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UVa-Wise company to perform two children’s operas premium content

May 10th, 2013 11:51 pm by Staff report

BIG STONE GAP — The Southwest Virginia Opera Company of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its upcoming summer 2013 season featuring two one-act children’s operas.

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Stonewall Jackson’s last days focus of Civil War program

Stonewall Jackson’s last days focus of Civil War program

May 10th, 2013 11:30 pm by Staff Report

“The Battle of Chancellorsville: Last Days of Stonewall Jackson” will be presented by Frank A. O’Reilly, Civil War Historian for Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, at 7 p.m., Monday, May 13, at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. The sp

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Applications open for nutrition program serving Wise, Norton seniors

May 10th, 2013 9:39 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — Eligible residents of Wise County and the city of Norton ages 60 and over can now apply for the 2013 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

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Local conservation group to hold fundraising sporting clays shoot this Saturday

Local conservation group to hold fundraising sporting clays shoot this Saturday

May 10th, 2013 8:12 pm by Staff Report

The Appalachian Highlands chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society hosts its third annual sporting clays fundraising shoot on Saturday, June 8 at the Kettlefoot Rod and Gun Club in Bristol, Va.

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Appalachian Express Chorus celebrating its 45th birthday

Appalachian Express Chorus celebrating its 45th birthday

May 10th, 2013 1:47 pm by Debra McCown

The chorus will perform Friday, May 10, at the Johnson City Memorial Park Community Center, and again on Saturday, May 11, at the Dobyns-Bennett High School auditorium.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Flower Power

May 10th, 2013 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Tamra Wellman Franklin of Church Hill. The featured photos appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on May 5.

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Local land trust celebrates conservation heroes at Allandale Mansion

Local land trust celebrates conservation heroes at Allandale Mansion

May 10th, 2013 8:24 am by Staff Report

On Thursday, May 16, the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC) will play host to a celebratory party at The Barn at Allandale Mansion from 6 to 8 p.m., celebrating 39 years of conservation success.

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Passport to Africa aids Children’s Advocacy Center

May 10th, 2013 8:14 am by Staff Report

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Sullivan County will hold its first Passport Charity Event on Saturday, May 18.

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Kid Power means free fun for kids of all ages

Kid Power means free fun for kids of all ages

May 10th, 2013 7:58 am by Staff Report

Kid Power, the region’s largest free community event, for kids of all ages, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at Daniel Boone High School in Gray.

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Vince Staten: School prank story a classic — even if it never happened premium content

May 9th, 2013 9:58 pm by VINCE STATEN

I handed the cartoon across the table to my wife and waited for her laugh. It didn’t come. She gave me that quizzical look that says, What’s so funny?

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