Independence Day activities continued last week at the annual Dunganon Fourth of July celebration.
Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail: The Crooked Road is excited to announce Tyler Hughes as the new Executive Director of the organization. Hughes is no stranger to the music nor the area from which it originates. Having grown up in Big Stone Gap, he is grounded in the rich musical culture and people of Southwest Virginia. His love for the region […]
A Gate City graduate plans to follow in her family’s footsteps as she makes her way to the New Mexico Military Institute in her first step of becoming a pilot in the United States Air Force. Morgan Tipton graduated in 2023 from Gate City High School where she was in the top 10 of her class. Tipton is the daughter […]
Fifty years ago, four churches consolidated to form a brand new church serving people living in and around the Midway community. Prior to 1973, the Midway Circuit of the United Methodist Church’s Holston Conference featured four separate churches – Farley’s Chapel, McConnell’s Memorial, Morgan’s Chapel and Mount Pleasant – that ministered to the spiritual needs of the community. Declining membership […]
Youngsters enjoy an inflatable fire hydrant at the Weber City Volunteer Fire Department’s July 4th event held last Monday. Additional pictures are inside this edition.
The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will provide cooling assistance to qualifying households this year through the Virginia Energy Assistance Program (EAP). Applications are currently being accepted and can be submitted until Tuesday, Aug. 15. To qualify, a household must have a child less than six years of age, an adult 60 years or older, or an individual living […]
The month of July and the hot summer days just keep moving on. It’s hard to believe we are in the middle of the month already. It seems like just yesterday it was July 1. Last Thursday, I enjoyed another Sing Along with Jack at Asbury Steadman Hill Assisted Living in Kingsport. The room was full of residents who showed […]
Rotary Area 13 Governor Milton Carter presided over an induction ceremony held June 27 for the 2023-24 Rotary Club of Scott County’s slate of officers and directors. New officers include president – Rick Miller, president-elect – Tucker Barker, president nominee – Wayne McClelland, secretary – Earline Lane, treasurer – Chris Edwards, and club communications officer – Cindy Coates. Other members […]
Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash in Buchanan County. The crash occurred July 3, 2023, at 3:38 p.m. on Route 83, less than a mile west of Route 701. A 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling west on Route 83 when it crossed the centerline and struck head-on an eastbound 2019 Nissan Frontier. The two vehicles came to rest […]