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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...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
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Faces child porn charges; Haysi man now fugitive
A Haysi man faces 20 felony charges involving child pornography, according to Wise County officials. Coty O’Quinn, 20, of 214 Hurricane Branch, was indicted Monday by a Wise County grand jury. He i...
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Company recognized for work on Ridgeview schools
Perkins+Will, Inc., an architectural and design company based in Atlanta and Chicago, has received an outstanding project award for excellence in educational facility design for its work on Ridgevi...
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  • Special day focuses on autism, awareness
    by JENNIFER DAVIS • Staff Writer
    04.19.17 - 12:07 am
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    by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
    04.18.17 - 12:03 am
  • Animal park deal blasted by speakers
    by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
    04.18.17 - 12:01 am
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    by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
    04.14.17 - 12:03 am
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    by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
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