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Three hurt in Knob wreck: Driver is charged
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Three people escaped with their lives Tuesday morning after a single-vehicle accident in dense fog on High Knob. The crash occurred at 2:40 a.m., on Route 619 in the Chestnut Flats area, when a 1998 Jeep Wrangler, traveling south, ran off the right side of the road as it came through a curve, acc...
Locals talk SWVA ‘brand’
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
People from Norton and Wise County weighed in this week on a continuing organized conversation about how to define and promote the vast region considered Southwest Virginia and, ultimately, how to get other people to come here to visit, live and build businesses. At a meeting in Wise Tuesday, they also talked about the need for maintaining efforts and identity special to the coalfields, with some frank discussion and criticism centered on Abingdon-based decision-making. Building a “brand” for Southwest Virginia while simultaneously preserving and promoting all the individual “character dist...
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Play begins in UVa-Wise tennis tournament
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Former UVa-Wise tennis player Steven Wood advanced to the semifinal round of the Men’s Division Wednesday in the UVa-Wise Open tennis tournament with a win over another former Cavalier playe...
Play begins in UVa-Wise tennis tournament
by KEVIN MAYS • SPORTS EDITOR
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Former UVa-Wise tennis player Steven Wood advanced to the semifinal round of the Men’s Division Wednesday in the UVa-Wise Open tennis tournament with a win over another former Cavalier playe...
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Violent crime indictments include prison inmates
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Five people have been indicted for alleged acts of violence or threatened violence. Those indicted by a Wise County grand jury Monday include: • Larry Mitchell Large, 64, 7591 South Fork Rd., Pound...
Special needs park needs financial support
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s slow going for a project to expand Coeburn’s Ringley Park with the addition of special needs play equipment and features. While Lane Group official Chris Mullins works on the expansion’s desig...
Appy Baptist gives back to RAM volunteers
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Last weekend’s Remote Area Medical event showed again that Wise Countians have a lot of needs. But it also proved that Wise Countians have a lot to give. Appalachia Baptist Church’s Rev. Nick and J...
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High Knob anniversary event is Saturday
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — City council agreed Tuesday to contribute $500 to the High Knob Enhancement Corporation to help meet costs of a Saturday, July 25, event celebrating the 75th anniversary of the recreation ...
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