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Getting people where they need to go: Mountain Empire Transit a test case for state transportation planning

BIG STONE GAP — Thirty-eight years ago, Mountain Empire Older Citizens was trying to help senior citizens get to the organization’s feeding and socialization programs. Starting with a few white vans and a combination of volunteer and paid employees, that effort has grown into a full-sized regional public transit system — Mountain Empire Transit — with service across Wise, Lee and Scott counties and the city of Norton.
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Scott County economic group votes to find banking partner after New Peoples developments

A local government organization has decided to seek other banking partners after recent developments with New Peoples Bank. An official confirmed the Scott County Economic Development Authority voted unanimously to authorize Executive Director John Kilgore and Chair Robert Frazier to start soliciting proposals from other bank lenders. The group currently...
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Scott County Economic Development Authority concerned by New Peoples Bank outage

GATE CITY — Like others throughout the region this week, the Scott County Economic Development Authority has seen the impact of the recent New People’s Bank outage. On Wednesday, June 22, the Scott County EDA unanimously opted to authorize Chairman Roger Fraysier and EDA Director John Kilgore to pursue proposals from two to three other banks regarding accounts for the EDA.
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Bristol, Virginia man killed in Scott County crash

SCOTT COUNTY — A single-vehicle crash on Route 58 resulted in the death of a Bristol, Virginia, man on Friday, June 17, Virginia State Police say. According to the VSP, a 1988 Ford Ranger traveling west ran off the right side of the road at 9:46 a.m. on Friday. Officials say the vehicle struck a tree and an embankment and overturned. Derrick C. Wood, 34 of Bristol, Virginia, died at the scene. According to the VSP release, Wood was not wearing a seat belt.
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James Odell Elam

POUND, VA – James Odell Elam, 79, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at his home. James was born in Scott County, VA on August 13, 1942, a son of the late Jess W. Elam, Sr. and Willie Mae (Kiser) Elam. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Tammy Darlene Byrd.
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Bristol, Virginia man dead following Scott County crash

A Bristol, Virginia man has died following a crash in Scott County. A report from Virginia State Police says the driver, Derick C. Wood, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary reports say Wood was driving West on Route 58 in the Hiltons area when he ran off the right side of the road, struck a tree, and overturned. VSP says he was not wearing a seat belt. This crash remains under investigation.
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VSP: Bristol man dies in Scott County crash

SCOTT COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — A Friday morning crash on June 17 near Route 689 left a Bristol, Virginia man dead, according to Virginia State Police (VSP). A news release stated a 1988 Ford Ranger had been traveling west on Route 58 when it ran off the right side of the road and hit a […]
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Virginia State Police investigating fatal crash in Scott County

Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Scott County that killed one person on Friday. According to police, a 1988 Ford Ranger was traveling west on Route 58 when it ran off the road, hit a tree at the bottom of the embankment, and turned over. Authorities state...
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Fields & Farms: Ziegenwald Dairy in Scott County, Virginia

Amy takes us for a visit to Ziegenwald Dairy as we celebrate National Dairy Month, as we take a behind-the-scenes look at how they bring delicious goat cheese from the pasture to the table!. For more information call 276-386-2419 or go to Facebook: Ziegenwald Dairy.
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1 man dead in Scott County crash

SCOTT COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — 1 man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Route 58 a half-mile west of Route 689. Virginia State Police responded to the scene around 9:45 Friday morning. A 1988 Ford Ranger was traveling west on Route 58 when it ran off the right...
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Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Kingsport Times News. June 15, 2022. Editorial: Tenn. and Va. should keep state park pools open. What is it with state park swimming pools? Those swimming pools are one of the biggest draws to our parks. Yet Tennessee has permanently closed half of its park pools, including the one at Kingsport’s Warriors’ Path State Park. Now, Virginia has closed the only public pool in Scott County with the excuse that it needs repair.
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