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County’s schools fully accredited
State accreditation and federal accountability ratings released Tuesday reveal Wise County schools met most required benchmarks. County school officials said they’re pleased with the division’s res...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Math mars city school results
Following the release of state education accreditation and federal accountability rankings Tuesday, Norton’s J.I. Burton High School was fully accredited and Norton Elementary and Middle School was...
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Rare green salamanders surveyed on High Knob
NORTON — The rare green salamander, a cliff-dweller in the Appalachian Mountains adept at living in rocky, vertical spaces, had been known only from about 20 locations in all Virginia. Not any more...
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Schools offer additional parent resources
The school Parent Resource Centers are open for business. Last year, all Wise County elementary and primary schools started setting up the centers, which offer parents, grandparents and other famil...
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Woodworkers ready for Carv-In
The woodworkers who participate in Mountain Tradition Woodcarvers are sharpening up their knives for their big event of the year, the Carv-In. This year’s Carv-In will be part of a rich festival we...
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Pioneer Day participants sought
With the annual Pioneer Day quickly approaching on Sept. 27, organizers are planning lots of activities and looking for additional food and craft vendors. Dickenson County Historical Society vice-p...
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‘I Renew Day’ is Saturday in Clintwood
Love will be in the air in Clintwood Sept. 20, as numerous couples are expected to come to town to renew their vows. In the 1960s, Clintwood was unofficially known as the Marriage Capital of the Wo...
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Prison time: Cockfight promoter sentenced
A Wise County man faces incarceration for his role in a cockfighting ring that operated in eastern Kentucky. Wesley Dean Robinson, 57, was sentenced Friday in Abingdon to six months in a federal pr...
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