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Cauthorne joins the delegate race
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Clifton Cauthorne, a pastor and member of Pound Town Council, is seeking the Republican nomination for the Fourth District House of Delegates seat. Cauthorne filed Friday, the second Republican to seek his party’s nod since last Tuesday when the special election was set for Dec. 9. The next day, ...
Two months until Inn at Wise opens
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — It’s crunch time for the long-anticipated Inn at Wise project. A ribbon cutting has been set for Nov. 19, and reservations for rooms and events are already being made. Sixty construction workers continue to make progress on the expansion and renovation project that began during summer 2013 to restore the 23,246-square-foot existing Inn and expand its footprint with a two-story, 23,427-square-foot addition. The existing Inn will include 15 guest rooms, meeting spaces, a restaurant and pub. The new addition will have a parking garage topped by two floors including 34 guest rooms, a con...
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No. 2 Tigers rally late for win over Central
by ANTHONY STEVENS • Sports Writer
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — There may have been some doubts about the Central Warriors, although they came into their fourth game undefeated. But the wins were over Cumberland District teams Eastside, Castlewood, and J...
Top-ranked Bears take down Burton
by JAMES LAWSON • Sports Writer
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — On a night when the Powell Valley Viking’s 1989 State Championship team was honored, Union, which was formed with the consolidation of Powell Valley and Appalachia High schools put ...
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Man charged in fatal shooting
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A Norton man is being held in the Duffield regional jail without bond following his arrest for allegedly shooting a woman to death. Matthew Wesley Tate, 27, was arraigned Friday in Wise County juve...
Ginseng season is here:
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s ginseng hunting time and officials urge harvesters to know the rules for collecting the valuable plant in Virginia. The Wise County Sheriff’s Office recently has received at least two complain...
House election date set: GOP candidate seeks nomination
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
An Abingdon Republican moved quickly this week to announce his candidacy in the House of Delegates District Four special election to be held Dec. 9. Todd Pillion, a dentist and business owner, anno...
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by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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