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Mixed reviews for city budget
NORTON — City council has agreed to raise its vehicle license tax by $5 and to raise its cigarette tax from 15 cents to 25 cents per pack as part of 2015-16 budget-balancing efforts. Meeting Tuesda...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City water service cutoff is May 26
Water service in parts of Norton will be cut off for the day on Tuesday, May 26 while crews continue a water line replacement project downtown. On the 26th, water service will be interrupted starti...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood drive scheduled
Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Tuesday, May 26, 1-6 p.m. at Food City in Clintwood. As many as three lives might be saved each time a person donates blood. To donate ...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marriage Licenses
Marriage licenses certified recently in Wise County include: • Tina Colne Adams 34, Neon, Ky., and Travis Gabriel Evans, 39, Cleveland, May 3. • Michael Thomas Salyers, 52, and Deborah Lynn Fultz, ...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDA pushes shop local message
Buy The Pound. That’s the message and new campaign slogan being stressed as Pound readies for Memorial Day and its annual Heritage Days celebration this weekend. “The idea is to encourage the citiz...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire nearly destroys house
An early morning fire Sunday gutted much of a house and left several people seeking a place to stay. The fire struck at 15 13th St. SE in the Ramsey section of Norton, according to assistant city f...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supervisors approve VDOT roads plan
WISE — County supervisors last Thursday approved the Virginia Department of Transportation’s proposed secondary six-year road plan for fiscal years 2015-16 through 2020-21. The six-year program is ...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coal severance declines included in budget
WISE — A $50.12 million spending plan is being proposed for Wise County’s 2015-16 budget cycle. The new fiscal year begins July 1. Below is a look at some highlights from the proposed budget: • Rev...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hot dog supper raises funds
Looking out for the needs of older adults routinely means doing more than what’s in a formal financial budget at Wise County Department of Social Services. So the Adult Protective Services division...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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