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Governor gets firsthand look at damage
WISE — Gov. Terry McAuliffe surveyed snowstorm damage at the county justice center Wednesday, praising local officials for their recovery efforts and getting briefed on developments. The governor’s...
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Water concerns continue; city, towns dig out
Pound was still under a boil-water notice and Coeburn was still urging water conservation as of Thursday morning. Otherwise, however, local towns and the city of Norton were digging out once again ...
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Agricultural losses significant
Following last weekend’s crippling winter storm, reports from across Wise County of collapsed roofs and carports began arriving. Countywide agricultural losses are also significant. Phil Meeks, the...
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Filing insurance claims: Knowledge, agent’s help are crucial
By now, untold numbers of property owners across Norton and Wise County are filing insurance claims over damages from February’s winter storms. Agent Danny Mullins estimated Wednesday his Nationwid...
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Fire claims Wise man; officials contend with snow aftermath
A man is dead as a result of a house fire Sunday in the Wise area. According to the county sheriff's office, central dispatch received a call of a residential fire Sunday night at 9:41 p.m. on Rock...
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City, towns fight snow, floods, water problems
Norton and towns in Wise County are struggling to contend with emergencies of all types in the aftermath of Saturday's snowstorm. NORTON Several structures in the city have suffered roof collapses ...
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County food bank is damaged extensively
The Food Bank of Wise County's Esserville branch is among many county businesses and residences facing significant property damage from last weekend's winter storm. Tony Palubicki, the food bank's ...
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