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Student detained following alleged threat
A Central High School student was detained Tuesday by school officials after allegedly making a threat against the school on Facebook. Sgt. Duane Phillips with the Wise County Sheriff’s Office Crim...
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Local native killed in Virginia Beach shooting
A man who grew up in Wise County and attended local schools was killed Monday morning while working at the Virginia Beach pharmacy he owned. Pharmacist David Kilgore, 46, was allegedly shot and kil...
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Curator seeks artwork for Wise Inn
WISE — As new construction and renovations at the Wise Inn continue, the county Industrial Development Authority has turned its attention to some of the project’s finer details. Last month, it agre...
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Coeburn hoping for stability soon
COEBURN — The town’s finances continue their roller coaster peaks and dips, but officials think better stability is coming soon. Treasurer Christy McCoy told town council Monday that after current ...
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New Burton band director hired
Following a closed meeting Monday night, Norton School Board hired Cassandra Butler as John I. Burton High School’s new band director. Butler’s employment will be effective the 2014-15 school year....
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Blood drives scheduled
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days: • Tuesday, April 22, 1-6 p.m., Valley View Freewill Baptist Chur...
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Coeburn public works numbers change
COEBURN — The town still expects to reap a six-figure annual savings by eliminating its contract with Veolia Water and rebuilding an in-house public works department. However, a revised public work...
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Lewis makes case for orchards
Former Clinch Valley College professor Helen Lewis was a speaker at Saturday’s apple growing event in Norton. Here is the text of Lewis’ remarks: “My interest in the orchards goes back to 1955 when...
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Schools budget includes local funding cut
WISE — County supervisors have received the proposed 2014-15 schools budget, which is significantly smaller than in the current year. Supervisors held a public hearing on the schools proposal Thurs...
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