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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: • Monday, Aug. 25: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Haysi High School; 1-6 p.m., Tempur-Pedic, Duffield...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baldwin gets prison for daughter’s death
WISE — Brandie Maxine Baldwin will spend 14 years in prison for her role in the death of her two-year-old daughter Emma, who died in October 2012 at the hand of her boyfriend Juwan Moore. “I hope y...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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High Knob tower will open Friday
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new High Knob observation tower is set for 11:30 a.m. on Friday. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Festivities will include remarks by Tom Speaks, U.S....
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treasurer completes coursework
Wise County Treasurer Delores Smith attended the annual meeting of the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers (NACCTFO) in New Orleans, La. on July 9-10, complet...
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Comcast merger raises local service questions
As the federal government mulls whether to approve a proposed merger between cable companies Comcast and Time Warner, Wise County is awaiting answers for how the proposed deal will impact its resid...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Kaine to visit region Wednesday
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine tomorrow will kick off a three-day visit to Southwest Virginia. Wednesday morning, Kaine will visit Lincoln Memorial University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in western Lee C...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No ginseng hunting in national forest
Don’t get any bright ideas about hunting ginseng in the Jefferson National Forest, officials say. The U.S. Forest Service sent out a press release Friday reminding citizens that collecting any part...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County website offers recycling guidelines
Recyclable materials accepted by Wise County are listed below. More information about how and where to recycle can be found by visiting www.keepwisecountybeautiful.org. Accepted materials include: ...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coeburn gets final Veolia bill
COEBURN — Town council wants more information before agreeing to pay a final invoice from Veolia Water, the town’s recently-departed water and public works contractor. Council on Monday reviewed a ...
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