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Historical society to close current office
WISE — The Wise County Historical Society is closing its office at the county courthouse. While its location there seemed an appropriate fit for years, tightened courthouse security measures combin...
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Historical society archives a good fit with MECC resources
WISE — Closing the doors of the Wise County Historical Society office actually will open access to its archives and insure their preservation for generations to come. Those and other expanded oppor...
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Former prosecutor seeks county office
Wise attorney Gary Gilliam intends to run for commonwealth attorney serving Wise County and Norton. Gilliam issued a press release Wednesday afternoon confirming he will seek the office in a specia...
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Dotson seeks position on appeals court
Wise County Circuit Court Judge Chadwick Dotson has placed his name in contention to fill one of two upcoming vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals. Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a trade publicatio...
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Board of supervisors slams Comcast again
WISE — The saga between Wise County and Comcast continued last week as county supervisors lobbed more complaints against the company. Russell Byrd, Comcast’s senior director of government and publi...
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Fire displaces Southern family
A Saturday night fire ruined the home of a family in the Southern section. Volunteers from the Mountain Empire Chapter of the American Red Cross provided emergency shelter, clothing and food to the...
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Town moves forward on Bullitt upgrades
Children who enjoy Big Stone Gap’s Bullitt Park could receive a special Christmas present this year. Construction on the two handicapped-accessible tree houses and related upgrades are expected to ...
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Council ponders future visitors’ center
Big Stone Gap Town Council gathered around the table in council chambers Tuesday night and got a look at an important part of the town’s future. Council members reviewed the plans for the downtown ...
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