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County still aggressively pursuing overdue taxes
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the first batch of accounts was sent to a collection firm about six months ago, about $50,000 in delinquent real estate taxes have been collected for the county, according to Treasurer Danny Edwards. Edwards said nearly 350 real estate tax accounts have been referred to Taxing Authority Con...
Lake cleanup
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers transfer bags of trash gathered from Flannagan Lake from a boat into a pickup to be hauled away during a March 25 cleanup. More than 260 bags of trash, about 30 tires and numerous large pieces of metal and plastic were removed from on and around the lake. Participating were 20 volunteers, eight Corps workers, and six Dickenson County Litter Control workers.
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Tigers open season with win over Greenwave
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — The Haysi Tigers used a big offensive inning to pull away for an 11-0 nonconference baseball victory over the Clintwood Greenwave on Wednesday, March 25 at Clintwood High School in the ...
Lady Greenwave start season in impressive fashion
by RICHARD MEADE • Sports Writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Erika Counts recorded 10 strikeouts on the mound in four innings and went 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs as the Clintwood Lady Greenwave opened their softball season with a 13-0 n...
News
School board approves budget draft
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dickenson County School Board approved a 2015-16 budget proposal last week, which includes a $6.9 million request to the board of supervisors. The proposal, which totals $25.75 million, include...
Mobile youth drug prevention program coming to county
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Aiming to educate area youth about the dangers of drug addiction and stop drug abuse before it starts, the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with a national organization to bring a mo...
Sheriff’s office using social media to gather tips
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Besides using social media as a way to keep the public informed, the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office says it’s also been useful in solving crimes. Like many police agencies, the sheriff’s departm...
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Egg hunts planned at Breaks, Haysi
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Local children can participate in two Easter egg hunts in the county this Saturday, April 4. The hunts will be held back to back and offer lots of activities for children. The fun begins at Breaks ...
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