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  1. Council bans vaping in city limits -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Floyd County Times

    A result of growing concerns and community encouragement, the Prestonsburg City Council passed Ordinance No. 12-2016 amending ordinance No.

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  2. UPIKE students attend film festival -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Floyd County Times

    University of Pikeville film and media arts students Aaron Asbury of Harold, David Chapman of Pikeville, and Adrian Smith of Belfry recently attended the Push! Film Festival in Bristol, Virginia-Tennessee. During the festival, Andrew Reed, assistant professor of film and media arts, screened two films and his feature length documentary, "I'm with Phil," earned an award for best documentary film.

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  3. Appalachian Hospice honor veterans -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Floyd County Times

    Veterans Gary Blankenship, Warren Jarrell, Rodney Lovern, James Spears, Rogers Lykins and George Hall volunteered to fry fish at the Appalachian Hospice veterans event. PRESTONSBURG - Appalachian Hospice Care hosted an appreciation luncheon for veterans in Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin and Pike counties on Thursday.

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  4. Bevin, Rogers Announce $2.52M Grant for alternative energy manufacturing center -Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Gov. Matt Bevin and U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers announced Tuesday that the Harlan County Industrial Development Authority, Inc. has received preliminary approval from the U.S. Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement for a $2.52 million grant for an alternative energy manufacturing center in Harlan County. The funds will be used to leverage an additional $10.5 million in private investment from Harlan Wood Products LLC to create 30-35 new jobs, and approximately 60 new indirect jobs at a new Harlan Wood Products production center to be located at a previously reclaimed abandoned mine lands site at Yancey.

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  5. Arson suspected in weekend wildfires -Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Over the past week, the Kentucky Division of Forestry has been busy fighting several forest fires that have broken out around Floyd County. Bonnie Rockwell, a homeowner in the Harold community, watched last week as fire crews fought a blaze that had gotten dangerously close to her home.

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  6. Ivel mudslide repair complete -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Drivers frequently driving the stretch of U.S. 23 beginning around Tram can finally breathe a sigh of relief as construction has been completed on a mud slide that occurred the evening of May 25. The slide caused instability to the surface above the road, forcing officials to determine that it was in the best interest of the public to close a large section of the highway and send traffic through a detour. Traffic was often delayed as much as an hour during the beginning repair phase as the top priority was to ensure ensure public safety.

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  7. Shop and Share to benefit emergency shelter -Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the City of Prestonsburg - in cooperation with Turning Point Domestic Violence Service - will hold a Shop and Share event between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday. Volunteers will be at the doors of both Food City and Super Dollar with a list of items needed, including, diapers, cleaning products and canned items.

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  8. Official from The Center speaks with Floyd County Chamber of Commerce -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Pictured are Delaney Stephens, Community Liaison & Youth Programs Coordinator at The Center for Rural Development and and Missy Allen, , Floyd County Chamber of Commerce Chair. PRESTONSBURG - The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held a networking luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Sept.

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  9. Floyd County hero laid to rest -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    The community of Left Beaver laid to rest a man of distinction on Sunday as friends and family gathered Sunday to say their goodbyes to Blueford "Buddy" Smith. WMith was a man who loved the community of Left Beaver and the residents who lived there.

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  10. Compton joins Hackney and Hensley Chiropractic Center -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Compton is a graduate of Prestonsburg High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Morehead State University.

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  11. Crews work on Floyd County roads -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    The Harold-Minnie Connector project began in 2003. Several bridges were constructed for the project - one at Harold, Branham's Creek, a bridge at Minnie that spans 2,960 feet over creeks and a set of railroad tracks.

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  12. BSCAP distributes over $7,000 in scholarships -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Each year Big Sandy Area Community Action Program is afforded the opportunity to present students in their service area with scholarships to help them attend college or vocational school. The scholarships are made possible through the Community Services Block Grant .

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  13. Ballott for upcoming election features 47 candidates -Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    A total of 47 individuals wishing to run for office have filed the appropriate paperwork with the Floyd County Clerk's Office. Allen City Commission has had its share of controversy over the past year.

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  14. District 7 finishes pool play unbeaten, falls after 3-0 startRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    District 7 defeated Poland 14-4 on Tuesday evening to finish pool play 3-0 at the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament. District 7 features players from Beaver Creek, Harold-Allen-Prater, Paintsville and Prestonsburg Little League charters.

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  15. BSCTC hosts Employee Service Awards -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Mary Wallen and Aaron Brooks were recognized with the Leading Educator award from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. They are shown with Big Sandy Community and Technical College President Dr. Devin Stephenson during Fall Convocation on Wednesday, August 3 at the Mountain Arts Center.

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  16. East Kentucky native graces cover of People -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Losing car keys, favorite sneakers, a wallet or an article of clothing is easy to do on a regular basis. Losing weight, however, can be one of the biggest challenges of a person's life, especially if they have spent the majority of their life struggling with weight.

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  17. Man accused of hit and run in Prestonsburg -Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Harold D. Fannin, of Wooten Road in Tomahawk, was arrested in Prestonsburg at 10 a.m. on Friday. Fannin is accused of being involved in a hit and run accident on East Court Street.

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  18. Ceremony set to name bridge leading to Justell -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    The Kentucky General Assembly, in its 2016 session, named the bridge leading to the community of Justell, off US 23 at Betsy Layne, the Gene D. Davis Bridge to honor the long-time Floyd County educator. A dedication ceremony is planned for Thursday, July 21, at 10 a.m. at The Dome, the geodesic dome gymnasium next to Betsy Layne Elementary School.

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  19. Road reopens after diesel truck overturns at Harold -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Emergency personnel responded to a single motor vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 23 and Route 979 on Wednesday. Traffic was at a standstill but the road was eventually re-opened.

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  20. KSP/CVE investigates single-vehicle collision in Harold -Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    The Kentucky State Police/Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Region 6 Pikeville was notified of a single commercial vehicle collision north of the US23 and KY979 intersection in Harold on Wednesday. A preliminary investigation indicates that Gary D. Keathley was operating a commercial vehicle when he attempted to turn left onto US 23 from KY 979.

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