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  1. The fine bounty of the South is still available at Abingdon Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    After going through my summer photos of the luscious produce at the Abingdon Farmers Market , I was glad to see that there's still another month to its regular season and they have different hours -- but keep on going -- through winter! This is a "producer's market": all the vendors either grew or produced their fine veggies, fruits, meats, soaps, cheeses, flowers and herbs in the region. Abingdon, Virginia is just 11 miles from the Tennessee line, so many of the coveted East Tennessee tomatoes have a strong presence at the market.

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  2. Roderick Random Butler was both a statesman and a Union officerRead the original story

    Wednesday | Tomahawk Online

    ... of bricks made on the premises. It is said that the exterior trim was shipped from Washington State by train to Abingdon, Virginia. From there it was hauled to Taylorsville (later named Mountain City) by horse drawn wagons. It has been awhile since ...

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  3. Death at Backbone RockRead the original story

    Wednesday | Tomahawk Online

    ... seems that the man jumped off of Backbone Rock in an apparent suicide.' The body of 61-year-old John Sklepowicz of Abingdon, Virginia was discovered by a group of people who were visiting the local landmark. According to police, Skelpowicz fell ...

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  4. Quality in a casual setting: Abingdon, Va's Sister's American Grill/The MarthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Examiner.com

    Those of you who are up on your Southern pioneer history know that "The Wagon Road" going through "Wolf Hills" refers to modern day US 11 in Abingdon, Virginia. Washington County's seat is 11 miles from the Tennessee line.

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  5. Ironman toughRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Mt. Airy News

    ... There were 1,455 men and 775 women competing from ages 18 to 74. Simmons, a 1996 East Surry grad, lives in Abingdon, Virginia, with her husband David, also a triathlete. She said it was the first time the two haven't competed in an event together. ...

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

    Friday Oct 24 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 4th graders march the Muster Grounds in AbingdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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