Weather Forecast

Top Stories
Council struggles to pay the bills
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Once again, town council faced down a list of bills and not enough cash on hand to pay them all. Meeting Oct. 15, town Treasurer Christy McCoy told council that Coeburn's cash balance on Oct. 10 was $49,174.62. Payments that already were in the mail and additional bills that were due wo...
Indian Mountain market traffic flow studied
by JEFF LESTER AND JENAY TATE • Staff Writers
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The manager of a popular roadside flea market near Wise says his company is cooperating with state highway officials to improve traffic safety. The Virginia Department of Transportation confirms that it was alerted to citizens' concerns about traffic flow at the Indian Mountain Trade Center off northbound U.S. 23 a few miles north of Wise. VDOT is investigating options to reduce the potential for accidents. TRAFFIC JAM Indian Mountain Trade Center is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday morning, heavy traffic on U.S. 23 was topping the speed limit as it barreled in both direc...
download today's edition
thumbnail
To download today's edition click here
Sports
Bears rally from behind to beat Central's Warriors
by COY BAYS • Sports Writer
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Central High controlled the clock with a punishing ground game Friday, but the quick-striking Union Bears owned the scoreboard at the end of the night via their 29-22 football victo...
Greenwave blank Raiders in Cumberland battle
by CHIP BEATY • Sports Writer
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — In the final regular-season contest between two Group 1A powerhouse football programs, the Clintwood Greenwave proved to be the stronger team Friday night at Ralph Cummins Stadium. With...
News
Coeburn studies revenue options
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — There's no more room to cut spending in the town's budget without harming services, according to Town Manager Drew Mullins. At town council's Oct. 15 meeting, Mullins proposed 3 percent i...
Historical society to close current office
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The Wise County Historical Society is closing its office at the county courthouse. While its location there seemed an appropriate fit for years, tightened courthouse security measures combin...
Historical society archives a good fit with MECC resources
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Closing the doors of the Wise County Historical Society office actually will open access to its archives and insure their preservation for generations to come. Those and other expanded oppor...
Most Read Stories

Fleeting fall colors | 2881 views

County officers honored | 1066 views

PV Shindig expects another big turnout | 319 views by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor

Auto dealership now in Barnette’s hands | 173 views by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor

Adri: ‘we’re thrilled’ ‘Big Stone Gap’ to premiere at film festival | 131 views by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor

Stricter courthouse security beginning | 127 views by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer

Board of supervisors slams Comcast again | 98 views by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer

Industry announcement set for St. Paul
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Russell County Industrial Development Authority is prepping for "an industrial announcement" next week at the former Bush building in St. Paul. The building had once been home to the ready-to-assem...
Featured Businesses