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Pound green-lights major sewer project
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — Town council has agreed to accept a nearly $3.4 million grant/loan package to fix problems involving its wastewater treatment plant and sewer lines — but not without dissent. Meeting July 19, council voted 3-1 to accept the financing offer from the state Department of Environmental Qualit...
RAM visit
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Terry McAuliffe spent part of Friday in Wise County, including a tour of the 17th annual Remote Area Medical health care outreach at the fairgrounds, where he met with RAM founder Stan Brock and The Health Wagon’s Teresa Gardner. RAM serves several thousand people each year. STEPHEN MULLINS PHOTO
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All-Star game marks end of chapter
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
For Tiffany Cole, the VHSCA All-Star softball game in Lynchburg was more than a tremendous honor — it was history making. Cole became the first J.I. Burton softball player selected to play in the g...
Winchell pars playoff hole to capture 85th Lonesome Pine Invitational
by SAM DIXON • Sports Editor
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Craig Winchell of Wise gained momentum down the fairways and stayed true on the greens in shooting a 2-under-par 69 Sunday to win the 85th annual Lonesome Pine Men’s Invitational. As if whittling d...
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McAuliffe: Fill tech jobs in this region
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Creating the new economy — and ensuring Southwest Virginia benefits from it — was on the table Friday morning at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Gov. Terry McAuliffe sat at the...
Water plant fixes continue
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — The high costs of operating utility systems continues to weigh on town council. The town faces a high price tag to paint equipment as part of an ongoing overhaul of its water treatment plan...
Two people sentenced for drug crimes
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Wise Countians received prison sentences yesterday in federal court for their role in bringing illegal drugs to the region. Marcy Nichole Branch, 27, of St. Paul, and Teresa Ann Richard, 47, of...
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