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Economic forum forges bonds, action
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Just 104 days after the college convened its first regional economic forum, UVa-Wise Chancellor Donna Henry acknowledged to a second gathering here that she and the steering committee weren't certain what progress there might be to report in just 90 days. But as the session opened Wednesda...
RTE 23 Music Festival
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A good time was had by all Friday at the third annual RTE 23 Music Festival, held on the University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus. Artists included Love Canon, Elliott Root, Annabelle’s Curse and The Comet Conductors. TIM COX PHOTO
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Bears to slip, Burton Raiders bouncin’ back, Central prevails
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Your pigskin prognosticator took last week off to check out as many area teams as possible. Have no fear friends, the Fence Line Picker will be telling you who is going to be victorious before the ...
RC uses experience to upend youthful Lady Bears
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — According to Rye Cove head coach Greg Gilliam, Tuesday’s 3-2 nonconference win over the Union Lady Bears was a tale of experience against youth. The Lady Eagles, with their roster o...
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Norton natgas service to grow
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — City council has approved expansion of a commercial natural gas distribution system that could someday lead to residential gas service. Meeting Aug. 16, council authorized City Manager Fre...
Burglaries lead to prison
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A Wise woman was sentenced Thursday to prison for her role in several burglaries between late 2015 and early 2016. According to a press release from county Commonwealth Attorney Chuck Slemp, Amy Me...
Youth running program launched
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — Olympic runner Jeff Galloway’s introduction to the sport was not by choice. The 71-year-old told students at J.I. Burton High School last Wednesday that the only reason he began running as...
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