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Schools, trails, health care get additional funds
The Norton school system is one of the local winners in the revised state budget that General Assembly lawmakers approved Thursday. The small school system will get an extra $123,000 to correct a d...
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Council splits, rejects Heritage Days downtown
A week after council voted against holding Pound Heritage Days downtown on Memorial Day weekend, prospects seem slim for the festival unfolding at all this year. Councilman Danny Stanley, the only ...
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Water concerns continue; city, towns dig out
Pound was still under a boil-water notice and Coeburn was still urging water conservation as of Thursday morning. Otherwise, however, local towns and the city of Norton were digging out once again ...
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Agricultural losses significant
Following last weekend’s crippling winter storm, reports from across Wise County of collapsed roofs and carports began arriving. Countywide agricultural losses are also significant. Phil Meeks, the...
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Filing insurance claims: Knowledge, agent’s help are crucial
By now, untold numbers of property owners across Norton and Wise County are filing insurance claims over damages from February’s winter storms. Agent Danny Mullins estimated Wednesday his Nationwid...
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Snowman
Alex Rich, pictured, and Tim Overstreet turned a big snow into a thing of beauty. Rich and Overstreet both live in Big Stone Gap and attend the Dwelling Place Church; Rich also works for photograph...
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NASA honors Sanders’ Robo work
Adam Sanders recently received a NASA JSC Top 10 Award for two of the projects he worked on while at NASA. Sanders, a 2002 Powell Valley High School graduate, was awarded the NASA JSC TOP 10 Award ...
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Gurley was old school rail exec, volunteer
Thomas Emory “T.E.” Gurley was gone from Big Stone Gap for four decades before his death on Feb. 2. But while younger generations aren’t familiar with the name, Gurley was one of those old-school e...
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  • Pound man charged in home invasion
    by PAULA TATE • Editor
    02.25.15 - 12:08 am
  • Coal prep plant fire quickly extinguished
    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
    02.25.15 - 12:07 am
  • County food bank is damaged extensively
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    02.24.15 - 12:03 am
  • Schools remain closed for now
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    02.24.15 - 12:02 am
  • Devil’s Bathtub trail work prioritizes safety
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    02.20.15 - 12:08 am
  • Local experts offer backcountry hiking tips
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    02.20.15 - 12:07 am
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