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Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

March 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who owns a plot, or was the victim of fraud allegedly perpetrated by former Hawkins County Memorial Gardens operator Vickie Ringley, is encouraged to attend a public meeting in Surgoinsville Monday evening.

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Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

March 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise campus may have been officially closed' for several days during a recent stretch of horrendous winter weather, but the learning curve remained wide open and undeterred.

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Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

March 29th, 2015 2:48 pm by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press

The Library of Congress on Friday acquired more than 500 rare Civil War images from a Houston housewife who quietly collected for 50 years.

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'A poor sinner': Event celebrates Bishop Asbury's 1790 visit to Rogersville's Amis House

'A poor sinner': Event celebrates Bishop Asbury's 1790 visit to Rogersville's Amis House

March 29th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In his journal, Bishop Francis Asbury didn't give Capt. Thomas Amis's tavern and inn a glowing review 225 years ago, although his complaints were mostly ideological and not pertaining to the accommodations.

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Fun Fest lineup, quarry controversy, Rx addicted babies and more top stories

Fun Fest lineup, quarry controversy, Rx addicted babies and more top stories

March 29th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

A few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net

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Elk restoration may  be expanded in SW Virginia

Elk restoration may be expanded in SW Virginia

March 29th, 2015 12:50 am by Marci Gore

Officials with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) hope folks in Southwest Virginia will weigh in on the agency's proposed elk restoration efforts.

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Burglary suspects implicate each other, then point the finger at victim's son

Burglary suspects implicate each other, then point the finger at victim's son

March 28th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two out of three Surgoinsville burglary co-defendants proved there is no honor among thieves Monday when they initially pointed the finger at each other and later implicated their victim's son in an earlier theft.

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New business focus: Factory Direct opens new store

New business focus: Factory Direct opens new store

March 28th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"We sell a lot of Ashley (Furniture) products on the floor," said business owner Paul Bellamy, who also has downtown furniture outlets. "We also have other brands. We have Catnapper (Furniture). It's living room and sectional recliners."

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Keokee, Clintwood natives take on prestigious grant award summer research projects

Keokee, Clintwood natives take on prestigious grant award summer research projects

March 28th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Southwest Virginia students at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville will be among 36 undergraduates selected to pursue 36 grant funded research projects this summer.

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Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure

Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure

March 28th, 2015 4:00 pm by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press; DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Despite its own warnings about such vulnerabilities two decades ago, the federal government has taken no steps to require Internet companies to have backup systems.

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