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Pound council splits on support for budget plan
POUND — A nearly $2 million proposed town budget that goes to public hearing in two weeks raises utility rates but not taxes. Out of the starting gate, however, the proposed spending plan does not ...
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Coal tax credit extension bills vetoed
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has killed legislation that would have extended coal tax credits for producers and power companies from 2017 to 2019. McAuliffe had tried in late March to modify the legislatio...
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Pound delays development board choices
POUND — Despite pleas for support and immediate action, Town Council has put off making appointments to its Economic Development Authority. At council’s April 21 meeting, Pound EDA vice chair Marth...
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County seeks budget shortfall solution
WISE — Two months remain to remedy a $314,750 shortfall preventing Wise County from achieving a balanced budget. County supervisors on Wednesday held a budget workshop to discuss a 2015-16 spending...
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Schools develop regional education plan
WISE — As students across Virginia prepare for another round of Standards of Learning testing, some Southwest Virginia school divisions are finalizing a new curriculum program they believe will fos...
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Schools in Region 7 create own improvement plans
Concerns about the effectiveness of a state program to foster improvement in schools failing to meet state and federal benchmarks have prompted some Southwest Virginia divisions to develop their ow...
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Farmers shake off rough winter as market nears
The Big Stone Gap Farmers Market opens its eighth season Saturday, and many farmers are working hard against unfavorable conditions to provide the locally grown foodstuffs that market shoppers want...
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Website tracks advance of surface mining
Using publicly available map data, Appalachian Voices has compiled a list of the 50 Central Appalachia communities that it says are most adversely affected by large-scale surface mining. Appalachia...
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