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Bear sightings reported in Wise
WISE — Council on Tuesday heard from a resident concerned about bears frequenting town. Former Mayor Erra Sutherland told council a mother bear and two cubs were spotted at the health department on...
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Gap man faces rape charges
A Big Stone Gap man is accused of raping a young teenager, according to an indictment that a Wise County grand jury handed down last week. The man, 18, is charged with two counts of rape, each puni...
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City SOL pass rates improved
NORTON — City schools were at or above the state average in 2014-15 Standards of Learning test results, particularly showing mostly marked gains in mathematics pass rates that had landed Norton Ele...
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County schools celebrate SOL gains
WISE — Fourth. That’s the official state ranking Wise County’s school division earned this month upon receipt of its 2014-15 Standards of Learning test results. The division ranked sixth statewide ...
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Council: No minutes from secret Short tape
POUND — In a split vote Tuesday, Town Council refused to include in its public record unofficial "minutes" of a meeting transcribed by a council member who had secretly taped part of the session. "...
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5K run recognizes new city projects
NORTON — An upcoming running race will not only celebrate a new Norton landmark, but also publicly unveil a fresh organization bent on building a stronger volunteer network throughout the city. Hel...
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Norton wreck injures five
A three-vehicle crash Wednesday night in downtown Norton sent five people to the hospital and closed a busy intersection for hours. City police got the call shortly after 9 p.m. about the wreck in ...
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Building on movie’s release is key for town
The premiere of Adriana Trigiani’s movie on Oct. 9 and the town celebration on Oct. 10 are expected to be a glorious moment, but efforts are underway to sustain long-term interest in Big Stone Gap....
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