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Craddock leads in straw poll

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Correspondent
By Kelsey Bartlett The Craig County Sheriff Forum was hosted at Craig County High School on Friday night. Trevor Craddock and Paris Parsons were both at the event. Danny McPherson was absent due to prior commitments. According to a straw poll conducted at the forum, Craddock leads his competitors with 68.7 percent of the... »

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‘Load the Bus’ fills classrooms and hearts

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Correspondent
‘Load the Bus’ fills classrooms and hearts By Pam Dudding Craig County joined Glenvar and Salem schools Aug. 7-9 for the annual “Load the Bus” event. Bus drivers parked in front of Salem Wal-Mart to collect school supply donations. “In all the years I have done this project, this year has been the most successful,” Susie Mattox, secretary of McCleary Elementary... »

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Craig Day Care Center stays active

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Correspondent
Craig Day Care Center stays active By Pam Dudding-Burch There appear to be few dull moments or unhappy kids at the Craig County Child Care Center in New Castle, especially this summer, as the center received a grant from the Community Catalyst Funds of Foundation of Roanoke Valley. The funding helped to pay classroom staff as well as bus drivers... »

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Retired and newly hired teachers gather to celebrate

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Correspondent
Retired and newly hired teachers gather to celebrate Submitted by Anita Brown Booth Craig County Retired Teachers Association met for their quarterly back to school meeting and on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at Craig County High School. They shared a delicious lunch prepared by the cafeteria workers to welcome back teachers to the new school year. The retired teachers always look forward to... »

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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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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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