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Livestock question returns
POUND — A longstanding disagreement over allowing people to have livestock in town came back to town council’s agenda July 19, as council agreed to lift a moratorium on approving special land use p...
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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MECC drone lecture is today
Interested Wise Countians will be able to get an introduction to a technology that could revolutionize coal-mine reclamation efforts this morning. Mountain Empire Community College hosts a lecture ...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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McAuliffe: Fill tech jobs in this region
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...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water plant fixes continue
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...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two people sentenced for drug crimes
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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ATV trail: Town to cut ribbon next week
Coeburn’s long wait to become part of the Spearhead Trails regional multi-use trail system is about to pay off. Town Manager Drew Mullins confirmed this week that officials will cut the ribbon Frid...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drug charges handed down
A Wise County grand jury indicted several people Monday for alleged drug crimes. Those charged include: • James Marvin Hall, 45, 1930 Cliff Mountain Way, Duffield: One count of conspiracy to manufa...
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Remote Area Medical begins
The 17th annual Remote Area Medical of Virginia began this morning at the Wise County fairgrounds and continues through Sunday, July 24. Gov. Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to visit the health care o...
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