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Former town manager pleads guilty
Appearing in federal court Monday, former Coeburn town manager Loretta Mays pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $60,000 in the town’s name and fraudulently obtaining more than $20,00...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New judicial center opens
by PAULA TATE • Editor
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — For about a century, the Dickenson County courthouse has proudly stood at the county seat, serving as a local hallmark for the administration of justice. Now, beside it stands a new structure that will serve the same purpose, but with the security and technology features the old struc...
County expects $1 million budget decrease
by RODERICK MULLINS • Staff Writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Dickenson County’s 2016-17 budget is expected to be about $1 million less than the current fiscal year, and county leaders have struggled with decisions on how to cut expenses and generate revenue. County supervisors have scheduled a public hearing on the budget proposal for June 21 at 5 p.m. With an expected decline in revenue, supervisors have attended a series of budget workshops to hash out details and attempt to do what is best for a county that has seen coal and its severance taxes decline drastically. How the revenue loss will impact the county’s education funding has als...
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Sturgill’s hit sends Union to CMC semis
by JAMES TAYLOR • Sports Writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP – Union softball isn’t for the faint of hearts as the “Cardiac Kids” came from behind once again Tuesday night to take a 7-6 win over the John Battle Lady in the Clinch Mountain Confe...
Lady Warriors claim share of CMC regular-season title
by RICHARD MEADE • Sports Writer
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The Central Lady Warriors scored two runs early and hung on for a 2-1 win over the Lebanon Lady Pioneers, Thursday, to claim a share of the Clinch Mountain Conference championship. It was al...
Woman admits role in home invasions
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A Wise woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a string of burglaries that included one business and several residences, including the home of a woman in whose wedding she had been a bridesmaid. Am...
Man pleads guilty after jury convicts co-defendant
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to charges involving the March 21, 2015, robbery of a convenience store near Pound. His co-defendant was found guilty by jury trial one week earlier. In a Friday p...
Flatwoods Job Corps receives national honor
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
FLATWOODS — Flatwoods Job Corps Center was chosen this month as the 2016 Job Corps National Director’s “Center of the Year.” The honor is given each year to one of the 27 job corps centers the U.S....
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