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Teen Tech Week will celebrated from March 8 -14. Teen Tech Week is when libraries make the time to showcase all of the non-print resources and services that are available to teens and their families. This year’s theme is “Libraries Are For Making.” The week encourages teens to extend learning beyond the classroom.
The Friends of the Washington County Public Library, Abingdon, plans to hold its March Madness book sale from Wednesday, March 4 through Sunday, March 8.
Delegate Will Morefield, R-North Tazewell, has been confirmed as a member of the Virginia Tobacco Commission.
Rails and trails abound across the Commonwealth and every location has a story. In Joe Tennis’ newest book he shares those stories and more.
The Washington County School Board and the county's Board of Supervisors met in a two-hour joint meeting Tuesday night.
Among Smyth County residents, memories of Lucy Herndon Crockett often focus on the gun she always toted and the disturbing behavior of her later years. However, an exhibit set to open Thursday in an Abingdon museum celebrates her talents and successes as a writer and artist.
ABINGDON, Va. — Town Council voted Monday to take $10,000 that it set aside for a board retreat and use it, along with another $5,000 from the council contingency fund, to replace part of the Barter Theatre’s roof.
A one-of-a-kind portrait of Elizabeth Patton Crockett, the widow of famed frontiersman Davy Crockett, is going up for auction in Damascus, Virginia, on Saturday, March 7.
ABINGDON, VA, – Local non-profit Appalachian Sustainable Development launches Appalachian Harvest brand value added products as an effort to create additional outlets for farmers.
Work begins in earnest this week to remove the old bridge across state Route 670, Avens Bridge.
What a difference a day makes. Today’s high temperature is expected to be in the 60 degree range before a cold front rushes in overnight, bringing with it freezing temperatures and 1-3 inches of snow.
Opening on Wednesday, March 4 in the juried Spotlight Gallery is an exhibit by Ken Simmelink titled “Our Heritage, Past and Present”. There will be a meet-the-artist opening reception on Thursday evening, March 5, from 6-8 p.m.
Washington County author Joe Tennis is speaking about his recently released book, "Virginia Rail Trails: Crossing the Commonwealth," on Thursday, March 5, 6 p.m., at the Glade Spring Branch of the Washington County Public Library, 205 North Glade Street.
The first of three auditions for Niswonger Children’s Hospital’s annual Broadway-style benefit concert has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 4. It will take place at 5:30 p.m. at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn., in Mathes Music Hall, Room 107. This audition was postponed from Feb. 18 due to inclement weather.
Chloe Sutherland, daughter of Les and Vanessa Sutherland of Abingdon, Luke Icenhour, son of Tim and Joyce Icenhour of Bristol, and Michaela Hankins, daughter of Edward and Rebekah Hankins of Castlewood, have been awarded the national I Dare You Leadership Award in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership. The honor was presented by Crystal Peek, Washington County 4-H Extension Agent during the annual 4-H Achievement Night awards ceremony held at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center on Jan. 24.
The Friends of the Washington County Public Library will hold its March Madness book sale from March 4-8.
Relay For Life is looking for team captains and team members for its annual May 9 fundraiser.
March is nationally recognized as Youth Art Month. Each year the Arts Depot in Abingdon features works from budding young artists from the one or more of the schools in Washington County.
March has traditionally been a great month for kite flying. As a young man, I was fascinated with flight and the way the wind shapes and can be shaped. More and more, wind is being harnessed for the energy it possesses and Virginia Cooperative Extension is offering a workshop for interested persons to learn more about how we can personally capture this natural resource.
Food City will host its annual Growers Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, March 6 at its Corporate Support Center, located at 1 Food City Circle (GPS address – 351 Court Street) in Abingdon.
The Arts Array Film Series presented by Virginia Highlands Community College is in its 44th year. All films are presented at the Abingdon Cinemall on Mondays and Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 pm.
Last week marked the beginning of Lent. A season of repentance and self-denial aimed at connecting a follower of Christ with the sufferings and sacrifice of Jesus, Lent spans forty days, not including Sundays. Lent’s starting point fell last Wednesday in the midst of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. Recall folk walking around with a little smudge of black in the shape of a cross on their foreheads? Chances are this was a rare sight last week due to wintry weather and poor road conditions. Congregations across the southeast were forced to cancel or postpone the annual observance in which believers "remember, from dust were you made and to dust you shall return."
The cashier at Southern States might ask you to part with an extra dollar in March. But don’t worry. It’s not inflation on the rise. It’s for a good cause.
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s C.C. Porter Animal Shelter will offer free adoptions for all animals adopted from March 2 – 31.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Office of Economic Development is offering a Social Media Marketing workshop on Wednesday, March 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, 1 Partnership Circle, Abingdon.
Boston was the first city to try it. With snow piled 20 feet high, they had to do something.
Watch your woodpile. There may be treasure lurking among the logs and not the traditional kind that comes from sunken Spanish galleons or long-buried pirate’s chests, but the natural, artistic gold that makes one Wythe County woodworker light up like a newly minted millionaire.
A faculty recital by Dr. Matthew Frederick on trumpet and Bryan Underwood on piano will offer a little something for everyone at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, in Memorial Chapel on the Emory & Henry College campus.
A theater professor has joined a long and growing list of Emory & Henry faculty awarded for excellence.
The Virginia State Police have identified the victim of Thursday night's fatal traffic accident in Washington County.
The annual Sunday with Friends literary series of the Washington County Public Library continues with a special lecture by Sam Gwynne, the author of “Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson.” Gwynne appears on Barter Theatre’s Main Stage at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 1.
Author Sam Gwynne will be the featured speaker at a March Sunday with Friends event.
For the fourth consecutive year, Appalachian Sustainable Development received funding from Grow Appalachia.
Cause under investigation, according to Virginia State Police
A Wise County man accused of abducting a woman at gunpoint has been indicted in Bristol.
A new renovation project in Glade Spring will take root this spring, eventually offering farmers market vendors an indoor facility to sell their produce and residents a place to hold community events.
A Glade Spring man is facing eight charges related to thefts from a year ago.
“The Miracle Worker,” the story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, will begin showing on the Barter Theatre stage on Feb. 26.
In this open forum, discussion will focus on the needs of the industrial community and how Johnston Memorial can become an effective partner in meeting those needs.
The Washington County Seed Savers Library continues its new season of programming with “Starting Seeds Indoors,” Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., at the main library in Abingdon.
An Emory & Henry College Theatre Department production that examines a program to remove Jewish children to safety during the Holocaust will be staged through March 1 at the college.
Three ordinances to amend fees in the county code — including increasing the transient occupancy tax — were either tabled or sent back to committees Wednesday night at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
The first concert will be held next month at William King and feature Malcolm Holcombe.
The body of a missing man was found Wednesday, buried in several inches of snow along a busy Abingdon thoroughfare.
A Tennessee man accused of stealing a pickup in Bristol, Tennessee, is facing a felony charge Wednesday after being picked up by Washington County deputies.
The annual Shamrock 4 Miler and Leprechaun Walk benefiting Johnston Memorial Hospital Foundation is set for Friday, March 13, at 7 p.m. The start and finish line will be located in the heart of downtown at the Abingdon Farmers’ Market on Remsburg Drive.
It is estimated that the average American consumes approximately six pounds of peanuts and or peanut products each year. Since March is National Peanut Month it’s time we celebrate this popular legume! Peanuts are technically legumes, not a nut like their name leads you to believe. There are four kinds of peanuts grown in the United States. These include Runner, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia; the majority of these peanuts are grown in the southeastern United States. According to the National Peanut Board Organization peanuts contribute more than four billion dollars to the American economy each year.
Frigid February temperatures are a nuisance for most of us, but for farmers, winter weather can make daily chores a challenge.
“Sherman went in at Atlanta and came out right. He has gone in again at Savannah, and I propose three cheers for his coming out gloriously.” President Abraham Lincoln offered these words to a crowd, which had gathered in Washington City. Major General William T. Sherman continued to work to honor the president’s confidence, as his forces moved ever closer to North Carolina. Behind them, large parts of Columbia, South Carolina, lay in ashes, as the Federal troops navigated the marshy areas across the Palmetto State.
WRIGHT AUTOMOTIVE CENTER, LLC in Bland is your trustworthy partner for all kinds of auto repairs. Your personal safety is assured when your car is on the road running smoothly. That's why we don't merely provide comprehensive services, but we also perform important safety checks for you.Our shop is equipped with the latest car diagnostic equipment and your vehicle is repaired by our highly qualified, experienced technicans. Superior customer service, honest advice and fair prices, as well as performing high quality work are of the greatest importance to us. We do our best to ensure your comfort and safety on the road. We also buy, sale, trade and special engrave guns. We can special order guns and ammo. We manufacture AR15s on site. We sale ammo, knives and optics. We also carries hunting knives, rescue knives, metal targets, gun holsters and gun cases. We have men and women's muck boots. Lilla Rose jewelry coming soon. Lillia Rosa consultants on site to help you find your best hair accessories.FFL Federal Firearms Licensed
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Gardner's Family Pawn Shop began serving the Wytheville community in the fall of 2011. We are the youngest of four stores in the Gardner family with our other locations in Pulaski, Hillsville, and Galax. We have recently added an auction house in Pulaski a few doors down from our store. In addition to loans, we also buy items and trade as well. We take many different items including guns, electronics, knives, jewelry, coins, gaming systems, DVD's, games, musical instruments, amps, ATV's, boats, vehicles, and much more.
The website address for Southwest Virginia community newspapers, including the Wytheville Enterprise, the Richlands News-Press, The Clinch Valley News, The Bland County Messenger, The Floyd Press, the Smyth County News & Messenger, the Washington County News and the Mountain Planner.
Custom Crafted wood products - specializing in outdoor and Poly furniture offering a lifetime guarantee. Over 12 years in business. We service what we sell. Showroom and shop at same location. We offer unique hand crafted designs to make your outdoor dreams come true.
Pharmacy, specializes in prescriptions, OTC meds, personalized friendly service. Carries Dr, Scholl's orthopedic shoes. Serving the Richlands area for over 20 years. Locally owned by Edwin Pruett, MPH.
The dermatology professionals at New River Dermatology are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all of our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That’s why we’ve developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dermatology and dermatological problems and treatments. Our web site also provides you with background about our physicians, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in Blacksburg and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you choose New River Dermatology, you’re working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring. Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for New River Dermatology’s capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call either of our offices at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.
At Royal Oak Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family. A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care. Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with excellent medical care your child deserves.