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  1. Local man finds passion in bakingRead the original story

    49 min ago | Tomahawk Online

    ... his delicious desserts. He began taking orders by phone and then eventually began selling at Cecil's Market in Abingdon, VA. Once at Cecil's Market, Roberts saw an increase in demand for his cookies. To Roberts these cookies just tasted like any ...

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  2. Food City supports Juvenile Diabetes Research FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

    ... Kassie Perkins (Miss Food City 2015), John Jones (Food City Executive Vice President/Director of Store Operations). ABINGDON, Va. - Food City officials recently presented a check in the amount of $235,000 to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. ...

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  3. The Man Who Would Be KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Slate Magazine

    Emily Heaton, 7, poses at her home in Abingdon, Virginia, on July 19, 2014, next to the flag of "North Sudan," the territory between Sudan and Egypt that her father, Jeremiah Heaton, claimed for her. Last summer, the Internet was briefly captivated by the story of a Virginia farmer who traveled to an uninhabited patch of desert known as Bir Tawil in northeast Africa to plant a flag and proclaim the new "Kingdom of North Sudan," with himself as king and his daughter, Emily, as princess.

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  4. Barter Theatre Breaks Ground on New BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... to as the Prop Shop. The land for this building is already owned by Barter and is located is on Barter Drive in Abingdon. Currently, the Prop Shop is housed in the more than 100-year-old, general production building, and shares space with rehearsal ...

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  5. The next Disney princess: A white girl from Virginia who colonizes territory in SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Raw Story

    ... princess of North Sudan, upon which Folsom's script is inspired, is daughter to Jeremiah Heaton, a farmer from Abingdon, Virginia. Disney's 1st black princess was a frog for 90% of the movie & they r making the 1st African princess a white girl. Ok ...

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  6. Camps and activity programs for Summer 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WCYB

    ... Click here for the Day Camp . Click here for the HYPE Camp. A variety of camps are planned for the Coomes Center in Abingdon. For a complete list call 276-623-5279 or visit the Coomes Center. You will need to visit the Rec Center to register. The ...

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  7. Highlands Bankshares reports USD580,000 earnings in Q1 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | M2.com

    ... 4. Highlands Bankshares, Inc. is a bank holding company and parent company of Highlands Union Bank headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, with a total of 14 branches located in Southwest Virginia, Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina.

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  8. JAM students to perform in youth music festRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Franklin News-Post

    Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Students in Franklin County's JAM program will perform at this year's Crooked Road Youth Music Festival, set for Saturday, May 9 in Abingdon. Students in Franklin County's JAM program will perform at the fourth annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival.

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  9. On newsstands now: Birding with children, birding in Cuba, and new booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Birder's World

    ... Wakodahatchee Wetlands , in Delray Beach, Florida (Carlos Sanchez); the 33-mile-long Virginia Creeper Trail , in Abingdon, Virginia (Eric Harrold); and Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve , in Playa Del Rey, California (Shirley L. Ruhe). They and ...

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  10. Gloucester schools still seeking additional local fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... changes to the county's leash law. Animal Control Officer Steven Baranek is expected to present a request from Abingdon district residents to add a portion of Belroi Road to the leash law, according to the board's agenda packet. Baranek is also ...

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  11. IMARC Group Launches a New Report on Setting up Palm Oil Processing PlantRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PR Log

    ... process, material balance, raw material requirements, costs, profit margins, etc. PRLog - April 30, 2015 - ABINGDON, Va. -- IMARC's latest study " Palm Oil Processing Plant Project Report: Industry Trends, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw ...

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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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  13. Adventure Mendota Opens May 2nd near Abingdon, VA on the North Fork of the Holston RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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  14. Botetourt Elementary's Megan Houtz named Gloucester's Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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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  15. Local kids shine in the limelight of Barter Stage IIRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | 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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  16. Eating in 'The Gap': New restaurant opens in unlikely locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  17. Main Street seeks county funds for grant matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  18. SWVAA elects board members; doubleheader sale scheduledRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  19. Abingdon man shocked by massive water billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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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  20. "Backpacks Unite" helping needy students eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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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