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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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Project funds come with strings attached
Big Stone Gap Town Council indicated its interest in pursuing Virginia Department of Health money for a waterline replacement, but as is common in today’s public funding world, taking the money wil...
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MECC seeks jobs grants
WISE — County supervisors last Thursday tentatively lent their support for the county to apply for two jobs training program grants on behalf of Mountain Empire Community College. MECC President Sc...
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Schools: Move away from teaching to test
NORTON — The stress of meeting annual state and federal education benchmarks can take a toll on teachers and students. In response, Norton schools hope to reduce this test-induced stress through th...
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County pursues storm damage relief
WISE — County supervisors last Thursday unanimously agreed to apply for a grant that, if received, will aid county residents still struggling to recover from winter storms that pummeled the county ...
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Water worry: Town faces dual dilemma
COEBURN — Town council faces an opportunity that is buried deep beneath a problem. It’s all about drinking water — the need to make sure it keeps flowing safely and the need to keep water rates rea...
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Police warn of bad check scam
Coeburn Police Department is warning the public to be on the lookout for a scam that involves money laundering and fraudulent checks. According to Lt. D.T. DuVal, one scam popping up in Coeburn in ...
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