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School Pre-K rules delayed
New statewide preschool eligibility requirements that would have meant fewer children could enroll in Wise County schools’ preschool program will not be implemented for the next academic year. Marc...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reimagining downtown: Be online, be digital, be open
WISE — Communities wanting to preserve their small town charm and entice more people to visit might need a little help from the World Wide Web. Creating an expansive online presence and reimagining...
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DMME again denies Ison Rock permit
A Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy official has affirmed an administrative law judge’s denial of the Ison Rock Ridge surface mining application. In a letter dated Friday, March 13, DMME Dep...
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‘Truly Southwest Virginia?’ Book club decries Grisham novel’s depictions
The Pine Knots Book Club had a lively discussion about the new John Grisham novel “Gray Mountain” Tuesday night, with participants finding many faults in its portrayal of the Appalachian coal-minin...
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Local groups plan annual Easter egg hunts
Local children will find lots of fun Easter activities the next two Saturdays. Red Onion State Prison is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt March 28 at Clintwood Elementary School. Two other egg hu...
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Preschool criteria change not expected to decrease enrollment
County school officials say state changes in eligibility guidelines are not expected to have a large impact on the number of children served by the division’s preschool program. The 2015 General As...
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Pound contends with engineering decision
POUND — Amid dealing with the havoc snowstorms have wreaked, a failing sewer plant and weather-related setbacks in water system improvements, the town also is navigating selection of an engineering...
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Big plans for tourism: Norton focusing on outdoor assets
NORTON — Buying a huge “woodbooger” statue for display at the Flag Rock Recreation Area gate is simply the most whimsical goal for the city’s tourism committee in the near future. Committee represe...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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