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Chatman Appointed to National Coal Heritage Area Authority

By Derek Tyson, The Welch News Editor

Local historian Jay Chatman was recently appointed to the National Coal Heritage Area Authority by Governor Jim Justice. 

The McDowell County Commission had voted to nominate Chatman for the position earlier this year, feeling that he was the best fit for the job. 

“It was kind of a surprise,” said Chatman. “I didn’t expect it but I thought . . .

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