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It requires rain
Many of us are probably sick of seeing rain, walking through puddles and fiddling with umbrellas after the last couple of wet weeks. But the storms have produced dramatic cloud formations and the d...
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Former prosecutor seeks county office
Wise attorney Gary Gilliam intends to run for commonwealth attorney serving Wise County and Norton. Gilliam issued a press release Wednesday afternoon confirming he will seek the office in a specia...
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Dotson seeks position on appeals court
Wise County Circuit Court Judge Chadwick Dotson has placed his name in contention to fill one of two upcoming vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals. Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a trade publicatio...
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Board of supervisors slams Comcast again
WISE — The saga between Wise County and Comcast continued last week as county supervisors lobbed more complaints against the company. Russell Byrd, Comcast’s senior director of government and publi...
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Drones in police work? Not yet, says attorney general opinion
Wise County Commonwealth Attorney Ron Elkins hopes the 2015 General Assembly will seek clarity in state law on police use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Elkins in July asked Attorney General Mark Her...
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Fling fun
Organizers of this year’s Wise Famous Fall Fling were pleased with the turnout last week despite rainy weather. Downtown construction on streets and at The Inn at Wise didn’t seem to create problem...
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Cockfighting defendants sentenced to prison time
Three eastern Kentucky participants in a cross-state cockfighting ring have been sentenced to prison. Walter Dale Stumbo, 52, Sonya Stumbo, 51, and Joshua Dale Stumbo, 26, of Floyd County, Ky., wer...
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