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Cockfighting investigation yields guilty pleas
Two Wise Countians and two men from eastern Kentucky have pleaded guilty in U.S. district court to operating a cockfighting operation on the Kentucky side of the border. The U.S. attorney’s office ...
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City green-lights major water project
NORTON — City council has authorized administration to take the next steps on a project to upgrade several old downtown water lines, despite some concern over the cost of debt. The project has been...
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Wise council receives dam project grant
WISE — Council last Tuesday accepted a $11,200 grant to assist with a project at the town’s Bear Creek dam. The Virginia Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund provided the gra...
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Council approves water plant project
WISE — Council last Tuesday agreed to amend an existing engineering agreement between the town and Thompson & Litton for a water treatment plant project. The engineering firm designed and oversaw c...
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Wise council receives bond refinance proposal
WISE — Council learned last Tuesday about an opportunity to refinance a general obligation bond issued in 2011 for an improvement project at the town’s Bear Creek reservoir and dam. Financial servi...
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Council to publish delinquent taxpayer list
WISE — Council last Tuesday agreed to publish in this newspaper the names of delinquent town taxpayers as of June 30. The names will be published in the Sept. 9 and 12 editions. A notice in council...
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Water woes
Norton’s public works crew spent more than four hours from Tuesday morning to mid-afternoon working on this water line break in the 600 block of Park Avenue downtown. The leak affected customers in...
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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...
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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. ...
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