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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Pike County man on a number of charges including kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment Sept. 22 after officers were dispatched to a domestic incident at the Martin Save A Lot in Floyd County.

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Last week, seven 2020 high school graduates from Floyd County were named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars, something Gov. Andy Beshear said was an “especially impressive” designation.

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This past weekend saw several Eastern Kentucky natives come home to the hills in order to perform two separate shows at the Jenny Wiley Amphitheater. Friday, Sept. 18 saw two up-and-coming country music artists, Knott County native Brit Taylor and Lawrence County native Adam Chaffins perform…

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Invest 606, a business accelerator serving Eastern and Southern Kentucky, is now accepting applications for its 2021 Cohort.  Businesses and entrepreneurs headquartered in the 606-area code can apply to the Invest 606 Accelerator by visiting its website at www.invest606.org. The deadline to …

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On Sept. 9, the Floyd County Community Foundation made two separate check donations at the Century 21 office located in Prestonsburg. The first donation was $2,500 to St. Vincent Mission, which director Erin Bottomlee said will help the organization with food and emergency assistance costs i…

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Recently, the Mountain Arts Center announced that Eastern Kentucky natives Brit Taylor and Adam Chaffins will be getting back to their roots and preforming at the Jenny Wiley Amphitheater this week.

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Highlands ARH Regional Medical Center announced Sept. 10 that Justin Turner, a Logan, West Virginia, native, was named chief operating officer for its community hospital that serves Floyd, Johnson, Martin and Magoffin Counties in Kentucky. Highlands ARH is a leader in the region for orthoped…

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With the general election right around the corner, U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath paid Prestonsburg a visit as she discussed why 36 years has been too long for incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell and how she would "rebuild Kentucky."

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Construction continues this summer and into the fall on the Morgan and Magoffin County West segments of the Mountain Parkway Expansion, according to a statement from project officials. This summer’s progress comes on the heels of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s June announcement that t…

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On Sept. 11, the Prestonsburg Fire Department displayed a huge American Flag overtop South Lake Drive downtown. Mayor Les Stapleton said that everyone in the city staff, including first responders and other emergency personnel, are all very patriotic and always eager to show their support. H…

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On Sept. 9, the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held its 2020 Chamber Luncheon at the Mountain Arts Center. The luncheon, which was a success according to Director Charly Wise, featured guest speaker Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams, who discussed voting for the upcoming November e…

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