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Will Wise become a true college town? UVa-Wise, town officials seek to strengthen their bonds
Charlottesville and Blacksburg might come to mind if picturing a typical college town, but the hometown of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise is not likely to top that list. Movement is n...
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ODP explains Thursday power outage
One fallen tree. That was all it took Thursday afternoon to wipe out electric power for nearly 6,800 Old Dominion Power customers. According to ODP spokesman Cliff Feltham, a storm Thursday caused ...
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Central High getting new football stadium
WISE — It’s official. A potential $2 million donation to help build athletic facilities at the new Central High School is now definitely happening. County Schools’ Superintendent Jeff Perry told sc...
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E-summons system considered: County studies $5 court fee to fund technology
WISE — County supervisors last night were expected to consider an ordinance that would allow the county sheriff’s office to assess a fee for some criminal and traffic offenses to help fund an elect...
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Library parking pact raises new concern
COEBURN — A local company’s effort to be a good neighbor now faces a legal dilemma that involves town government. Payless Supermarkets executive Alan Atwood asked town council Monday to put priorit...
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Council passes Big Cherry master plan
Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday adopted a master plan for the Big Cherry recreation area that will keep use of the facility at its current level. On a 7-0 vote, council passed the “passive recre...
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Liver transplant doesn’t slow Masters
Marie Masters is a walking success story for organ transplant. On Nov. 22, 2001 — Thanksgiving day — Masters underwent liver transplant surgery at age 64 at the University of Virginia in Charlottes...
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Town to install pump station at former polling site
The polling location previously used for the Artrip precinct will be donated to the town of Clintwood. The town will use the quarter-acre of land to install an additional water pumping station, may...
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    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
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    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
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    by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
    09.09.14 - 12:08 am
  • Mine operator ordered to pay laid-off miners
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    09.09.14 - 12:07 am
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    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    09.09.14 - 12:06 am
  • Hiking trail to be revived
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
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