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Pound police find pot plants
Pound police will pursue indictments against at least two people in connection with marijuana and drug paraphenalia confiscated in town this week. Acting on citizen tips, police found and seized 43...
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County schools see SOL gains: Ranked high in state across five categories
Wise County students saw marked improvements and bested previous state rankings in most subject areas assessed by last year’s Standards of Learning tests. The Virginia Department of Education on Au...
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Norton pleased with pass rates: Elementary math to get special attention
Norton schools generally made a good showing on the 2013-14 Standards of Learning tests, but the division is already working on how to improve in problem areas, particularly math. Superintendent Ke...
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Coeburn’s cash crunch returns; options offered
COEBURN — The town once again faces a short-term cashflow problem. During a Monday night non-voting workshop, Treasurer Christy McCoy told town council that as of Aug. 22, outstanding checks would ...
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Alleged attack leads to husband shooting self
A Norton man apparently shot himself Sunday after allegedly attacking his wife. City Police Chief James Lane said Monday that police were dispatched around 9:08 p.m. Sunday to 1545 Main Ave. SW, on...
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A TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT: Hundreds attend High Knob ceremony
WISE — The road leading to High Knob is normally quiet. Not too many vehicles wind their way up the steep ascent that summits at more than 4,000 feet. That all changed this past Friday following a ...
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Several facing drug charges
Several people have been indicted for alleged drug and alcohol crimes, including three family members from Pound who are accused of supplying moonshine to a cockfighting operation in Kentucky. Indi...
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