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  1. Melungeon Union meets for 20th year in Big Stone GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WCYB

    For 20 years now, a group of people with a unique shared heritage are coming together in Southwest Virginia. Thursday the 20th Melungeon Union kicked off in Big Stone Gap.


  2. All Wise County crime to go through commonwealth's attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | WCYB

    Wise County will see its court cases handled a little differently from now on. The new commonwealth's attorney's office will be taking all of the county's criminal matters.


  3. Economic Development Board trying to help 300 former CSX workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | WCYB

    The day after CSX Transportation unexpectedly shut down its Erwin rail yard, costing 300 people their jobs, the question being asked Friday was 'What's next for Unicoi County?' Friday morning, the county's Economic Development Board happened to meet for a regular meeting and the subject quickly turned to CSX. Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch told News 5 WCYB's Rebecca Pepin his first priority is working with those who lost jobs.


  4. Big Stone Gap celebrating 'Big Stone Gap' with paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | WCYB

    Day two of a long, celebratory weekend is here. Big Stone Gap is throwing a parade in honor of the opening of the movie Big Stone Gap .


  5. Public invited for Saturday full of events celebrating Big Stone GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | WCYB

    Big Stone Gap opened at theaters nationwide on Friday and Big Stone Gap will be the place to be on Saturday! A day full of star-studded events is planned to celebrate the release of the movie Big Stone Gap and the Wise County town with the same name becoming famous. The public will have a chance to take part in everything from pancake breakfast, 5K race and parade, to "red carpet block party" featuring some of the stars from the movie.


  6. 'Big Stone Gap' playing at some theaters before Friday releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | WCYB

    The movie with the Wise County town's name will open in theaters all over on Friday, but folks in Norton are getting a sneak peek on Thursday night. News 5 WCYB's Kristen Quon was at Cinema City where it was all Big Stone Gap, all the time.


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