July 21, 2005 RSS feed / Top News

Bath urged to foster new technology

BY MATTHEW CAMPAGNA • STAFF WRITER HOT SPRINGS — Bath has set its sights on the 21st century, with a mind to provide future opportunities to individuals and businesses by providing broadband accessibility throughout the county. More...

Vote sparks bitterness from many, applause from some

By Anne Adams and Will O'Connor • Staff Writers MONTEREY — After the initial letdown of the Highland board’s permit approval for Highland New Wind Development, those who have so strongly opposed the 39-megwatt industrial wind energy project are n More...

Wind permit approved

By Anne Adams • Staff Writer MONTEREY — Three years of debate. Months of research. Strong opposition. Lawsuits promised. An eight-hour public hearing. Final board approval. More...

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Supervisors based vote on what's best

Editor, The Recorder, Hats off to Jerry Rexrode and Lee Blagg for voting their consciences on the windmills. I’ve known both of these men since high school; and I am confident that you won’t find two more decent, hard-working, upstanding citizens. More...

First do no harm forgotten by Highland board

Editor, The Recorder, Jerry and Lee, repeat after me: “Primum non nocere!” “Primum non nocere!” Since you have demonstrated that you are all-seeing and all-knowing, surely you already know what this means, so we don’t have to translate it for you. More...

Sold out, but not for sale

In the space of about 30 minutes last week, the three-year debate over the suitability of wind power for Highland County shifted abruptly from what if? to what now? More...

Boards vote no surprise

By Anne Adams • Staff Writer MONTEREY — Though quite a number of opponents could not resist holding out hope Highland supervisors would turn it down, few were really surprised at the 2-1 vote by the board to approve a conditional use permit for More...

Planters to stay or county pays

By MATTHEW CAMPAGNA • Staff Writer WARM SPRINGS — Traffic rounds. Flower planters. Bump outs. The now completed streetscape modifications in downtown Hot Springs have borne many names. More...

Sports

Feeling whole again

Local golf champ makes another run on seniors’ tour after 12-year hiatus BY WILL O'CONNOR • STAFF WRITER HOT SPRINGS — When nine-time state amateur champ Kay Shaw tees off at the Virginia State Senior Women’s Match-play Championship at The Home More...



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