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County revisits demolition policy
WISE — The county has a list of 34 properties that its building and zoning office has condemned, but they remain standing because demolition funds are lacking. There are many more dilapidated prope...
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Nettle Patch comments still accepted
The Clinch District ranger has extended the informal comment period on the draft environmental assessment for almost 6,700 acres in the Nettle Patch vegetation management project in the Jefferson N...
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Four downtown projects targeted
NORTON — City council agreed on March 21 to seek a community development block grant up to $700,000 to begin the next phase of proposed downtown revitalization. If a grant is awarded, revitalizatio...
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County endorses new job creation proposal
WISE — County supervisors have joined in supporting a proposed four-county, one-city economic development partnership, but not without one member raising several questions about how it will work. M...
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Take freely, give freely
COEBURN — About 40 eager Coeburn Middle School eighth grade students converged downtown Tuesday afternoon to launch the school’s “Giving Box” program for the community. The program is a service pro...
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County objects to ODP rate hike
WISE — County supervisors have declared their opposition to a proposed “fuel factor” rate increase proposed by Old Dominion Power Co. Supervisors Wednesday passed a resolution stating that Wise Cou...
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Nettle Patch plans undergo changes
With the comment period closing today on a draft environmental analysis, officials in the U.S. Forest Service's Clinch District say the office has worked hard to be inclusive and responsive to conc...
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