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Lawmakers seek budget add-ons
Economic development projects. Water and sewer upgrades. Public school and college funding. A new state park and other tourism growth. Drug courts. The Coalfields Expressway. Those are among the ma...
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Micronic technology gets international award
A Wise County-based water treatment research and development company was recently named a winner in an international innovation challenge sponsored by two major energy industries. GE Oil & Gas and ...
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Public input is sought for county plan
WISE — It’s been almost two years since Wise County began crafting a new future development plan model that will serve as its long-range guide for growth and development. The ongoing effort to upda...
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Anglers’ help sought in Flannagan fish study
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) is inviting anglers to assist a walleye and saugeye fisheries tagging study at the Flannagan Reservoir. A press release issued Feb. 3 sta...
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Attempted murder trial awaits psych test
WISE — The trial for a man accused of attempting to kill a Norton police officer with a gun he allegedly stole from his grandfather has been delayed pending a psychiatric evaluation. The defendant ...
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The adventures of Tommy: Cat, family reunite
NORTON — When Beverly Hall recently stopped by Petsense in Norton to buy supplies for her two pet cockatiels, she also browsed the four cages that house adoptable cats on behalf of a local animal r...
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General Assembly bills move, stall
With two calendar weeks left to get their bills passed in the house of introduction, local General Assembly lawmakers are gradually pushing many of their measures forward. However, some locally-gen...
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