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Volunteering at RAM a moving experience for county native
From a young age, former Clinchco resident Meagan Boyd Hicks knew she wanted to pursue a career in physical therapy. Over the weekend, she was able to use her passion for the profession, along with...
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Clinchco residents want larger police force, more ordinances
CLINCHCO — When he was elected as interim mayor of Clinchco, the first thing Rick Salyers wanted to do was get input from the town’s residents. He did so by holding a public meeting at town hall Tu...
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Treasurers’ conference highlights county
WISE — When county Treasurer Delores Smith announced that this year’s state Treasurers’ Association conference would be held in Southwest Virginia, people told her no one would travel that far to a...
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Forum generates concerns, ideas for Wise County planning process
WISE — Several suggestions were offered at a public forum held Tuesday about issues that will require the county’s attention as it looks toward its future. The meeting was held as a kickoff for the...
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Police car use raises concern
COEBURN — Town council has banned the use of police vehicles for anything but police business and by anyone other than an officer. During council’s first meeting Monday under a new majority, new Ma...
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Town picks new leaders, eyes attorney options
COEBURN — Town council has chosen a new mayor and vice mayor for the next two years and decided to seek new legal representation. Council met Monday with new members Deventae Mooney and Sharon Stil...
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Lewis award honors black lung program
A quarter century of service to coal miners and their families was recognized recently with a prestigious award. Ron Carson was awarded the 2014 Helen M. Lewis Community Award on behalf of Stone Mo...
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Ramey marks 15 years as RAM volunteer
Pete Ramey is one of those special Wise Countians for whom “we” is much more important than “me.” Ramey will continue his life of service at this weekend’s Remote Area Medical (RAM) at the Wise Cou...
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