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Sep 18 2013

Scenes from the 2013 Grillin’ at the Gate

Here are scenes from the 2nd Annual Grillin’ at the Gate held Saturday, September 14, 2013 in downtown Gate City:

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Sep 06 2013

Two Local Men Earn Musick Lifelong Learning Award

Most students who reenter the classroom as adults struggle to balance school, family and work. Many face the daily challenges to complete their study and very few adult students are recognized for their efforts to continue their education. Last Thursday afternoon, two adult learners who recently earned their GED through the Regional Adult Education Program …

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Sep 06 2013

Snapshots from the 2013 Duffield Daze & Papa Joe Smiddy Festival

Here are snapshots from the 2013 Duffield Daze and Papa Joe Smiddy Festival.

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Aug 09 2013

Scenes from the 39th Annual Carter Family Memorial Festival

Here are scenes from the 39th Annual Carter Family Memorial Festival & Craft Show held August 2-3, 2013 at the Carter Fold in Hiltons, VA:

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Jul 30 2013

Sheriff’s Office Discovers Outdoor Meth Lab in Clinchport

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force uncovered an active methamphetamine lab operation in a wooded location above Clinchport. Scott County Sheriff John Puckett reported that two persons were arrested early Thursday afternoon after law enforcement authorities discovered the “lab” in a remote location off of Mustang Street …

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Jul 17 2013

Gate City to Host Charity 5K Run for Local Girl

Last Year, Gate City officials organized a 5K run to raise money for the late Hayley White and her family while the young teenager battled a rare form of brain cancer. The event was so successful that Gate City Mayor Frances Perry thought it would be a good idea to hold a fundraising run again …

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Jul 17 2013

Nation’s Largest RAM Clinic Returns to Region

The Remote Area Medical (RAM) returns this weekend for its 14th year to the Wise County Fairgrounds to provide free dental, medical and vision care to rural communities. Last year, nearly 2,400 patients visited during the three-day event. This year’s event is expected to serve more patients over its three-day event. Volunteers begin seeing patients …

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Jul 11 2013

Teacher Requests Return to Seven-Period Day

A Gate City High School history teacher asked members of the school board to reconsider a return to its former seven-period day. At the July 2 meeting of the Scott County School Board held at the Scott County Career and Technical Center, Pat Davis suggested that the quality of learning and teaching would be enhanced …

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Jul 11 2013

2013 Dungannon Fourth of July Celebration & Parade

Here are scenes from the 2013 Dungannon Fourth of July Celebration & Parade:

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Jul 10 2013

Wadlow Gap Ruritan 2013 FunFest Block Party

Here are scenes from the Wadlow Gap Ruritan 2013 FunFest Block Party held Saturday, July 6 at the Wadlow Gap Ruritan Building:

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