Appalachia, VAharlanenterprise.net

PHOTOS: Thunder Over 160

Thunder Over 160, hosted by Backroads of Appalachia at the Dragon Slayer Welcome Center over the weekend, had a turnout of roughly 45 motorcycle enthusiasts and nearly 40 vintage rat rods from all across the east coast. The Combat Vets Association and Soldiers for Jesus were also in attendance as locals and visitors enjoyed free hot dogs and drinks. Johnny Pop Day, a veteran and performing artist, moved those in attendance with a strong voice and captivating guitar performance. Follow the Backroads of Appalachia and Dragon Slayer Hwy 160 Facebook pages for more upcoming events. (Photos by Emily Perkins)
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Kingsport, TNKingsport Times-News

Letters to the editor

Re Dave Hrivnak’s comments Sunday on Tesla vs. Corvette. The writer states that the Tesla got to 60 in less time than the Corvette. He leads one to believe the race winner is the first one to 60. He failed to mention what happened the rest of the quarter mile, which was won by the Corvette.
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Harlan County, KYharlanenterprise.net

Over 100 Jeep enthusiasts enjoy Harlan trails

With the weekend of April 9-11 already welcoming hundreds for local events, the 2021 Jeep Crawl packed another big punch, drawing in nearly 150 Jeep enthusiasts eager to explore Harlan County trials. The Harlan County Jeepers Club partnered with Backroads of Appalachia and Harlan Tourism to safely take individuals on...
Harlan County, KYharlanenterprise.net

Mini Cooper club member shares thoughts of trip

After recovering from an eventful weekend for visitors flooding Harlan County, visitors and locals alike have shared their favorite moments from April 9-11 on social media with numerous pictures and videos. From Goldwings, Mini Coopers and Jeeps to paranormal tales and pizza, visitors to Harlan County unanimously say it is...
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Harlan, KYharlanenterprise.net

PHOTOS: Mini Coopers take over

Before continuing their tour off Pine Mountain into Whitesburg, a MINI Cooper club with members all the way from Georgia stopped at Pine Mountain Worship Center to take in more of the scenic mountains eastern Kentuckians call home. (Photo submitted) Club members rolled into the county Friday night to explore...
Harlan County, KYwymt.com

Backroads of Appalachia hosts MINI Cooper ride to give back to Harlan County tourism

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - While not a sight that one would typically see, dozens of MINI Coopers gathered in the early morning hours on Saturday ready to take off. “Their purpose is to explore all of eastern Kentucky and southwest Virginia,” Erik Hubbard said. “Enjoy the trails and the curvy roads we have to offer but the most important thing is they’re going to spend their hard-earned dollar.”
Pennington Gap, VAwswv.net

NEW TRASH CANS FOR PENNINGTON GAP

THE TOWN OF PENNINGTON GAP IS WORKING TO HELP KEEP EMPLOYEES SAFE WHILE SUPPLYING TRASH CANS TO PENNINGTON GAP RESIDENTS. THESE NEW ROLLING TRASH CANS WILL START BEING ISSUED TODAY BY TOWN EMPLOYEES TO EACH PENNINGTON GAP HOUSEHOLD. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOT ONLY HELP TOWN RESIDENTS BUT HELP KEEP THE TOWN’S SANITATION PERSONNEL SAFE WHILE DOING THIER JOB. THE TRASH IN THESE NEW CANS WILL BE COLLECTED WITH A NEW, HANDS FREE COLLECTION DEVICE WHICH WILL HOPEFULLY NOT ONLY MAKE IT SAFER FOR THESE EMPLOYEES BUT ALSO MAKE IT QUICKER AND EASIER TO COMPLETE THIS SERVICE.
Appalachia, VACoalfield.com

INVITATION TO BID 2021 pickup truck

The Town of Appalachia is seeking bids on one new, 2021 pickup truck. Bids must be submitted to the Town of Appalachia at PO Box 112, Appalachia, VA 24216, or hand delivered to 508 W Main Street, Appalachia, VA. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “VEHICLE BID” and the opening date and time MUST be included on the outside of the envelope. All bids must be received by APRIL 9, 2021 AT 2:00 PM. Bids will be opened in the presence of witnesses on that date and time. Bidders are welcome to attend. NO LATE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES AND WILL BE RETURNED TO THE SENDER UNOPENED.
Cumberland, KYharlanenterprise.net

Students win new bikes

Cumberland Elementary School’s Save the Children program gave away bicycles to the girl and boy who read the most books and took the most Accelerated Reader test with the best average for the month of February. Winners were William (Hunter) Cornett, who read 29 books and is pictured on the left, and Jessie Holland, who read 10 books and is pictured on the right. Both students are in Mrs. Bethany Hatfield’s second grade class. (Photo submitted)
Harlan County, KYharlanenterprise.net

New garage ready to help local customers

Opening a new business during a pandemic isn’t an easy feat, but for John Arvin and his family, it was a necessary step as a way to give back to his community as a well-versed mechanic. With the Southern Maintenance shop opening its doors just last week, Arvin said it’s...
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Rent An ATV In Virginia And Go Off-Roading Through The Hills And Trails Of Appalachia

Taking the backroads in Virginia always proves to be a rewarding experience. That’s especially true if you’re on an ATV, also known as an all-terrain vehicle, off-roading over hills and trails all the while taking in the sights of Appalachia. Does this sound like your kind of adventure? If so, you’ll want to learn more […] The post Rent An ATV In Virginia And Go Off-Roading Through The Hills And Trails Of Appalachia appeared first on Only In Your State.
Surgoinsville, TNKingsport Times-News

Hawkins mom who needs wheelchair-accessible van for son starts GoFundMe page

SURGOINSVILLE — Any mom with four growing children would be looking to upgrade her midsize sedan to a more spacious vehicle, but Surgoinsville resident Nicole Paragon’s need is becoming more critical every day. Her 8-year-old son Adrian suffers from athetoid cerebral palsy, epilepsy, scoliosis, chromosomal abnormality and an unknown genetic...
Chevrolet, KYwardsauto.com

Chevrolet’s Growth Plan: More Hardware, More Software

After gaining share in a tough year, General Motors’ Chevrolet Div. is preparing for more growth in 2021 by expanding the use of digital tools and increasing production of popular vehicles. Steven Hill, GM vice president, says Chevrolet was the fastest-growing “full-line brand” in 2020. Chevrolet sales reports reflect an...