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A young girl’s dream going into retirement

Pam Dudding Contributing writer Few ladies in their 70s can say that they have worked their dream job and loved everything about it. Betty Hughes, owner of...

Local music group to perform at Catawba Valley Farmers Market

A local music group, Crossroads Strings, will perform on July 25 between 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. at the Catawba Valley Farmers Market. Several music...

Wheels4Kids raises over $1,000 for Lucas

Pam Dudding Contributing writer There is a famous quote that can often be found on social media. It reads, “The most beautiful thing in the world...

Community encouraged to join Catawba Community Center Picnic Shelter on Aug. 10

On August 10, the Catawba Community Center Picnic Shelter will be transformed from the usual Farmers Market scene to a Farm-to-Table scene. In observance...

Rocket athletes display skills at Virginia’s American Legion Auxiliary State competition

Pam Dudding Contributing writer When high school students are subjected to political information, facts often prove that their level of personal involvement drastically increases. Lauren Craddock and...

Virginia Catfish Anglers Association fights for the catfish

Pam Dudding Contributing writer Because fish is heart-healthy meat for human consumption, the sport of fishing has been around for thousands of years. There has been...

Paint Bank Fire Department celebrates Fourth of July

Pam Dudding Contributing writer Speak to any Fire Department Chief and their staff, and they will share with you the difficulties they have in keeping their...

School Board preparing for upcoming school year

Pam Dudding Contributing writer School is out for the summer, but teachers and local Board members are working diligently to prepare for the upcoming school year,...

Hull and Stahl finish 12th in The Great Race

Pam Dudding Contributing writer The Great Race, limited to models made before 1972, is a nine-day road rally that focuses on time, not speed. This...

Farm Bureau hosts annual picnic

Pam Dudding Contributing writer Farm Bureau offers more than just insurance, and at the annual picnic and meeting, all of the resources were made abundantly clear. On...