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  1. New Application for Drones: Disaster ReliefRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | US News & World Report

    ... company that last year conducted the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved unmanned drone delivery near rural Wise, Virginia, and which earlier this year launched the first sanctioned delivery in an urban setting - became the first outfit ...

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  2. Wise, Va. man arrested on abduction chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WCYB

    According to the Wise County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to Sheffield Apartments in Coeburn on a call of an attempted breaking and entering. The suspect had fled on foot when police arrived.

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  3. New technology on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... local physician's office and hold a video conference with another doctor in a different area. "Imagine if you lived in Wise, Virginia, and you needed to go visit a doctor at UVA in Charlottesville. This would save you a lot of time and money," ...

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  4. Prince named 2016 LMU-DCOM Preceptor of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... training at Eastern Virginia Medical School, he and his wife felt a strong pull to return to their home town of Wise, Virginia, to settle down. Prince, his brother Marty and another local physician eventually started their own practice, Internal ...

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  5. America's "drone problem": Maybe not be as bad as everyone thinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A drone delivers supplies and medicine to thousands of people seeking dental and medical care at the Remote Area Medical clinic at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Wise, Virginia, in July, 2015. A new report suggests that drone pilots are now flying more responsibly amid heightened public concerns over the dangers of the unmanned aerial vehicles.

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  6. Norton man pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WCYB

    According to authorities, in 2014, Matthew Tate, 29, shot his girlfriend, Kristina Padilla, seven times at Lake Street Secure Self Storage in Wise, Va. Padilla's body was found inside a fenced area of the facility.

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  7. Eastern Shore stories, from colonists to the bridge tunnel Read Story Carol Vaughn, Delmarva NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... founder of Presbyterianism in America; General John Cropper, American patriot of the Revolutionary War era; Henry Wise, Virginia governor in the period leading up to the Civil War; and Abel Upshur, secretary of the navy and secretary of state under ...

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  8. Ita s a long road to WiseRead the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Virginia Business

    ... a two-week period last month, I found myself in Norfolk, Chantilly, Charlottesville, Richmond, Lexington, Irvington and Wise - in that order! That's a lot of time crisscrossing the commonwealth. The road to Wise started on a foggy morning in ...

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  9. Former town manager pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Coalfield.com

    ... up more than $30,000 of charges for personal expenses. Then, Mays applied for another card in the town's name, using a Wise post office box as the mailing address, and got more than $20,000 of purchases and cash advances. Then, she obtained yet ...

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  10. Woman pleads guilty in multiple Wise burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | WCYB

    Amy Mullins pleaded guilty on Friday to 14-counts of various charges including burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny of a firearm. She and her husband, Jason Mullins were arrested in January after police tied them to a string of home burglaries in Wise, Va.

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  11. Impact of Verizon strike on employees and customersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WCYB

    ... up. "I'd like for it to be over, do I think it's going to be over soon? Time will tell," CWA Union Representative for Wise, Va. Leabern Kennedy said. As time goes on and no contract agreement is made, the strikers face hardships like the loss of ...

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  12. County, city property taxes dueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Coalfield.com

    Real estate owners in Wise County and Norton face tax payment deadlines soon. COUNTY In the county, the deadline to pay the first half of 2016 real estate taxes is May 31. After that, a penalty of 10 percent or $2, whichever is greater, will be applied, but the penalty will not exceed the tax.

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  13. County, city property taxes dueRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Coalfield.com

    Real estate owners in Wise County and Norton face tax payment deadlines soon. COUNTY In the county, the deadline to pay the first half of 2016 real estate taxes is May 31. After that, a penalty of 10 percent or $2, whichever is greater, will be applied, but the penalty will not exceed the tax.

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  14. Career networking event is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Coalfield.com

    An event Saturday on the campus of the University of Virginia's College at Wise offers local citizens the opportunity to network with local businesses and individuals while learning of job opportunities, entrepreneurial strategies and Napoleon Hill's Keys to Success.

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  15. Medicall delivery drone going to the SmithsonianRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Flirtey drone used to make the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone delivery in the U.S. last year during the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia, has been accepted into the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

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  16. Botetourt County schools administrator takes top job in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Lee County school district. Brian Austin, who started his career in education as a substitute teacher and bus driver in Wise County, recently returned to far Southwest Virginia to take the superintendent's job in neighboring Lee County. Because he ...

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  17. Botetourt schools administrator takes top job in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Lee County school district. Brian Austin, who started his career in education as a substitute teacher and bus driver in Wise County, recently returned to far Southwest Virginia to take the superintendent's job in neighboring Lee County. Because he ...

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  18. Beginning quilting workshop offeredRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... quilt square. Quilting has long been a practical skill and tradition in the Appalachian Mountains. Linda Bailey, from Wise, Virginia, has quilted since age 18 and continues to quilt today with the Caring Friends of Wise Baptist Church. The Southwest ...

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  19. Monday, April 11, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Wise County Messenger Online

    PBR TICKETS - Tickets for the 2016 J.W. Hart PBR Challenge to be held Saturday, June 4, at the Wise County Fairgrounds went on sale at 7 a.m. today at wcchallenger.org or by phone at 1-800-514-3549.

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  20. Pound man arrested for high-speed chase, assaulting officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | WCYB

    A Wise County man is arrested after assaulting a police officer following a high-speed chase. Bennie Hicks, 38, faces several charges after police say he almost hit a deputy's car Tuesday night while the officer was working another call.

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