The Telegram News
December 9, 2018
  • In the past, many people have learned valuable skills through the pages of a book. While people can and do still read to learn today, Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library Director Diana Johnston explains the library’s new Lynda system is a modern way to learn about almost any subject. Lynda’s contemporary twist is the video instruction involved.
  • U.S. 50 turn lane completed in McArthur
    The U.S. Route 50 left-hand turn lane project providing access to the new Cherry Hill Lane Business Circle in McArthur is finished. The third lane was built to provide better access to the developing retail area, which includes Campbell's Market, the planned new University of Rio Grande Community College Center, and other lots for future development.
  • The McArthur Police Department has announced that the teenage girl who was recently reported missing had been found. Police announced last Friday, Nov. 30 that 17-year-old Kasey Daniels had been located on that same day.
  • Christmas in Downtown royalty crowned
    The first-ever Christmas in Downtown Queens Pageant was held at the Vinton County Community Building Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1.
  • Satory sowed seeds for future
    The time Jim Satory has spent as a Vinton County Commissioner has been special to him because of what has been set in motion and the people he has met.
  • The new solar-power generation facility, soon to be built on a 2.200-acre tract near Zaleski by Chicago-based Invenergy, will be a financial boon to Vinton County taxing entities and their respective coffers. It may also benefit the Village of Zaleski’s effort to attract a convenience-store operator.
  • A week later than usual, the Vinton County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its 15th Annual Christmas in Downtown activities on Saturday, Dec. 8. This one-day event, scheduled for 3 to 6 p.m., will feature free activities, crafts, a parade, Santa Claus, a $100 giveaway, and more. This year’s theme is “a Disney Christmas.”

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