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Former Norton parks and recreation maintenance supervisor Mike Lintz has been sentenced to federal prison for using his position to get sexual favors. Tuesday morning at the U.S. district courthous...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storytime Valentines
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Storytime Friday at the Haysi Community Library treated the children to Valentine’s Day festivities, including a party and exchanging Valentines. Beaming for the camera here are Gracie Owens and Brady Counts of Haysi. Storytime meets at the library Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and i...
Breaks gets marketing grant for documentary
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Breaks Interstate Park has been awarded a $15,500 state marketing leverage grant for its documentary film, “The Breaks: Centuries of Struggle.” The award was one of 62 announced Tuesday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Directed by Andrew Reed and Curt Mullins and written by Mullins, this documentary is narrated by Mike Rowe of “Deadliest Catch” and “Dirty Jobs” television fame, according to production notes on the website IMDbPro. "The 19th century witnessed the Breaks Canyon ('Grand Canyon of the South') become a coveted area for settlers, moonshiners, railroaders and lumberjacks. Yet as resource ...
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Spartans defeat Burton for tourney title
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — With a defense-oriented mindset, the Eastside Spartans shut down J.I. Burton’s shooters to secure a 53-38 victory and claim the Cumberland Conference 48 tournament championship Friday night....
Area wrestlers battle strong at state
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Wrestlers from the area turned in strong performances at the 2A and 1A state tournaments in Salem on Friday and Saturday. Jarrett Jessee of the Central Warriors finished in second place of the 170-...
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Business Route 23 bridge in Pound to close two days for work
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
When traveling to Wise County over the next two days, Dickenson County drivers should allow some extra time to account for a detour in Pound. In an effort to safely set new beams for the Business R...
School board meeting moved
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dickenson County School Board has moved its regular monthly meeting from tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 22, to tomorrow in order to accommodate attendance at the Ridgeview Lady Wolfpack basketball playof...
Basketball jammin’ in jammies
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Central High School students cheer on their team in the conference semifinal basketball game Thursday at Central. This lively student section is dressed up for ‘Pajamas Day.’ Theme days are a trend...
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Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, far right, was present Thursday when President Donald Trump signed House Joint Resolution 38, eliminating the Department of the Interior’s stream protectio...