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  1. MEOC to host Alzheimer's listening sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Coalfield.com

    ... one of its five state listening sessions from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 at Mountain Empire Older Citizens' Big Stone Gap offices. The Virginia Dementia State Plan outlines a strategic, coordinated approach to respond to dementia-related needs ...

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  2. 2 local schools teaming up for associate's degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WCYB

    ... King without finishing their associate degree. The schools announced the plan at Mountain Empire's campus in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. It goes into effect immediately. Students who have completed at least 15 semester hours at MECC and a set number of ...

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  3. Shooting death leaves familiy reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WCYB

    The shooting murder of a man in Big Stone Gap has left a hole in his tight-knit family. It's not a call any parent is ready to hear and Kenneth Paul Diets II's family is still in shock.

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  4. Big Stone Gap shooting leaves one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WCYB

    Police told News 5 it happened just after midnight Thursday morning, in the parking lot of an apartment building on 3rd Avenue East. Police believe Dylan Anthony Lane Holbrook shot Kenneth Paul Diets,II.

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  5. Benefit singing for EFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Coalfield.com

    There will be a Benefit Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. March 28 at West End Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap .

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  6. On raising the mandatory retirement age for state court judges in VirginiaRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | SW Virginia law blog

    ... D. Va. judges over the age of 73 (who shall remain nameless) are still taking all the cases from the Abingdon, Big Stone Gap, Lynchburg, and Danville divisions, and some of the Roanoke and Charlottesville cases.

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  7. Community Coffee House planned SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The UVa-Wise Bluegrass Band will host First Saturday Community Coffee House at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap, Va. on March 7. This is an open-mic event for all family-friendly performers.

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  8. Brief power outages with new snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... of Pineville, but that outage was also restored by 12:30 p.m. Approximately 478 residents were affected. In Big Stone Gap, Va., near the Harlan County area one outage in Big Stone was restored at 1:30 p.m. Another outage on Pennington Gap Highway on ...

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  9. Community Coffee House planned SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The UVa-Wise Bluegrass Band will host First Saturday Community Coffee House at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap, Va. on March 7. This is an open-mic event for all family-friendly performers.

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  10. PRATT, Sheila L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice PRATT, Sheila L. Age 73 of Dayton and formerly of Big Stone Gap, Va, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Sycamore Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Pratt, in 2005.

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  11. Wise County water rescue team evacuates homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WCYB

    ... Appalachia Fire Department's Swift Water Rescue Team rushed into action to rescue people from their homes in Big Stone Gap. "We've got two boats and 18 members, and today it's paying off," Chief Robert Anderson said. "We're out here. It's a flooding ... 1 comment

  12. Marchington Melee at Dog and Partridge kicking off tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Uttoxeter Advertiser

    An eclectic roster ranges from touring folk-rock band Sons of Clogger, to Cajun accordion star L'il Jim's ensemble, Blackwater, to Doveridge roots favourites Big Stone Gap. And landlord Paul Needham is keen to tell Melee-goers about what the event has to offer in terms of food.

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  13. Morning rain causing minor floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WCYB

    ... us there is some standing water in the town of Wise. There are several inches of rain backing up on roads in Big Stone Gap. Dispatchers say there were some small mudslides on a few roads, but they have been cleared up. We'll be following this ...

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  14. Old friends and big names promising a merry time at MeleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    ... third album, Ghost In Our House, and have built up a strong following in the area, along with Uttoxeter outfit Big Stone Gap, mixing acoustic blues, folk and country. Finally on Sunday late afternoon, the Dog and Partridge will welcome back Steel ...

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  15. Thomas Jones: From Jets RB to Gabrielle Union co-starRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | New York Post

    ... y his parents about raising seven kids - including fellow NFL running back Julius - in the coal-mining town of Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Thomas Jones also has started a technology company, Castar Applications.

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  16. PVCC Holds Surprise Party in Honor of Dr. VaughnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | NBC29

    ... 1988, after serving as president of another Virginia Community College, Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap, from 1972-1977. His friends and colleagues also surprised Vaughn by creating a fund named in his honor to institute ...

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  17. Details of the fifth 'Marchington Melee' beer festival revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Burton Mail

    ... third album, 'Ghost In Our House' and have built up a strong following in the area along with Uttoxeter outfit Big Stone Gap, mixing acoustic blues, folk and country. Finally on Sunday late afternoon, the Dog & Partridge welcomes back Steel Threads, ...

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  18. Rapper Fabolous Reflects Ahead of Album ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Women's Wear Daily

    ... entertainment from 1870 to present day, the "View" commentator keeps a full schedule. She will also appear in "Big Stone Gap," a new movie with Ashley Judd and Patrick Wilson. Goldberg said with a laugh, "If you don't marry well, you have to figure ...

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  19. Lights, camera, action: Halifax eyed for filmRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... support from another source - the Virginia Tobacco Commission, which previously awarded $250,000 for "Big Stone Gap," a 2013 production set in Southwest Virginia that starred Luke Wilson, Ashley Judd and Whoopi Goldberg. The film premiered in ...

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  20. Feb. 15 is Hearthwarming SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    ... Fuel Fund Director Rachel Helton. Donations for Hearthwarming Sunday may be sent to: MEOC, P.O. Box 888, Big Stone Gap, Va. 24219. Donations should be earmarked for the Emergency Fuel Fund (EFF). "We are so grateful for the past assistance of local ...

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