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College works toward growth in enrollment
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise already has seen the first reaction to a new partnership with its parent institution in Charlottesville aimed at boosting enrollment here. Suggested two...
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Budget talk centers on enrollment
NORTON — The city school system is proposing a 2015-16 budget that would require less city funding than in the current school year budget. But while the schools budget is based on expecting 810 stu...
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School Pre-K rules delayed
New statewide preschool eligibility requirements that would have meant fewer children could enroll in Wise County schools’ preschool program will not be implemented for the next academic year. Marc...
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Eight indicted for alleged violent crimes
A Wise County grand jury has indicted eight people for alleged crimes of violence. Those indicted March 18 include: • John Ray Thacker Jr., 49. 1545 Main Ave. SW, Norton: One count of breaking and ...
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Reimagining downtown: Be online, be digital, be open
WISE — Communities wanting to preserve their small town charm and entice more people to visit might need a little help from the World Wide Web. Creating an expansive online presence and reimagining...
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DMME again denies Ison Rock permit
A Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy official has affirmed an administrative law judge’s denial of the Ison Rock Ridge surface mining application. In a letter dated Friday, March 13, DMME Dep...
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‘Truly Southwest Virginia?’ Book club decries Grisham novel’s depictions
The Pine Knots Book Club had a lively discussion about the new John Grisham novel “Gray Mountain” Tuesday night, with participants finding many faults in its portrayal of the Appalachian coal-minin...
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Local groups plan annual Easter egg hunts
Local children will find lots of fun Easter activities the next two Saturdays. Red Onion State Prison is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt March 28 at Clintwood Elementary School. Two other egg hu...
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