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  1. Miners class action settledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    After coal miners filed federal lawsuits against Jim Justice-owned coal mines located in Wise County, Va., both class action lawsuits have now been approved by the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon, Va. Paul Beers and Andrea Hopkins, of the Roanoke law firm Glenn, Feldman, Darby and Goodlatte, along with attorney Hugh O'Donnell, of Norton, brought class action lawsuits under the federal WARN Act against two affiliates of Southern Coal Corporation.

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  2. Adventure Mendota Opens May 2nd near Abingdon, VA on the North Fork of the Holston RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    Adventure Mendota is a paddle sports river outfitter offering fun for the whole family. Located just 15 minutes from Abingdon, Virginia, Adventure Mendota invites guests to "Float the Fork" with kayaking and tubing trips, plus guided small-mouth bass fishing.

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  3. Botetourt Elementary's Megan Houtz named Gloucester's Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Left to Right in the Picture - Kathy Tucker (Page); Cherise LaGuardia (Peasley); Lisa Sheesley (Abingdon); Angie Gilliam (Petsworth); Anne Petersen (GHS); Kim Price (Achilles); Ruth Clements (Bethel) and Megan Houtz (Botetourt) - Not Pictured: ...

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  4. Local kids shine in the limelight of Barter Stage IIRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tomahawk Online

    ... memorized, and acting skills honed. All their hard work culminated in Spring Demo Night at the Barter Stage II in Abingdon, VA on April 8th. Barter Stage II is the smaller, more intimate of the two Barter theaters. With a ground level stage and ...

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  5. Eating in 'The Gap': New restaurant opens in unlikely locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WCYB

    ... Gap Country Restaurant.' The restaurant is a throwback. It only seats 30 people, and it's 15 minutes outside of Abingdon in Brumley Gap. "Whenever we wanted to go somewhere to eat it would take us 35 minutes to go either direction to get to a ...

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  6. Main Street seeks county funds for grant matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Corydon Democrat

    ... visiting the site. In his previous job, Fields started and helped grow a number of farmers markets in the area of Abingdon, Va. "It's one of the best uses for a building like the annex," he said at a previous commissioners' meeting, since it is ...

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  7. SWVAA elects board members; doubleheader sale scheduledRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Southwest Times

    ... The next association event is the SWVAA Doubleheader Sale at noon Saturday at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon. Fifty registered Angus female lots will be offered consisting of bred heifers, open heifers, spring calving pairs and fall ...

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  8. Abingdon man shocked by massive water billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WCYB

    A man in Abingdon received an unwelcome surprise when his latest water bill arrived in the mail. The monthly bill was for nearly $4,000, an amount he says he cannot pay.

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  9. "Backpacks Unite" helping needy students eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WCYB

    ... ited Way office at (276) 628-2160a or by sending a check payable to United Way of Southwest Virginia, P.O. Box 644, Abingdon, VA 24212. Write "Backpacks Unite" in the memo section.

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

    Mar 19, 2015 | 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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  11. Abingdon Celebrates Opening Day for Trails March 28thRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  12. No charges in death of Abingdon pedestrian hit by salt truckRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | 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

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

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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  14. Under New Albertsons Control, Safeway's Eastern Division Unveils Decentralized PlanRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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  15. Elon University halts fraternity's activities over citationRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | 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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  16. Elon University investigates another fraternityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  17. Blood Assurance Makes Schedule Changes Due To Threat Of Inclement WeatherRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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