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Prison inmates among those indicted
A Wise County grand jury has indicted five people on charges of alleged violence and indicted one man on a weapons charge. Those indicted May 18 include: • Michael Dale Henry, 51, Country Inn, Lot ...
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Five indicted on theft-related charges
Five people have been indicted for various forms of alleged theft by a Wise County grand jury. Those indicted May 18 include: • Michael Jason Sluss, 26, Apt. A-38 Sheffield Apts., Coeburn: One coun...
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Batting cage power still questioned
NORTON — A hefty power bill for the batting cage at the high school continued to draw questions from Norton School Board this month after being identified as a problem at April's meeting. Member Ma...
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Zoning, rezoning approved
WISE — Hard work in-house has helped Mountain Empire Community College grow enrollment and post numbers not just ahead of last year but better than community colleges in the region and statewide. M...
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Alpha seeks coal asset buyers
Alpha Natural Resources intends to sell its oil and natural gas assets in southwest Pennsylvania to Vantage Energy Appalachia II LLC, the company announced Tuesday. As part of Alpha’s bankruptcy re...
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School personnel changes approved
Wise County School Board on Tuesday voted 7-0 to approve several personnel changes. Vice Chairman Larry Greear was absent. The board recessed its May 10 meeting until this week for a closed session...
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Wise council approves pool repairs
WISE — Town council last Thursday agreed to proceed with extensive repairs at the town’s pool. Following a report from Dick Houchins, project manager/associate with Thompson & Litton, council accep...
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Fishing hours change required
NORTON — If the city wants to continue having a state agency stock its reservoir, it must changes the hours when people can fish for trout — at least for part of the year. That’s what city council ...
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IDA vice chairwoman resigns
WISE — The county Industrial Development Authority on Tuesday accepted Vice Chairwoman Kim Mullins’ resignation. Mullins, who represented District Three, wrote in her resignation letter that she wa...
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