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Man charged in Marion Minute Mart burglary

Marion police have obtained arrest warrants on a Marion man believed to be responsible for the weekend burglary of a local gas station. Marion Police Chief John Clair said officers responded to the Marion Minute Mart around 1 a.m. on Sunday to an alarm call. When officers arrived, they discovered...
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Grundy, VASouthwest Virginia Today

Lawmakers discuss funding of the Coalfields Expressway

GRUNDY, Va. — Bridging the $2.6 billion funding gap required to complete Virginia’s portion of the Coalfields Expressway might seem an impossible task, but don’t try telling that to lawmakers around these parts. First proposed nearly 30 years ago, the expressway — designated U.S. Route 121 — would feature a...
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Kirk, James W.

James W. Kirk ‘Jim’, born on July 4, 1932, to the late Jennette Osborne Kirk and Glen Elvin Kirk, passed on to his Heavenly Home on August 2, 2021, with his loving niece, Judy Price by his side. Born in Smyth County he attended Sugar Grove High School and graduated...
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Tazewell County, VASouthwest Virginia Today

3 Bedroom Home in North Tazewell - $989,000

Located in Tazewell County,VA, bordering the Clinch River, Hwy 460, within close proximity to the Back of the Dragon and 15-20min to Bluefield, WV, this established farm is truly a rare gem! Here is your chance to own 3 properties in one! Live in the main house and let the others help offset your mortgage payment! The manor house offers one level living, with 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, a large eat-in kitchen, separate dining room, living room, office/den on the main floor and a 4th full bath, several utility or storage rooms, laundry and great room in the basement. Outside, find a wonderful open patio for entertaining, gorgeous property views and an oversized 2 car attached garage. The first additional property is a well kept 1972 doublewide, with 3 bedrooms & 2 baths. The second property is a 3 bedroom 1 bath ranch style home, with a 3 bay drive under garage & overlooks a 1.6 acre pond. Open fields with fencing in place, an additional 3300+ sq foot 4 bay garage with 12' roll up doors, this property makes a perfect opportunity for an equestrian or cattle farm or someone who is looking for an investment. Call today for your private showing.

2021 will be final season for Honaker's Doug Hubbard

Honaker head coach Doug Hubbard is getting ready for his 40th and final season at Honaker. Hubbard confirmed to News 5 on Tuesday evening the 2021 season will be last with the Tigers. Hubbard spent one season as an assistant at Honaker before taking over as head coach starting with the 1983 season.

Obituary for James Thomas Hayes

James Thomas Hayes, age 81 of Dublin, (Lillydell Community) Virginia passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at the Highland Ridge Rehab Center, Dublin. Born February 4, 1940 in Smyth County, Virginia he was the son of the late Charles Lee Hayes and Lula Mae Blevins Hayes; two sisters, Mildred Barker and Marie Watson.

VDOT soliciting comments on Rt 11 and 16 improvements in Marion

MARION, Va. — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public meeting this month to review plans for intersection improvements at Routes 11 and 16 in Marion. The project total estimated cost is $942,000 and estimated to start in early 2024. According to VODT, the primary purpose of...
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Va. firefighter taken to hospital following fall at house blaze

ABINGDON, Va. — A firefighter was taken to the hospital following a fall while battling a house fire. The Abingdon Fire Department responded to a house fire early Sunday morning, where heavy smoke was reportedly coming from the house, according to WCYB. While battling the fire, one firefighter was injured...
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Tazewell County Schools announce reopening plans, masks optional

TAZEWELL, VA (LOOTPRESS) – Tazewell County Public Schools will begin school on August 19th, 2021 with masks being optional for all students, faculty, and staff. Masks will be provided (both cloth and disposable) for anyone wanting to wear one. Masks will be required for anyone riding a school bus. Both drivers and students must wear a mask at all times while on a Tazewell County Public Schools’ bus. This requirement is in place for students/drivers during morning and afternoon commutes and also for any activity after school hours such as athletic events or field trips.
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Weather Forecast For Gary

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Gary: Wednesday, August 4: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Thursday, August 5: Sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the
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Gary events coming up

1. Bluefield Farmers Market; 2. Annual Coal Miners Reunion-Pocahontas; 3. Oktobrewfest; 4. Field Fest - August 12th 2021; 5. Bramwell Police Explorers Program;