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Water plant fixes continue
POUND — The high costs of operating utility systems continues to weigh on town council. The town faces a high price tag to paint equipment as part of an ongoing overhaul of its water treatment plan...
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Two people sentenced for drug crimes
Two Wise Countians received prison sentences yesterday in federal court for their role in bringing illegal drugs to the region. Marcy Nichole Branch, 27, of St. Paul, and Teresa Ann Richard, 47, of...
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ATV trail: Town to cut ribbon next week
Coeburn’s long wait to become part of the Spearhead Trails regional multi-use trail system is about to pay off. Town Manager Drew Mullins confirmed this week that officials will cut the ribbon Frid...
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Drug charges handed down
A Wise County grand jury indicted several people Monday for alleged drug crimes. Those charged include: • James Marvin Hall, 45, 1930 Cliff Mountain Way, Duffield: One count of conspiracy to manufa...
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Remote Area Medical begins
The 17th annual Remote Area Medical of Virginia began this morning at the Wise County fairgrounds and continues through Sunday, July 24. Gov. Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to visit the health care o...
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Project funds come with strings attached
Big Stone Gap Town Council indicated its interest in pursuing Virginia Department of Health money for a waterline replacement, but as is common in today’s public funding world, taking the money wil...
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MECC seeks jobs grants
WISE — County supervisors last Thursday tentatively lent their support for the county to apply for two jobs training program grants on behalf of Mountain Empire Community College. MECC President Sc...
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Schools: Move away from teaching to test
NORTON — The stress of meeting annual state and federal education benchmarks can take a toll on teachers and students. In response, Norton schools hope to reduce this test-induced stress through th...
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