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Medical waste in bin is concern
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The discovery of hypodermic needles within a recent shipment of recycled plastic from Wise County prompted county officials to propose a resolution prohibiting non-recyclable trash from being dumped into recycling bins. The proposed amendment to the county’s solid waste ordinance states vi...
It requires rain
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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 delightful sight of rainbows such as this one over Wise on Tuesday.
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New quarterback: Cavs’ Eubank gets starting nod against Pioneers
by COY BAYS • Sports Writer
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WISE — Desperate times at UVa-Wise have led head football coach Dewey Lusk into taking drastic action heading into Saturday’s home game against Mountain East Conference opponent Glenville State. Wi...
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Former prosecutor seeks county office
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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...
Dotson seeks position on appeals court
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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...
Board of supervisors slams Comcast again
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
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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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It’s been hard at times within the last week to appreciate the glory of autumn colors while storm clouds dumped drizzle and occasional gully-washers on our heads. But there was enough of a sun-and-...
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