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Supervisors to attend pipeline scoping

Friday, May 1, 2015
By Patrick Smith
NEW CASTLE – Craig County Supervisors and members of Preserve Craig will travel to Montgomery County for a Mountain Valley Pipeline public scoping meeting Tuesday, May 5, at Eastern Montgomery High School. The meeting is one of six to be held along the nearly 300-mile, 42-inch diameter natural gas line’s proposed route through Virginia... »

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New Castle prepares to be prepared

Thursday, April 16, 2015
By Correspondent
New Castle prepares to be prepared NEW CASTLE – Prepper’s Festival marketing director Jason Matyas is excited about downtown New Castle’s 2nd annual Prepper’s Festival this Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Matyas said he hopes this year will draw an even larger crowd than last year’s count of 5,000 people from all over the country to... »

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Craig supervisors officially oppose gas pipeline permit

Thursday, April 2, 2015
By Meg Hibbert
Craig supervisors officially oppose gas pipeline permit NEW CASTLE – Craig Supervisors have officially voted against the National Forest Service granting permits for a proposed natural gas line to run through National Forest land. Board members voted unanimously 4-0 at a continued meeting on March 26, with Chairman Fred Craft absent, to oppose the Forest Service agreeing to a special use... »

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The Weenee Wagon: little place, big business

Thursday, April 2, 2015
By Gwen Johnson
The Weenee Wagon: little place, big business NEW CASTLE – The newest spot in town to serve up food is The Weenee Wagon, located at the corner of Rt. 311 and Rt. 615. Owned and operated by Mike Kendall, the small hot dog stand on wheels is truly a small space with a fast growing business. Opening during one of the... »

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    Thumbs up good hot dogs great chili
    Jerry Sligh     April 2, 2015

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Bluefield alumni to run 10K in memory of former dean, Salem native

Friday, March 27, 2015
By Submitted
Bluefield alumni to run 10K in memory of former dean, Salem native For the second year in a row, alumni from Bluefield College will form a running troupe called “Team Dean Dan” to compete in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond. Like last year, when the team comes together this spring, Saturday, March 28, they won’t be so much concerned about how they compete or... »

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Pipeline opponents get standing ovation

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Meg Hibbert
Pipeline opponents get standing ovation Open house planned at Craig County High School April 7 NEW CASTLE – Although elected officials have not taken a stand on the natural gas pipeline proposed to cut through the county, more than 85 audience members at the March 19 Craig County Board of Supervisors meeting made clear they oppose the idea. Opponents... »

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Unique Hair Salon offers shampoos and sets to mohawks and tanning

Thursday, March 5, 2015
By Correspondent
Unique Hair Salon offers shampoos and sets to mohawks and tanning NEW CASTLE – In between the telephone ringing to set appointments and before her first customer came in, Amy Horton, owner of Unique Hair Salon, shared all the services that she alone offers her customers. And those services are many. “I do: hair highlights, color and perms, iron out treatments, shampoos and sets, manicures,... »

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Pipeline opposition growing in Craig Co.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Pipeline opposition growing in Craig Co. NEW CASTLE – Opposition to a proposed pipeline that would pass through Craig County is growing, and a group of concerned citizens has organized and plans to present a petition to the Craig County Board of Supervisors at its March 5 meeting. Citizens to Preserve Craig County, the same group that organized to stop... »

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    Where can we purchase opposition signs to place on our Craig Co. road frontage? How much do they cost?
    Judith Davis     April 2, 2015

    We live on Rt 621 Upper Craigs Creek Road and we are adamantly opposed to this Mountain Valley Pipeline coming …
    James H Songer     February 28, 2015

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Pipeline company eyes Craig

Thursday, February 12, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Pipeline company eyes Craig NEW CASTLE – Craig County Administrator Clay Goodman informed the Board of Supervisors during its February meeting Thursday that a sizeable corridor within the county limits is being considered as a potential construction area for Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC. The proposed pipeline, which is awaiting approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), would... »

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    The folks at Preserve Craig ( preservecraig@gmail.com ) have distributed maps that allow enlargement and tracking to show good …
    Tom Morgan     March 1, 2015

    Has anyone seen a clear map of where the pipeline will run? The maps on the mountainvalleypipeline.info site and here …
    Liz Kirchner     February 15, 2015

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CCHS robotics team earns 1st-place in regional competition

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Correspondent
CCHS robotics team earns 1st-place in regional competition NEW CASTLE – “Craig High School may be small but we are mighty!” exclaimed Craig County High School Guidance Counselor Marcia Barlow, following the high school robotics team’s showing at a regional robotics competition last month. Six CCHS students are enrolled in Virginia Western Community College programs STEM-H: Pre-Health Curriculum, IT: Desktop Support Technician,... »

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