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Youthful performers a hit at 42nd annual Home Craft Days Festival

October 21st, 2013 6:15 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — A new generation of traditional mountain musicians infused the 42nd annual Home Craft Days Festival at Mountain Empire Community College with a fresh jolt of energy this past weekend in Big Stone Gap.

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Colonial Heights Dental seeks book donations

Colonial Heights Dental seeks book donations

October 21st, 2013 3:09 pm by Staff Report

Colonial Heights Dental Group is teaming up with local schools to emphasize the importance of reading by asking people in the community to donate new and used books.

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Artists of all ages making themselves at home at McKinney Center

Artists of all ages making themselves at home at McKinney Center

October 21st, 2013 12:33 pm by Katherine Scoggins

In 2010, a former school was renamed The McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School and underwent major renovations with the goal of becoming Jonesborough’s cultural arts building. Today, that goal is being realized.

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SW Va. sheriff’s offices joining drug take-back program

SW Va. sheriff’s offices joining drug take-back program

October 18th, 2013 9:29 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Four events, all of which are scheduled to take place Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., will be hosted at separate locations by sheriff’s offices in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the city of Norton Police Department.

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Health Wagon holding mattress giveaway Saturday

Health Wagon holding mattress giveaway Saturday

October 18th, 2013 9:23 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The event will be from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. at the former Buster Brown facility on Industrial Park Road near the Esserville section of Norton, or in the valley behind the Kmart complex off U.S. Route 23.

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Fresh from the Farm: Father and son work together on Browder family farm

Fresh from the Farm: Father and son work together on Browder family farm

October 18th, 2013 10:11 am by Tanja Moody

Up-A-Hill Farm includes 44 acres of hills, pastures and a man-made pond stocked with a variety of fish. Shorthorn and Angus cattle roam the fenced-in areas, along with Jerusalem donkeys. But the heart of the farm isn’t the animals or the scenery.

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Motivational speaker Reid to headline Hill Day at UVa-Wise

October 17th, 2013 10:28 pm by Staff report

WISE — Renowned motivational speaker Gregory Reid will deliver the keynote address at the annual Napoleon Hill Day on Oct. 28 at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

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Church Hill Middle’s Oct. 26 Fall Festival packed with 12 hours of fun

Church Hill Middle’s Oct. 26 Fall Festival packed with 12 hours of fun

October 17th, 2013 9:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Church Hill Middle School’s Fall Festival next Saturday features a full day of games, crafts, food and prizes — but the real action begins after sundown in the “Haunted Field House.”

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KPD detective receives award for domestic violence work

KPD detective receives award for domestic violence work

October 17th, 2013 1:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

Justin McConnell was presented the Mark Vance Memorial Award in a ceremony at the Sullivan County Courthouse on Thursday. The award is named after a Bristol, Tenn. police officer who was shot and killed responding to a domestic violence call in 2004.

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Happy Snaps Photos - Home Craft Days 2013 at Mountain Empire Community College.

October 17th, 2013 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Southwest Virginia's rich cultural heritage was on full display Saturday at Mountain Empire Community College's 42nd annual Home Craft Days festival in Big Stone Gap, Va.

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