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Opioid bills among 2017 successes
Legislation to combat the opioid abuse epidemic is among the highlights of local General Assembly lawmakers’ bills that passed during the 2017 session. Other notable legislation includes creation o...
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Murder reward grows
The U.S. Marshals’ Service has increased its reward for information leading to the arrest of a murder suspect. The Wise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that the reward involving Eric Monro...
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IDA seeks state help on solar project
The Wise County Industrial Development Authority is asking the governor to intercede and help compel Old Dominion Power Co. to cooperate in making solar energy available in the Lonesome Pine Busine...
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City endorses regional jobs effort
NORTON — City council is the first local government to formally endorse a new economic development collaboration involving Norton and the counties of Wise, Dickenson, Lee and Scott. Council passed ...
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Forum addresses Obamacare concerns
BIG STONE GAP — The U.S. Congress, said Dr. Raymond Feierabend, is like the dog that finally caught the truck and doesn’t know what to do with it. Feierabend, professor emeritus at the James H. Qui...
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Gap seizes recreation opportunity
Big Stone Gap is seizing opportunities to enhance its status as an outdoor recreation destination. Town council at its Feb. 14 meeting passed a resolution to submit a grant application to the Virgi...
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Governor vetoes coal tax credit
Gov. Terry McAuliffe Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have reinstated Virginia’s coal tax credits. The Democratic governor described the credits as “costly and ineffective.” The coal industry and R...
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Business Route 23 bridge in Pound to close two days for work
When traveling to Wise County over the next two days, Dickenson County drivers should allow some extra time to account for a detour in Pound. In an effort to safely set new beams for the Business R...
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  • Schools will get free cell phone fix
    by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
    02.21.17 - 12:02 am
  • Career center serves practical needs
    by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
    02.21.17 - 12:01 am
  • County schools watch state budget action
    by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
    02.17.17 - 12:03 am
  • School calendar sent back for review
    by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
    02.17.17 - 12:02 am
  • Underground Jams features local bands
    by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
    02.17.17 - 12:01 am
  • Town makes third Mutual grant effort
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
    02.16.17 - 12:04 am
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