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Child removed after meth arrests
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Two people in Coeburn have been charged with possessing ingredients to make methamphetamine and with child neglect after police followed a tip from Wise County social workers. Coeburn police on Aug. 27 went to 105 Prospect Ave. after social services reported seeing drug paraphernalia and possible...
Scholar examines Confederate flag history
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Civil War scholar Brian Wills used images of the Confederate flag depicted throughout history to put current controversy into perspective Wednesday night. His was the first academic lecture of the school year, University of Virginia’s College at Wise history professor Brian McKnight told the standing-room-only crowd of 150 or more in the college's student center. Given the ongoing and increasing conflict over race in this country and the most recent debate over the Confederate battle flag, the college decided to bring in "someone who knows" to initiate discussion. Wills taught histor...
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Coach looks for another strong picking week
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Coach looks for another strong picking week OK, so it wasn’t a perfect week, but it was close. The ol’ Coach started the season picking the correct winners in six out of eight games. That’s a .750 ...
Historic night; Cavs meet grid program's first foe in 25th opener
by COY BAYS • SPORTS WRITER
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The past will morph into the present Saturday when UVa-Wise's Cavaliers begin their 25th season of football by welcoming Tusculum College's Pioneers to Carl Smith Stadium for a 7 p.m. kickof...
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Police find meth lab in Wise
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A report about a strange odor helped law enforcement discover another methamphetamine manufacturing operation last weekend in the same Wise mobile home park where another meth lab was discovered in...
Wise County superintendent search narrows
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The decision of who will serve as Wise County Schools’ next superintendent could come as early as next week. The county’s school board held another closed meeting Monday to discuss candidates, and ...
Forest Service seeks more Knob land
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
An endeavor by the U.S. Forest Service to obtain federal funding to purchase an estimated 3,200 acres of private in-holdings within the Clinch Ranger District was not successful last year but an ef...
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