Dickenson County Newswire

Dickenson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dickenson County, VA.

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  1. Building regional economy while highlighting traditionRead the original story

    Saturday | Washington Times

    ... in Galax, the Floyd Country Store in Floyd and the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum in Ferrum. At the time, Dickenson County Del. Clarence "Bud" Phillips said he wanted to draw tourists and their dollars to Southwest Virginia. Warner said the road ...

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  2. Town of Wise is all decorated for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Coalfield.com

    ... an hour and a half. There were vehicles in the parade for various towns even as far away as Abingdon and Dickenson County. There were princesses, queens, etc. There were also lovely floats made by our area churches depicting the Christmas story. The ...

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  3. Visiting French artist paints Dickenson County scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Coalfield.com

    One of the paintings by French artist Guendouz Bensidhoum who has been painting scenes around Dickenson County since October.

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  4. Three county boards meet jointly todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Coalfield.com

    There will be a special-called joint meeting today of the Dickenson County School Board, the Dickenson County Board of Supervisors and the Dickenson County Industrial Development Authority to address any questions any members may have about the process, money, contracts, agreements and decisions surrounding the consolidation of high schools and ... (more)

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  5. Long and winding roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Coalfield.com

    The winding roads on Rockhouse Road in Dickenson County, just outside Clintwood, look one way as you navigate the curves in your vehicle.

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  6. Board moves toward Haysi school siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Coalfield.com

    The favored Haysi location for a new elementary school is on Upper Backbone Ridge, just off of and above Route 652, not far from its intersection with Route 83. Dickenson County School Board was advised last week it could squeeze a new but smaller elementary school onto the Ridgeview campus on property this side of the Ridgeview Middle School, ... (more)

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  7. Broadband coming to Big RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Coalfield.com

    ... service at up to one gigabit per second in 603 locations in the Big Ridge community and surrounding area in Dickenson County. Buchanan County will receive $3 million to be used by iGo Technology, Inc. to build out the fiber network to 676 ...

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  8. Mitchell, MarieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... 25, 2017 surrounded by her family. Marie was born on April 14, 1934 to Rev. Monroe and Della Hale of Dickenson County, Virginia. She married Charlie R Mitchell on January 12, 1952 and was married for 65 years. Together they had four children. Marie ...

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  9. Santa and Skaggs: Mentor Stanley recalled along wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Coalfield.com

    Bluegrass and country music star Ricky Skaggs rode the 75th anniversary Santa Train and made his first visit back to Dickenson County since the funeral of his friend, mentor and former bandleader, Ralph Stanley.

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  10. Locals get mine awards, good news about coal industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Coalfield.com

    ... state Division of Mines Chief Randy Moore presented the awards. a Best completed deep mine: The Banner Co., Dickenson County, operating on a site that was a source for local water supply. During reclamation, personnel worked to maintain and improve ...

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  11. Haysi turns out over school siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Coalfield.com

    Citizens packed the house when asked to assemble and take action over the prospect that a new elementary school in Dickenson County will not be built in their community.

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  12. Haysi makes formal request for recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Coalfield.com

    The Haysi Partners organization has filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the Dickenson County Public School's supervisor of business and finance for a long list of documents connected to the system's handling of money from and contracts with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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  13. Event promotes local spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Coalfield.com

    ... on Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Wise County Chamber of Commerce, the Dickenson County Chamber of Commerce and the Wise Business Association all are hitting the pavement with promotions to stress the importance of ...

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  14. Trails study shows $1 million-plus impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Coalfield.com

    ... activity attributed to Spearhead Trails in Wise County was $2.3 million; in Norton, $630,000; and in Dickenson County, $817,000. In the rest of the region, Tazewell County's impact was $1.7 million; Russell County, $1.2 million; Lee County, ...

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  15. Wise Baptist features A Night in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Coalfield.com

    ... singers Brother Wayne Hubbard and Family. a Old Maple Grove Baptist Church, 6478 Dr. Ralph Stanley Highway, Dickenson County hosts Evangelist Dennis Deece Sunday, Nov. 26 at the 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. services. Dinner will be held between services. ...

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  16. Ricky Skaggs returns for train rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Coalfield.com

    ... and country music star Ricky Skaggs rode the 75th anniversary Santa Train and made his first visit back to Dickenson County since the funeral of his friend, mentor and former bandleader, Ralph Stanley. "He would have thought it was just great," ...

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  17. Coal, energy group presents mine awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Coalfield.com

    ... stream channel and planting of 3,600 native hardwood seedlings. a Best completed deep mine: The Banner Co., Dickenson County, operating on a site that was a source for local water supply. During reclamation, personnel worked to maintain and improve ...

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  18. Reed pleads guilty in Stanley killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Coalfield.com

    ... Crystal Gail Stanley, whose body police found buried in a shallow grave in his front yard. The Dickenson County Circuit Court convicted Reed on Nov. 9 of murder in the second degree, strangulation and disposing of a dead body in order to conceal a ...

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  19. Charges placed against refereeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Coalfield.com

    ... Brian Johnson of Tazewell has been charged with two misdemenaor counts of assault and battery, according to Dickenson County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Mullins. Asked to characterize exactly what happened, Mullins said Ridgeview fans "thought badly" of ...

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  20. Business site plan could get millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... or more member localities to share revenue and costs associated with joint economic development projects. a Dickenson County: $711,100 to close nine abandoned mine portals, create a multi-use trail that connects to the Cranesnest trail and upgrade ...

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