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  1. Pumpkin carving party getting families in Halloween spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WCYB

    ... is just the thing to get families in the spirit of the holiday. The Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center in Abingdon is hosting Friday's event. Free pumpkins, stencils, and carving tools will be provided between 4pm and 8pm. Then Saturday night ...

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  2. Va Creeper Trail Rails to Trails Hall of Fame MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WCYB

    ... lots of people enjoying the Virginia Creeper Trail. Along the entire 34-miles of the trail as it winds its way from Abingdon to Damascus, through the Mount Rogers National Forest up to White Top the success of the trial is only matched by the growth ...

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  3. Remember When: October 12-18Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Galax Gazette

    ... Carroll County attempted one pass while rushing for 360 yards, including 183 by Dillon Caviness, in a 26-7 win at Abingdon. Team scores increased by an average of five strokes on the second day while Galax trimmed one shot off of its first-day total ...

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  4. Henry R. BradleyRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Fredericksburg.com

    Henry Rhodes Bradley, 82, of Abingdon, Va., formerly of Fredericksburg passed away on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Bristol, Tenn.

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  5. Applemen win four matches at Cave Spring tournamentRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Applemen defeated Northside, Virginia, Cave Spring, Virginia, Abingdon, Virginia and Atlee, Virginia, 2-0. Atlee is the defending 5A state champion in Virginia, and Cave Spring came in with an undefeated record.

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  6. Barter Theatre to Host Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8, 10/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... community and officials are excited to play host to this special event. "We want The Tent to become a place in the Abingdon community where social dialogue takes place. Since the issues of same-sex marriage and equality are current issues in ...

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  7. The Workhouse Fitness Center Grand Opening And Ribbon CuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... (click for more) The winner of the Blood Assurance promotional giveaway for September is Betty Edmondson from Abingdon, Va. Ms. Edmondson won a 40" flat screen television. She donated for the first time with Blood Assurance at the Washington County ...

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  8. First Time Blood Donor Wins Flat Screen TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Chattanoogan.com

    The winner of the Blood Assurance promotional giveaway for September is Betty Edmondson from Abingdon, Va.

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  9. Finding Per Diem RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Investopedia

    ... between tiers two and five. And areas that are not typical destinations for business travelers - for example, Abingdon, Va. - fall into the minimum tier rate of $46 per day. Federal employees receive 75% of the per diem rate for meals and incidental ...

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  10. 4th graders march the Muster Grounds in AbingdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WCYB

    The year is 1780 and a new country found itself still fighting for independence from Great Britain, and that fight brought a Militia of back-country Patriots to gather at a meadow in Abingdon, Virginia, now known as the Muster Grounds. We followed the students as they marched from station to station learning about the hard life in the back country of 1780.

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  11. Kroger Fuel CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | CSP

    The Kroger Co. has announced the opening of three new fuel centers--in Abingdon, Va., Decatur, Ga., and Louisville, Ky.--that bring the company's fuel center locations total to 2,000.

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  12. Kroger opens 2,000th fuel center locationRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Retailing Today

    Kroger plans to open three new fuel center locations this week - in Abingdon, Virginia; Decatur, Georgia; and Louisville, Kentucky - that bring the company's fuel center locations total to 2,000. Kroger operates 1,275 supermarket fuel centers and 725 convenience stores with fuel.

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  13. Holly KnowlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Voices

    ... at Dollywood this Christmas season. She has also been seen as a summer Barter Player at Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA. She grew up performing, and has continued it into her career. BFA in Musical Theatre - Lees-McRae College Barter Player - ...

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  14. Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Cybergrass

    Abdingdon, VA -- From September 25th-28th, 2014, the third annual Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest will fill the grounds of Heartwood in Abingdon with the sounds of rich history and musical heritage of Southwest Virginia, home to The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. The four-day event includes performances and workshops that illustrate the wide variety of heritage music forms the region is known for, including old time string band music, hard driving bluegrass, guitar virtuosos, duets, and more.

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  15. Last day for county fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    Surry County's Agricultural Fair had something for young and old, and 2-year-old Austin Elkins and his sister Zoey Ramsey, 4, were giggling it up as they rode the merry-go-round with grandmother Allison Burress of Abingdon, Virginia.

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  16. Bike-a-thon to benefit St. JudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Coalfield.com

    For the 18th year in a row, local bicyclists will soon gather at the Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon, strap on helmets and knee pads and head off on a bicycle ride to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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  17. Holman dominates for Pro Cup Southern National winRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... NC, winning the Golden Leaf 200 in dominating fashion to kick off the 2014 X-1R Pro Cup Championship Series. The Abingdon, VA driver took the lead on lap 51 and never looked over his shoulder en route to sweeping both events at Southern National ...

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  18. Virginia man's claim on African land is unlikely to pass testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... daughter Emily could be a princess, and he vowed to start an agricultural center there. Although Heaton, of Abingdon, Va., intends to reach out to the Egyptian and Sudanese governments for their official recognition of his kingdom, it turns out that ...

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  19. Fired Va. coal miners win case against mine ownerRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. ABINGDON, Va. (AP) -- A federal judge is siding with about 100 miners who say they were fired without first receiving a federally required ...

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  20. Smith, JeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Telegraph-Forum

    ... Larry Ronald Smith and Robert Eugene Smith. Jerry is survived by his step mother, Patricia Arlene Smith of Abingdon, Virginia; brothers, Charles Edward Smith of Bucyrus and John William Smith of Ravenna, OH; sisters, Evelyn Joyce Stewart of Orange ...

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