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Synthetic drugs found at Coeburn business
The regional drug task force expects charges to be placed in the near future against a St. Paul man suspected of involvement with synthetic drug distribution. On Jan. 22, the Wise County Sheriff’s ...
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Marriages 01/30/15
Marriage licenses certified recently in Wise County include: • Eric Nathanael Stallard, 34, and Sarah Hodges Wynn, 34, Rose Hill, Jan. 18. • Sandra Gail Carroll, 45, Wise, and Brady Wayne Hunsucker...
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Wise council discusses traffic signal concerns
WISE — A new traffic signal system installed at a busy downtown intersection is causing headaches for some motorists. The town last year replaced and upgraded the traffic signal system at the Norto...
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Officials study public housing water problem
A problem with discolored water in a Coeburn public housing complex has officials from the town, the Wise County Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the county health department looking for ans...
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Blood drive scheduled next week
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Thursday, Feb. 5, 1-6 p.m. at Food City in Wise. As many as three lives may be saved each time a person donate...
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Coal tax credit reduction bill dies
The House of Delegates has killed its version of a bill that would have scaled back tax credits for coal companies and utilities that burn coal. The identical bill in the Senate is still alive. Wed...
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How can we slow the spread of Rose Rosette Disease?
Trevor Curtis doesn’t mince words when it comes to stemming the spread of Rose Rosetta Disease. “Spraying roses won’t save them. Cutting off the contorted growths won’t save them,” warns Curtis, an...
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Curtis sees mountains of local opportunity
Trevor Curtis’s time in Asia shaped more than just his view of roses. A native of Wise, Curtis set off after graduating from Virginia Tech with a landscape architecture degree when there were no gr...
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Traffic stop leads to meth charges
Two Bristol men were arrested in Pound last week for possessing the materials to make methamphetamine. On Jan. 20, Wise County sheriff’s deputy Lt. Keith Crabtree stopped a vehicle on route 23 in P...
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