Tuesday Aug 19
Chafin to move up from delegate to senator
State Del. Ben Chafin of Russell County has walked away with an easy victory in the Senate District 38 special election.
Job resource fair is today
The Norton Virginia Employment Commission is sponsoring a resource fair today, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Norton for those who are unemployed in Dickenson and surrounding counties, but especially for recently laid-off coal miners.
MECC Foundation kicks off major campaign
Mountain Empire Community College President Scott Hamilton presents C. Bascom Slemp Foundation trustee Nancey Smith with a dulcimer and invitation to next year's Mountain Music School.
Donation boosts fuel fund
MEOC board Chairman A.J. Hatmaker, MEOC Executive Director Michael Wampler, Wells Fargo Big Stone Gap Store Manager Blake Ray and Norton Service Manager Judy Shortt, and MEOC Emergency Services Director Rachel Helton during the $5,000 check presentation.