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New restaurant opens on Main Street

Thursday, October 23, 2014
By Gwen Johnson
New restaurant opens on Main Street NEW CASTLE – Jason Hutchison, owner and operator of the new restaurant Hutch on Main, said, “This restaurant is something I have wanted to do all my life. It’s been my dream,” he added. “There was only one way to do it and that was to jump in.” And jump in he did. He... »

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Federal grant funds go toward EMS communications in Craig

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Submitted
NEW CASTLE – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced last week that more than $4.8 million in federal funds would be awarded to multiple local government agencies to enhance emergency preparedness throughout Virginia. Craig County was one of the localities receiving grant funding, and was awarded $40,000 for Emergency Operations Center (EOC) upgrades. According to Craig... »

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Community remembers victims of fatal 2013 accident

Friday, October 10, 2014
By Correspondent
Community remembers victims of fatal 2013 accident NEW CASTLE – It is hard for many to believe that a year has already passed since the fatal car accident that stunned everyone in the community of Craig County. Three young women remembered for their wonderful personalities and bright plans for their futures were the victims of the two-vehicle accident on Route 311... »

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Craig tourism revenue saw increase in 2013

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Craig tourism revenue saw increase in 2013 NEW CASTLE – Data released by the United States Travel Association revealed that every region in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year. According to the USTA, tourism in Virginia generated $21.5 billion in travel spending. Tourism also supported 213,000 jobs in the Commonwealth and provided $842 million in state taxes and... »

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Free Family Fun Day Sept. 27 at Craig County Fairgrounds

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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NEW CASTLE – Mick or Mack IGA, Craig County Fairgrounds Association, and Hart Motors will sponsor a Free Family Fun Day Saturday, Sept. 27, from noon to 10 p.m. at the Craig County Fairgrounds. Events will include field day events from noon to 2 p.m. like a greased pig chase, corn hole competitions, and... »

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Dream for new recreation complex becoming a reality

Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Dream for new recreation complex becoming a reality NEW CASTLE – The Craig County Field of Dreams, future site of an approximately $2 million recreation complex, received a timely donation in the form of two new flags and flagpoles from Woodmen of the World last Thursday, Sept. 11. A special ceremony coincided with the donation, during which a small crowd both saluted... »

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Ice Bucket Challenge motivates ‘bucket fillers’ at McCleary

Thursday, September 11, 2014
By Correspondent
Ice Bucket Challenge motivates ‘bucket fillers’ at McCleary NEW CASTLE – What started out as a suggestion to support a local charity involving about four to five school staff members became a lively event that kicked a positive atmosphere and the moral up a few more notches than expected at McCleary Elementary School Aug. 29. The school’s “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” ended... »

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Students, staff encouraged to recycle at McCleary Elementary

Thursday, September 4, 2014
By Gwen Johnson
Students, staff encouraged to recycle at McCleary Elementary NEW CASTLE – At McCleary Elementary School’s recent back-to-school assembly, the Craig County Beautification Committee presented new recycle bins for every classroom, as well as the office and cafeteria, as part of an effort to beef up recycling programs within the school system. The bins will be for the collection of paper and cardboard... »

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Bluegrass festival attracts over 1,000 to New Castle

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Correspondent
Bluegrass festival attracts over 1,000 to New Castle NEW CASTLE – Approximately 1,000 bluegrass music lovers, from North Carolina, Hillsville, Covington and local areas infiltrated the Reynolds Campground Saturday to enjoy a day listening to performances by some of the best bluegrass musicians around. The festival was organized by Adam Gentry, chairman of the Craig County Business Association. Though the rain may... »

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New waste compactor to save Craig in disposal costs

Thursday, August 21, 2014
By Patrick Smith
New waste compactor to save Craig in disposal costs NEW CASTLE – Average Craig County citizens may not notice, but the county has taken two important steps over the past four years to greatly reduce the cost of disposing of their trash. The county currently collects and transfers waste from two sites – one is the Craig County Transfer Station known as the... »

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