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City passes new fence rules
After extended research over the past several years and considerable discussion in recent months, Norton City Council Tuesday amended zoning rules to permit fences in front yards and end fence set-...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inattention main cause of Wise accidents
Wrecks in Wise last week give Chief Tony Bates the opportunity to send oft-repeated words of advice, regardless of the route you travel. “It’s short and sweet,” Bates said. “Please pay attention wh...
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County schools celebrate SOL test results
WISE — County school officials announced last month that students made notable improvements in state rankings and most subject areas assessed by last year’s Standards of Learning tests. Of the stat...
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College offers fitness center passes
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is giving the public, age 16 and older, a temporary pass to use the new Winston Ely Health & Wellness Center, the fitness facilities in the C. Bascom Sl...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCH chief: Numbers don’t reflect reality
While Administrator Mark Leonard beams with pride at the progress, quality of health care and financial performance of Norton Community Hospital, he cautions that profit figures cited in a recent s...
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County supervisors reschedule meeting
WISE — County supervisors last Thursday rescheduled their regular monthly meeting until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23. A countywide power outage forced the board to recess the meeting.
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Recovery walk set for Sept. 24
Frontier Health’s Virginia Services and the recovery community are planning the fifth annual Recovery in Action Walk in Norton on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. The walk will begin at Southwest Insu...
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Kilgore takes heat for grant award delay
Terry Kilgore, a Republican delegate from Scott County who chairs the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, appears to have used his influence to delay one organ...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County school board approves personnel list
WISE — The county school board on Tuesday approved several personnel recommendations. Changes included: NEW EMPLOYMENT All are effective Sept. 2. • Lisa Herron, Union High bus driver, replacing Bre...
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