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UVa-Wise offers reading clinic for K-6
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is offering an after-school reading clinic two days a week for children from kindergarten to sixth grade. Hours are 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on campus. The t...
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Skiena to lecture at UVa-Wise Sept. 1
Steven Skiena, a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University and a co-founder and chief science officer of General Sentiment, a social media and news analytics co...
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Perk up late summer gardens with fresh color
Summer has a few weeks left, but already leaves are spiraling to the ground and some flower gardens are starting to look a bit drab. When flower gardens fade there are options to keep color or inte...
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Free adult classes re-open in Wise County, Norton
Free adult education classes provided by the Regional Adult Education Program of Lee, Scott, and Wise counties and the city of Norton will reopen Sept. 2 in Wise County and the city of Norton with ...
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Justin’s Walk ‘Train for the Brain’ Walk begins at 9 a.m. Saturday
For 17 years people have gathered at Ringley Park in Coeburn on Saturday morning of Labor Day weekend to remember Justin Porter and to try to help all those afflicted with brain tumors. Justin’s “T...
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Hometown Happenings: Arts in the Park planned in Norton
Staying in town Labor Day weekend? Need something to do? Check out Arts in the Park in Norton Saturday, Aug. 30 from 5-10 p.m. Bring blankets/chairs and sit and listen to the Craig St. Ramblers, JP...
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Mays earns graduate degree
Melissa Griffin Mays, formerly of Wise, daughter of Lena Griffin and the late A.B. Griffin Jr., is a 2014 graduate of the University of Alabama. Mays received her Masters in Social Work (MSW) degre...
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Officials explain how garden clubs benefit community
The regular monthly meeting of the Town and Country Garden Club was held on July 8 in Wise at the charming home of member Phyllis Hatcher. At noon President Henrietta Dotson called the meeting to o...
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RTE 23 Music Festival debuts in Wise Aug. 30
A crooked road runs through Route 23 from Southwest Virginia and over the state line into Kentucky, a region steeped in the music tradition of the Appalachians. On Saturday, Aug. 30, Birthplace of ...
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