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  1. Tickets on sale April 1st for the Hops & Howlers Craft Brew Fest in Abingdon, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | PRWeb

    The one-day beer festival takes place June 20, 2015 in downtown Abingdon, featuring over 30 breweries from the region, plus food vendors and live music from Ancient Cities and Blue Mother Tupelo. Hops & Howlers is presented by Abingdon Convention & Visitors Bureau, Abingdon Main Street and the Abingdon Music Experience.

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  2. Abingdon Celebrates Opening Day for Trails March 28thRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | PRWeb

    The Virginia Creeper Trail, one of Southwest Virginia's most popular recreation trails, is officially open for the season. The Abingdon Convention and Visitors Center marks the official kickoff of the outdoor recreation season with "Opening Day for Trails," Saturday March 28th.

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  3. No charges in death of Abingdon pedestrian hit by salt truckRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Virginia State Police say no charges will be filed in the death of an Abingdon pedestrian who was hit by a salt truck. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller tells the Bristol Herald Courier that the Washington County commonwealth's attorney declined prosecution. 1 comment

  4. Alpha Natural Resourcesa corporate headquarters building sells for $28 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Virginia Business

    ... coal production company, opened in 2011 at a cost of nearly $20 million. At that time, the company relocated from Abingdon to Bristol's new Sugar Hollow Business Complex. The corporate headquarters project preserved 131 jobs and brought 69 new jobs ...

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  5. Under New Albertsons Control, Safeway's Eastern Division Unveils Decentralized PlanRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Food World

    ... and merchandising, who joined the company's Jewel-Osco division last year after a stint at K-VA-T (Food City) in Abingdon, VA (he was also an Albertson alumnus), told the vendors "We can't win without you. Please challenge us." Like Burnham he said ...

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  6. Elon University halts fraternity's activities over citationRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | WBTV

    Officials at Elon University have suspended new-member activity at Kappa Sigma fraternity after 17 new members were cited for trespassing in a Virginia cemetery. The Times-News of Burlington reports school spokesman Dan Anderson said police in Abingdon, Virginia, reported to the university that a group of fraternity members were caught trespassing in a cemetery where the fraternity's founder is buried.

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  7. Elon University investigates another fraternityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Burlington Times News

    ... activities are suspended," said Dan Anderson, vice president for university communications. Police in Abingdon, Va., reported to the university that a group of fraternity members were caught trespassing in a cemetery where the fraternity's founder ...

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  8. Blood Assurance Makes Schedule Changes Due To Threat Of Inclement WeatherRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... centers in Hixson, Johnson City, Cleveland, Downtown Chattanooga, East Brainerd, Dalton, Fort Oglethorpe, Rome, and Abingdon, Va. will open at Blood Assurance is a non-profit regional blood center responsible for supplying blood and blood components ...

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  9. Food City recognizes district winners for outstanding volunteerismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... the support they need to become the best corporate citizens possible," summarized Smith. Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores operates 105 retail food outlets throughout the tri-state regions of Southeast Kentucky, Southwest ...

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  10. Food City recognizes district winners for outstanding volunteerismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... the support they need to become the best corporate citizens possible," summarized Smith. Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores operates 105 retail food outlets throughout the tri-state regions of Southeast Kentucky, Southwest ...

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  11. Barter Players bring 'Anne of Green Gables' to ElkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... present "Anne of Green Gables" in Elkin High School's Dixon Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on March 20. The theater in Abingdon, Virginia, opened in 1933, during the Great Depression and allowed patrons to pay admission in produce. Although fruits and ...

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  12. United States Wilson v. Graham County Soil Water Conservation District 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... ALLEN, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, sitting by designation. Mark Tucker Hurt, Abingdon, Virginia, for Appellant. Sean Francis Perrin, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, Charlotte, North Carolina, for ...

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  13. Abingdon, Virginia seeks performing artists for the first annual Main Street Busker FestRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | PRWeb

    Calling all street performers: Abingdon is now accepting applications for the first annual Main Street Busker Fest, to be held September 5th. "Busking" is an age-old tradition in which artists play for tips, performing on street corners or wherever a crowd gathers.

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  14. Little League Season is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WCYB

    ... Here are a few of Leagues we know about, but email us at News@wcyb.com with additional schedules for your town. Abingdon VA Little League registration: Thursday, February 5th 6pm-9pm & Saturday, February 7th from 10-2pm at the Abingdon Bible Church ...

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  15. HOLMBERG: What's behind Roy Scherer's 40-year fight to legalize marijuana in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... from the laws that required farmers to grow it in the early 1600s for ropes and sails to a big field of it in Abingdon, Va., that helped inspire the 1936 propaganda film, "Reefer Madness," which played a small role in the criminalization of pot a ...

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  16. Culinary teams from Southwest Virginia and West Virginia to compete in The Cast Iron CookoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | PRWeb

    It's being called "The Battle of the Virginias," as chefs from Abingdon, VA face off against a team from Charleston, WV in the 10th Annual Cast Iron Cookoff. The Abingdon Convention and Visitors Bureau is sponsoring the Rooted in Appalachia team from Abingdon.

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  17. HOLMBERG: Recreational pot took another hit in the General Assembly, but still a spark for medicinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... from the laws that required farmers to grow it in the early 1600s for ropes and sails to a big field of it in Abingdon, Va., that helped inspire the 1936 propaganda film, "Reefer Madness," which played a small role in the criminalization of pot a ...

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  18. Power Fuels LLC v. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... Before WILKINSON, GREGORY, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges. ARGUED:Wade Wallihan Massie, Penn, Stuart & Eskridge, Abingdon, Virginia, for Petitioner. Tamara Yael Hoflejzer Burnett, United States Department of Labor, Arlington, Virginia, for Respondents. ...

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  19. 25 Year Old Sapling Grove Band Play Bluegrass at Carter Fold SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... nearly 200 mandolins. He has a waiting list of musicians wanting to own a "Dearstone." Randy Singleton hails from Abingdon, Virginia, and is highlighted on banjo and dobro. In addition, he adds his vocal talents to the band. Randy has been a ...

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  20. Delegate holds town hall meeting, without a hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Southwest Times

    ... the line were Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr., R-Galax; Sen. A. Benton Chafin Jr., R-Lebanon; Del. Todd E. Pillion, R-Abingdon; and Del. Jeffrey L. Campbell, R-Marion. A staff member of U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, who represents Southwest Virginia's 9th ...

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