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Photo ID needed to vote
Voters are required on Nov. 4 to bring photo identification to the polls to be allowed to cast a vote. Acceptable photo IDs include: • A Virginia driver’s license or other Virginia DMV photo ID (no...
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Tax exemption question is on ballot
Also on the Nov. 4 ballot is a referendum on changing the state constitution. Currently, state law exempts the residential property of a veteran with 100 percent service-connected disability from t...
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Comprehensive plan meetings set for next week
More than three months have passed since a year-long effort began to revise and rewrite Wise County’s comprehensive plan. Focal group workshops and a community meeting were held in mid-July to begi...
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Operation, respect for Payless attracted Houchens
That Payless Supermarkets is a “very well run, well-respected company” is what sparked the interest of Houchens Industries when the Atwood family went hunting for the right buyer. What kept that in...
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Fall back: Reset clocks Sunday
Don’t forget: Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 2 at 2 a.m. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. Also, fire prevention groups suggest using the cha...
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Blood drives set for next week
The Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations next week: • Monday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eastside High School, Coeburn. • Wednesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-5...
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Late supervisor recognized
POUND — Town Council recently adopted a proclamation commemorating the life and work of longtime Wise County supervisor Edgar Mullins. Mullins died Sept. 18 at the age of 92. He was a lifelong resi...
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Route 58A wreck injures one person
The Virginia State Police is investigating an accident on U.S. 58A last Thursday that sent one person to the hospital. Trooper M.E. Brooks II responded to a two-vehicle crash at 6:11 p.m. on Thursd...
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Local schools recognized for finance education
Five local schools and three local teachers are being honored for success in educating students on financial literacy. Working in Support of Education (WISE), an educational non-profit, recently an...
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