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Officers mobilize after alleged gun threat
A report of a man brandishing a firearm threw a scare into Appalachia residents last Wednesday evening, but investigators later determined the man was armed with a BB gun. Still, a shooting earlier...
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School board approves budget draft
The Dickenson County School Board approved a 2015-16 budget proposal last week, which includes a $6.9 million request to the board of supervisors. The proposal, which totals $25.75 million, include...
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Mobile youth drug prevention program coming to county
Aiming to educate area youth about the dangers of drug addiction and stop drug abuse before it starts, the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with a national organization to bring a mo...
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Sheriff’s office using social media to gather tips
Besides using social media as a way to keep the public informed, the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office says it’s also been useful in solving crimes. Like many police agencies, the sheriff’s departm...
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Local couple aims for first craft brewery
ST. PAUL — If craving freshly brewed craft beer, Wise Countians must travel toward the Tri-Cities. That might change soon. Two local entrepreneurs are hoping this year to introduce Wise County to t...
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College works toward growth in enrollment
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise already has seen the first reaction to a new partnership with its parent institution in Charlottesville aimed at boosting enrollment here. Suggested two...
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Budget talk centers on enrollment
NORTON — The city school system is proposing a 2015-16 budget that would require less city funding than in the current school year budget. But while the schools budget is based on expecting 810 stu...
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School Pre-K rules delayed
New statewide preschool eligibility requirements that would have meant fewer children could enroll in Wise County schools’ preschool program will not be implemented for the next academic year. Marc...
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