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RTE 23 Music Festival is tomorrow
For most bluegrass bands, the musical canon that provides their inspiration includes Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, and The Stanley Brothers. For Love Canon, you’d have to replace those names with K...
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Theft alleged through indictments
Several people were indicted on charges involving theft Aug. 17 by a Wise County grand jury, including: • Kathy Meade Stallard, 63, 588 Norton-Coeburn Rd, Lot 5, Coeburn: One count each of fraudule...
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Resident requests, gets closed-door meeting
Appalachia Town Council found itself in the unusual position of going into closed session at the request of a resident last Thursday. Jim Scalf, a long-time town volunteer and co-chair of the Appal...
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Pound takes advice to not post digital recording on website
POUND — If you want to hear for yourself what happened at a town council meeting, make plans to either be there in person or prepare to request a copy of the digital recording at town hall. Over th...
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Group home owner get support
POUND — Based on what she'd been hearing in the community, Janice Payne arrived at town hall Tuesday braced for conflict over a new residential group home she's developing. Instead, Payne found bro...
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Childhood health is focus
WISE — It’s no secret Southwest Virginia has its share of health issues. High rates of tobacco use, adult obesity and physical inactivity, teen births, and accidental death rates — the latter prima...
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County schools among top-ranked divisions
WISE — The county school division is ranked fourth statewide for the second consecutive year following the receipt of its 2015-16 Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores. Of the state’s 132 school ...
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Historian stirs Civil War, early mining memories
History never really dies down completely. It continues to send ripples through modern society. Historian Randall Osborne spoke Saturday about a notorious Civil War figure who may have ended up in ...
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    by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
    08.16.16 - 12:01 am
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