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  1. Region continues quest for wireless connectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Coalfield.com

    ... 27 existing cell towers and building 11 new ones. Nine of those 11 have been completed, with two in Buchanan County remaining to be built - which Cumberland Plateau PDC Executive Director Jim Baldwin hopes will happen this summer. Completion of the ...

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  2. City jobless rate down from Feb.Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... rate stood at 10.8 percent. Martinsville's March unemployment rate was fourth-highest in Virginia behind Buchanan County at 11.2 percent; Dickenson County at 11.0 percent; and the city of Petersburg at 10.1 percent. Henry County's March jobless rate ...

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  3. HOWARD v. BALLRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... sufficient evidence to support an adverse possession claim. Floyd and Ball own adjacent parcels of land in Buchanan County, Virginia. The property at issue in the present case was held by a common owner until it was partitioned in 1905. Ball's ...

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  4. Rural law school grapples with plunging enrollment, exodus of professorsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | ABA Journal

    ... law school, which could require a move out of Grundy. One obstacle to such a move is a pact signed with Buchanan County's industrial development agency that requires county approval for a move, the story says. Colleges that have expressed interest ...

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  5. Appalachian School of Law Continues to StruggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | JD Journal

    ... president of the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Oakwood, a nearby town. He was formerly an attorney for Buchanan County, where both Oakwood and Grundy are located. McGlothlin recently said that a compact between the school and Buchanan County is ...

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  6. As coal industry wanes, so does Virinia's rural population: Pulaski County's population has decreased by about 100 per yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Southwest Times

    ... bright spot in the region, showing slight growth. The population fell in 15 counties in Southwest Virginia. Buchanan County was the hardest hit, losing more than 4 percent of its population since the 2010 census with an almost 2 percent drop between ...

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  7. As coal industry wanes, so does populationRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Virginia Business

    ... bright spot in the region, showing slight growth. The population fell in 15 counties in Southwest Virginia. Buchanan County was the hardest hit, losing over 4 percent of its population since the 2010 census with an almost 2 percent drop between 2013 ...

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  8. Mecklenburg County School Board makes case for $3.7 mil in new money boost in local fundingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... [than Mecklenburg]. Chesterfield County [an affluent county near Richmond] has the same ability to pay as Buchanan County" - in the impoverished coal mining region of western Virginia. Carter also questioned the division's claim that it was down 240 ...

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  9. Localities split on jobless ratesRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... has consistently been at or near the top of the unemployment rankings for much of the last decade. Buchanan County took that distinction in January with 10.9 percent unemployment, followed by Petersburg at 10.5 percent. Henry County's unemployment ...

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  10. Appalachian School of Law looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WCYB

    ... continue to do that." McGlothlin points to a compact, which is basically an agreement between ASL and the Buchanan County Industrial Development Authority for the school not moving. It says the location of the school cannot be changed without ...

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  11. The search for a man swept off a flooded roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WCYB

    One man is believed dead after a wreck on a flooded road in Buchanan County, Virginia. It happened late last night as the rain pushed through the region.

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  12. House passes elk restoration billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... There are a number of elk already in West Virginia that have crossed over from southeastern Kentucky and Buchanan County, Virginia. The award-winning native of Pratt, West Virginia took over as head of the news division of Metronews in August of ...

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  13. Genealogy Query - RATLIFFRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Cousinconnect.com

    Want to find Gertrude Ratliff who gave birth to a son Oct. 22, 1953 in Buchanan County Virginia.

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  14. Few white collar workers realize the impact that manual labour has one people's bodies and livesRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Jordoncooper.com

    ... in Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun Counties, just one out of every hundred adults draws SSDI benefits. But Buchanan county is home to a shadow economy of maimed workers, eking out a living the only way they can-by joining the nation's increasingly ...

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  15. Expressway opponents plan forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    ... Jan. 22: Johnnie B. Deel Library, 198 Chase St., Clintwood, 6 p.m. Snow date: Jan. 29. a Monday, Jan. 26: Buchanan County Public Library, 1185 Poe Town Rd., Grundy, 6 p.m. Snow date. Feb. 2. The press release notes that last September, state and ...

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  16. Virginia Judge Orders New Trial on Damages in Coal Contract DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    A Virginia judge has ordered a new trial on damages in a coal contract dispute between Massey Energy and the owner of three defunct coal companies. In May 2014, a jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $4 million to Hugh Caperton's companies and $1 million to Caperton.

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  17. Va. judge orders new trial on damages in coal contract suitRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... contract dispute between Massey Energy and the owner of three defunct coal companies. In May 2014, a jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $4 million to Hugh Caperton's companies and $1 million to Caperton. The Charleston Gazette ...

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  18. Va. judge orders new trial on damages in coal contract suitRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... contract dispute between Massey Energy and the owner of three defunct coal companies. In May 2014, a jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $4 million to Hugh Caperton's companies and $1 million to Caperton. The Charleston Gazette ...

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  19. Jobless rate high but dipsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... percent. After Martinsville, the highest rates were: Dickenson County, 9.5 percent; Petersburg, 8.5 percent; Buchanan County, 8.4 percent; and Brunswick County, 8.0 percent.

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  20. SunCoke Energy, Inc. Announces Sale of Its Harold Keene Coal Companies UnitRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Business Wire

    The deal, which is subject to Omega obtaining acceptable third-party financing, is expected to be comprised of a combination of cash, future tonnage-based royalty payments and the assumption of $2.5 million of estimated reclamation obligations. Omega, a privately held firm located in Cedar Bluff, Virginia, is a holding company for various coal mining operations.

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