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Schools meeting planned with lawmakers
Wise County Schools Superintendent Greg Mullins said Monday he and other school leaders from southwestern Virginia and perhaps beyond will meet this week in Richmond with members of General Assembl...
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Snowstorm rehab program advances
COEBURN — Town council took action Monday night to proceed on fixing damage to 15 homes that took place during severe snowstorms in 2015. Council approved the plan to rehabilitate 10 homes and subs...
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Bill aims to guard black lung rules
Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith has reintroduced H.R. 323, a bill to preserve amendments made to the Black Lung Benefits Act by Obamacare. “This two-page bill is all we need to keep one of...
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Carbo plant hearing is Jan. 25
The state Department of Environmental Quality will host an information briefing on a proposed environmental permit for the Appalachian Power Co. Clinch River plant near Carbo in Russell County. The...
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A proud community!
Coeburn town council honored the Eastside High School one-act drama team for its Virginia High School League Group 1A ensemble state championship during council’s Monday night meeting. This was the...
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Friction mounts over councilman's eligibility
POUND — Council members and citizens hurled accusations and delivered admonitions Tuesday night as friction mounted and spread over one councilman's residence, potential conflicts of interests amon...
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Job creation group chooses officers
The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority chose officers for 2017 when it met Dec. 15. Left to right are Chairman J.P. Richardson, vice president of Virginia and Kentucky Operations for...
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Town agrees to fund police vehicles
COEBURN — Town council faced hard choices Monday night between the needs of public safety and the needs of public works during winter weather. In the end, council chose public safety for now by agr...
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