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Grant will boost UVa-Wise alcohol awareness
A college campus initiative to promote responsible behavior with alcohol will receive a nearly $7,900 grant from the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Planning District One Behavio...
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College gets wetlands grant
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has received a $25,000 grant to support wetlands education and research on campus. A variety of research and teaching programs center on a wetlands that...
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Regional manufacturing plan released
An initiative to help grow advanced manufacturing jobs in Southwest Virginia took a big step forward this week with the release of a plan focused on promoting the region as an “advanced manufacturi...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise decides against Crooked Road event
WISE – Council agreed Tuesday not to participate in an inaugural Crooked Road event set for next year. The Crooked Road has announced it will hold a Mountains of Music Homecoming event June 12-20, ...
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Wise council agrees to narrow Spring Avenue
WISE — Council agreed this week to reduce the road width along a section of Spring Avenue adjacent to the Inn at Wise. Council and the town’s planning commission held a joint meeting Tuesday to dis...
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Council approves donation requests
WISE — Council on Tuesday unanimously approved $2,250 in donations for various organizations. The approval followed a recommendation by the town’s recreation committee. Funding is supplied through ...
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Blood drives set for next week
The Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days: • Wednesday, Sept. 3: UVa-Wise, Cantrell Hall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. • Thursday, Sept. 4: Fo...
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Council to display ‘In God We Trust’ motto
WISE — Council in a 4-1 vote Tuesday agreed to display the “In God We Trust” motto in council chambers. Member Cindi Smoot voted against the proposed resolution. She acknowledged that she believes ...
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Shooting of dog under investigation
A Wise County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a pit bull dog Saturday afternoon while on the hunt for a wanted fugitive. Sheriff Ronnie Oakes said Monday he has asked the Virginia State Police to ...
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