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Jones launches social media app
Thomas Q. Jones’ life is proof that you can be anything you want to be. After one lifetime of football, the Powell Valley High, University of Virginia and NFL standout has turned his hand to acting...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georges Fork sewer project making progress
A project that will bring public sewer to the Georges Fork area is moving forward. The $5.3 million project will extend public sewer from the Valero filling station on Route 83, located on the west...
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Foster homes sought for abandoned pets
The tri-colored beagle sat in a gray concrete enclosure, its chocolate brown eyes sad and mournful, its posture guarded. Now picture the same dog, its coat clean and eyes shining as it lounges peac...
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Man arrested after alleged sexual assault
A Norton man has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl. The criminal investigative division of the Wise County Sheriff’s Office received a call Feb. 26 about alleged sexual...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools, trails, health care get additional funds
The Norton school system is one of the local winners in the revised state budget that General Assembly lawmakers approved Thursday. The small school system will get an extra $123,000 to correct a d...
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Council splits, rejects Heritage Days downtown
A week after council voted against holding Pound Heritage Days downtown on Memorial Day weekend, prospects seem slim for the festival unfolding at all this year. Councilman Danny Stanley, the only ...
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Water concerns continue; city, towns dig out
Pound was still under a boil-water notice and Coeburn was still urging water conservation as of Thursday morning. Otherwise, however, local towns and the city of Norton were digging out once again ...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Agricultural losses significant
Following last weekend’s crippling winter storm, reports from across Wise County of collapsed roofs and carports began arriving. Countywide agricultural losses are also significant. Phil Meeks, the...
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