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School calendar sent back for review
WISE — School superintendents have long said you can't please everyone when building a school calendar and it proved true again Tuesday. Even though teachers had soundly supported the proposed 2017...
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Underground Jams features local bands
As they prepare for an eight-band, indoor mini-festival this weekend, local band members reflect with pride on the music they make and look forward with confidence in Southwest Virginia Underground...
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Town makes third Mutual grant effort
Officials are hoping the third time’s the charm when it comes to a big revitalization project. On a 7-0 vote, Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday passed a resolution to apply for a $600,000 Industri...
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Council gets food bank info, makes donation
Ask, and you shall receive. During their February workshop, town council members wondered whether money donations could be made directly to the Big Stone Gap branch of the Food Bank of Wise County....
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Healthcare forum set for Feb. 22 at MECC
The U.S. Congress has announced its intent to repeal or "repair” the Affordable Care Act known to many as Obamacare. Health care is headed for big changes, but what will replace it and what will th...
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Innovation Highway funding options to be studied
Local leaders plan to convene this week to determine options for how to fund a roughly $77 million road project called the Innovation Highway. The project has been under discussion for close to a d...
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Flu causes hospital visit limits
With influenza activity at widespread levels, the region’s two health systems have put in place visitation restrictions to protect patients. Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health Syst...
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Knob tower area vandalized
Norton police report that the High Knob tower parking area was vandalized recently, most likely on Feb. 4 or 5 (Super Bowl weekend). Police suspect that someone with a high-clearance four-wheel-dri...
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