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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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Region’s African-American schools set reunion
Students who attended African-American schools in Southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee are preparing for “the Great Golden Gathering” reunion, which comes 50 years after the schools closed be...
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Region offers multitude of lovely landscapes
Part 1 of 2 It was one of those rich and full summer afternoons when an extraordinary flash of the past made itself known. When that flash became mixed with a balmy wind, which blew down from the m...
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Columnist happy to write again, garden again
Editor’s note: Vadna Bush resumes her Happenings and Happiness column after having gone on hiatus in March 2014 because of an illness that included extended hospital and nursing home stays. The Pos...
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Rockers to headline Coal/Railroad Days
Tri-Cities rockers Bullet Proof are scheduled to headline Appalachia’s 2015 Coal/Railroad Days music program on Saturday, Aug. 1. Also scheduled to perform Saturday are old-time Poplar Hill Reunion...
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AHS class holds get-together dinner
AHS class of ‘69 had a get-together for dinner at Prime Sirloin in Norton, July 18. Those attending were: Betsy Stidham Ollis and Jack Ollis, Cheryl South Childress and Don Childress, Gary and Anit...
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Jessee’s jewelry to be featured at Tolliver House
Independent jewelry distributor Yvonne Jessee will be at the June Tolliver House from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Jessee distributes the popular Premiere Jewelry, which is manufactured by a Christi...
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