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Man stabbed in Wise; one arrested
A man is in custody and another man is recovering from stab wounds following an attempted breaking and entering in Wise Monday morning. According to a press release the Wise County Sheriff’s Office...
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Autumn on the ridge
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Fall colors are in full force along this narrow Long Ridge road. Most folks looking for breathtaking fall scenes in Dickenson County can simply look out their windows. Some of the most popular spots for leaf viewing locally include Breaks Interstate Park, Birch Knob, Flannagan Reservoir and along...
Absentee voting deadlines loom
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Those planning to vote absentee in the Nov. 8 election need to be aware of some upcoming deadlines. Next Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. is the deadline to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you. Requests can be made to the Dickenson County Registrar’s Office or through the Virginia Department of Elections Citizen Portal at The local registrar’s office is located at 2311 Dickenson Hwy., Clintwood, beside the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The registrar’s office phone number is 276/926-1620. Absentee ballot applications may be submitted online, by e-mail, by fax or ...
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Lady Bears upend Gate City in five-set thriller
by SAM DIXON • Sports Editor
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Playing with what their coach called “composed intensity,” the Union Lady Bears toppled the Gate City Lady Devils in a thrilling match filled with tension from start to finish. It t...
Barnett combines work ethnic and enjoyment to succeed
by SAM DIXON • Sports Editor
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Come to work, get the job done, enjoy what you do. Jake Barnett approaches college football this way. Barnett has won the Cavaliers starting tight end job by impressing UVa-Wise’s coaches wi...
A break in the storm
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
After two days of unrelenting cloud cover accompanied by chilly temperatures and occasional rain, a bit of blue sky and sunlight broke through late Friday afternoon as many folks were driving home ...
Woodboogers, ‘the wall’ are council topics
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — Tourism advocates have adopted a whimsical take on the “woodbooger” legend to promote the city. Now, Norton’s tourism committee wants to bring that marketing concept downtown to compliment...
Governor to announce coal-region help Wednesday
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Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be at Mountain Empire Community College’s Goodloe Center Wednesday at 2 p.m. to announce significant federal investments to revitalize coal-impacted communities in Virgini...
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Towns, city set Halloween hours
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Halloween is almost here, and Wise County’s six towns and the city of Norton will mark the annual event with trick-or-treating and other festivities. Below is a rundown of local Halloween events: •...
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