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  1. Banjo Backstory: Bob Thornburg to Talk Banjo History July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cybergrass

    ... starting at 7 p.m. For tickets, visit www.blueridgemusiccenter.org or purchase at The Blue Ridge Music Center, Galax Visitors Center, or Barr's Fiddle Shop in Galax. Banjo Lecture with Bob Thornburg When: Saturday, July 11, 6 p.m. Where: The ...

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  2. Readers Hotline 7/1/15Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  3. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Hospital of Surry County. The complainant for the alleged violations, issued on May 26, is Courtney Brooke Copeland of Galax, Virginia. Haynes was scheduled to be in District Court Thursday. Police were told Tuesday that a Visa debit card owned by ...

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  4. Hillsville passes 2015-16 budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  5. Jeff Little Trio & New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters at Blue Ridge Music Center July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Cybergrass

    ... July 4, at 7 p.m., for a Holiday Dance Party. A special banjo exhibit will be featured daily. During the concert, The Galax Smokehouse will be on site serving its signature barbecue, down-home sides, drinks, and desserts. Like Doc Watson, who ...

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  6. Blue Ridge Music Center Hosts Joe Wilson Memorial Celebration June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Cybergrass

    ... and then moves to the amphitheater at 4 p.m. The event takes place at the Blue Ridge Music Center, 700 Foothills Road, Galax, Virginia; Milepost 213 - Blue Ridge Parkway. Admission is free. In lieu of flowers, it is the wish of the family that ...

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  7. Readers Hotline 6/17/15Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  8. A Reminder - Mandolin record attempt at GalaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Our friend Tara Linhardt has asked us to remind everyone about the Guinness World Record attempt for Largest Mandolin Ensemble, set to be held during the Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA in August. Regular readers may recall that Tara organized an attempt at Galax back in 2012, which was successful with a total of 389 mando-pickers, beating the previous record held by a German ensemble.

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  9. Why Gamification is NOT the AnswerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Sys-Con Media

    My colleague and most trusted technical mobility expert, Peter Rogers shares in this article why "gamification" is not the remedy for poor design. Enjoy! *** Having coming from a gaming background it is frustrating hearing the word 'Gamification' being thrown around as the universal answer to UX woes.

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  10. Marty Raybon Plays Blue Ridge Music Center Saturday, June 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Cybergrass

    Galax, VA -- Award-winning country music artist Marty Raybon brings his signature voice and talented band, Full Circle, to the Blue Ridge Music Center on Saturday, June 27, at 7 p.m. For 12 years, Raybon was the lead singer of popular country band Shenandoah and also has multiple solo albums. Gary LeVox, lead vocalist of Rascal Flatts, has called Raybon "the greatest singer on the planet to this day."

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  11. Playing for more than selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Carroll News

    ... And then," Carroll County softball coach Rick Nester said before taking a long pause while looking at Worrell's son, Galax Gazette Sports Editor Craig Worrell. The only thing that stopped the tears was when a Roanoke Times' reporter broke the ...

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  12. Wildwood Commerce Park receives $1.74 million 'megasite' grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Carroll News

    ... scene of tremendous commerce. I hope that day is soon and appreciate the great team work that Carroll, Grayson, and Galax put in to make this possible," said Senator Ralph Smith, who serves on the Tobacco Commission and whose district includes the ...

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  13. Coig & Whitetop Mountain Band at Blue Ridge Music Center June 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Cybergrass

    Cape Breton-based, Celtic supergroup CA2ig will play the Blue Ridge Music Center in Galax on Thursday, June 18, at 7 p.m. as part of the 2015 Mountains of Music Homecoming. The band will be joined by the beloved old-time ensemble Whitetop Mountain Band.

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  14. N.C. 89 detour to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Lowgap, drivers can take N.C. 89 eastbound to Interstate 77-North into Virginia, use U.S. 221-South/U.S. 58-West to Galax, then Virginia 89-South back into North Carolina. Traffic detoured on N.C. 89 eastbound will reverse directions. "When the ...

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  15. Warfare IncorporatedRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Computing Unplugged Magazine

    Warfare Incorporated from Handmark , a real-time strategy game in the flavor of Command & Conquer, is probably the best game I have ever played on the Palm platform. The first real-time strategy game for the Palm, Warfare Incorporated has amazing graphics and sound, an extended storyline, and challenging game play in an amazingly small file.

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  16. Passing onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    ... designated a Living Legend by the Library of Congress in 2009. Thanks to Fred Bartenstein for passing on news from the Galax Gazette that a celebration of Joe Wilson's life, work, and legacy will be held on 25 June from 2.00 p.m. at the Blue Ridge ...

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  17. Della Mae to Perform at Blue Ridge Music Center June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... mandolin, cello banjo, ukulele, percussion, and many other instruments. www.cathymarcy.com During the concert, The Galax Smokehouse will be on site serving its signature barbecue, down-home sides, drinks, and dessert. Catch Della Mae with Cathy Fink ...

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  18. Carroll supervisors adopt 2016 budgetRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  19. Fiddlers convention is next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... being able to enjoy it in a setting much more contained and laid-back than its larger granddaddy just up the road in Galax, Virginia. "First of all, this is a great opportunity for young people to mingle and perform with those musicians who have ...

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  20. Galax makes for a good Virginia getaway for fiddle, BBQ fansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Washington Times

    If you like pigs, fiddles and the good times that go with barbecue and country music, Galax is the place for you, beginning in June and continuing through the summer and early autumn. The wail of the fiddle and the notes of country music float on the summer air all over town, beginning with the Galax Leaf & String Festival in the second weekend in June, when craft vendors, food concessions fill the streets.

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