Category Archives: Downtowns

Explore Dickenson County!

It was a beautiful Monday morning in Dickenson County when the new Heartwood Marketing Director, Karen Doyle, Event Planner, Brooke Webb and Heartwood Staff members, Mike Venable and Matt Willey arrived at the Dickenson County Visitor’s Center/Chamber of Commerce in … Continue reading

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Explore Abingdon

One of the first things my husband did to introduce me to my new Southwest Virginia home, a little over four years ago, was to treat me to a night at The Martha complete with drinks at The Tavern, dinner … Continue reading

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Tazewell County Community Day

If you missed this week’s The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive radio show, you can hear it through this video podcast, which features tomorrow’s Tazewell County Community Day at Heartwood. Back to myswva.org

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Well Played, Mumford and Sons, Well Played!

I’m not usually one to go about casting superlatives like “phenomenal” at concerts, but this week’s Mumford and Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Tour Stopover in Downtown Bristol was nothing short of. And I’m not just talking about the 90 … Continue reading

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Gentlemen of the Road Tour in Bristol

WEHC 90.7 FM Station Manager, Richard Graves, talks with Bristol Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing and Sales Director, Kimberly Leonard, and Birthplace of Country Music Director of Marketing, Charlene Baker, about what’s in store for this weekend’s Gentlemen of the … Continue reading

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St. Paul Community Day

You’d be hard pressed not to be impressed by the Town of St. Paul. This Southwest Virginia town, which marked its 100th birthday last year with the publication of St. Paul, Virginia, A Centennial Journey, has been listed on both … Continue reading

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A Taste of Abingdon at the Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market Season is in full swing in towns across Southwest Virginia, but one of my favorites is the Abingdon Farmers Market. This also happens to be the favorite of several of my co-workers… Every other day, the ladies I … Continue reading

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