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County school funding is unclear
WISE — Many question marks remain as Wise County’s school division preps for a new budget cycle that is again expected to be a challenging process. Superintendent Greg Mullins briefed the school bo...
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City schools shrink the gap
NORTON — In its second 2016-17 budget workshop of the year, Norton School Board saw an adjusted spending plan that slashed by half the potential funding gap outlined a month ago. Monday, Superinten...
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Inn manager disputes tax assessment
The management company running The Inn at Wise is seeking a refund of nearly $30,000 in taxes it says were wrongly assessed and collected by Wise County. Guest Services Management, which leased the...
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Trail ATV proposal withdrawn
A Kentucky proposal that would open parts of the Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail to motorized vehicles elicited strong opposition last week from area trail groups and individuals before it was wit...
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City to seek line of credit
NORTON — Sometimes the timing of income that comes to city government means that the money coming in doesn’t match the size of the bills to be paid. That’s why city council on Feb. 2 authorized sta...
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Micronic technology gets international award
A Wise County-based water treatment research and development company was recently named a winner in an international innovation challenge sponsored by two major energy industries. GE Oil & Gas and ...
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Public input is sought for county plan
WISE — It’s been almost two years since Wise County began crafting a new future development plan model that will serve as its long-range guide for growth and development. The ongoing effort to upda...
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Anglers’ help sought in Flannagan fish study
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) is inviting anglers to assist a walleye and saugeye fisheries tagging study at the Flannagan Reservoir. A press release issued Feb. 3 sta...
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