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  1. Washington County fire victim ID'dRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    According to Virginia State Police, Jennifer R. Hayden, 17, of Marion, and James L. Price, 46, of Abingdon, both died in the 5 a.m. fire in the 19700 block of Stover Lane in Washington County.

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  2. Rating childcare centers: are they making the grade?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WCYB

    ... out, the system will make a big difference for the Commonwealth, for parents and for young students. Miss Amy's in Abingdon, Va. is a fully licensed childcare facility. It is also the first in Southwest Virginia to participate in the rating system ...

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  3. U.S. Attorney ResigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... for the Western District of Virginia. He was sworn in by then Chief United States District Judge James Jones in Abingdon, VA on October 16, 2009, and has served continuously since that date. Attorne General Holder attended his ceremonial Investiture ...

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  4. News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... Greg Underwood notified Police Chief Mike Goldsmith of the decision on Friday regarding the May 30 shooting. ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - Authorities have identified the second victim in a fatal house fire in Washington County. The Virginia State Police ...

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  5. Kenneth L. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... two grandsons; two brothers, Duane Miller and wife Sharon of Harrisonburg, Va., and Calvin Miller and wife Jean of Abingdon, Va.; four sisters, Marietta Fowler and husband Denny of Hillsdale, Mich., Elvesta Hochstedler and husband Loran of Kalona, ...

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  6. Barter Players to Present FROSTY at The Paramount, 11/29-30Read the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Bush that includes original music by Mandy Williams and produced by The Barter Players, from Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA. The performance of "Frosty" at The Paramount is sponsored by Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol Virginia Utilities and ...

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  7. Jackson County lawman retires for second time after long careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... retired from the U.S. Navy and settled in Anacortes, Wash., a brother in Goose Creek, S.C., and another brother in Abingdon, Va. "At the time I was growing up, we knew everybody in each house in town, but you don't know your neighbor now," said ...

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  8. James Michael ForanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... samples at the state crime lab where a match was found. He was taken to the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon and is being held without bond. Investigators say Foran is a registered sex offender in the state of Tennessee. According to ...

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  9. Bristol Man Charged With 'Crimes Against Nature' After Allegedly Sexually Assaulting DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... "crimes against nature" in regards to the investigation. He was taken to the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon and is being held without bond. Foran is also a registered sex offender in Tennessee. According to Virginia State Code, the ...

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  10. Peter Mayer Group to Bring STARS & PROMISES: EVERGREEN to Abingdon, 12/8Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... says a release announcing the tour. The concert will be Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:30pm at Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA. This is a fundraiser for Barter Theatre , with all proceeds benefitting Barter programs. Peter May er is a familiar face ...

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  11. North Carolina's Tune Town Old Time Band at Carter FoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Cybergrass

    ... be playing banjo and helping out on vocals. When he's not playing old time, Dr. Handy practices family medicine in Abingdon, Virginia. Fans of groups like the Mountain Park Old Time Band will love Tune Town. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes, and ...

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  12. Dublin woman admits passing fake billsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Southwest Times

    A Dublin woman is facing up to 25 years in federal prison and $500,000 in fines after admitting to passing counterfeit bills at several Pulaski County businesses in January. According to federal court records, Susan Carpenter Masse, 42, of 400 Pine St. in Dublin, pleaded guilty in federal court in Abingdon to a two-count indictment charging "conspiracy to make, pass, utter and possess counterfeit currency" and "passing, uttering and possession counterfeit currency."

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  13. LISTEN: Dr. Monkey's Retro ScansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Boing Boing

    ... ocean. I also went to my first comic book show, a local one here in my area, I met Charles Vess who lives near Abingdon, Virginia, a town that's about 30 minutes from me. I had a blast at the show taking pictures of all the great cosplay, meeting ...

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

    Tuesday Oct 28 | 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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  15. Barter Theatre Group's "Frosty" comes to CherawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Cheraw Chronicle

    Contributed photoThe Barter Theatre Group of Abingdon, Virginia, will perform the musical "Frosty" at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Theatre on the Green. Contributed photoThe Barter Theatre Group of Abingdon, Virginia, will perform the musical "Frosty" at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Theatre on the Green.

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  16. Barter Theatre Group's a oeFrostya comes to CherawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Cheraw Chronicle

    Contributed photoThe Barter Theatre Group of Abingdon, Virginia, will perform the musical "Frosty" at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Theatre on the Green. Contributed photoThe Barter Theatre Group of Abingdon, Virginia, will perform the musical "Frosty" at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Theatre on the Green.

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  17. Western Union Continues Expansion: Now at over 90 Food City LocationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Business Wire

    ... in the communities in which our customers live and work" Customers of the Food City grocery chain-headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, with locations in Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky-can access Western Union Money TransferA , money order, and ...

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  18. Barter Releases $50 Tickets to Shirley Jones' Upcoming PerformanceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... she was in the Broadway chorus, washing that man right out of her hair. The week of Shirley Jones ' arrival to Abingdon, the Cinemall and the Arts Array Series will be showing two of her most memorable films: "Oklahoma!" (1955), playing Monday, ...

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

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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. 1 comment

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

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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