Vinton (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Vinton (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.280998
Longitude: -79.897003
population: 7,718
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

'Expertise in volunteerism' displayed

WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Volunteers. Survivors. Officials, friends, strangers.That's what has made the disaster in Wessington Springs worth fighting through, according to Gene Fastnacht, 67, of Wessington Springs.He has been in charge of organizing volunteers ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Vinton First Aid Crew purchases new Rehab Response vehicle

VINTON–The Vinton Volunteer First Aid Crew has purchased a new Ford F-250 Super Duty pick-up truck to be used as a Rehab Response unit. Its primary purpose is to provide support services to Fire and EMS personnel involved in major incidents such as structure ... [Published Our Valley - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Nice day, nice ride…even with the damn cows

Harley-Davidson , Natural Bridge , Peaks of Otter , Smith Mountain Lake , VirginiaNo Comments I rounded a curve and found two Angus cows outside their fenceThe thermometer sat at 51 degrees Sunday morning when I fired up my Switchback for a ride north ... [Published Blue Ridge Muse - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

All-in-One Home Solutions, LLC Receives Several Recent Distinguished Awards

Vinton, VA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/04/2014 -- , owned by Harmony and Jeremiah Wright, has been the honored recipient of a variety of awards in recent months, including the Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2013. This award is designed to recognize excellence ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Area Guide to 4th of July Celebrations

BEDFORD:A gathering of Taps Buglers from the organization Bugles Across America will be meeting at the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA on the morning of July 4, 2014 to play a coordinated/group Taps around the Memorial grounds. This is in honor of the 70th ... [Published WSET - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Anna Louise (Courson) Franks

, 91, of Thornville, passed away June 25, 2014, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark. She was born on March 21, 1923, in Thornville, daughter of the late Carl and Mary Estella (Edmund) Courson. Louise was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and until ... [Published The Buckeye Lake Beacon - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vinton Poker Run

Vinton, Va. (WSLS) Dozens are bikers are riding through Southwest Virginia to stop cancer.About 50 motorcycles showed up at Bob's Restaurant in Vinton for the "3rd Annual Poker Run for Relay."It's an event where bikers are given one poker card at the ... [Published WSLS - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Man's Best Friend To The End: Resting In Peace Beside Your Pet

Peanut, Bootsie, Choppie, Sassy Mae. They're a collection of names engraved into the flat stones marking the graves of dogs and cats at Mountain View Cemetery, a resting place in Vinton, Va., run by Don Wilson."We see people coming to visit and pay their ... [Published NHPR - Jun 21 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Raising the cigarette tax hurts merchants

The Virginia Wholesalers and Distributors Association is the statewide business trade group representing the interests of corporations and individuals involved in the manufacturing, sale, and distribution of convenience and grocery store products.It has ... [Published News Leader - May 07 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: A curious column by George Will

A curious column by George WillI read with interest George Will's column ("Regulatory overkill") on April 20. I must point out some inconsistencies. He spends a fair amount of time citing statements the Susan B. Anthony List issued supporting the veracity ... [Published Roanoke Times - Apr 28 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Looking Back: Today in History, April 14, 2014

1989 (25 years ago)“If cleanliness is next to godliness, Raleigh Court Elementary School approaches Valhalla. The school grounds have been almost completely liberated from cigarette boxes, tin cans and broken glass. Nary even a gum wrapper mars these ... [Published Roanoke Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Looking Back: Today in History, April 7, 2014

1989 (25 years ago)“The Ringling Brothers came to town Wednesday, for the first time in 18 years — and the sword-swallowers and the fire-eaters weren’t the only people doing strange things. All over downtown Roanoke, a whole lot of grown-ups were acting ... [Published Roanoke Times - Apr 07 2014]

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"I'm just happy I can dodo something for my community," he said. "It's the only thing I could really provide. I couldn't bring back the houses, belongings, but I could send people to a yard to help clean up around the house."
"We've all been affected by cancer so i'm hoping like I said that we all come together and they all support I know we got it going here" Tina Martin Captain Bob's Restaurant Relay for Vinton said
"People buy ahead of time so they can be buried with their pets. Some people even exchanged their lots in the cemetery for lots in the 'People and Pets' section. It's over a hill; it's probably the prettiest part of the cemetery" Flynn says
He then goes on to cite the Cincinnati regional office of the Internal Revenue Service as being "especially active in suppressing the political speech of conservative groups." This is the more serious problem

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'Expertise in volunteerism' displayed [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 12 2014]
Vinton First Aid Crew purchases new Rehab Respo... [Published Our Valley - Jul 10 2014]
Nice day, nice ride…even with the damn cows [Published Blue Ridge Muse - Jul 07 2014]
All-in-One Home Solutions, LLC Receives Several... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 04 2014]
Area Guide to 4th of July Celebrations [Published WSET - Jul 03 2014]
Anna Louise (Courson) Franks [Published The Buckeye Lake Beacon - Jun 26 2014]
Vinton Poker Run [Published WSLS - Jun 22 2014]
Man's Best Friend To The End: Resting In Peace ... [Published NHPR - Jun 21 2014]
Letter: Raising the cigarette tax hurts merchants [Published News Leader - May 07 2014]
Letters: A curious column by George Will [Published Roanoke Times - Apr 28 2014]
Looking Back: Today in History, April 14, 2014 [Published Roanoke Times - Apr 13 2014]
Virginia Veterinary Medical Association Names 2... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 09 2014]
Looking Back: Today in History, April 7, 2014 [Published Roanoke Times - Apr 07 2014]
Looking Back: Feb. 10, 2014 [Published Roanoke Times - Feb 09 2014]
Looking Back: Feb. 3, 2014 [Published Roanoke Times - Feb 03 2014]
Two farily mild days, then return to cold [Published Roanoke Times - Jan 12 2014]
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Virginia Veterinary Medical Association Names 2... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 09 2014]
Roanoke, VA, April 09, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) has announced that Dr. Jesse A. Webster is the 2014 recipient of the Paul F. Landis Veterinarian of the Year Award. Presented in honor of former VVMA and American ...
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