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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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Cop complaint yields arrest
Tables were turned Wednesday on a man who called Wise County 911 to report "two knucklehead cops" at a Pound gas station. Police were speaking to an individual outside of the Wildcat gas station wh...
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Gap man sought in stabbing incident
Big Stone Gap police are seeking the whereabouts of a suspect in a stabbing incident. Sgt. W.A. Hollinger said Troy Daniel Caudill, 55, of 915 Wood Ave. Apt. 3, is believed to be in Lee County afte...
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Inside out
An old, burned out building on Fifth Street in Norton has quite the view of the mountains beyond. Shooting through a window from the road behind, photographer Will Bouton captures a new inside-out ...
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Council gets street speeding update
WISE — Council last Tuesday received an update about speeding concerns on roads in the Gay Dawn Acres neighborhood. Police Chief Danny French told council his department had conducted a couple of s...
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State to stock fish at Bear Creek
WISE — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will assume fish stocking responsibilities at Wise’s Bear Creek reservoir effective Jan. 1, 2017. In response, town council last Tuesday ...
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New VML board member gives region another voice
PENNINGTON GAP — Jill Carson gives far Southwest Virginia another voice at the state level. Elected in October as an at-large member of the Virginia Municipal League board, Carson, a Pennington tow...
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Drones near fires raise concerns
WISE — Vehicles filed into the North Fork of Pound Reservoir on a recent Sunday, filled with onlookers hoping to glimpse the massive Chinook helicopter aiding firefighting efforts on Pine Mountain....
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