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Several aim to run for county offices
With the aim of getting an early campaign start for November’s general county election, a handful of people have announced their intention to seek party nominations for offices. Several incumbents ...
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Local officials voice needs in Richmond
A delegation of Dickenson County officials spent time in Richmond last week hoping to promote the county and relay its needs to state lawmakers. County tourism director Rita Surratt met with Virgin...
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Tobacco panel reforms offered
The leaders of the Virginia Tobacco Commission have introduced legislation to make the organization more efficient and effective, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday. In a press release, McAuliff...
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Student serves as Senate page
WISE — Most Americans’ views about Congress are shaped by news reports, but one Wise County teenager recently received an in-depth examination of how the country’s democratic leadership operates. C...
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Rescue squad aid pact approved
Norton city council and the city rescue squad have reached an agreement that will give the city significant oversight of the emergency unit’s workings. Council on Tuesday night authorized execution...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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City picks Fultz for council seat
Norton city council has appointed Robert Fultz Jr. to fill the unexpired council term of Terry Roop until a special election is held later this year. Council members agreed Tuesday night to name Fu...
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Sewer plant grows: Construction nearly finished
COEBURN — Construction crews have begun applying the finishing touches to a long-awaited expansion project at the Coeburn-Norton-Wise regional wastewater treatment plant. More than two years have p...
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Southwest Virginia’s lawmakers ‘circle the wagons’ to protect coal
Southwest Virginia’s General Assembly delegation plans to “circle the wagons” to protect the coal industry. With Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposing to cap two tax credits that benefit the state’s coal ...
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    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
    01.21.15 - 12:07 am
  • Mine layoff payout offered
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    01.20.15 - 12:08 am
  • City hopes enrollment is steady
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    01.20.15 - 12:07 am
  • County board eyes funding cuts
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    01.20.15 - 12:06 am
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    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    01.15.15 - 12:08 am
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