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Cash crunch: Town continues search for ways to cut costs
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Town department heads say they’re hard-pressed to find further ways to cut costs. But Coeburn’s financial woes are urgent enough that more cuts must be found, Mayor Jeff Kiser said during council’s Monday night meeting. During Town Manager Drew Mullins’ activity report, Kiser noted that...
Deck in a day
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More than a year after limiting traffic on the Boggs Avenue bridge in Pound, the Virginia Department of Transportation was on site Tuesday ready to install the new bridge deck. It was open before the end of the day.
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Volleyball thriller: Lady Warriors hold off Castlewood for key win
by ANTHONY STEVENS • Sports Writer
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
CASTLEWOOD — Enduring a two week layoff after losing their first match to Sullivan North (Tenn.) the Central Lady Warriors won a 3-2 volleyball match at Castlewood Monday. The contest was an emotio...
Cavs set to defend home turf against Bobcats
by COY BAYS • Sports Writer
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WISE — UVa-Wise’s Cavaliers will seek their third consecutive football victory at Carl Smith Stadium when they face West Virginia Wesleyan at noon Saturday in their home opener. Both teams are comi...
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Central High getting new football stadium
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — It’s official. A potential $2 million donation to help build athletic facilities at the new Central High School is now definitely happening. County Schools’ Superintendent Jeff Perry told sc...
E-summons system considered: County studies $5 court fee to fund technology
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — County supervisors last night were expected to consider an ordinance that would allow the county sheriff’s office to assess a fee for some criminal and traffic offenses to help fund an elect...
Library parking pact raises new concern
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — A local company’s effort to be a good neighbor now faces a legal dilemma that involves town government. Payless Supermarkets executive Alan Atwood asked town council Monday to put priorit...
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Central High School football fans may have seen Friday night’s sunset alignment of the moon and a rainbow as good omens for victory. The Central Warriors took home the win from Castlewood in a 35-1...
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