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All Plumbers Go To Heaven – R.I.P. My Friend, Jim Purvis

Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford I’d seen Jim Purvis long before I knew Jim Purvis. Around 1999 when visiting Nelson Jim, or JP as I ended up knowing him, would be seated in the old Truslow’s Auto Repair and … Continue reading

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Doug Viar : Remembering My Friend & News Mentor 9 Years Later

Doug Viar left us on this very day 9 years ago in April of 2011. Just short of a decade. As many of you know Doug was my TV news mentor. He taught me just about everything I know today … Continue reading

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