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Treasurer completes coursework
Wise County Treasurer Delores Smith attended the annual meeting of the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers (NACCTFO) in New Orleans, La. on July 9-10, complet...
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Comcast merger raises local service questions
As the federal government mulls whether to approve a proposed merger between cable companies Comcast and Time Warner, Wise County is awaiting answers for how the proposed deal will impact its resid...
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Sen. Kaine to visit region Wednesday
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine tomorrow will kick off a three-day visit to Southwest Virginia. Wednesday morning, Kaine will visit Lincoln Memorial University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in western Lee C...
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No ginseng hunting in national forest
Don’t get any bright ideas about hunting ginseng in the Jefferson National Forest, officials say. The U.S. Forest Service sent out a press release Friday reminding citizens that collecting any part...
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County website offers recycling guidelines
Recyclable materials accepted by Wise County are listed below. More information about how and where to recycle can be found by visiting www.keepwisecountybeautiful.org. Accepted materials include: ...
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Coeburn gets final Veolia bill
COEBURN — Town council wants more information before agreeing to pay a final invoice from Veolia Water, the town’s recently-departed water and public works contractor. Council on Monday reviewed a ...
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Town studies public comment guidelines
COEBURN — At least one town council member wants to adopt public expression guidelines aimed at promoting civility and discouraging personal attacks. Town council on Monday directed its new attorne...
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County schools receive federal, state accreditation
WISE — Preliminary results indicate the county school system has met all required federal annual measurable objectives for the past academic year. Additionally, all county schools have been fully a...
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School board embraces tobacco-free policy
WISE — The county school board in a 7-0 vote Tuesday agreed to designate all school campuses tobacco-free zones. Member Mark Hutchinson was absent. The vote was in response to a request by the Heal...
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