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Man charged; child abuse injury alleged
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
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A Norton man has been indicted for allegedly causing severe injuries to a toddler last month. A Wise County grand jury last week handed down an indictment against Terry Church, 31, of 401 Kentucky Ave. SE. He is charged with one count of malicious wounding, punishable by up to life in prison, and...
Stormy sky
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A long stretch of turbulent weather last week was occasionally broken by sunlight and patches of blue sky. This was the dramatic scene from the U.S. 23 Powell Valley overlook Thursday around 3:30 p.m.
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Almost Done: UVa-Wise tennis tournament finals hampered by Mother Nature
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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...
FCA hosts softball exhibition
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The Southwest Virginia Thunder 16-U softball team dropped two games by scores of 3-2 and 11-1 Saturday to the Northeast Tennessee Heat in an exhibition doubleheader sponsored by the Southwest Virgi...
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Shots prove false alarm
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Law enforcement raced to South Fork Sunday afternoon responding to three emergency calls of shots being fired at homes. But after several hours of field work, police concluded it was a false alarm....
Justice mines combating bond forfeitures
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
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The state Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is doing something extremely rare: Calling for the forfeiture of reclamation bonds to get nearly $9.86 million for reclaiming several idled strip ...
Utility bills may increase again in Pound
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — Seven dollars a month from every water customer. That’s about what it would take to cover Pound’s financial obligations to the state authority that lent the town the money to improve water ...
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Cockfighting investigation yields guilty pleas
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Wise Countians and two men from eastern Kentucky have pleaded guilty in U.S. district court to operating a cockfighting operation on the Kentucky side of the border. The U.S. attorney’s office ...
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