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Relay for Life seeks teams to sign up
Relay For Life of Wise County’s event leadership team invites community members to register to participate in this year’s event. Community members are encouraged to form fundraising teams or to hel...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber honors community leaders for service
Four local leaders have received the Wise County Chamber of Commerce’s top annual awards for service. Awards were presented Saturday, April 11, during the chamber’s 61st annual gala and silent auct...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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More synth drug defendants sentenced
Another Pound resident and four Florida residents have been sentenced for their involvement in distributing synthetic drugs. Douglas Eugene Stephens, 63, of Pound, was sentenced Thursday to 60 mont...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coeburn police find outside funding
COEBURN — The town police department has received $17,618 as part of a lengthy drug investigation in which nearly $20,000 in cash was seized. Police Chief Scott Brooks notified town council last we...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library seeks restoration of slashed funding
NORTON — Representatives of the Lonesome Pine Regional Library system reminded city council of local libraries’ value and asked council to restore funding that was cut during last year’s budget tal...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourism authority pursues new ideas
NORTON — The Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority is about to launch a new overall marketing campaign and is expanding some successful recent programs, Executive Director Erin Riedhammer told city...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress wins writing best in show, other awards
Coalfield Progress Editor and Publisher Jenay Tate has received the Virginia Press Association’s 2014 statewide best-in-show writing award for non-daily newspapers. The newspaper received a total o...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Envirothon contest fosters teamwork, knowledge
WISE — Understanding the intricacies that abound within our natural world is no simple feat. Students at Wise County’s Alternative Education Center spent a few months earlier this semester learning...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CEDAR to host 10th annual coal fair
Student entries in seven categories from five coalfield counties will be featured in the 10th annual CEDAR of Virginia Coal Fair April 22-24 at Southwest Virginia Community College. The coal fair i...
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