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Bring back the orchards: Group discusses potential, problems with apple industry
NORTON — First, they tackled the task of grafting apple tree scions, those straight-growing water shoots, to MM 111 rootstock. Then, after a bowl of fresh apple crisp and ice cream, Saturday’s gath...
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Citizens urge board to say no to tax hike
WISE — Eight people spoke out Thursday night regarding the board of supervisors’ proposal to raise property taxes, and none of them were pleased. These speakers addressed common themes of the heari...
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New MECC, DMME access road opens
Mountain Empire Community College and the Wise County Board of Supervisors last week announced the opening of College Way, a second entrance to the campus of MECC and the Virginia Department of Min...
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Comcast executive hears more concerns
WISE — Comcast regional executive Russell Byrd brought news of the company’s community commitment to county supervisors Thursday night. In response, Byrd got peppered with continuing questions and ...
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Investigators reopen case of missing student
Investigators are taking a second look at the case of Coeburn native Gina Renee Hall, who disappeared more than 30 years ago while a student at Radford University. Her killer, Stephen Epperly, was ...
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Music student wins state honors
Alexander Castro achieved a musical milestone. The Central High School junior and trombone player was recently selected to the Virginia All State Band. Castro is the first student from Central High...
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Regional school resource website is in planning
WISE — Imagine you are a new public school teacher, fresh out of college and starting the first fall semester of your career. Your professors and student teaching advisors taught you what they coul...
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