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Norton police last night ended a daylong nightmare for terrified residents of a Florida community. City officers arrested a man wanted for allegedly shooting to death his estranged wife and her fri...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans frustrated by VA health procedures
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — One by one on Tuesday, veterans shared stories of how the federal Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care system is not working for them. Seated in the Norton outpatient veterans’ clinic at the Virginia-Kentucky Regional Shopping Center, veterans and some family members repeatedly pr...
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Friday Football Roundup
Aug 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
WOLFPACK ROLLS IN SEASON OPENER The Ridgeview Wolfpack scored 23 points in the first two minutes of the game Friday on the way to a 65-8 rout of the Jenkins (Ky.) Cavaliers at Ridgeview High School...
Bears strike early and often in season-opening win over Raiders
by KEVIN MAYS • SPORTS EDITOR
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — The Union Bears started the football year looking to be in mid-season form Thursday night with a 52-6 rout of the J.I. Burton Raiders at Lawson – Fitchko Stadium. The game was the season o...
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Discolored water problem may get easy fix
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Town officials think the source of discolored water that plagued citizens for months has been identified and the solution is clear. But at Monday night’s town council meeting, it was expl...
Bear sightings reported in Wise
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Council on Tuesday heard from a resident concerned about bears frequenting town. Former Mayor Erra Sutherland told council a mother bear and two cubs were spotted at the health department on...
Gap man faces rape charges
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A Big Stone Gap man is accused of raping a young teenager, according to an indictment that a Wise County grand jury handed down last week. The man, 18, is charged with two counts of rape, each puni...
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City water will cut off in places
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Some Norton water customers will experience service interruptions on the night of Tuesday, Aug. 18, beginning at about 10:30 p.m., according to city administration. City crews will be working on wa...
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