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Pikeville Medical Center is hosting a ribbon cutting and community cookout next week in celebration of the opening of its new urgent care clinic in Prestonsburg.

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The Jenny Wiley Festival Committee hosted the annual Jenny Wiley Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Mountain Arts Center.

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County Treasurer David Layne told the Floyd County Fiscal Court this week that the Southern Water and Sewer District repaid a loan it owed the county.

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Floyd County Judge Executive Robbie Williams issued an executive order on Monday, implementing an immediate burn ban in the county.

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that former Chief Deputy Sheriff Linzie L. Hunt died. 

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Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams and Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton jointly announced on Sunday that a grant has been awarded to improve the Middle Creek National Battlefield.

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PIKEVILLE — A Floyd County man awaiting the resolution of a murder case against him in Floyd County pleaded guilty in a Pike County case last week.

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The Prestonsburg City Council took steps this week to start the annexation process for the property the city previously bought for the a rail-to-trail that stretches from West Prestonsburg to David.

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is giving taxpayers more time to pay their property taxes this year. 

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State Rep. Ashley Tackett Laferty talked about the need to improve infrastructure, provide workforce training and other business-related matters during the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Wednesday. 

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Assistant Johnson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Adam Gearheart was recently hired as director of the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce.

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Gov. Matt Bevin traveled to the Mountain Arts Center on Wednesday to announce $890,500 in discretionary funding for road repairs in Floyd County and the cities of Prestonsburg and Wayland.

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Less than a week after announcing more than $34.4 million in federal funding for projects in more than a dozen Eastern Kentucky counties, Gov. Matt Bevin traveled to Prestonsburg on Wednesday to announce more funds will be dispersed.

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Big Sandy Community and Technical College hosted a Patriot Day ceremony on Sept. 11 with participation from the Prestonsburg, Oil Springs, Allen and Garrett fire departments, Air Evac Lifeteam, Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad, Health Net Aeromedical Services and Floyd County Code Enf…

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Local residents who tried to call Allen City Hall this month were most likely greeted by a busy signal.

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department arrested an alleged drug trafficker during a road safety checkpoint in Harold last week, recovering 12 grams of methamphetamine and other drugs.

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One of the grants announced at the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Summit last week would fund studies to develop a river trail that would span from Elkhorn City to Louisa.

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The Southern Water and Sewer District received notice about what a county official called a “game changer” last week. 

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A Floyd County resident who was arrested for drug possession and other alleged crimes while he was employed as a sheriff’s deputy opted not to undergo a trial this month.

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A Perry County resident was arrested on Friday during an investigation that led to what officials with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department say is the largest meth bust reported since Sheriff John Hunt took office.

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A Pike County resident is facing a wanton endangerment charge after a motorcycle wreck that occurred last week in Floyd County. 

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Appalachian Regional Healthcare marked a milestone in Prestonsburg Wednesday, hosting a ribbon-cutting celebration for its newest hospital, Highlands ARH Regional Medical Center.

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Appalachian Regional Healthcare marked a milestone in Prestonsburg Wednesday, hosting a ribbon-cutting celebration for its newest hospital, Highlands ARH Regional Medical Center.

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State officials renewed a tax incentive agreement last week with a company that announced plans to build a gas-to-liquids facility in Floyd County, but this week, Judge-Executive Robbie Williams reported that the fiscal court is out of the gas-to-liquids business, at least for now.

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Martin City Council members addressed questions about bills and the city’s apparent deficit during a meeting last week.

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A group of local officials came together last week to look for solutions that could help reduce substance abuse in Floyd County.

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The Southern Water and Sewer District took steps to replace all of its old meters with new radio-read meters last week, agreeing to spend more than $1.29 million on the project, while the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office of Rate Intervention asked the Kentucky Public Service Commission to …

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Floyd County Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins announced last week that Andrea Humphries was hired as the new assistant principal at Betsy Layne Elementary School.  

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Floyd County Board of Education member Dr. Chandra Varia donated $10,000 to May Valley Elementary School this week.

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Tax rates decreased slightly for one Floyd County taxing district, but all others will remain the same this year.

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A Floyd County grand jury issued additional charges against a former pastor and Prestonsburg business owner this week.

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A Floyd County man is facing a felony charge after a search for a missing juvenile resulted in the alleged discovery of methamphetamine.William D. Castle, 40, of Printer, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance.Kentucky State Police Trooper Mat…

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The director of a Floyd County pantry is asking the public to be leery about calls seeking donations.

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The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued an order late last week which, documents show, will allow a mining company to open a new mine in Pike County while receiving economic development assistance from Kentucky Power.

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