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VCEDA gives funding to new zip lines at Breaks Interstate Park
The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority board has authorized funding to assist Breaks Interstate Park create a zip line feature. Meeting April 20, VCEDA approved a grant for up to $16...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fines to pay for new police car
POUND — With its fleet of police cars deteriorating quickly and getting more expensive to maintain, Town Council believes it has found the money to buy one new vehicle. Mayor and Interim Town Manag...
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College gets role in hemp research
WISE — No, it’s not marijuana. No, it won’t get anybody high. Now that we’ve gotten those misconceptions out of the way, let’s talk about hemp. The plant has gotten a bad rap because, growing in th...
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Cleanups move to 4/29
Keep Wise County Beautiful’s annual Great American Cleanup event was scheduled for last weekend, but heavy rainstorms washed out all but two locations, St. Paul and Big Stone Gap. Events in other t...
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Budget has big gap to fill
WISE — Expected county income in fiscal 2017-18 is nearly $955,000 short of planned spending, county supervisors learned last week. During their April 13 meeting, County Attorney Karen Mullins pres...
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Data firm chief praises county
WISE — As dignitaries marked the opening of the Mineral Gap Data Center Wednesday, DP Facilities President Mark Gerard told the gathering this is just the beginning. "We strongly believe that we ca...
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Kayak event date changed
The second annual Pound River Challenge kicks off Saturday, memorializing two departed natives and fundraising for another while introducing others to the fun of kayaking the river. The event is he...
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Workgroup views facility’s solar array
Solar power, advocates say, is becoming more of a win-win for both consumers and job seekers. The cost of solar panels has come down over the years, and installing them is labor intensive, putting ...
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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