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The Lincoln Theatre in Marion is one of the last Mayan Revival-style theatres in the world.Cheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
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Tazewell Virginia family achieves their goal of growing the Great Pumpkin for DollywoodCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
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Weekly Safety Report: Fire at Marion Storage Facility, Missing Child Found Safe in Smyth County
Two incidents occurred in Smyth County, Virginia this week. In the first incident, a commercial storage facility in Marion caught fire. The building, which was vacant at the time, was located on South Main Street. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. In the second incident, a missing endangered child named Lyric Poston was found safe in Sugar Grove. She was in the custody of her mother, Mackenzie Poston, and appeared to be in good health. Mackenzie Poston has been charged with attempted abduction and obstruction of justice.
Carroll County man specializes in finding the fingerprints of slaves in old bricks
Ben Jackson has studied sites from Abingdon to Manassas to find the legacies of enslaved workers. The post Carroll County man specializes in finding the fingerprints of slaves in old bricks appeared first on Cardinal News.
Abingdon man charged with stealing from industrial manufacturing business
ABINGDON, Va--A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing from a local industrial manufacturing business. According to the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Office, police began investigating several occurrences of theft in late June. Police determined approximately $20,000 of property and production losses occurred. Justin McAmis, 36, of Abingdon was charged...
Smyth County Sheriff elected secretary of Virginia Sheriff’s Association
SMYTH COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — Smyth County Sheriff Chip Shuler will serve as the new secretary for the Virginia Sheriff’s Association (VSA). On Sept. 20, the VSA announced the new officers for the 2023-2024 term at its fall conference in Virginia Beach. At the event, Shuler was sworn in by Superman actor, Dean Cain. Cain […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Ceres, VA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Ceres.
The Lincoln Theatre in Marion is one of the last Mayan Revival-style theatres in the world.
There is a treasure hidden in plain sight in Virginia in Smyth County. The Lincoln Theatre in Marion is a three-story theater built in 1929 behind the Royal Oak Apartment House. Access to the theatre is gained through a broad arcade on the ground floor of the apartment building. The Lincoln is one of the last remaining Mayan Revival-style theatres in the world.
Boil water notice issued for parts of Washington County, Virginia
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WCYB) — A boil water notice has been issued for parts of Washington County, Virginia. Brumley Gap Road from Route 19 continuing to Hayters Gap Road. Rich Valley Road from Route 19 to Benhams Road and connecting roads. Rich Valley Road from Route 19 to Greendale...
ACSO K9 Keeko's first successful track leads to end of multi-state chase
CRESTON – Ashe County Sheriff B. Phil Howell has announced the capture of 57-year-old Michael W. Brown, of Creston, who faces multiple charges in two states. On Monday, Sept. 11, Deputy Josh Carter was patrolling the Creston area and noticed a vehicle traveling toward Tennessee on the wrong side of the road. Deputy Carter attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The vehicle, at times traveling 30 mph over the posted speed limit, crossed into Tennessee, where Johnson County Deputies assisted. ...
Virginia Siblings Cultivate Gigantic Pumpkins Now Showcased at Dollywood’s Harvest Festival
Inspired by a trip to Dollywood's Harvest Festival, two young brothers from Virginia embarked on an agricultural adventure that culminated in a spectacular display of gigantic pumpkins.
Retired Marine wins $150k in Powerball drawing
WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WDBJ/VA Lottery Release) - A Wytheville retired Marine has won $150,000 in a Powerball drawing. William Malashevich says he likes to play Powerball when the jackpot starts getting big, according to Virginia Lottery officials. That was the case when he bought a ticket for the September 6 drawing at the Go Mart on East Main Street in Wytheville.
Jimmy Buffett tribute & Chili Championship in Marion, Virginia
Ken Heath and musician Mark Larkins, previewed the Chili Championship and Jimmy Buffett tribute coming to Marion, Virginia on October 14th!
For a second year, Southwest College named a “2023 Great College to work for”
TAZEWELL COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Southwest Virginia Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This is the second year that Southwest has been recognized on the Great Colleges to Work For list. The results, released in a special insert […]
New burger joint opens on National Cheeseburger Day in Smyth County
SMYTH COUNTY, Va. (WCYB) — What is your favorite cheeseburger spot?. The American staple is flying off the grill at a new restaurant in Smyth County, Virginia. Penny's Kitchen in Seven Mile Ford opened its doors to the public Monday, on National Cheeseburger Day. Owners Jonathan and Steven McCarty...
Lowe leads unbeaten Princeton in 42-0 win at Tazewell
Sep. 23—TAZEWELL , Va. — Tazewell's football team didn't appear intimidated by unbeaten Princeton's visit to Witten Field. But that didn't help the Bulldogs slow the Tigers down. Marquel Lowe rushed for 130 yards and four touchdowns and WVSSAC Class AAA No. 4 Princeton collected a 42-0 win...
Reitzel leads Carroll runners at Marion
Davis Reitzel placed 11th out of 102 runners Saturday to lead Carroll County’s cross country team in the Walkers Run meet at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion. Reitzel completed the 3.1-mile course in 18:01 to lead the way for Cavalier runners. Ethan Edwards was the next faster Carroll runner as he came in 23rd with a time of 18:43. As a team, Carroll County finished ninth out of 12 boys’ teams participating.
SkyLine annual Membership Meeting scheduled; Customer Appreciation Day set for September 29
WEST JEFFERSON — SkyLine Membership Corporation’s 67th Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday morning, Oct. 3, and again this year members will have one of two options to participate. The 2023 Annual Meeting will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at SkyLine’s Annex facility near the corporate campus and will comprise a brief business session with reports from officers, election of directors, video presentation of scholarship winners and the announcement of door prizes. ...
Re-purposed Trails in Virginia and a new Bike Skills Park in Colorado
Singletracks may receive compensation for purchases made through any affiliate links in this article. Trail Flow is a roundup of all the mountain bike trail related news of the week including new trail builds, advocacy, and planning. Do you have trail news? Email [email protected] for possible inclusion. Reconstructed Raider’s...
Food City settles two opioid-elated cases in Tennessee, reaffirms support for communities
ABINGDON, Va. – K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., commonly known as Food City, has reached an agreement to resolve two opioid-related cases in Knox County and Sevier County, Tenn. These cases are part of a broader legal landscape involving manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of prescription opioids, with the allegations dating back over a decade. K-VA-T has […] The post Food City settles two opioid-elated cases in Tennessee, reaffirms support for communities appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
Ashe County arrest reports
The following information was provided by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sept. 11 Andrew J. Anderson, 47, of Rockwell, was charged with first-degree trespassing, simple possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Anderson was released on Sept. 12 under a $2,500 secured bond. ...
YWCA receives grant to address the addiction crisis
The YWCA NETN & SWVA has received a grand to help with addiction recovery in SWVA. Addressing the ongoing addiction crisis is a focus of YWCA and now $500,000 has been awarded to the organization by the Appalachian Regional Commission to help with the implementation of the Power House Community Wellness and Resource Center. It will serve Washington and Smyth counties in Southwest Virginia. The funding will be used to make investments that will help strengthen services in recovery and also help facilitate workforce entry and re-entry.