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New speed limits apply to unpaved roads, bluegrass festival approved

Thursday, July 24, 2014
By Patrick Smith
New speed limits apply to unpaved roads, bluegrass festival approved - By Gwen Johnson Correspondent   VDOT representative Raymond Lowe apprised Craig County supervisors at their monthly meeting July 10 that new guidelines of 35 mph would apply to unpaved roads unless otherwise indicated by a sign, effective July 1. The change was brought about through a revision of Virginia State Code. Previously, a... »

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Video about Craig’s history, culture circulating on TV, Internet

Thursday, July 17, 2014
By Patrick Smith
A video featuring New Castle and Craig County’s history is currently airing on local cable television and circulating around the Internet. The video was produced by Emily Gruver, an intern with Citizens Cablevision of Floyd County, and was made as a special promotion about the area for its citizens and potential tourists. The video... »

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‘Front porch’ pickers entertain on New Castle sidewalks

Thursday, July 10, 2014
By Meg Hibbert
‘Front porch’ pickers entertain on New Castle sidewalks From “Salty Dog” to “Will the Circle be Unbroken,” pickers joined their God-given talents to bring memorable music to downtown New Castle last Friday afternoon. Phil Spence, owner of The Emporium, made flyers and tried to get the word out, wishing to start what is called the “Main Street Sidewalk Jam.” “I was afraid... »

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Craig County Schools get ‘makeover’

Thursday, July 3, 2014
By Correspondent
Craig County Schools get ‘makeover’ NEWCASTLE – Craig County Schools are getting a makeover and help from parents and other volunteers would be appreciated. “OK, Craig County folks, the paint is in. The ceiling tiles will be here tomorrow. We need your help!” was the invite given by Kelly Wilmore, Craig County Superintendent of Schools over Facebook on June... »

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Musket sounds remind Craig Civil War was here

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Meg Hibbert
Musket sounds remind Craig Civil War was here NEW CASTLE – 5-4-3-2-1….bangggggggg! Four muskets simultaneously sounded in downtown New Castle, while it reminded many of the lives lost in a string of battles called “Hunter’s Trail” 150 years before. Members of the 28th Virginia Infantry Camp 491, along with the Giles Artillery, the VFW Post from New Castle and the Craig County... »

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Seven-car pile up at the Fairgrounds!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Meg Hibbert
Seven-car pile up at the Fairgrounds! NEW CASTLE – About 1,000 people filled the Craig County Fairgrounds Saturday evening for a good “run for their money” demolition derby. Sammy Huffman, along with Jimmy Williams, B.J. Oliver, Devine Huffman, Chris Swingle, David Looney and many volunteers worked hard at giving the spectators thrills. Though fewer cars were present than the last... »

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Hunter’s Raid was a running fight to the finish

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Correspondent
Hunter’s Raid was a running fight to the finish HANGING ROCK- In 1864, the noose was tightening on the Confederacy when Union Gen. David Hunter and his men retreated through Salem and Craig County. The year would give only glimpses of the earlier victories familiar to the South, but never enough to turn the tide of the war. With his supplies and troop... »

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Class of 2014 steps into the future

Friday, June 13, 2014
By Correspondent
Class of 2014 steps into the future NEW CASTLE – Members of the Craig County High School Class of 2014 took the first steps into their future on June 6. It was a beautiful Friday evening when the 54 graduates received their diplomas from Principal Robert “Rowdy” Stump and Assistant Principal Marion Trumbo in ceremonies on the CCHS field. Graduates included Stump’s... »

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McCleary students honor veterans of yesterday, today

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By Correspondent
McCleary students honor veterans of yesterday, today CRAIG COUNTY – McCleary Elementary School students whole-heartedly participated in honoring the veterans of yesterday and today by joining the Military Appreciation Project Team and making homemade cards for the next care packages to be sent to our active military from Craig County. Approximately 24 packages will be sent in June. MAP volunteers asked... »

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Preschool students learn about fighting fires

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Preschool students learn about fighting fires NEW CASTLE – Students from New Castle Christian Preschool learned about tools firefighters use to fight fires, and had a chance to sit is a crash truck when children from the New Castle Christian Church visited the New Castle Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Brent Crush and volunteers Jeffrey Bryant and Tyler Jones showed the... »

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