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Blood drives scheduled
Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in coming days: • Monday, Dec. 5: 8:30-11:30 a.m., Division of Mines, Big Stone Gap; 1-4 p.m., Lonesome Pine ...
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise seeks grant for school sidewalk
WISE — Council last Tuesday agreed to seek federal funding for a pedestrian safety project at Wise Primary and L.F. Addington Middle schools. The town is applying for $209,000 through the federal H...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise approves stipend for new fire chief
WISE — Council last Tuesday voted 4-0 in favor of paying Wise Fire Chief Duane Phillips a $1,000 monthly stipend beginning this month to assist Phillips as he oversees the transition of the town’s ...
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QubeSat student program taking shape
Sixty years after the first satellite was placed into orbit of the Earth, causing people around the planet to look to the dark star-filled skies and resulting in the first American footsteps on the...
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Youth boost trail project
FLAG ROCK — The mountain bike trail system being meticulously designed and built in Flag Rock Recreation Area has evolved into a national effort. Norton Trails Coordinator Shayne Fields remains its...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigations into wildfires continue
Investigations into two wildfires located on the U.S. Forest Service’s Clinch Ranger District remain under investigation as efforts to contain both blazes continue. The U.S. Forest Service issued a...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theft charges are handed down
A Wise County grand jury has indicted six people on charges of alleged theft. Those indicted last Wednesday include: • Whetsel Keith Edwards, 34, 11453 Bluebird Dr., Lot B7, Pound: Two counts of fr...
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Drug crimes alleged by grand jury
Five people have been indicted on charges involving alleged drug crimes by a Wise County grand jury. Those indicted last Wednesday include: • Ashley Nicole McFaddin, 22, 702 E. Front St., Apt. 3 an...
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City, rescue squad reach new agreement
NORTON — City council has approved a new agreement with the Norton Rescue Squad that sets out the details of the city’s assistance to the unit. Meeting Nov. 15, council voted 4-0 to approve the new...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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