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Counts leaving health post
The health director of the Cumberland Plateau Health District is leaving. Dr. Melody Counts said in an email last week that she will be going to work for Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems...
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa Train
Despite the cold rain and windy conditions, a good crowd turned out Saturday for the Santa Train at Fremont. People were patient and in good spirits when the train arrived. "Here he comes!" the chi...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cowboy College introduces kids to farm animals
Giving back to the community was one of many motivations behind the first-ever Cowboy College held recently at the Coalfield Agricultural Center on Red Onion Mountain. The event, sponsored by the C...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning Co-op launches solar robotics program
Learning Co-op director Vincent Fanelli says when he first spoke with some local young people about starting a solar robotics project, their responses were enthusiastic. "That's cool. I want to be ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owens named director of operations at Breaks Park
Terry Owens has been named director of operations at Breaks Interstate Park. In this role, he will be responsible for all maintenance, facility and groundskeeping operations, as well as oversight o...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Branscomes share memories of old speedway
For the past two weeks, Dickenson County Historical Society’s articles for The Dickenson Star newspaper have been related to the E & A Speedway which was, for a very short period of time, located a...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former drivers recall racing at Haysi dirt track
Last week, Dickenson County Historical Society presented part one of a two-part story. At one time, Haysi was home to a race track known as E & A Speedway! Built in 1955, the track was about a half...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man gets prison time for pharmacy break-in
A Clintwood man will spend time in prison for breaking into a local pharmacy with a plan to steal from it. York Mullins was sentenced Thursday, July 30 to 20 years in prison for breaking and enteri...
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Candidates announced
The Dickenson County Democrat Committee has announced its slate of candidates for November’s general county election. Candidates, left to right, and the offices they seek, are: incumbent Delano Syk...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Old dirt track was fun for drivers, fans
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    07.29.15 - 12:01 am
  • Sutherland story recounts visit to ‘Aunt Rach’ on 100th birthday
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    07.22.15 - 12:01 am
  • Dickenson Memorial High should be preserved for historical value
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    07.15.15 - 12:04 am