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Tenn. ammunition plant explosion apparently accidental

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 3:15pm
The explosion Wednesday at Rio Ammunition killed Rodney Edwards and injured three others.
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Tweetsie Trail project gets its own song

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 1:15pm
The new song is called "The Tweetsie We Rode."
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Deer camera photos lead to burglary arrest

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:15am
Residents bought a deer camera and installed it at their front door, producing pictures of the suspect entering the home five separate times.
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Readers will find these book choices for the season interesting, fun and helpful

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00am
'The Essential Rabbit' edited by Betsy Sikora Siino, 'Deviled Eggs' by Debbie Moose and 'Easter and Its Customs' by Christina Hole, are three books you may want to find in your Easter basket this year
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Urban farmers tell their stories

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:15am
“Backyard Roots” by Lori Eanes, profiles 35 urban farmers in Washington, Northern California, British Columbia, and Oregon.
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There is an abundance of classes being offered in the local region

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:15am
Interested in taking a class? Check out the calendar
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The Nation's Housing: Is spring the time to list a home?

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:00am
Reviews of realty industry and academic studies suggest that while sales totals generally are highest in May and June, they are actually reflecting listings, contracts and buyer searches that occur ea
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There are many support groups willing and able to assist in many ways

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:00am
Support groups are ready to ofer assistance in the local region
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Francis Smith, a skilled architect and builder, left his mark in Abingdon with many fine structures

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:45am
Francis Smith, a native of Ireland became a noted master builder in Abingdon, Va
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Visit a reunion to re-connect with family and friends

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:45am
There are many reunions being held in the local region
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Plant yourself in a chair for a memoir you won't forget

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:45am
First is the flower bed, then there'a a garden bed filled with the promise of lunch. Sheets of plants make the beds you love. Carol Wall hadn't known the appeal of such a bed; in fact, she hated plant
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Woman gets annual hare-do for Easter tradition

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:15pm
Portraying the Easter Bunny, Katie Nelson posed for pictures, handed out eggs to toddlers and made bunny tracks around Cumberland Square Park for the annual event that is now in its third decade.
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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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