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Hey HGTV, look over here! – Locals try to bring network series to Vale

Zach Knapp, a Vale Middle School teacher and president of the Vale Community Coalition, worked with a local group to put together a submission for HGTV's upcoming series, "Home Town Takeover." (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE – Imagine this: the old Drexel Hotel restored to its former glory, perhaps with a steakhouse on the ground floor. 

Imagine a spa with soaking baths heated by the local hot springs and the Rex Theater up and running again.

A group in Vale is doing more than just imagining. They’re trying to get the attention of HGTV to make Vale the star of the network’s upcoming series, “Home Town Takeover.”

In January, HGTV launched a nationwide call to find towns that could use a facelift. 

The Vale Community Coalition and other local . . .