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Storytelling event begins tomorrow at Breaks
From tales about “Devil John” Wright to recollections of feuds and murders on Pine Mountain to the history of moonshinin’, folks who attend a storytelling convention at Breaks Interstate Park this ...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cloudsplitter returns for third year
Running 100 miles across Pine Mountain from Elkhorn City, Kentucky to Pound and back over a two-day period isn’t something most folks have a desire to tackle. But come Oct. 1-2, that’s exactly what...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike-a-thon to benefit St. Jude
Back in 1996, less than three dozen members of Peuther Chapel went on a bicycle ride along the Virginia Creeper Trail to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Two decades later, fo...
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Ceremony celebrates school loan payoff
ROSE RIDGE — It didn’t take long for the documents placed in a portable fire pit at Ridgeview High School last Wednesday afternoon to go up in flames. Though the ceremony was short, its significanc...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition focuses on regional drug epidemic
A regional coalition has kicked off a five-year effort focused on battling the region’s prescription drug epidemic. The Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery ...
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Supervisors approve garbage collection fee
CLINTWOOD — Starting in January 2017, Dickenson County will charge residents for garbage collection. The monthly fee for individual households is $7. Businesses will be charged $20 monthly. For at ...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making connections part of Comptons’ upbringing
ROSE RIDGE — Whether in the classroom, on the gridiron or on the basketball court, brothers Larry and Ronnie Compton have been making a connection with people for a long time. It’s somewhat of a fa...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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