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Expressway opponents plan forums
Three environmental groups will host community meetings within the next week to get input on what they call a “citizens’ alternative” to current plans for building the Coalfields Expressway. Accord...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Redden recalls childhood during Great Depression
Dickenson County Historical Society archives genealogical books, documents, photos and artifacts. We also collect the simple, everyday stories of life in our area. Many of our ancestors struggled t...
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Ordinary events part of history too
Dickenson County Historical Society archives and collects information about any aspect of our county’s history. Church histories and photos are just two examples that contain a wealth of our county...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman’s staff to visit
Members of Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s staff will visit the Dickenson Center for Education & Research, 818 Happy Valley Dr., Clintwood, on Jan. 13 from 10 a.m.-noon to meet with citi...
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LPN cohort
Mountain Empire Community College has announced the fall 2015 cohort of Licensed Practical Nursing students. The 21 students were selected for placement in the cohort based on academic performance ...
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Wave History Night set for next month
Clintwood High School is looking for former varsity basketball players and coaches to take part in Wave History Night Feb. 3. That night, the school will host a game at Clintwood Elementary School ...
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Courthouse progress, trail completion among county’s top projects
Two ongoing projects dominated the county’s focus the past year, the building of a new judicial center beside the current courthouse and construction of a new consolidated high/middle/technical sch...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress, controversy highlight towns’ year
One local town saw controversy in 2014, including investigation of wrongdoing by its mayor at the time, another celebrated progress of a downtown revitalization project and the third added a new ev...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family scrapbooks help document history
Before computers, digital photos and even the modern-day craze of scrapbooking, people literally cut articles from newspapers and used glue or paste to carefully place those articles in scrapbooks....
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  • Locals wake up to Christmas snow in 1939
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    12.24.14 - 12:02 am
  • Old Christmas letter filled with family history
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    12.17.14 - 12:01 am