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Payless welcomes new owner: Business sold after 66 years as family operation
When the Atwood family decided it was the right time to sell Payless Supermarkets, owners J.B., wife Freda and son Alan all wanted a buyer interested in all three of their stores and about 100 empl...
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Wise project will shut down East Main Street
WISE — An ongoing sidewalk project in downtown Wise will require closing East Main Street for at least three days next week. Town council learned Tuesday that East Main will shut down from 6 a.m. M...
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County school board member Leftwich dies
Wise County School Board Member H. Wayne Leftwich, 74, died Tuesday afternoon at his home. The cause of death was unavailable at press time Thursday. Leftwich, remembered as a football and basketba...
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Men face sex crime counts
The Coalfield Progress does not publish information that could identify the victim of a sexual crime. A Pound man and a Coeburn man have been indicted for alleged crimes of a sexual nature. Last we...
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‘89 cemetery study unearthed
Questions about ownership of small cemeteries in Coeburn, amid worries over their care and historic preservation, have turned up a 25-year-old state study recommending Virginia undertake a program ...
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Residents seek rezoning of area on south side
NORTON — Twenty-seven residents of a neighborhood on the south side of the city have asked to have their properties rezoned. City council will hold a public hearing in December on the request, whic...
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Pound formalizes plan for automatic cuts
POUND — If, or more likely when, the town has to tap into its $100,000 line of credit by $55,000 or above, Pound Town Council will cut employee benefits and take home pay, close town hall for a hal...
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  • Town manager is leaving Pound job
    by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
    10.24.14 - 12:04 am
  • Group seeks plan for High Knob's future
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    10.24.14 - 12:02 am
  • Two in Pound object to two targets for cutting
    by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
    10.24.14 - 12:01 am
  • Indian Mountain market traffic flow studied
    by JEFF LESTER AND JENAY TATE • Staff Writers
    10.21.14 - 12:05 am