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Town awaits ATV trail details
COEBURN — The Spearhead Trails organization would like to open a connector trail system near town that will link to the Mountain View trails at St. Paul by the end of this year, but that’s not cert...
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Clinch River State Park effort continues
An ongoing quest to create a state park along the banks of the Clinch River might not reach reality in the next year or two, but proponents maintain the question is not if the project happens, but ...
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Discolored water problem may get easy fix
COEBURN — Town officials think the source of discolored water that plagued citizens for months has been identified and the solution is clear. But at Monday night’s town council meeting, it was expl...
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Bear sightings reported in Wise
WISE — Council on Tuesday heard from a resident concerned about bears frequenting town. Former Mayor Erra Sutherland told council a mother bear and two cubs were spotted at the health department on...
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Gap man faces rape charges
A Big Stone Gap man is accused of raping a young teenager, according to an indictment that a Wise County grand jury handed down last week. The man, 18, is charged with two counts of rape, each puni...
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City SOL pass rates improved
NORTON — City schools were at or above the state average in 2014-15 Standards of Learning test results, particularly showing mostly marked gains in mathematics pass rates that had landed Norton Ele...
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County schools celebrate SOL gains
WISE — Fourth. That’s the official state ranking Wise County’s school division earned this month upon receipt of its 2014-15 Standards of Learning test results. The division ranked sixth statewide ...
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Council: No minutes from secret Short tape
POUND — In a split vote Tuesday, Town Council refused to include in its public record unofficial "minutes" of a meeting transcribed by a council member who had secretly taped part of the session. "...
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