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Council struggles to pay the bills
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Once again, town council faced down a list of bills and not enough cash on hand to pay them all. Meeting Oct. 15, town Treasurer Christy McCoy told council that Coeburn's cash balance on Oct. 10 was $49,174.62. Payments that already were in the mail and additional bills that were due wo...
Indian Mountain market traffic flow studied
by JEFF LESTER AND JENAY TATE • Staff Writers
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The manager of a popular roadside flea market near Wise says his company is cooperating with state highway officials to improve traffic safety. The Virginia Department of Transportation confirms that it was alerted to citizens' concerns about traffic flow at the Indian Mountain Trade Center off northbound U.S. 23 a few miles north of Wise. VDOT is investigating options to reduce the potential for accidents. TRAFFIC JAM Indian Mountain Trade Center is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday morning, heavy traffic on U.S. 23 was topping the speed limit as it barreled in both direc...
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Vaughn interception preserves win for Spartans
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Elijah Vaughn had two interceptions for the Eastside Spartans Friday night, including one that ended a late-game, possible game-winning drive by the Twin Springs Titans in Cumberland Dist...
Pioneers' Lee, Steele add to Cavs' season of woe
by COY BAYS • Sports Writer
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Glenville State's Rahmann Lee and Sean Steele administered a double dose of misery to UVa-Wise's winless Cavaliers Saturday during the visiting Pioneers' 35-9 football victory at Carl Smith ...
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Coeburn studies revenue options
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — There's no more room to cut spending in the town's budget without harming services, according to Town Manager Drew Mullins. At town council's Oct. 15 meeting, Mullins proposed 3 percent i...
Historical society to close current office
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — The Wise County Historical Society is closing its office at the county courthouse. While its location there seemed an appropriate fit for years, tightened courthouse security measures combin...
Historical society archives a good fit with MECC resources
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Closing the doors of the Wise County Historical Society office actually will open access to its archives and insure their preservation for generations to come. Those and other expanded oppor...
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Industry announcement set for St. Paul
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Russell County Industrial Development Authority is prepping for "an industrial announcement" next week at the former Bush building in St. Paul. The building had once been home to the ready-to-assem...
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