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City council votes on vehicle-related issues

Issues of vehicles and where to put them held the attention of Galax City Council members at their regular monthly meeting on Nov. 13. Once again addressing an on-going issue, council voted unanimously to make some changes to the city's parking and traffic ordinance. The changes give authority to

GALAX GAZETTE

Fresh Air Galaxy grocery store changes ownership, now part of Compare Foods chain

HICKORY - The former Fresh Air Galaxy grocery store on Springs Road has come under the ownership of the chain Compare Foods, a change that a representative of the new ownership says will expand the store's international offerings. Manuel Olivares, a representative of the Compare Foods ownership grou

HICKORY DAILY RECORD

Old Fashioned Christmas at history center to precede parade

JONESVILLE - Elkin and Jonesville both have Christmas events planned in the next couple of weeks to entertain both young and old. The Jonesville Historical Society will welcome Christmas from 2 to 5 p.m. the first Saturday and Sunday of December by holding an Old Fashioned Christmas at the Yadkin Va

ELKIN TRIBUNE

Santa's Elves at work in Smyth County

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-23 22:45:00

Authorities: Burned body found on top of commuter train

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a burned body was found on top of a commuter train at a station in Philadelphia. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officials would only say a "medical emergency" had occurred on Thu

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-11-24 17:19:27

Free clothes closet to open once a month in Austinville

A floral shop is under new ownership in Rural Retreat, a Wytheville woman has started a free clothing closet in Austinville and a new restaurant has opened in Wytheville. In Austinville, a free clothing closet is set to open next week in the old Austinville Elementary School. Amanda Tidwell said she

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY

Demand for worker training up - journalpatriot: News

Wilkes Community College has recently seen a significant increase in demand for customized employee training at manufacturing operations in Wilkes, Ashe and Alleghany counties. Chris Robinson, WCC vice president of workforce development and community education, said the trend is largely due to an up

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

The most wonderful time of the year - Holiday events in the High Country

String up the lights and decorate the tree - it's time to get into the Christmas spirit. In a quick turnaround from Thanksgiving, the High Country is already wrapped up in the season, with holiday events beginning as soon as this weekend. From parades to lights to visits from Santa Claus, following

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Birmingham's Southern Museum of Flight moving to Barber Motorsports Park

Updated: 12:25 PM CST Nov 24, 2017 The Southern Museum of Flight has run out of space in Birmingham. WVTM 13's Jon Paepcke tells you about the museum's plan to move to a sprawling new facility at Barber Motorsports Park. Updated: 12:25 PM CST Nov 24, 2017 The Southern Museum of Flight has run ou

WVTM13.COM - 2017-11-24 18:25:00

Driver killed in Adair County crash

Although the cause of a Nov. 17 vehicle crash in Adair County that left one man dead is still under investigation, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers reported they detected an odor of alcohol at the scene. Bobby Green, 70, Gentry, Arkansas, was pronounced dead at the scene by Westville Emergency Medic

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-24 08:45:00

NWA sexual assault center sees impact of media attention on issue

Broadcast journalist, Charlie Rose, is the latest in a long list of recent sexual assault stories that involves, actors, politicians, comedians and executives. The news is a dark reminder for Alexa McGriff who was a rape victim and now serves as a board member to the NWA Center for Sexual Assault in

KHBS - 2017-11-22 23:03:00

Hogs' LR games remain a possibility

No one knows for certain if the Arkansas Razorbacks will continue playing games at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium after 2018. The announcement Wednesday that the Razorbacks would complete the current contract with a marquee game against Ole Miss on Oct. 13, 2018, during the 70th anniversary cele

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:18:10

Playing at War Memorial making a comeback

LITTLE ROCK In February 2000, the "Great Stadium Debate" took a personal turn. Working for The Associated Press, I staffed a meeting at which the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees would decide whether to move most of the Razorback home football games to Fayetteville. Late that morning, I call

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-22 23:19:44

Fayetteville Hospital Accepting Patients Again after Hazmat Situation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville has begun accepting patients in its emergency room once more following a hazmat situation on Wednesday morning, police say. The Fayetteville Fire Department said police and firefighters were called to the emergency room

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Group chosen to pick AD

FAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville announced on Wednesday a seven-member panel to serve as an advisory committee to Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz on the hiring of the school's next vice chancellor and director of athletics. The members of the committee are Lance Harter of Fayette

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:29:05

Book Worm: Reward yourself, those on your holiday shopping list with a good read

Finally - your holiday shopping is DONE. Well, except for ... um, and for ... and OK, you're not really done. Everybody, you included, has that one certain person on the gift list who's hard to buy for and another certain person who's really fussy, and a Grandma who has everything. You know who they

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-11-23 06:01:00

These Are The 'Drunkest' Cities In Arkansas

ARKANSAS (KFSM) - It's undeniable that many in Fayetteville drink, as it's a college town, and combining those numbers with Springdale and Rogers- these three cities make up the 'drunkest' towns (metro area) in Arkansas, according to a survey conducted by 24/7 Wall St. Nearly 16 percent of Arkansans

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Tree board: Time to 're-green' city

STAFF WRITER Erin McCullough Nearly a year ago, an EF-1 tornado struck Tullahoma, downing more than 1,000 trees and damaging hundreds of homes. While the city and its residents have moved on - repairing homes and cleaning debris - the city's tree canopy may not completely recover for decades. Accord

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2017-11-24 21:59:00

Rebuilding Raus School to save 1888 building

The historic Raus School is showing its age with work needed from the foundation to the roof and in between, so much so that its custodians are afraid the building could disintegrate. But there is hope. The school house, now a community center, was constructed in 1888 and was added in 2012 to the Na

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Shop local this Black Friday: A guide to some of the best local gifts the shops at historic downtown area

With the stores competing for biggest and earliest Black Friday doorbuster sale, only to often undermined the very holiday spirit they're promoting. So why not stay home and shop local this Thanksgiving weekend? Here's a guide to what you will find at the shops in and around the historic square. "Wh

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2017-11-24 01:01:00