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Fast chase yields arrest
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A Pound man faces charges after a high-speed chase through two towns and halfway across Wise County. The incident began shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday while Wise County sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Ryan Phillips was on patrol along U.S. 23 in Norton, according to a sheriff’s department press release. ...
Clintwood cheerleaders to perform at Citrus Bowl
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
For three Clintwood High School varsity cheerleaders, 2014 summer cheer camp has led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Billie Martin, Tiara Rose and MaKayla Vaughn were among 80 cheerleaders selected to perform in the half-time show during the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day. Head varsity cheerleading coach Michelle Mullins and the three girls will leave Dec. 28 for Orlando, Florida. CHEER CAMP Knowing it would be the last year for Clintwood High School, because it will close when the new Ridgeview High School now under construction opens this fall, Mullins wanted to mak...
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Breaks Classic: Faith Baptist downs Wesley Christian for crown, Tigers fall to Oak Hill Red
by LLOYD COMBS • Sports Writer
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — Keymon Jenkins did very little in the first half. He almost did it all in the second half and helped Faith Baptist Academy rally for a 74-64 win over Wesley Christian in the championship ga...
Turner’s buzzer-beater gives Wave win over Hurley
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Clintwood’s Austin Turner hit a buzzer-beater shot to lift the Greenwave (2-2) to a 62-61 nonconference basketball win over the Hurley Rebels Monday night at Hurley. Turner’s dramatic shot for the ...
News
Rife loses bid for House of Delegates seat
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite a strong showing at home, Clintwood Democrat candidate Donnie Rife lost his bid in last week’s House of Delegates contest. Abingdon Republican Tim Pillion, a pediatric dentist and Virginia ...
Supervisors consider med flight service plan
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
It happens regularly somewhere in the county each week. A resident is ill or injured and must be transported by medical helicopter to a hospital out of the area. Sometimes the service can cost thou...
Town study: Council challenged on budget, cooperation
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the local government consultants tasked with studying Coeburn’s public works operations has challenged the town’s divided leadership to seek common ground. One suggestion is for Mayor Jeff K...
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