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Better mine reclamation
Bill Hanrahan and Garrett Scott of Hazon Solutions fly a special drone, equipped with a sensor developed by Sensilize, over reclaimed mine land in Wise County as part of experiments this week on us...
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Sexual harassment trial set
Norton’s former parks and recreation maintenance supervisor pleaded not guilty yesterday morning to federal charges of sexual harassment, violating the civil rights of two women, obstructing justic...
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Livestock question returns
POUND — A longstanding disagreement over allowing people to have livestock in town came back to town council’s agenda July 19, as council agreed to lift a moratorium on approving special land use p...
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Pound green-lights major sewer project
POUND — Town council has agreed to accept a nearly $3.4 million grant/loan package to fix problems involving its wastewater treatment plant and sewer lines — but not without dissent. Meeting July 1...
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RAM visit
Gov. Terry McAuliffe spent part of Friday in Wise County, including a tour of the 17th annual Remote Area Medical health care outreach at the fairgrounds, where he met with RAM founder Stan Brock a...
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McAuliffe: Fill tech jobs in this region
WISE — Creating the new economy — and ensuring Southwest Virginia benefits from it — was on the table Friday morning at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Gov. Terry McAuliffe sat at the...
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Water plant fixes continue
POUND — The high costs of operating utility systems continues to weigh on town council. The town faces a high price tag to paint equipment as part of an ongoing overhaul of its water treatment plan...
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