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  1. At end of newsman's career, 'family movie' celebrates tiny town where John Wilson got startedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... like home movies. On the screen, in gold block letters across an autumn mountain landscape, blooms the title: Big Stone Gap . Mark Wilson estimates his father has spent 18,600 hours - equal to more than two solid years - reporting the news on ...

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  2. Debra "Debbie" J. (Allen) Armstrong, New PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Reporter

    Debra "Debbie" J. Armstrong, 62, of New Palestine, passed away on Nov. 18, 2014, in Indianapolis. She was born on Jan. 31, 1952, in Big Stone Gap, Va., daughter of Marvin Glenn and Joan Wilkinson Allen.

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  3. Virginia Film Industry Rolling With No Plans Of Wrapping Anytime SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WCAV

    ... comes and the next wave is even bigger," said Erica Arvold of Arvold Casting. "Lincoln", "Wish You Well", "Big Stone Gap", "Captain Phillips", "Coming Through The Rye", "Turn", and that is just skimming the surface of productions whose film crews ...

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  4. Museum Festival of Trees in Big Stone Gap MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WCYB

    The movie version of the best selling novel "Big Stone Gap" debuted recently and hopes are it will be released sometime next year. The town itself has a big role in that movie and one scene takes place at the Southwest Virginia Museum... An old victorian mansion all decorated up for the Christmas season could make for a great setting for a movie.

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  5. Gov. McAuliffe welcomes even more Virginia film productionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WTVR Richmond

    ... TURN: Washington's Spies. Feature films were The Field of Lost Shoes , filmed in Lexington and Richmond, and Big Stone Gap , filmed in Wise County. "We are particularly interested in continuing to bring episodic television series to Virginia," said ...

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  6. Gov. Terry McAuliffe touts Virginia film industry at Charlottesville movie festRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Examiner.com

    On the opening night of the 2014 Virginia Film Festival on November 6, Governor Terry McAuliffe came to Charlottesville to introduce the world premiere of Big Stone Gap , which was directed by screenwriter Adriana Trigiani and based upon her best-selling novel. Big Stone Gap was filmed entirely in its namesake Virginia mountain town and stars Jenna Elfman , Jasmine Guy , Ashley Judd , and Patrick Wilson .

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  7. 19th annual 'Festival of Trees' beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Visitors may tour the Festival of Trees through Dec. 31 during regular museum hours and during special "night viewings" on Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Visitors may tour the Festival of Trees through Dec. 31 during regular museum hours and during special "night viewings" on Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27. BIG STONE GAP, Va. - The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will present the 19th annual Festival of Trees through Dec. 31. An incredible feat of community creativity and involvement, the Festival of Trees leaves all four floors of the stately Victorian home that houses the museum's collections lavishly decorated for the holiday season.

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  8. Virginia Film Festival break ticket sales recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Cavalier Daily

    ... the event. Such guests included best-selling author, producer and film director Adriana Trigiani whose film "Big Stone Gap" made its premiere at the festival. This film features Patrick Wilson and Jenna Elfman, both of whom were in attendance at the ...

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  9. Virginia Film Festival has record-breaking yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... University of Virginia. More than 100 films were showcased during the 2014 Virginia Film Festival, including "Big Stone Gap." The movie based on author Adriana Trigiani's series of books was made on location in Big Stone Gap. Cast members include ...

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  10. Shoebox volunteers poised for collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Coalfield.com

    ... Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week. The area collection center, at Heritage Church of God in Big Stone Gap, will be open from 2-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 23 and from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Monday, Nov. 24. Volunteers ...

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  11. 2014 Virginia Film Festival Breaks Sales RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | NBC29

    ... community, our region, and beyond, not to mention throughout the film industry." The Festival's screening of Big Stone Gap helped to set the tone for the weekend, Kielbasa said. "That was a landmark event for us in that it represented a sort of ...

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  12. Film Festival Attracts Big Opening Night CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... and his son-in-law Tim Kaine, Governor from 2006-2010) showed up for the Thursday night premiere of the film "Big Stone Gap." Holton was born in that Southwest Virginia city 91 years ago. The celebrity guests for this year's festival include Richard ...

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  13. Gov. Terry McAuliffe touts Virginia film industry at Charlottesville movie festRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Examiner.com

    On the opening night of the 2014 Virginia Film Festival on November 6, Governor Terry McAuliffe came to Charlottesville to introduce the world premiere of Big Stone Gap , which was directed by screenwriter Adriana Trigiani and based upon her best-selling novel. Big Stone Gap was filmed entirely in its namesake Virginia mountain town and stars Jenna Elfman , Jasmine Guy , Ashley Judd , and Patrick Wilson .

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  14. Star-Studded Lineup Kicks Off Virginia Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | WCAV

    The 27th Annual Virginia Film Festival kicked off Thursday night with the sold-out premiere of the film Big Stone Gap, a movie about a small town in Virginia, shot entirely in the state. "This is really a special night for us because we went down to Big Stone Gap, Virginia a year ago to make a movie and tonight you're going to see the fruits of our labors," the writer and director of the film, Adriana Trigiani, told the crowd at The Paramount Theater.

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  15. Virginia Film Festival Kicks Off ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | NBC29

    Some big names in Hollywood are in Charlottesville Thursday to kick off the 27th Annual Virginia film festival. Opening night featured the world premiere of "Big Stone Gap," a film shot entirely in the commonwealth.

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  16. Big Stone Gap movie premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | WCYB

    Actress, Whoopi Goldberg is one of the stars. "When I read that book, I loved those women, you know, feelin' them, I loved all of their trials and tribulations, loved the authenticity of everyone." said Goldberg.

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  17. Virginia Festival to Showcase More than 100 FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | NBC29

    More than 100 films will be showcased during the 2014 Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville. The festival starts Thursday Nov. 6 and runs through Sunday Nov. 9. The lineup includes "Big Stone Gap," which is based on author Adriana Trigiani's series of books.

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  18. Jones sibling says yes; will be on TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Coalfield.com

    ... of Jones' siblings and helpmates are retired NFL players Thomas and Julius Jones, who began their careers in Big Stone Gap Peanut football before outstanding careers at Powell Valley High School and in college, at the University of Virginia for ...

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  19. Inside the Virginia Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Cavalier Daily

    ... a documentary focusing on childhood obesity. Additionally, actress Ashley Judd will appear at the premiere of "Big Stone Gap," a new film made and set in Virginia which will screen publicly for the first time at the festival. This year marks the ...

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  20. Virginia Film Festival Preview: Big Stone GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | WCAV

    The Virginia Film Festival kicks off in Charlottesville Thursday with the world premiere of a move shot entirely in Virginia and written by a Virginian. Big Stone Gap, will debut in front of a sold-out crowd at The Paramount Theater.

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