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More rainbows
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Though most of us are likely tired of the rain we've received lately, it does increase our chances of seeing more rainbows. Here, the vibrant colors of one are visible through early morning clouds.
Grant to fund security upgrades at two county schools
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Two county elementary schools will get a total of more than $77,000 in security upgrades. The Dickenson school division was awarded $64,353 in state security equipment grants for Sandlick and Ervinton elementary schools. The local school division will provide a $12,870 match. Gov. Terry McAuliffe awarded $6 million for the upgrades in late September to 373 schools in 100 state divisions. The award criteria, developed by the Virginia Department of Education and the state Department of Criminal Justice Services, gave priority to schools most in need of modern security equipment, schools with ...
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Greenwave blank Raiders in Cumberland battle
by CHIP BEATY • Sports Writer
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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...
Tigers overcome shaky start for win over Twin Valley
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — The Haysi Tigers overcame a sluggish start Friday night to take a big Black Diamond District football win. The Tigers (6-1, 2-0) turned the ball over three times in the first quarter, but c...
Coeburn studies revenue options
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 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...
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