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TLC’s The Willis Clan to perform at UVa-Wise Abingdon Oct. 25

The Willis Clan, a family of performers featuring musicians, dancers, athletes writers and artists will perform at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Abingdon at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Sunday, Oct. 25. The Nashville, Tennessee based group, featured in a reality TV series on The Learning Channel, merges Irish roots with other […]

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AEP seeking approval for new substation

This news article came from the SWVA today. WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS | 0 comments ABINGDON, Va. — Appalachian Power wants to improve the reliability of electricity in Southwest Virginia by adding a new substation in Abingdon. So AP officials are planning to seek approval for a $50 million transmission project that will also include upgrading six […]

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Volunteers Needed for 2015 Lego Tournament

The date has been set for the 2015 Regional FLL Tournament.  The tournament date is Saturday, November 14, 2015.  We are now actively recruiting volunteers to assist in this tournament to inspire more students to become engineers, scientists, and technicians. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with this tournament, please let me know.   […]

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Public Notice of Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center’s August Meetings

The Board of Trustees of the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center will hold informal meetings with finalists for the position of Executive Director on the following dates and times at the Higher Education Center, One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, Virginia.             Monday, August 10 Noon               Lunch; Room 103/104 1:30 pm           Presentation; Room 103/104 2:00 pm           Meetings; […]

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VCU CRNA and DNAP Programs Information Session

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Nurse Anesthesia (Abingdon, VA Campus) is offering its Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) graduate curriculums to residents of Southwest Virginia, Northeast Tennessee and Southeast Kentucky in partnership with the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.  We will host an Information Session for interested individuals […]

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Teens cooking

Teens cooking in Abingdon on June 22 BY CAROLYN R. WILSON | For the Washington County News | Posted 7 days ago Gibson McPeek is interested in a lot of things at age 13. He likes to camp with his family and he recently earned his black belt in karate, a long-awaited feat for the youth. But during […]

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