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Council struggles to pay the bills
COEBURN — Once again, town council faced down a list of bills and not enough cash on hand to pay them all. Meeting Oct. 15, town Treasurer Christy McCoy told council that Coeburn's cash balance on ...
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Coeburn studies revenue options
COEBURN — There's no more room to cut spending in the town's budget without harming services, according to Town Manager Drew Mullins. At town council's Oct. 15 meeting, Mullins proposed 3 percent i...
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Historical society to close current office
WISE — The Wise County Historical Society is closing its office at the county courthouse. While its location there seemed an appropriate fit for years, tightened courthouse security measures combin...
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Historical society archives a good fit with MECC resources
WISE — Closing the doors of the Wise County Historical Society office actually will open access to its archives and insure their preservation for generations to come. Those and other expanded oppor...
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Medical waste in bin is concern
WISE — The discovery of hypodermic needles within a recent shipment of recycled plastic from Wise County prompted county officials to propose a resolution prohibiting non-recyclable trash from bein...
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It requires rain
Many of us are probably sick of seeing rain, walking through puddles and fiddling with umbrellas after the last couple of wet weeks. But the storms have produced dramatic cloud formations and the d...
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Former prosecutor seeks county office
Wise attorney Gary Gilliam intends to run for commonwealth attorney serving Wise County and Norton. Gilliam issued a press release Wednesday afternoon confirming he will seek the office in a specia...
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