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Virginia Highlands Festival to have "Open Road" theme

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:06pm
Festival organizers have announced the theme and signature work of art for the festival, and for the first time, the art is a song.
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E&H College plans events to celebrate new president's inauguration

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:02pm
A Texas-style barbecue and several concerts are on tap for the next few weeks to celebrate the inauguration of Emory & Henry College’s new president.
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Pending loss of accreditation after failed merger latest blows to VI

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:56pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Seven years ago this month, hundreds of Virginia Intermont College faculty members, staff and students rallied on the campus quad after learning of then-unprecedented financial troubles
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Va. launches new site as data repository

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:15pm
Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced the launch of Data.Virginia.gov on Friday.
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Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 2:43pm
Helen Felumlee, 92, died on April 12. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died the next morning.
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Virginia residents advised to keep food away from bears

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 2:29pm
ROANOKE, Va. — To us, a bird feeder swinging from a tree looks as tasty as a handful of sawdust. But to a scrawny bear emerging from his winter den, that bird feeder might as well be an Easter basket
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2 fraternities losing charter at UVa over hazing

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:15pm
The announcements did not give specifics of the hazing, but said the incidents involved the "new member education process."
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Va.'s jobless rate rises to 5 percent in March

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:15am
The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is up from 4.9 percent in February and down from 5.6 percent a year ago.
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'No Ordinary Man' intends to enlighten

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:36am
Jesus Christ appeared ordinary, lived remarkably, died honorably and resurrected extraordinarily. So it goes the drama, “No Ordinary Man.” Now running through April 27 – including today for Easter Sun
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Many area churches are holding Easter services

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 9:30am
Services are being held by various churches in the local regoin
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Tinseltown Talks: Anthony James: So good at being bad

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 9:15am
After completing his autobiography in 2009, former actor Anthony James approached several book agents. Their recommendation was unanimous: “It’s a wonderful memoir, but take your mother out of it and
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Report: Tennessee college crime cases drop 11.6 percent in 2013

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:51pm
A recent report by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation revealed that reported crime activity decreased on state campuses in 2013, while the highest number of incidents reported at regional East Tenn
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Increase in regional autism cases reported

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:44pm
A Highlands Community Services clinical director said she has seen an increase in clients served by the agency who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
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Keynote speaker is national director of Strive Together

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:39pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Registration is filling up fast for this year’s Southwest Virginia 2020 Summit.
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Delph pleads not guilty

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:34pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A man charged last summer in the shooting death of his wife inside a Bristol, Tenn., public housing complex pleaded not guilty during a court hearing.
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NTSB releases report in 2012 copter crash into South Holston Lake

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:33pm
The investigation into the cause of a 2012 helicopter crash into South Holston Lake, which killed the pilot, is nearly complete.
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Beckley, W.Va., worker gets 2 years for pocketing payments

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:58pm
Mark Randall Trump was a branch manager for Walker Machinery, operating an express store in Crab Orchard.
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Tenn. bill would punish drug-using pregnant women

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:55pm
Health organizations and women's rights advocates have called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto the bill.
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Easter to fall on pot-lovers' highest holiday

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:31pm
A handful of churches nationwide are using the unfortunate coincidence to make much bigger points.
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Get your kicks at this year's Virginia Highlands Festival

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:39pm
The song, "Open Road," was written by Kat Rush and the band Barlow Gin and the Hatchetmen from Bristol.
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