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Arch to cut 213 jobs
Arch Coal Inc. announced Monday that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Co. complex in Wise County and Letcher County, Ky. A total of 213 full-time positions will be eliminated, and the company...
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THE INN AT WISE: Folk art will adorn walls
WHITESBURG, Ky. — Five people sat at a table last Thursday in a downtown Whitesburg storefront swapping stories about the good times eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia once enjoyed and whet...
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Treasurers’ conference highlights county
WISE — When county Treasurer Delores Smith announced that this year’s state Treasurers’ Association conference would be held in Southwest Virginia, people told her no one would travel that far to a...
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Buck moon
Last weekend was the time of the ‘buck moon’ — a full moon in early July that marks the period when male deer begin to regrow their antlers. There were many local sightings of a huge yellow or oran...
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Frustration over planning leaders emerges
WISE — Frustration and distrust about those chosen to lead a yearlong effort to update the county’s comprehensive plan arose from some of those who attended an almost three-hour meeting at the coun...
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Forum generates concerns, ideas for Wise County planning process
WISE — Several suggestions were offered at a public forum held Tuesday about issues that will require the county’s attention as it looks toward its future. The meeting was held as a kickoff for the...
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Police car use raises concern
COEBURN — Town council has banned the use of police vehicles for anything but police business and by anyone other than an officer. During council’s first meeting Monday under a new majority, new Ma...
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