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Collapsed building closes Haysi Main Street
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — A vacant building collapsed in the downtown area Saturday afternoon, temporarily trapping four people inside a nearby automobile and closing Main Street, but thankfully injuring no one. Heavy snowfall earlier this month likely contributed to the building’s collapse. The Virginia Departmen...
Haysi/Clinchco sewer project gets grant
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centennial Heights/Clinchco sewer line project has been awarded a $300,000 grant. The project is among seven locations receiving Community Development Block Grant funding announced by Gov. Terry McAuliffe last week. The project will replace 6-inch sewer lines that were put in place in 1992, when public sewer was first made available to that area. In recent years, the lines had experienced multiple instances of leaks, so their replacement was a necessity. The project is expected to cost around $534,000 to complete, public service authority director Ron Phillips has said previously. The p...
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Lady Wave survive OT regional contest with George Wythe
by RICHARD MEADE • Sports Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — The Clintwood Lady Greenwave were pushed to overtime Monday to defeat the George Wythe Lady Maroons 40-36 in the VHSL Group 1A West Regional girls basketball tournament. With the win, C...
Tigers fall to Bobcats in 1A West quarterfinals
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
RADFORD — The Haysi Tigers’ season did not end with a win, but the program finished up its rich tradition by playing hard. It was something that Tigers coach David Robinette said the school and com...
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Georges Fork sewer project making progress
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A project that will bring public sewer to the Georges Fork area is moving forward. The $5.3 million project will extend public sewer from the Valero filling station on Route 83, located on the west...
Foster homes sought for abandoned pets
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The tri-colored beagle sat in a gray concrete enclosure, its chocolate brown eyes sad and mournful, its posture guarded. Now picture the same dog, its coat clean and eyes shining as it lounges peac...
Man arrested after alleged sexual assault
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A Norton man has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl. The criminal investigative division of the Wise County Sheriff’s Office received a call Feb. 26 about alleged sexual...
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