Dec 23 2013

Local Students Raise Money for Flood Victims in Philippines

Charity comes in many shapes and forms. And when people see a need to help their fellow man out, the human spirit reaches its pinnacle no matter what age, nationality or economic status. The world stood by in August and watched as the Philippines Islands became devastated by days of deadly flooding. Heavy monsoon rains …

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Nov 07 2013

GC to Hold Annual Veterans Day Event

Gate City officials plan to honor local veterans who served their country with their annual Veterans Day Celebration. Planned for Monday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. at Grogan Park, the public is invited to join the event to help pay tribute to local veterans for their service to our country and remember those who paid …

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Nov 07 2013

Johnson Lawsuit Settled Before Nov. 5 Trial Date

A settlement was reached shortly before the trial of Dr. Kellie Johnson v. Scott County School Board and four members of the board school was slated to begin in U.S. Federal Court in Big Stone Gap. United States District Judge James P. Jones signed the final order in the case on Oct. 28 in which …

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Nov 06 2013

2013 General Election – Unofficial Results (Scott Co.)

Here are the Scott County results for the General Election held November 5, 2013.  Also included are the statewide totals.

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Oct 04 2013

Renovated Bush Mill is Focus of 2013 Festival

When Valentine Bush reconstructed a mill on Amos Branch in 1896 with assistance from his sons, Stephen and William and W.T. Frazier, he probably didn’t realize that the family’s livelihood would still be in operation 117 years later. The celebration of Bush Mill and its recent renovation will be highlighted at the 2013 Bush Mill …

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Oct 04 2013

Rec Dept. Receives $75,000 Grant

When it comes to improving the quality of life in Scott County, the Department of Parks and Recreation works tirelessly to make improvements in the county’s parks and along the waterways. Last week, the county’s recreation department received a $75,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant to resurface the three tennis courts, improve the walking …

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Oct 04 2013

State Your Opinion

Addington Oil Company and Quik Stop Markets in Gate City gently ask the Gate City Town Council to reconsider their proposed 5 cents cigarette tax currently under consideration. The council will hold a public hearing on the proposal at their next meeting set for Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the town hall auditorium. Public …

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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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