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  1. Deputies respond to possible bomb threat at Riverview ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WCYB

    Wednesday morning, December 17, 2014, at approximately 9:40 a.m., Deputies with the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office responded to the Riverview Elementary School in reference to a possible bomb threat. The Virginia State Police, Grundy Fire Department and Rescue 33 Ambulance Service also responded.

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  2. 175 coal miners are without jobs, including some in Bucanan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WCYB

    SunCoke is scaling back its coal mining operations, including Jewell Coke operations in Buchanan County, Virginia.

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  3. Dozens charged in Buchanan County Drug Round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WCYB

    On September 17 the Buchanan County Sheriff's office, Grundy Town Police and the Virginia State Police began executing drug indictments for the arrest of drug offenders.

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  4. Missing man found in neighboring CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Coalfield.com

    ... Sunday by one of his sisters. Police learned Monday that Yates had been staying with another sister in Buchanan County. Yates last spoke with the sister who reported him missing on Sept. 8. He suffers from a health condition that requires ...

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  5. Missing man found in neighboring CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Coalfield.com

    ... Sunday by one of his sisters. Police learned Monday that Yates had been staying with another sister in Buchanan County. Yates last spoke with the sister who reported him missing on Sept. 8. He suffers from a health condition that requires ...

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  6. Va. inmates sentenced for plot to abduct wardenRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Two inmates have been sentenced to 10 years in prison each for plotting to abduct and kill the warden of a state prison in southwest Virginia. Attorney General Mark Herring said Larry Darnell Boone and James T. Brown were sentenced earlier this week in Buchanan County Circuit Court after entering guilty pleas on conspiracy charges.

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  7. Page County Plans to Use MRAP for Rescue MissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... County Sheriff John Thomas. Thomas said he wants to be prepared for anything. He remembers a situation in Buchanan County where the MRAP would have been good to have. "He had watched two of his deputies bleed out because he could not get to them on ...

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  8. Gas drilling gushes revenue, problems Localities in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... by petitioning the state for permission to drill. "Really, you don't have rights," said Jamie Hale, a Buchanan County resident and lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit over drilling royalties. "It's a mockery of justice. I hope, where you all ...

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  9. Impact Study Ordered for Coalfields Expressway Route in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | WCAV

    ... to "diversify the economy with coal declining in the area." When completed, the expressway would run from Buchanan County to Raleigh County in West Virginia. The expressway would serve two other Coalfields counties - Dickinson and Wise - and carve ...

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  10. New trial sought on damages in suit against MasseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... a new trial in his long-running legal battle with Massey Energy over a coal supply contract. A jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $1 million to Hugh Caperton for personal financial damages in May. The jury also awarded $4 million in damages ...

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  11. APCo plans new line in Tazewell, Buchanan countiesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Appalachian Power is seeking state approval to build a new transmission line and make other improvements in Tazewell and Buchanan counties.

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  12. New trial sought on damages in suit against MasseyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... defunct coal companies is seeking a new trial in his long-running legal battle with Massey Energy. A jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $1 million in damages to Hugh Caperton in May. The jury also awarded $4 million in damages to Caperton's ...

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  13. Ayers marches to the beat of her own drummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Carroll News

    ... but I do. I like the fires where I get to use my tools," said Ayers, who spent four days last Easter in Buchanan County fighting a wildfire. Ayers plans to attend Southwest Community College in order to become a paramedic, and hopefully earn her ...

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  14. $5M awarded in coal disputeRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... company and its owner in their long-running legal battle with Massey Energy over a coal supply contract. A Buchanan County jury awarded $4 million in damages to Harman Mining and two related companies. The jury also awarded $1 million to the ...

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  15. Va. Jury Awards $5M in Coal Contract DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | WCAV

    ... its owner in their long-running legal battle with Massey Energy over a contract. Media outlets report that a Buchanan County jury awarded $4 million in damages to Harman Mining and two related companies. The jury also awarded $1 million to the ...

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