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New sewer rates proposed
There’s good news for localities tied to the Coeburn-Norton-Wise regional wastewater treatment system. The CNW authority board on Nov. 30 unanimously approved advertising for public hearing revised...
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Report: College has $84 million impact
An economic impact study reveals that the University of Virginia’s College at Wise pumped $84 million into Virginia’s economy and had a strong $64 million overall economic impact on the seven coalf...
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Church mission expands with new trailer
The goal of the Serving Our Neighbors mission is as simple and direct as the Bible passage that inspired it: “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me someth...
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Lockdown: No ‘credible threat’ found
A Wise County school was placed on lockdown last Friday following an alleged threat. The Wise County Career-Technical Center was on lockdown for almost an hour and a half as law enforcement investi...
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Solar energy firm takes the next step
WISE — Solar power could be coming to Wise County. The county’s Industrial Development Authority on Nov. 15 unanimously agreed to establish a memorandum of understanding with Energix Renewable Ener...
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Long-range growth plan being updated
About two and a half years have passed since work began to establish a new future development plan for Wise County. A 193-page draft comprehensive plan is now under review by a 30-plus member steer...
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Case made for water rate increase
COEBURN — A recent analysis of the town’s water operation adds to arguments for raising water rates in the near future. Art Mead, of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of...
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Expansion to create 14 jobs
A local welding and fabrication business has been awarded a $250,000 loan to assist an expansion at its Norton-based operation. The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority on Nov. 15 appr...
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