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Rowland arrested; accused of driving Jones to murder scene
Wise County Sheriff Ronnie Oakes announced this morning that a Big Stone Gap man has been arrested on charges related to the murder of Janina Jefferson last November, including that he drove the al...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ballad Health board to include more Virginians
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
More Virginia residents for the proposed Ballad Health board of directors is one of several revised commitments Wellmont and Mountain States Health Alliance made during the Southwest Virginia Health Authority’s intense review of the application. The two health care systems are seeking to merge, with the new system to be named Ballad Health. The board commitment was made despite nationally recognized best practices for health system boards, which “advise strongly” that boards should be based on selected members’ skills and experiences rather than geographic or other kinds of representation, ...
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Union speeds through like a bullet train
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — You can't stop a train. That was a fact faced by the Ridgeview Wolfpack on Friday night when the surging Union Bears came through town. Placing five players in double figures, the Bear...
Lady Wolfpack stamina overcomes Union
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — The Lady Wolfpack of Ridgeview defeated a tough opponent in Union’s Lady Bears by utilizing a turnover-prompting defensive press, solid bench work and some offensive stamina. Ridgeview...
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Council gets water system update
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Big Stone Gap Town Council got a reminder of the extent of its water system Tuesday, along with the extent of work that’s been done and the never-ending task of maintaining the system. Since 2002, ...
Cyber security: New MECC program taps into growing demand
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Russia’s alleged attempt to influence the presidential election is just the high-profile tip of the iceberg when it comes to cyber crime. As cyber threats become a routine characteristic of the mod...
William Bush one of five honored for service
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Nominated by his son, William Bush ended up being one of five people in the Tri-Cities recognized for military, first responder and other public service. But as it turned out, Bush wasn’t able to m...
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Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Wise County/Norton Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 13 to celebrate the opening of Crooked Road BBQ Co., located at 9715 Orby Cantrell Hwy., Pound. Participating in the c...