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Data firm chief praises county
WISE — As dignitaries marked the opening of the Mineral Gap Data Center Wednesday, DP Facilities President Mark Gerard told the gathering this is just the beginning. "We strongly believe that we ca...
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Kayak event date changed
The second annual Pound River Challenge kicks off Saturday, memorializing two departed natives and fundraising for another while introducing others to the fun of kayaking the river. The event is he...
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Workgroup views facility’s solar array
Solar power, advocates say, is becoming more of a win-win for both consumers and job seekers. The cost of solar panels has come down over the years, and installing them is labor intensive, putting ...
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Faces child porn charges; Haysi man now fugitive
A Haysi man faces 20 felony charges involving child pornography, according to Wise County officials. Coty O’Quinn, 20, of 214 Hurricane Branch, was indicted Monday by a Wise County grand jury. He i...
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Company recognized for work on Ridgeview schools
Perkins+Will, Inc., an architectural and design company based in Atlanta and Chicago, has received an outstanding project award for excellence in educational facility design for its work on Ridgevi...
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Special day focuses on autism, awareness
Students and staff at Ridgeview Middle School will hold an Autism/Disability Awareness day on Thursday, April 27. April is National Autism Awareness Month, however, other disabilities will be inclu...
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Locals like covered bridge idea; VDOT doesn't
The idea of building a covered bridge in Pound has growing support in and around the community but not much from the main state agency that would have to approve it. Pound Town Council endorsed the...
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Child was made to help shoplift
A Coeburn woman has admitted recruiting a 10-year-old child to help her shoplift from the Norton Walmart. According to Wise County/Norton Commonwealth Attorney Chuck Slemp, Jessica Nicole Hicks, 33...
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