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‘I’ve never jumped so high in my life’ Eastside High one-act drama team reflects on state win
COEBURN — When Eastside High School’s one-act drama team was declared the 1A/2A state champion last month, Jeffrey Hunsaker recalled there being “mass hysteria.” “I’ve never jumped so high in my li...
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Mixed drinks: Senate measure benefits St. Paul
St. Paul is positioning itself for more development with a liquor by the drink bill that Wednesday sailed through the Virginia Senate. Today, a boutique hotel company interested in the Willis Build...
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Dentist to get prison time
Local dentist Newton Carroll Mullins will spend a brief stretch in a federal prison followed by home incarceration for illegally obtaining and possessing hydrocodone. Mullins, represented by attorn...
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County's population declines even more
Since the 2010 U.S. Census, Wise County's population has dropped more than all but one other county in the whole state. When census figures were released not quite five years ago, Wise County’s pop...
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Disease may wipe out treasured flowers
Trevor Curtis's alarming letter arrived entitled "The Extinction of Roses." Whoa. "Rose Rosette Disease is sweeping across the country and killing every rose it encounters," wrote Curtis, a landsca...
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Bills aplenty: Lawmakers address smoking, energy, more
One local legislator wants to give police the power to ticket adults who smoke in a vehicle with a child younger than eight years old. House Bill 2171, sponsored by Del. Todd Pillion, R-Abingdon, w...
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Tobacco panel reforms offered
The leaders of the Virginia Tobacco Commission have introduced legislation to make the organization more efficient and effective, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday. In a press release, McAuliff...
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