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Public input is sought for county plan
WISE — It’s been almost two years since Wise County began crafting a new future development plan model that will serve as its long-range guide for growth and development. The ongoing effort to upda...
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Anglers’ help sought in Flannagan fish study
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) is inviting anglers to assist a walleye and saugeye fisheries tagging study at the Flannagan Reservoir. A press release issued Feb. 3 sta...
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General Assembly bills move, stall
With two calendar weeks left to get their bills passed in the house of introduction, local General Assembly lawmakers are gradually pushing many of their measures forward. However, some locally-gen...
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Coalfields continue losing people
Wise County lost more than 1,500 people between the 2010 U.S. census and July 1, 2015, according to estimates prepared by a Virginia public service institute. Virginia’s coal-producing region lost ...
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Robotics team celebrates successes
Central High School’s robotics team began its second season focused not only on its first year competing, but also on raising awareness and money for a disease that could benefit from robotics for ...
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Health, cold are factors in snowstorm death
A Wise resident who was found dead during Saturday’s severe snowstorm seems to have succumbed as a result of an accident. Wise County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Russell Cyphers said Wednesday that Jeff...
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Fish stocking offer made
WISE — Council is mulling the possibility of transferring Bear Creek Reservoir’s fish stocking responsibilities to the state, a move that could save the town money and yield more annual stockings. ...
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Park upgrade funds sought
COEBURN — Vice Mayor Sharon Still hopes the Speedway Children’s Charities organization could provide funds for a proposed overhaul of the town’s Ringley Park. Town officials and Lane Group engineer...
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