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Veolia leaves Coeburn early
COEBURN — No one on town council was willing last week to ratify Town Manager Drew Mullins' written request to end Veolia Water's public works contract more than three weeks early. However, Veolia ...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coeburn citizens discuss divisions
COEBURN — Several citizens and property owners spoke to the political divisions on town council and among themselves during remarks at council's April 14 regular meeting. Michael Wright expressed c...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easy hike Thursday is on C&O rail bed
Take a hike, trail enthusiasts chant at every opportunity. Thursday, citizens interested in the abundance of trails around Pound are invited to take a stroll along one of them — the old Chesapeake ...
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Animal rules: Pound says livestock in town are okay
POUND — Town Council bedded down the livestock conflict Tuesday with a unanimous vote making livestock permissible on property inside town limits. That was its intent in the first place, members ex...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOOD MORNING, WISE COUNTY: Volunteer spends 13 years helping elderly
WISE — Three days a week, Wilma Swavely spends her mornings listening to and helping solve county residents’ problems. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, she drives the short distance from her Wis...
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Norton school board addresses budget crunch
Norton School Board learned Monday that the school system is facing a more than $100,000 shortfall for the 2014-15 school year. Superintendent Jeff Comer provided a budget update, and the board app...
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Wise County tax rate rises: Increase of 3 cents to offset income drop
WISE — County supervisors have agreed to raise real estate taxes, but they postponed a vote on increasing personal property taxes. Meeting Thursday night, supervisors also put off for one year a pr...
Apr 15, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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