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Several indicted for alleged theft
A Wise County grand jury has charged 11 people with various types of alleged theft. Those indicted last week include: • Brandon Harper, 18, 4017 Happy Hollow Rd., Coeburn, and Jason James Cody Hugh...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents lobby for economic transition program
WISE — Several county residents last week urged their board of supervisors to support a proposed federal program that would provide financial assistance to reinvigorate and diversify local economie...
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School board approves personnel changes
WISE — Following a more than hourlong closed session on Tuesday, the county school board voted 6-1 to approve a lengthy list of personnel changes. Member Mark Hutchinson voted against the list’s ap...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town struggles to muster budgeted Rally funds
COEBURN — The town’s 2015-16 budget, which took effect July 1, includes a $7,000 contribution to the annual Guest River Rally. The budget also includes tax, utility rate and fee increases aimed at ...
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City water will cut off in places
Some Norton water customers will experience service interruptions on the night of Tuesday, Aug. 18, beginning at about 10:30 p.m., according to city administration. City crews will be working on wa...
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UVa-Wise survey collects hellbender sightings
An ongoing five-state project focused on gaining a better understanding of North America’s largest salamander — the eastern hellbender — is gaining more insight into the species’ cultural relevance...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia team tops mine rescue honors
Wellmore Coal Co.’s Red Mine Rescue Team took top honors in the Virginia Mining Institute’s Mine Rescue Competition, held Aug. 4-6 at the Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Community Center. The rescu...
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New initiative will help coal, energy firms
A state-regional partnership is aimed at finding new international markets for Virginia coal and energy technology companies. At a press conference last week in Bluefield, Gov. Terry McAuliffe anno...
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Police investigate Pound High vandalism
Pound police are investigating a recent incident of vandalism at the old Pound High School and the chief of police Thursday confirmed the department has suspects in the case. With the investigation...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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