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Woman sentenced in 2009 death
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A McClure woman was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Jessica Lynn Witt, 33, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the July 2009 shooting death of her 37-year-old neighbor, Shelly Eugene Stanley. Police found Stanley dead from five .22 caliber ...
Getting there
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The Ridgeview high and middle schools construction on Rose Ridge is 70 percent complete. This view shows the rear of the building. Targeted to open at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, the schools will house county students in grades 6-12.
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If you build it . . . Ridgeview Sports Complex construction moving along
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Construction of the sports complex at the consolidated Ridgeview High School is moving along. Dickenson County Sheriff’s Department members, along with media members toured the facility last week. ...
Almost Done: UVa-Wise tennis tournament finals hampered by Mother Nature
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Four of the eight division championships were decided Sunday, before rain and thunderstorms forced postponements in the other championship matches. Tournament Director and UVa-Wise tennis co...
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Meals tax going back on ballot
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When Dickenson County residents go to the polls in November, a proposed food and beverage tax will be included on the ballot. The Dickenson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to include ...
Proposed poultry ordinance rejected
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — A proposed county ordinance regulating how poultry are kept was unanimously voted down at last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Nearly 40 unhappy poultry owners attended the hearing...
National pageant features two local contestants
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Two local girls are competing in a national beauty pageant. Whitney Davis of Clintwood and Sydney Rambo of Norton will travel to Virginia Beach to compete in the Miss Teen America and Miss Junior T...
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The Dickenson County Fair is in full swing this week and plenty of fun and entertainment are planned through Saturday, from music concerts and a 4-H talent show to a truck pull and horse show. EVEN...
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