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Business of the Year awards
Dickenson County Chamber of Commerce held its 2015 Annual Business Appreciation Cookout in McClure on Friday, July 24. McClure River Kiwanis hosted the event. Four business owners were honored with...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sutherland story recounts visit to ‘Aunt Rach’ on 100th birthday
Many times as Dickenson County Historical Society members do research on one project, they stumble across stories which should be shared before they are filed away. Last week while doing some genea...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dickenson Memorial High should be preserved for historical value
This week Dickenson County Historical Society continues the history of the Dickenson County Memorial & Industrial High School. *** In November 1922, both high school and elementary students entered...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislation targets mine health, retirement funding
Virginia’s U.S. senators announced last week that they are sponsors of legislation aimed at reforming retired miners’ health and pension coverage. The Miners Protection Act was introduced by Sens. ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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College offers driver’s education courses
Southwest Southwest Virginia Community College is offering three different driver’s education courses during the summer 2015 semester. DRIVER IMPROVEMENT CLINIC The eight-hour driver improvement (d...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beef cattle, forage meeting is July 22
The Dickenson and Wise county Cooperative Extension offices, in cooperation with the Powell River Project and the Coalfield Beef Cattle and Land Use Association, will conduct a field day Wednesday,...
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Breaks Park superintendent, ranger sworn in as conservation officers
Breaks Interstate Park superintendent Austin Bradley and ranger Seth McGlothlin were sworn in as conservation officers at the Dickenson County Courthouse July 1. With this designation, Bradley and ...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seeing Fred Stanley’s car collection created lifelong memory
This week, Dennis Reedy, Dickenson County Historical Society member, continues the story of Fred Stanley’s unusual car collection by adding his personal aspect and relationship to the story. *** I ...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government offices to close Friday
Municipal offices in Dickenson County and the towns of Clinchco, Clintwood and Haysi will be closed Friday, July 3, in advance of the Saturday, July 4 holiday. Regular trash runs throughout the cou...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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