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Pound town council candidates discuss issues
• What do you see as the number one problem facing the town of Pound? What do you propose to fix it? JAMES PELFREY: "The number one problem I see, we can't get nobody to come here and create a job....
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One of two Pound mayoral candidates answers questions
GEORGE E. DEAN • Age: 66 • Address: 11521 Austin Hills Rd., Pound • Phone: 276/796-7661 • E-mail: Mustang4746@yahoo.com • Educational background: Civilian: Graduated J.J. Kelly High School, 1966. E...
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Men indicted for allegedly cooking meth
Three men who allegedly were caught running a mobile meth lab in the Norton Walmart parking lot in February have been indicted by a Wise County grand jury. Lee Allen Breeding, 20, of 133 Woodcreek ...
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Several people faces charges of alleged theft
A Wise County grand jury has indicted 11 people on charges involving various types of alleged theft. Those indicted Monday include: • Hannah Beth Cox, 23, 401 King St., Apt. B, Appalachia: Two coun...
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Pound gets mixed news on water, sewer
POUND — Sewer problems overflowed on the good news Tuesday that Pound finally has closed its loan for big water improvements and work has now resumed. "Everything is moving along," Councilman Glenn...
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Burton High among top schools for personal finance
J.I. Burton High School in Norton is among the nation's 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction, according to a New York-based non-profit group. Of the 100 best schools, 29 are in Vi...
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Dominion power plant reduces local gob piles
Since beginning commercial operation in July 2012, Dominion Virginia Power's Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center has recycled nearly 1.1 million tons of waste coal known as gob. That's according to ...
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Aerospace event begins Saturday
Wise Develop and its partners will host Aerospace Days April 26-27 at Lonesome Pine Airport. The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and is open to the public of all ages. Official ceremonies begin at...
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Coeburn settles fireworks question
COEBURN — The town will go ahead with a fireworks show on Independence Day weekend. But it will take place Saturday, July 5, instead of July 4. At an April 14 regular meeting, Town Manager Drew Mul...
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