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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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    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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    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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Grant makes ‘Free Feline Fix’ possible for local cat owners

Friday, January 23, 2015
By Correspondent
Grant makes ‘Free Feline Fix’ possible for local cat owners Area cat owners have an exciting opportunity available to them – they can have their cats spayed or neutered for free. Thanks to a grant from the McCausland Foundation, Barn Cat Buddies, Inc. has announced its “Free Feline Fix” in which the goal is to spay or neuter and rabies vaccinate 600 felines this... »

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CCHS fans make ‘Baskets for Cash’

Thursday, January 15, 2015
By Correspondent
CCHS fans make ‘Baskets for Cash’ NEW CASTLE – The cheers were loud and proud as Grace Faw and Tyler Taliferro each made three-point shots to win $400 for Craig County High School in the area contest called “Baskets for Cash,” sponsored by Shelor Motor Mile of Christiansburg. Faw is a student at CCHS and Taliferro is a graduate. Melissa... »

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New roof for the New Year

Thursday, January 8, 2015
By Submitted
New roof for the New Year NEW CASTLE – Kevin J. Bevins Construction Company has completed work on the new roof of the historic Old Brick Hotel in New Castle. One of the first projects after the 1840s brick building was purchased by the Craig County Historical Society in 1983, the old tin roof had developed holes and other defects... »

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Trumbo inducted into Bridgewater Hall of Fame

Thursday, December 4, 2014
By Gwen Johnson
Trumbo inducted into Bridgewater Hall of Fame NEW CASTLE – Marion “Bo” Trumbo, a former standout pitcher for Bridgewater College with several pitching records having stood the test of time for nearly four decades, was inducted into the Bridgewater College Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 31, along with five others making up the class of 2014 for the hall. Trumbo’s career... »

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Paint Bank’s Mikell Ellison retiring

Friday, November 28, 2014
By Gwen Johnson
Paint Bank’s Mikell Ellison retiring CRAIG COUNTY – Mikell Ellison, a legend in her time for her efforts in making Paint Bank a successful destination point, has retired after 15 years of service to Paint Bank and the late John Mulhern and his wife Nancy. “Meeting 40,000-50,000 people a year from all over the world is as good a... »

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Fitness center opens in New Castle

Thursday, November 13, 2014
By Gwen Johnson
Fitness center opens in New Castle NEW CASTLE – Fitness by Holly is the new kid in the 200 block of Main Street in New Castle, the side of the street that has a new restaurant, The Emporium Book Store, Charlton’s Realty, a school of dance studio and two banks. With Family Dollar and the Artisan Center across the street,... »

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Shelor, CCHS partner for talent show

Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Correspondent
Shelor, CCHS partner for talent show NEW CASTLE – Seven Craig County High School students last Wednesday competed for a chance to win a 1st-place prize of $200 and for the opportunity to compete in a regional talent show in Christiansburg in November, where the 1st-place prize is $2,500. Shelor Motor Mile sponsored the school’s first-ever “Growing the Future” Community... »

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