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More school police sought
Wise County’s first school resource officer entered J.J. Kelly High School — now Central High — more than a decade ago. The county’s other two high schools, Eastside and Union, have since added res...
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Bank closing city branch, others
New Peoples Bank Inc. intends to shut down its Norton branch, along with locations in Jonesville, Bland and West Virginia. The Norton location off U.S. 58 Alternate will be consolidated into the ba...
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Mother to plead on daughter’s death charges
WISE — Rather than face a jury trial on felony murder charges for her alleged role in the death of her 2-year-old daughter in October 2012, Brandie Baldwin is expected to enter a guilty plea Tuesda...
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Central High may get $2 million facility gift
WISE — A quest by Central High School to raise more than $3 million to build athletic facilities at its new campus might soon be realized. County Schools’ Superintendent Jeff Perry announced at Tue...
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Emergency demolition job: Condemned building in Pound is torn down
POUND – Wise County dispatched crews to demolish a condemned downtown building Wednesday after its roof collapsed Tuesday and sent debris falling onto a public sidewalk below. Contacted by Pound of...
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Registrar offers Tuesday special election tips
Local registrars want to make sure residents know there’s a special state Senate election affecting Norton and half of Wise County next week. Wise County Registrar Allison Robbins notes that polls ...
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County residents asked to follow recycling rules
WISE — When the vendor that accepts Wise County’s recycled plastic began sorting a recent shipment, its employees made a nasty discovery. The shipment contained a “large number of hypodermic needle...
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  • Child murder trial postponed until next week
    by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
    08.12.14 - 12:10 am
  • Reunion recalls vibrant place, vanished
    by R.J. ROSE • Contributing Writer
    08.12.14 - 12:09 am
  • County wants WYMT restored
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    08.12.14 - 12:08 am
  • Norton schools return Aug. 13
    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    08.12.14 - 12:07 am
  • County board discusses RV park rules
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    08.12.14 - 12:06 am