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Fog, sky, sun
The region has received more than its share of gray, foggy weather recently, but the occasional emergence of sunlight and blue sky has produced some dramatically beautiful cloud formations. The for...
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Prison time: Cockfight promoter sentenced
A Wise County man faces incarceration for his role in a cockfighting ring that operated in eastern Kentucky. Wesley Dean Robinson, 57, was sentenced Friday in Abingdon to six months in a federal pr...
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Will Wise become a true college town? UVa-Wise, town officials seek to strengthen their bonds
Charlottesville and Blacksburg might come to mind if picturing a typical college town, but the hometown of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise is not likely to top that list. Movement is n...
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ODP explains Thursday power outage
One fallen tree. That was all it took Thursday afternoon to wipe out electric power for nearly 6,800 Old Dominion Power customers. According to ODP spokesman Cliff Feltham, a storm Thursday caused ...
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Cash crunch: Town continues search for ways to cut costs
COEBURN — Town department heads say they’re hard-pressed to find further ways to cut costs. But Coeburn’s financial woes are urgent enough that more cuts must be found, Mayor Jeff Kiser said during...
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Deck in a day
More than a year after limiting traffic on the Boggs Avenue bridge in Pound, the Virginia Department of Transportation was on site Tuesday ready to install the new bridge deck. It was open before t...
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Central High getting new football stadium
WISE — It’s official. A potential $2 million donation to help build athletic facilities at the new Central High School is now definitely happening. County Schools’ Superintendent Jeff Perry told sc...
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