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Firemen honored for saving life
NORTON — City firefighters Shane Potter and Todd Lagow received special recognition Tuesday for saving a life during a mid-November house fire. Mayor William Mays presented awards of valor to Potte...
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Roop to step off city council
NORTON — City Councilman Terry Roop intends to resign effective at the end of Dec. 31. Roop announced his retirement plans at the end of Tuesday’s council meeting. In a letter to fellow council mem...
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Pound mayor will manage
POUND — Town Council decided 4-1 Tuesday night to hire Mayor George Dean as interim town manager through the end of this fiscal year. The decision came near meeting’s end, after council had discuss...
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Norton schools’ energy savings on track so far
Norton school officials will soon learn the monetary savings achieved during the first full year that recent energy and security upgrades have been in operation at J.I. Burton High and Norton Eleme...
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Fast chase yields arrest
A Pound man faces charges after a high-speed chase through two towns and halfway across Wise County. The incident began shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday while Wise County sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Ryan...
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History society faces transition
WISE — One week before the Wise County Historical Society departs its home in the historic county courthouse, the small two-room office teamed with activity. Michael Gilley and Dora Hill from Mount...
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Town study: Council challenged on budget, cooperation
One of the local government consultants tasked with studying Coeburn’s public works operations has challenged the town’s divided leadership to seek common ground. One suggestion is for Mayor Jeff K...
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    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
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    by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
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    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
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