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Child driver stop leads to prison
A Wise resident faces incarceration for child abuse and other charges that stem from a 2016 traffic stop. Christopher Todd Clark, 50, of Wise, was sentenced Tuesday in the county circuit court to t...
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Rabid raccoon caught in county
A raccoon collected on April 24 from the Baum Hollow area of Wise County has tested positive for rabies, according to the state health department. This is the first confirmed case of animal rabies ...
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Town successful on third Mutual grant effort
With a long-sought-after grant approved, Big Stone Gap is ready to move forward on plans for the future of a downtown landmark. The $475,000 Industrial Revitalization Fund grant, together with a pr...
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Take back time here
This Saturday, April 29, citizens have an opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinet and safely dispose of leftover expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications. Drug Take Back events...
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VCEDA gives funding to new zip lines at Breaks Interstate Park
The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority board has authorized funding to assist Breaks Interstate Park create a zip line feature. Meeting April 20, VCEDA approved a grant for up to $16...
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Fines to pay for new police car
POUND — With its fleet of police cars deteriorating quickly and getting more expensive to maintain, Town Council believes it has found the money to buy one new vehicle. Mayor and Interim Town Manag...
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College gets role in hemp research
WISE — No, it’s not marijuana. No, it won’t get anybody high. Now that we’ve gotten those misconceptions out of the way, let’s talk about hemp. The plant has gotten a bad rap because, growing in th...
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Cleanups move to 4/29
Keep Wise County Beautiful’s annual Great American Cleanup event was scheduled for last weekend, but heavy rainstorms washed out all but two locations, St. Paul and Big Stone Gap. Events in other t...
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