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‘Tis the season
Carolers herald Thursday’s lighting of Crockett Hall at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise with music to commemorate the start of the holiday season. TIM COX PHOTO
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Lockdown: No ‘credible threat’ found
A Wise County school was placed on lockdown last Friday following an alleged threat. The Wise County Career-Technical Center was on lockdown for almost an hour and a half as law enforcement investi...
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Solar energy firm takes the next step
WISE — Solar power could be coming to Wise County. The county’s Industrial Development Authority on Nov. 15 unanimously agreed to establish a memorandum of understanding with Energix Renewable Ener...
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Long-range growth plan being updated
About two and a half years have passed since work began to establish a new future development plan for Wise County. A 193-page draft comprehensive plan is now under review by a 30-plus member steer...
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Search for murder suspect continues
The ex-husband of an Appalachia town employee found murdered Sunday has now been charged with first degree murder and additional charges. Wednesday, arrest warrants were issued against Eric Monroe ...
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When will it end?
Not any time soon, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Estes Brothers Construction Inc. is replacing this deteriorating bridge on the western end of downtown Coeburn that connec...
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Case made for water rate increase
COEBURN — A recent analysis of the town’s water operation adds to arguments for raising water rates in the near future. Art Mead, of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of...
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