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School board discusses drug test policy
A discussion about whether Wise County's school division should adopt a formal drug test policy for staff and students will likely continue at next month's school board meeting. The topic arose at ...
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School board approves personnel list
The Wise County school board on Oct. 14 approved several personnel recommendations. They included: NEW EMPLOYMENT • Tammy Graham, Wise Primary cafeteria manager, replacing Donna Mullins. Effective ...
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Schools vying for safe driving prizes
Four Southwest Virginia high schools remain in contention for prizes in State Farm's annual Celebrate My Drive safe driving initiative. The program educates teen drivers, and the contest involves g...
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Breast cancer event is tomorrow
An event Saturday in downtown Norton will raise funds and support for the fight against breast cancer. Fitness Advantage is hosting a "Pink Power" fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 925 Park Avenue. The even...
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Blood drive is next week
The Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Union High School in Big Stone Gap, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. As many as three lives may be saved each time a person dona...
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School wants to sell tables to town
COEBURN — Even as town council and staff struggled to find ways of cutting costs, council agreed last week to consider buying 13 picnic tables. The tables belong to Coeburn Primary School, which is...
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Blood drives set for this week
The Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at these locations: • Tuesday, Oct. 21: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wallens Ridge State Prison, Big Stone Gap; 1-6 p.m., Valley View Freewill...
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Insurance society recognizes Witt
The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors has recognized South-West Insurance Agency's Floyd Winston Witt Jr. for 35 years of committed professional leadership and advanced knowledge. "The cont...
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Grants available for planting trees
Applications are now available for Plant for the Planet grants from Old Dominion Power Co., Kentucky Utilities Co. and Louisville Gas and Electric to fund qualified tree plantings by nonprofit or g...
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