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UVa-Wise celebrates 60th anniversary
WISE — Clinch Valley College welcomed its inaugural batch of students 60 years ago this September. That annual tradition continued this week when the University of Virginia’s College at Wise held a...
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House vote next: Special Senate election will open delegate’s seat
Less than a year into his two-year term as a state delegate, Republican Ben Chafin soon will become Virginia’s newest state senator after winning Tuesday’s special election to replace Democrat Phil...
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Pound council adjusts budget to add water fee
POUND — Town Council split 3-2 Tuesday night in favor of adding a $7 utility fee to customers’ bills to cover the financial requirements of a loan funding water improvements now underway. Most citi...
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Senator gets education on natural gas industry in Southwest region
CLINTWOOD — After U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine toured the Ridgeview high and middle schools construction site Wednesday afternoon, he received a little schooling himself — on natural gas extraction in the a...
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Kaine hears community college concerns
The nation is not educating its children for the career and technical fields that need employees, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said during a roundtable discussion with Mountain Empire Community College and ...
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Towering tank: Marks milestone in water improvements
POUND — Piece by interconnected piece, $1.9-plus million in town water improvements are coming together, with yet another milestone reached Thursday. Construction was completed on the new water tan...
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More school police sought
Wise County’s first school resource officer entered J.J. Kelly High School — now Central High — more than a decade ago. The county’s other two high schools, Eastside and Union, have since added res...
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