowdy has long been known for her paintings and murals. Recently, she published her first coloring book for adults, Abstract Expressions. Dowdy, a Big Stone Gap resident, will be at the Jun...
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‘Exquisite miracles of Nature’ found just a short jaunt away
The author imagines that a crow flying above the Southern Appalachians could offer a bird’s-eye view of the splendors below. After Cumberland Gap, the crow might soar over Great Smoky Mountain Nati...
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Coal/Railroad Days music spans genres
Saturday’s Coal/Railroad Days music schedule has something for just about every taste, from Southern-tinged rock ‘n’ roll and blues-rock with a gospel message to old-time music and bluegrass with a...
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Bumper crops expected in this season’s harvests
The revival that is in progress at the Appalachia Parks and Rec auditorium will continue through Saturday, Aug. 1. Services begin each evening at 6, featuring different ministers and singers nightl...
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Quilter Short is Tolliver artisan
Quilter Penny Short is the Saturday artisan at the June Tolliver House for Aug. 1. Short, who has a studio in Duncan Gap, is a Norton native who grew up in Manassas but always wanted to settle in W...
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ATCB alumni to note 50 years since schools closed
Alumni of Appalachia Training, Central High and Bland schools will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the closing of African-American schools at their upcoming reunion. The ATCB Alumni Association...
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