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DAMASCUS, Va. — From the outside, the unassuming small-town diner on Shady Avenue in Damascus may not look like anything special, but on the inside, Ralph Wilson stays busy serving up old-fashioned southern comfort food. People don’t come for the aesthetics at The Damascus Diner — they return to the old-school-style diner for the burgers, mashed potatoes and meatloaf.

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ABINGDON, Va. — Tucked away in a holler and surrounded by nature at its best — mountain scenery, trees and songbirds — is Holly Creek Retreat, named for the creek that winds and meanders through a family farm outside Abingdon.

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ABINGDON, Va. — A new recreational trail in Abingdon is allowing people to walk or bike from one end of town to the other, reducing traffic congestion while promoting good health, according to Abingdon Mayor Wayne Craig.

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ABINGDON, Va. — Sandi Puckett's husband’s farm accident — and those she often saw as a hospital operating room nurse — prompted Puckett and other members of the Washington County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee to host their first educational event to help keep youth and families safe on the farm.

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ABINGDON, Va. — Dianne Lester was only 3 years old when her father, Shipfitter Petty Officer James D. Roark, was lost at sea when a 20-foot storm wave swept him and two other men overboard. But 50 years after his death and the Vietnam War, she recently connected with his Navy shipmates during a reunion in Atlanta.

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