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Wise health insurance rates increase
WISE — Council on Tuesday agreed to renew the town’s current health insurance plan, which includes premium increases. The town will continue its coverage through the Local Choice Health Benefits Pr...
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Wise council authorizes water/sewer bonds
WISE — Council on Tuesday unanimously authorized the town to issue general obligation water and sewer bonds totaling $190,634 for the rehabilitation of a 1 million-gallon water storage tank on Modo...
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Blood drives set for next week
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Thursday, April 2, 1-6 p.m., at Food City in Wise. As many as three lives may be saved each time a person dona...
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Indictments include armed robbery
A man already serving jail time has been charged with an armed robbery that took place nearly three years ago. On March 18, a Wise County grand jury indicted Ryan Richard Potter, 26, a Duffield reg...
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Indictments include alleged drug crimes
Numerous people were indicted for alleged drug crimes last week. A Wise County grand jury on March 18 handed down charges against: • Tammy Faye Mullins, 44, 11636 Norton-Coeburn Rd., Coeburn: Two c...
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Free hospitality training offered in Wise April 8
A free Hospitality Training workshop will be held on April 8 at two locations in Wise County. The workshop is offered to those who work in the tourism industry including hotels, recreation, restaur...
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Water sampling underway in Pound
With its water system working normally and uninterrupted for several days, Pound met a milestone Monday and was cleared to undertake the sampling required toward lifting a boil water notice. Mayor ...
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Armed robbery suspects nabbed quickly
Pound police report they had armed robbery suspects in custody within about four hours of an incident Saturday morning at a local convenience store. A man entered the Fas Mart #412 at about 6:30 a....
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Grand jury hands down variety of charges
A Wise County grand jury last week handed down indictments on charges ranging from an alleged sex offense and malicious wounding to theft and drug crimes. The commonwealth attorney’s office Friday ...
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