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Drug raids target Norton, Wise homes
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Southwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force made at least two highly visible drug raids this week, arresting two people and expecting arrests of others. State police wouldn’t talk but law enforcement in Norton and from the Wise County Sheriff’s Office, who assisted in the raids, provided some...
In all its glory
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Blizzards, cold and flooding may have made us all miserable in February and March, but April has blossomed gloriously with the colors of spring across the region, as showcased here in Powell Valley. Sunnier skies have people looking for reasons to get outdoors.
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John Battle bats come to life in CMC win over Central Warriors
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — A seven-run fifth inning sparked the John Battle Trojans to a 16-5 Clinch Mountain Conference baseball win over the Central Warriors Tuesday at Mack Shupe Field. The seven-inning game was a ...
Raiders get big win over TW
by JODI SPRIGGS • Sports Writer
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — The J.I. Burton Raiders used 13 hits and took advantage of 10 Thomas Walker Pioneer errors Wednesday to take an 18-8 Cumberland Conference baseball win at Lawson - Fitchko Stadium. The gam...
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Pound delays development board choices
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — Despite pleas for support and immediate action, Town Council has put off making appointments to its Economic Development Authority. At council’s April 21 meeting, Pound EDA vice chair Marth...
County seeks budget shortfall solution
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Two months remain to remedy a $314,750 shortfall preventing Wise County from achieving a balanced budget. County supervisors on Wednesday held a budget workshop to discuss a 2015-16 spending...
Schools develop regional education plan
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — As students across Virginia prepare for another round of Standards of Learning testing, some Southwest Virginia school divisions are finalizing a new curriculum program they believe will fos...
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