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Griffith’s staff to visit
Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s staff members will visit to meet with citizens on: • March 5: 2-4 p.m., Norton council chambers. • March 10: 10 a.m. -noon, Dickenson Center for Education...
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Blood drives set next week
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives Thursday, March 5, at the following locations: • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at AT&T in Lebanon. • 1-6 p.m., at Food City in...
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Guard saves lives, helps with snow
Virginia National Guard public affairs officer Cotton Puryear wrote the following story about Guard activity in response to local snowstorms: Virginia National Guard Soldiers assisted the Wise Coun...
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Drone jamboree
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Drone competition
Despite a devastating snowstorm, the first Drone Flight Competition Jamboree was held Saturday at UVa-Wise’s Convocation Center, with a smaller-than-expected number of participants. Look for more p...
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Cockfighting investigation, prosecution gets award
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, staff members and police representatives accepted a national award for shutting down a cockfighting ring with elements in Wise County and in eastern Kentucky...
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Ghost hunters investigate Inn at Wise
At more than 100 years old, the Inn at Wise is arguably one of the town’s most prominent historic buildings. It might also be haunted. A massive renovation project at the Inn was recently concluded...
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Town police get upgrade funding
With Coeburn in a cash crunch, every extra dollar helps. Coeburn Police Department has learned it will receive an extra $65,707.52, thanks to the state attorney general’s office. Police Chief Scott...
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City water project ready
A contractor has been given the notice to begin Norton’s Phase III water system upgrade, City Manager Fred Ramey told city council Feb. 17. The project involves replacing old water lines in these a...
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