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Solemn remembrance
Downtown Norton was quiet Monday morning, with many businesses closed to observe Memorial Day. Norton Fire Department’s big American flag hung over Park Avenue to remind citizens of the terrible pr...
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City aims to reduce nuisance bear encounters
NORTON — The city recently took steps to deter bears from rummaging through trash in its parks, and city council got information on the extent of local bear activity. City Manager Fred Ramey told c...
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Armed robbery among charges of alleged theft
Two Kentucky residents have been indicted for allegedly carrying out an armed robbery in Pound. Among those indicted by a Wise County grand jury May 20 were Barry R. Kinney, 34, of 6841 Elkhorn Cre...
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Drug, driving charges among indictments
A Wise County grand jury has indicted seven people on drug charges and one person for allegedly driving under the influence. Those indicted May 20 include: • Joseph Andrew Hobbs, 23, 170 Don Whiteh...
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School budget OK’d, minus some
NORTON — City council has approved the 2015-16 Norton schools budget, but without additional funds that were proposed to help create a hospitality training teacher’s position. Council voted Tuesday...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mixed reviews for city budget
NORTON — City council has agreed to raise its vehicle license tax by $5 and to raise its cigarette tax from 15 cents to 25 cents per pack as part of 2015-16 budget-balancing efforts. Meeting Tuesda...
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City water service cutoff is May 26
Water service in parts of Norton will be cut off for the day on Tuesday, May 26 while crews continue a water line replacement project downtown. On the 26th, water service will be interrupted starti...
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Blood drive scheduled
Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Tuesday, May 26, 1-6 p.m. at Food City in Clintwood. As many as three lives might be saved each time a person donates blood. To donate ...
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Marriage Licenses
Marriage licenses certified recently in Wise County include: • Tina Colne Adams 34, Neon, Ky., and Travis Gabriel Evans, 39, Cleveland, May 3. • Michael Thomas Salyers, 52, and Deborah Lynn Fultz, ...
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