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World Down Syndrome Day: Hundreds join Down Syndrome event in Coeburn
Some 500 people converged on Coeburn March 21 to commemorate March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day. Some 34 Down syndrome families from Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee along with friends and support...
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School Pre-K rules delayed
New statewide preschool eligibility requirements that would have meant fewer children could enroll in Wise County schools’ preschool program will not be implemented for the next academic year. Marc...
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Eight indicted for alleged violent crimes
A Wise County grand jury has indicted eight people for alleged crimes of violence. Those indicted March 18 include: • John Ray Thacker Jr., 49. 1545 Main Ave. SW, Norton: One count of breaking and ...
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Reimagining downtown: Be online, be digital, be open
WISE — Communities wanting to preserve their small town charm and entice more people to visit might need a little help from the World Wide Web. Creating an expansive online presence and reimagining...
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Prison time: City man convicted in child abuse case
A Norton man faces 11 years in prison for a 2014 incident that left a young child with a fractured skull. Terry Church, 32, of 401 Kentucky Avenue SE, was sentenced March 4 by Circuit Court Judge T...
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Cuttin’ 4 the Cause: Event raises more than $19,000
WISE — Organized mayhem greeted customers who arrived almost three hours into the fifth annual Cuttin’ 4 The Cause Saturday. Hair stylists at downtown Wise’s Geneses and Todd’s Hair Studio, owned b...
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Pound contends with engineering decision
POUND — Amid dealing with the havoc snowstorms have wreaked, a failing sewer plant and weather-related setbacks in water system improvements, the town also is navigating selection of an engineering...
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