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APCo refunds ordered
Average residential customer to get total of $6.85 credit

RICHMOND — State regulators have directed Appalachian Power to refund more than $5 million to Virginia customers.

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Time to be thankful
‘Little’ Lewis shows little impact of premature birth

By BEN R. WILLIAMS - Bulletin Staff Writer

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“Little” Lewis Giles Jr. wasn’t expected to survive past birth. But today, he’s beating the odds — and he beats the drums pretty well, too.

Lewis Jr., the son of Ieshan and Lewis Giles Sr. of Martinsville, is much like any other 3-year-old. He loves playing outside, going to Clearview Elementary School’s Head Start program and playing on his drum kit.

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Sheriff: Woman’s well-being is concern
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Kristy Haynes Dillard has been missing since Saturday, and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating, according to a Wednesday news release.

“At this point, it appears she may have left of her own accord or free will,” Sheriff Lane Perry said Wednesday evening. “We are concerned of her well-being and would like to find her and speak with her and make sure she is OK.”

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Warming up for a ‘turkey trot’
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Students at Patrick Henry Elementary School in Martinsville prepared for their Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday by doing a “turkey trot” around J. Frank Wilson (City) Park next to the school.

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Patrick student to be in Macy’s Parade
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By PAUL COLLINS - Bulletin Staff Writer

A Patrick County High School senior is in New York City to participate with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today.

Ted Alt is a tenor saxophone player at PCHS.

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City may discuss promoting MINet
By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer

City officials are considering marketing the Martinsville Information Network (MINet) as demand increases for the fiber-optic telecommunications service.

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