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Eastside principal headed to Wythe County
When Eastside High School students return next month, Principal Dante Lee won’t be there to greet them. Lee, the high school principal in Coeburn for nine years, told county school officials last w...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood drives scheduled
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days: • Monday, July 28, 8 a.m.-noon, Joy Mining Machinery, Duffield. ...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drug, alcohol indictments presented
Crimes involving drugs, drinking and driving were among the charges handed down Monday by a Wise County grand jury. They included: • Bernard A. Murphy, 50, 11805 Central St., Coeburn: One count of ...
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Outfitters to launch shooting events, survival training
NORTON — City council has agreed to let an outdoor tourism business hold firearms events and other events at the city police department’s firing range. Council on July 15 agreed to modify an existi...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate candidate tours area
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie was in Norton Monday as part of a three-day campaign swing through Southwest Virginia. Here, Gillespie, center, gets a tour of the Carbonite plant in t...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County must better define quality of life
WISE — Quality of life can mean different things depending on the person defining it. And defining quality of life for Wise County is not going to be an easy feat, concluded a focus group charged w...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic future must address decline of coal
WISE — If a series of planning meetings held this week is any indication, current economic challenges will play a predominant role in determining how the county’s landscape will look two decades fr...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coeburn aims to tighten pool cash rules
COEBURN — Town council voted 4-1 to change the way cash is handled at the municipal pool. During council’s first meeting Monday with a new majority, newly chosen Mayor Jeff Kiser referenced a previ...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood drives scheduled
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days: • Tuesday, July 22, 1-6 p.m., Valley View Freewill Baptist Churc...
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