Jan 17 2014

Address to the Joint Assembly – Governor Terence R. McAuliffe

ADDRESS TO THE JOINT ASSEMBLY Governor Terence R. McAuliffe January 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. • Richmond – As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Justices of the Supreme Court, members of the General Assembly, and my fellow Virginians; It is an honor for me to stand here tonight, before this great joint assembly, as …

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Jan 10 2014

2014 State of the Commonwealth Address of Governor Robert F. McDonnell

State of the Commonwealth Address • Governor Robert F. McDonnell January 8, 2014 at 7:00pm • Richmond - As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Speaker.  Mr. President. Justices of the Supreme Court and Judges of the State Corporation Commission, Ladies and Gentlemen of the General Assembly, now in your 395th year, My fellow Virginians, It is my privilege to address you, …

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Dec 31 2013

Virginia State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Scott County

A Tennessee woman was killed and three other individuals were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Scott County Sunday evening, Dec. 29. Virginia State Police Trooper J.P. Flanary was called to the scene at 10:12 p.m. in the 3400 block of Bristol Highway. A 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling west on Route 58/Bristol Highway, …

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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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