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Dentist to get prison time
Local dentist Newton Carroll Mullins will spend a brief stretch in a federal prison followed by home incarceration for illegally obtaining and possessing hydrocodone. Mullins, represented by attorn...
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County's population declines even more
Since the 2010 U.S. Census, Wise County's population has dropped more than all but one other county in the whole state. When census figures were released not quite five years ago, Wise County’s pop...
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Thomas Q. Jones gains ground as actor
Betty Jones isn’t telling too much about her actor son’s character on the BET series “Being Mary Jane.” But she allowed that Thomas Jones “won’t be on there as a football player.” Thomas Q. Jones, ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Several aim to run for county offices
With the aim of getting an early campaign start for November’s general county election, a handful of people have announced their intention to seek party nominations for offices. Several incumbents ...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local officials voice needs in Richmond
A delegation of Dickenson County officials spent time in Richmond last week hoping to promote the county and relay its needs to state lawmakers. County tourism director Rita Surratt met with Virgin...
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Tobacco panel reforms offered
The leaders of the Virginia Tobacco Commission have introduced legislation to make the organization more efficient and effective, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday. In a press release, McAuliff...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student serves as Senate page
WISE — Most Americans’ views about Congress are shaped by news reports, but one Wise County teenager recently received an in-depth examination of how the country’s democratic leadership operates. C...
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Rescue squad aid pact approved
Norton city council and the city rescue squad have reached an agreement that will give the city significant oversight of the emergency unit’s workings. Council on Tuesday night authorized execution...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • City picks Fultz for council seat
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    01.23.15 - 12:07 am
  • Sewer plant grows: Construction nearly finished
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    01.23.15 - 12:06 am
  • Clintwood fire department seeks new truck
    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
    01.21.15 - 12:07 am
  • Mine layoff payout offered
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    01.20.15 - 12:08 am
  • City hopes enrollment is steady
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    01.20.15 - 12:07 am
  • County board eyes funding cuts
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    01.20.15 - 12:06 am
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