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Official: Remember that 911 is for emergencies only
With the county hard-hit by a series of winter storms, the county’s E911 office has be inundated with calls. But some of the calls received have not been true emergencies. E911 assistant director a...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Railroad’s Elkhorn Extension celebrates 100th anniversary
Our county is rich in history. To understand our future, we must also look to the past. Dickenson County’s economic state has been dependent upon the coal industry and the railroad for at least 100...
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildfire season begins Sunday
The 75-day spring wildfire season in the Commonwealth begins Sunday when the 4 p.m. Burn Law, which allows burning only between 4 p.m. and midnight, goes into effect. Citizens are reminded to be ex...
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Sandy Ridge tunnel an ‘engineering phenomenon’
Volunteer members of the Dickenson County Historical Society know the true meaning of the saying “You are never too old to learn.” While doing research into any subject, new questions arise, and ou...
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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VDOT announces new leadership for Bristol District
Randy Hamilton is the new district engineer for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Bristol District, which includes Dickenson County. Hamilton, who takes over the position Feb. 10, will le...
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Skeen remains school board chairman
Clintwood District representative John Skeen will remain school board chairman another year. The board uanimously re-elected Skeen to the seat Jan. 28 during its reorganizational meeting. Four of f...
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Wear red to support heart disease prevention
February is the month when we celebrate love and friendship. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has also declared February as American Heart Month to bring awareness to the leading cause of deat...
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Haysi entrepreneur wins small business challenge
Jill Branham, owner of Main Street Pizzeria and Grill in Haysi, recently won the My SWVA Opportunity Entrepreneur Challenge, which provided $5,000 to use in opening her new business. People Incorpo...
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DARS offers temporary voucher program for caregiver respite
Virginia families who care for a loved one with disabilities or chronic conditions can apply for a limited amount of reimbursement for respite care through a Department for Aging and Rehabilitative...
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  • Molinary journeyed from Italy to Riverside
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    01.28.15 - 12:01 am
  • Riverside Grocery’s closing is end of an era
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    01.21.15 - 12:01 am
  • Redden recalls childhood during Great Depression
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    01.14.15 - 12:00 am