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Norton school board adopts 2015-16 budget
NORTON — City school board Monday tweaked its thinking and unanimously approved an $8 million-plus budget for 2015-16 based on an enrollment projection of just a few more students than it had discu...
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Mike’s Bridge: Ceremony to honor hero
COEBURN — As a young man not long graduated from high school, Mike Gibson was such a fixture in neighborhood ball games and community activity that friends dubbed him the mayor of Bondtown. For abo...
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Cleanup snares 1.56 tons of garbage
A warm, sunny Saturday and eager volunteers made for a very good cleanup along the Powell River and Powell River Trail. As a matter of fact, volunteers did 1.56 tons worth of good. That’s the weigh...
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Haysi teen killed in wreck
A Haysi teenager was killed in a car crash Sunday. C. Brooke Woods, 15, died in the wreck, which happened shortly before 4 p.m. April 12 on Route 730, less than a mile south of Route 652, in the Ba...
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Man admits to armed robbery
A Pound man facing an armed robbery charge in Dickenson County has pleaded guilty. Jason Matthew Moore, 40, is scheduled for sentencing April 30 in Dickenson County Circuit Court. The charge stemme...
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Elk can be boon to the economy, says new group
The leader of a brand new chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation puts his position this way: “I’m not only promoting elk restoration, I’m promoting Wise County restoration.” The economic pote...
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Elk plan needed before change in hunting rule
Before the state expands its ban on elk hunting from three counties in southwestern Virginia to 31 counties west of the Blue Ridge, the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation wants to see a management pla...
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AT&T workers prepare for strike
At press time Monday, local members of the Communications Workers of America waited to find out if their union would go on strike or keep negotiating with AT&T. Among CWA members affected by curren...
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  • County school board expects 13 job cuts
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    04.10.15 - 12:08 am
  • School board to choose health provider
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    04.10.15 - 12:07 am
  • Snow storm recovery: County works on damage claims
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    04.10.15 - 12:06 am
  • Postponed river cleanup is Saturday
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    04.09.15 - 12:08 am
  • County’s health ranking among state’s lowest
    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
    04.08.15 - 12:07 am
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