© Jerry F. Couch Its beginning was filled with optimism and promise… When the new Cleveland High School building was constructed in 1962, it was expected that Appalachian Power’s generation facility at Carbo, and Clincfield Coal Corporation’s new mines would bring an influx of residents to the area. That did happen – to some extent. … Read More Cleveland High School – Changes in the 1970’s
© Jerry F. Couch SOUTHWEST BANK OF VIRGINIA’S grand opening in November of 1971 was a red letter day in St. Paul. Here’s why: Previously, there had only been one bank in town. That particular bank had its genesis in the early 1900’s when the Carolina Clinchfield & Ohio Railway breathed new life into St.… Read More Southwest Bank of Virginia – Grand Opening Nov. 1971
St. Paul Cub Pack 226 and Scout Troop 226 observed Veterans Day on Saturday, November 9th with a Flag Retirement Ceremony at their camp on the IDA property in St. Paul. The Flag Retirement Ceremony began with the playing of the National Anthem. Next, the Scouts of Troop 226 led everyone in a recitation of the Pledge of… Read More St. Paul Troop 226 Celebrates Veterans Day
FOR ALMOST 100 YEARS, the St. Paul First Baptist Church building has been a Fourth Avenue landmark. To keep it looking good, some updates are being carried out. One area that recently received attention is the nursery. In addition to new paint and flooring, the nursery now sports a mural commissioned by the church’s Young… Read More New Mural at St. Paul First Baptist Church
November 6, 2019 From Barbara Trent Manager of Carter Bank & Trust On October 28th Carter Bank & Trust and Food City sponsored a Halloween Costume Contest. We appreciate all who came to watch and enter the competition. Winners are pictured below, left to right … Age 0-2 1st place – McKinleigh Compton as the witch, 2nd place… Read More More Halloween Fun….