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Storm-damaged library reopens
After more than three months of being shut down, the Coeburn Community Library will hold a reopening celebration Monday, June 1. The facility was heavily damaged by mid-February snowstorms that bro...
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School board starts search; Perry reflects
WISE — The search for a new Wise County schools superintendent has begun. The county school board met May 19 to discuss filling the position, which Jeff Perry is leaving next month. Perry was recen...
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Appy budget cuts police captain position
Appalachia Town Council trimmed the town police department in its efforts to come up with a balanced budget. The cuts include the position of captain, a spot held by Brad Gibson since September 201...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appalachia considers real estate tax increase
Faced with falling revenues, Appalachia Town Council has proposed a budget with the town’s first real estate tax increase in 30 years. While council isn’t proposing increases in its water, sewer an...
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Branding our region: Identity outreach meeting Thursday
What does Dickenson County and this region as a whole mean to you? What do you consider special about this place, unique about its people and culture and important to its future? A group of folks w...
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Coyotes creating problems for local livestock owners
It’s a sight no livestock owner wants to see. A farmer enters his field, anxious to see a newly-born calf, lamb or kid. Instead, he encounters the gruesome sight of the newborn animal lying slain o...
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Pound eyes current finances, looks ahead
POUND — Before it got to a public hearing Tuesday on its proposed nearly $2 million budget, Town Council first zeroed in on its immediate financial status and outstanding bills of almost $188,000 t...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool site sought for playground
NORTON — What was once the city’s municipal pool on East Park Avenue is now a big repository for fill dirt. From a vantage point next door, what Norton Elementary and Middle School sees is an oppor...
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