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A New Lease on Life

A New Lease on Life

When Sherrie and Mourad Fahim bought a 120-year-old building in Barboursville, Va., they weren’t exactly sure what they were getting into.

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A New Lease on Life
Who You Gonna Call? Rock Busters!
Who You Gonna Call? Rock Busters!

Who You Gonna Call? Rock Busters!

When retired pharmacist Chester Hill needed an electrical line installed for a newly constructed garage on his Big Stone Gap farm, he knew exactly who to call.

More Than a Place to Pay Bills

More Than a Place to Pay Bills

As coordinator of vegetation management at Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, Scott Sorrels is protective of environmental concerns throughout the co-op’s territory. But what about closer to home? What about in SVEC’s front yard?

Ditch Digging Done Right, Co-op Style

Ditch Digging Done Right, Co-op Style

Ditch Digging Done Right DONNA WEST WAS ON HER HANDS AND KNEES, PEELING BACK CLOTS OF DEBRIS AND WET LEAVES at a children’s playground in Murfreesboro, Tenn., when she made a discovery. “It’s a drain,” she said. “I wonder if anyone knew it was here.” Answer: Probably...

When 10,000 Leads to 120,000

When 10,000 Leads to 120,000

Millie Winstead tells the story of a woman who sadly informed her last fall that their traditional family contribution to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank wouldn’t be forthcoming in 2020 because she and her husband had been out of work for several months.