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Several tourism, other efforts funded
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The Virginia Tobacco Commission Tuesday pumped money into an array of project requests, including ones with particular potential for Wise County and Norton. One commission award was toward an Appalachian Spring project that includes building a High Knob destination center in Norton, as wel...
Funds to acquire business site okayed
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The Lenowisco Planning District Commission Tuesday got approval for the $1.25 million it requested from the Virginia Tobacco Commission for Lenowisco Project Intersection. The award would cover part of the cost to acquire property near the intersection of U.S. 23 and U.S. 58 but is contingent on approval of federal POWER funds and other funding "sufficient to complete acquisition and initiate site readiness activities." According to the staff report to the commission, Lenowisco and partners seek "to acquire and initiate development of a highly desirable, previously unavailable region...
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Central boys, Widener dominate by winning third race in four tries
by SAM DIXON • Sports Editor
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Skill and strategy led Central’s boys cross country team to victory Wednesday. And for every single runner from the several teams competing, just finishing the 3.1-mile race represented a pe...
Lady Devils sweep past Lady Warriors
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
GATE CITY — The Central Lady Warriors put up a fight Tuesday night, trying to upend Clinch Mountain Conference foe Gate City. But the Lady Devils held on for the 3-0 win. Getting the 25-23, 25-12, ...
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Sunset over city
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
This gorgeous sunset over downtown Norton was captured recently from a vantage point in the Lost Creek area by local photographer Will Bouton.
Council splits on liquor question
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — After hearing that the town's Economic Development Authority intended to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation allowing the sale of liquor by the drink, pastor and Councilman Clifton...
Voters confused by registration letters
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Apparently, a lot of properly registered Virginia voters are receiving letters that call their registration status into question. Local registrars and the Virginia Department of Elections warn vote...
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