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11/25/2020 - 12:00am
Lexington City Exploring Recycling Option Council member Chuck Smith reported at the City Council meeting on Thursday that the recycling committee had met to discuss the current situation. The members zeroed in on three options as possible...

Sports

AmeriCorps Team Tackles NBSP Projects

AFTER helping to re-routing the Blue Ridge trail and sawing trees, a National Civilian Community Corps team leader looks out at the newly improved viewpoint.

11/25/2020 - 12:00am
A team with the Ameri-Corps National Civilian Community Corps recently completed a month-long service project at Natural Bridge State Park. The group of 10 built a campsite, improved trails, and cut trees to create better views, “so that [the park...

Arts & Entertainment

11/25/2020 - 12:00am
A special Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated Thursday, Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Father Joseph D’Aurora, pastor, will be the presider, and deacon Paul Gorski will be the homilist. Face coverings will be required, and...

Obituaries

11/25/2020 - 12:00am
Judy Day Riley’s heart of gold unexpectedly took its final beat on the evening of Nov. 16, 2020. Born on March 20, 1952, she was a daughter of Jim and Joyce Day. She was a resident of Raphine. Judy was a loving wife and soulmate for 46 years to her...

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