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Council splits on liquor question
POUND — After hearing that the town's Economic Development Authority intended to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation allowing the sale of liquor by the drink, pastor and Councilman Clifton...
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Voters confused by registration letters
Apparently, a lot of properly registered Virginia voters are receiving letters that call their registration status into question. Local registrars and the Virginia Department of Elections warn vote...
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Good results: Schools plan see gains
WISE — A new regional education program aimed at fostering greater student achievement on state standardized tests has produced positive results following its first year. Frustration about increasi...
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Coeburn revisits criminal cases
COEBURN — Town council reluctantly expects to write off tens of thousands of dollars it spent on audit services in the wake of former town manager Loretta Mullins Mays’ convictions for fraud and em...
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Food bank to open new facility
It’s been almost two years since snowstorms rendered the Food Bank of Wise County’s Norton branch a total loss. The 3,500-square-foot Esserville building’s roof collapsed, leaving the building and ...
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Rocky debate: Quarry plan stirs emotions
ST. PAUL — In a crowd that spilled outside the double doors of the town hall meeting room, supporters and opponents of a proposed rock quarry here faced off Tuesday in a sometimes emotional, four-h...
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Schools: Good attendance is a must
WISE — The reasons why students miss school vary, but how these absences impact their academic studies is not so different. Annual attendance rates in Wise County’s school division normally span 92...
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Knob tower kiosk vandalized
HIGH KNOB — About two months. That’s how long the three-paneled kiosk at the High Knob observation tower survived without being vandalized. That streak ended last weekend when the father of the Eag...
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