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Pound takes advice to not post digital recording on website
POUND — If you want to hear for yourself what happened at a town council meeting, make plans to either be there in person or prepare to request a copy of the digital recording at town hall. Over th...
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Group home owner get support
POUND — Based on what she'd been hearing in the community, Janice Payne arrived at town hall Tuesday braced for conflict over a new residential group home she's developing. Instead, Payne found bro...
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Childhood health is focus
WISE — It’s no secret Southwest Virginia has its share of health issues. High rates of tobacco use, adult obesity and physical inactivity, teen births, and accidental death rates — the latter prima...
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County schools among top-ranked divisions
WISE — The county school division is ranked fourth statewide for the second consecutive year following the receipt of its 2015-16 Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores. Of the state’s 132 school ...
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Historian stirs Civil War, early mining memories
History never really dies down completely. It continues to send ripples through modern society. Historian Randall Osborne spoke Saturday about a notorious Civil War figure who may have ended up in ...
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Wildlife officials seek feral swine information
Virginia’s feral swine population is growing, and wildlife officials are encouraging residents to report the animals, which are considered a nuisance species. Several weeks ago, the USDA’s Wildlife...
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Water works: Coeburn commits to pursue project
COEBURN — When it met July 25, town council split its vote on accepting state health department funds for a major water project. Meeting again Aug. 8, however, the council members present were unan...
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Trash center hours restored
WISE — County supervisors last Thursday reversed a decision they made during this year’s budget deliberations to reduce operating hours at county convenience centers. The board in May agreed to ope...
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