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Job resource fair is today
The Norton Virginia Employment Commission is sponsoring a resource fair today, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Norton for those who are unemployed in Dickenson and surrounding cou...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rose is new assistant commonwealth’s attorney
For the first time in nearly 30 years, the county has a full-time assistant commonwealth’s attorney. Michael Rose assumed the position Monday, Aug. 4. He formerly served as law clerk to Circuit Cou...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Demolition begins on old county jail
Those driving along Main Street in Clintwood have likely noticed the demolition taking place near the courthouse. The former Clintwood Exxon and the United Mine Workers of America hall have already...
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Police find pot patches
Local police netted 40 marijuana plants last week during a raid of three patches. According to information from the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office, police received a tip about a possible marijua...
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Agricultural entries sought for upcoming Extension fair
Dickenson and Wise County Cooperative Extension will be partnering Saturday, Aug. 23 for the First Annual Extension Fair conducted at the Coalfield Agricultural Center on Red Onion Mountain. Catego...
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Incarceration set for probation violator
A Clintwood man will serve a year in prison after violating the terms of his probation. Adam Douglas Vanover, 31, appeared in Dickenson County Circuit Court yesterday on a charge of violating his p...
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Coming down
As part of a judicial center project, Dickenson County purchased the United Mine Workers of America meeting hall near the county courthouse in Clintwood. Demolition of the building began early yest...
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Dante area man arrested locally for meth
A man was arrested last week on methamphetamine charges, marking the second local methamphetamine bust in two days. The two cases are unrelated, police said. John Dale Merlette, 50, was arrested We...
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Quilt donation
Carol Dingus (far left), on behalf of the Crooked Road Quilters Guild, presented this flower block quilt to the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center, Norton. The quilt, with each block made by a guild ...
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