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Man sentenced to 45 years for sex crimes
Editor's note: The Coalfield Progress does not publish information that could identify the victim of a sexual crime. A 52-year-old Pound man will spend 45 years in prison for child sex crimes. Jimm...
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Stunning sunset
Vehicles speed across the U.S. 23 Powell Valley bridge as sunset brings a soft glow to the clouds. The region has enjoyed several dramatic sunsets recently after storms cleared away.
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Coeburn may face tax, fee increases
COEBURN — The town needs to raise taxes along with water, sewer and trash collection fees to pay its bills and slowly rebuild a funding reserve, according to Town Manager Drew Mullins. Mullins pres...
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Norton schools studying pre-K program changes
NORTON — Change is coming to eligibility for early childhood education and city schools want to be not just prepared but ahead. Statewide, schools got a one-year waiver to stricter requirements tha...
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County board briefed on pre-K requirements
WISE — A month following the launch of Wise County’s annual preschool registration drive, school officials are still encouraging more children to sign up. Marcia Shortt, county schools elementary a...
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Great cleanup events planned
Spring weather has finally arrived in Wise County. And as annual natural beautification efforts emerge — flowers blooming and trees sprouting new leaves — county residents are being asked to do the...
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Children’s needs drive them
A heart for children. That’s the bond that brought together those at Norton’s commemoration of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Norton Department of Social Services Director Christin...
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