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Armed civilians guarding recruiting office
Moved by reaction in the aftermath of an attack on military personnel that left four Marines and a sailor dead in Chattanooga, armed civilians Friday posted themselves in front of the military recr...
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Police chief, prosecutor — both vets — weigh in on armed guards
As a Vietnam veteran, Tony Bates appreciates the feelings that moved civilian volunteers to take up arms to protect the local military recruiting offices. As chief of police in Wise, however, Bates...
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Pound top job search goes on
POUND — The town is still on the hunt for a town manager after the person who was offered the job took a position elsewhere. Mayor George Dean, who’s held the position in an interim capacity since ...
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Three hurt in Knob wreck: Driver is charged
Three people escaped with their lives Tuesday morning after a single-vehicle accident in dense fog on High Knob. The crash occurred at 2:40 a.m., on Route 619 in the Chestnut Flats area, when a 199...
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Locals talk SWVA ‘brand’
People from Norton and Wise County weighed in this week on a continuing organized conversation about how to define and promote the vast region considered Southwest Virginia and, ultimately, how to ...
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Violent crime indictments include prison inmates
Five people have been indicted for alleged acts of violence or threatened violence. Those indicted by a Wise County grand jury Monday include: • Larry Mitchell Large, 64, 7591 South Fork Rd., Pound...
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Special needs park needs financial support
It’s slow going for a project to expand Coeburn’s Ringley Park with the addition of special needs play equipment and features. While Lane Group official Chris Mullins works on the expansion’s desig...
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