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Appalachia approves bond issue
Appalachia Town Council last Thursday okayed a bond issue for up to $230,632 for water improvements. Council last month delayed action on the resolution authorizing the general obligation bond beca...
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Appalachia continues tourism efforts
Appalachia's incremental efforts to improve its standing as a tourism and recreation destination continue. Town council last Thursday approved spending $1,500 to print brochures to let potential vi...
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Coeburn studies revenue options
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...
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Historical society to close current office
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...
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Historical society archives a good fit with MECC resources
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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Former prosecutor seeks county office
Wise attorney Gary Gilliam intends to run for commonwealth attorney serving Wise County and Norton. Gilliam issued a press release Wednesday afternoon confirming he will seek the office in a specia...
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Dotson seeks position on appeals court
Wise County Circuit Court Judge Chadwick Dotson has placed his name in contention to fill one of two upcoming vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals. Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a trade publicatio...
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Board of supervisors slams Comcast again
WISE — The saga between Wise County and Comcast continued last week as county supervisors lobbed more complaints against the company. Russell Byrd, Comcast’s senior director of government and publi...
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