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Commitment needed to keep elementary schools
by BY JENAY TATE • Editor and Publisher
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — While appreciative of the voiced support from county supervisors for keeping elementary schools in their communities, Dickenson County School Board members say they need more than words. The school division needs money, they said, but some seemed skeptical it would be forthcoming from...
Ridgeview nursing gets 10 Grand; county native makes donation
by BY JENNIFER DAVIS • Staff Writer
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — The nursing program at Ridgeview High School continues to grow as result of a public-private partnership spearheaded by Del. Todd Pillion. Pillion, a member of the Virginia House of Delegates for the 4th District, attended the Dickenson County School Board meeting last week and delivered a $10,000 donation from county native J.D. Nicewonder to the Ridgeview High School nursing program. The donation is the second contribution Pillion has secured for the program. Mountain States Health Alliance donated medical equipment and supplies to the program earlier this year as part of the ...
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Wrestling underway with three-team meet
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — High school wrestling got underway Thursday night as the Eastside Spartans hosted a three-team meet. The local squads participating were from Eastside and Union, with Lebanon also taking ...
Frazier, Gulley lead Lady Wolfpack past Grundy
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GRUNDY — A vocal crowd in a small gym gave it a big-game feel. Fortunately for Ridgeview, Bailey Frazier and Nyla Gulley have been in a few big games, and it showed. Frazier and Gulley rallied the ...
Lockdown: No ‘credible threat’ found
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A Wise County school was placed on lockdown last Friday following an alleged threat. The Wise County Career-Technical Center was on lockdown for almost an hour and a half as law enforcement investi...
Solar energy firm takes the next step
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Solar power could be coming to Wise County. The county’s Industrial Development Authority on Nov. 15 unanimously agreed to establish a memorandum of understanding with Energix Renewable Ener...
Long-range growth plan being updated
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
About two and a half years have passed since work began to establish a new future development plan for Wise County. A 193-page draft comprehensive plan is now under review by a 30-plus member steer...
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