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MEOC to host Alzheimer’s listening session
The Virginia Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission is updating the state plan and it wants to hear from affected individuals — both people with dementia and family caregivers. The co...
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Regional planners invited to innovation workshop
The Lenowisco Planning District Commission will take part in an “Innovation Challenge” workshop next month aimed at helping regions facing economic struggles because of a declining coal industry. A...
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Local groups honored for blood drive work
Thousands of people, including trauma victims, cancer patients and premature babies, are alive today due to the commitment of nearly 400 organizations to ensure Marsh Regional Blood Center remains ...
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Attorney general visits Wednesday
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is scheduled to visit the region Wednesday to discuss public safety and legislation affecting coalbed methane revenue. According to a release, Herring’s curre...
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Council discusses Veldon park improvements
WISE — Council on Tuesday agreed to fund roof repairs at Veldon D. Dotson Recreation Park sports facilities, but it tabled a request to convert an existing baseball field to a softball field. Town ...
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Wise health insurance rates increase
WISE — Council on Tuesday agreed to renew the town’s current health insurance plan, which includes premium increases. The town will continue its coverage through the Local Choice Health Benefits Pr...
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Wise council authorizes water/sewer bonds
WISE — Council on Tuesday unanimously authorized the town to issue general obligation water and sewer bonds totaling $190,634 for the rehabilitation of a 1 million-gallon water storage tank on Modo...
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Blood drives set for next week
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Thursday, April 2, 1-6 p.m., at Food City in Wise. As many as three lives may be saved each time a person dona...
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Indictments include armed robbery
A man already serving jail time has been charged with an armed robbery that took place nearly three years ago. On March 18, a Wise County grand jury indicted Ryan Richard Potter, 26, a Duffield reg...
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