Weather Forecast

Lead Stories
Funds to acquire business site okayed
WISE — The Lenowisco Planning District Commission Tuesday got approval for the $1.25 million it requested from the Virginia Tobacco Commission for Lenowisco Project Intersection. The award would co...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sunset over city
This gorgeous sunset over downtown Norton was captured recently from a vantage point in the Lost Creek area by local photographer Will Bouton.
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Council splits on liquor question
POUND — After hearing that the town's Economic Development Authority intended to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation allowing the sale of liquor by the drink, pastor and Councilman Clifton...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Voters confused by registration letters
Apparently, a lot of properly registered Virginia voters are receiving letters that call their registration status into question. Local registrars and the Virginia Department of Elections warn vote...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pound celebration marks 70 years
POUND — A small but dedicated crowd gathered Saturday to commemorate the town's 70th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the North Fork of Pound Dam while also kicking off the town's first-ever...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Austin recalls town’s origins
POUND — At almost 97, Berlin Austin was around long before the community officially became an incorporated town in 1946. That year, Austin was turning the ripe old age of 27. Saturday afternoon at ...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Good results: Schools plan see gains
WISE — A new regional education program aimed at fostering greater student achievement on state standardized tests has produced positive results following its first year. Frustration about increasi...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
  • Coeburn revisits criminal cases
    by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
    09.20.16 - 12:02 am
  • Food bank to open new facility
    by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
    09.20.16 - 12:01 am
  • Student losses spur funding concerns
    by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
    09.16.16 - 12:05 am