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  1. Boil notices remain; food distributions setRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Coalfield.com

    Virginia National Guard troops depart the area Friday with their heavy equipment after spending more than a week helping the Wise County sheriff's office assist snowbound residents.


  2. Grant funds awarded to care providers to improve heart healthRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Big News Network.com

    The AstraZeneca Health Care Foundation awarded grants Tuesday of more than $644,000 to three nonprofit organizations aimed at reducing the risk of cardiovascular health in Appalachia. AstaZeneca's ';Connections for Cardiovascular Health'; program presented grants to West Virginia Health Right Inc. in Charleston, Ashland-Boyd County Health Department in Ashland, K.Y., and St. Mary's Health Wagon in Wise, V.A. These organizations received more than $2.3 million funding over the last five years to improve healthy lives in the area.


  3. AstraZeneca Foundation Awards $664K in GrantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The News Journal

    AstraZeneca Foundation Awards $664K in Grants The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program awarded three grants totaling $664,028 to nonprofit Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1BmNVKK The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program awarded three grants totaling $664,028 to nonprofit organizations focused on improving cardiovascular health in their region. AstraZeneca awarded the grants to the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department in Ashland, Kentucky, St. Mary's Health Wagon in Wise, Virginia, and West Virginia Health Right in Charleston, West Virginia.


  4. Lytle St. roundabout, and traffic flow at new bridge over Broad Street.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    The Murfreesboro City Council met Thursday evening and approved agreements to widen State Route 96, and dealt with issues concerning construction of the new Rutherford County Judicial Building within the historic downtown district. Concerning the widening of Franklin Roade, the agreement was between the City of Murfreesboro, Swanson Developments, LP and the Tennessee Department of Transportation for funding associated with the widening of State Route 96. The section of Hwy 96 will be widened to five lanes in advance of the development of a new Kroger on the northeast corner of SR 96 and Veterans Parkway.


  5. DMME checking blasting complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Coalfield.com

    ... came from people nearby on Guest River, in the Glamorgan, Hurricane, Coeburn Mountain and White Oak sections around Wise and as far away as Pound and the Powell Valley area. The company's blasting schedule, published in January, covers a little more ...


  6. College Basketball RoundupRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The University of Virginia-Wise broke out of the gates and led by as many as six points before Glenville State College produced a strong showing to end the first half and cruised to a 63-54 win on Thursday night. GSC moved in front 35-26 by halftime and led by as many as 17 points in the second half while chalking up its third straight win.


  7. Ruth W. Redcay, 90, Ephrata, worked at Strauss Slip Factory, attended Bethany UCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Ephrata Review

    Ruth's husband, the late Rufus W. Redcay, passed away Dec. 5, 2008. Born in Ephrata Township, Ruth was a daughter of the late Frank A. and Bertha Wise.


  8. Lynch fabrication shop may expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... builds parts for heavy equipment. In addition to its fabrication shop in Lynch, they also operate a machine shop in Wise, Va. "The property is being leased to Hurberries by the IDA," Gibson said. "The IDA did not have a lease at that time because ...


  9. Pikeville women's tennis team ranked seventh in pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... team since it was brought back to the school in 2011. The Bears will open the 2015 season at 3 p.m. on March 3 at UVa.-Wise in Wise, Va.


  10. Inside todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    ... "Thus far there appears to be no cure." MORE ON TUESDAY Rose rosette disease is sweeping across the country, is here in Wise County and is killing every rose it encounters. "Sadly, they are headed for extinction in North America. Children born in ...


  11. Drone competition coming to UVa-WiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    The buzz of a hundred micro-drones will fill the air at the University of Virginia's College at Wise Convocation Center on Saturday, Feb. 21 beginning at 9 a.m. as the first of its kind flight competition is held among participating Girl and Boy Scouts and other youth from throughout Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee to measure the "Top Guns."


  12. Expressway opponents plan forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    ... agencies accepted written public comments on the proposed expressway, which will begin near Pound and cross Wise, Dickenson and Buchanan counties to the West Virginia line. According to the environmental groups, thousands of citizens asked the ...


  13. Join Ralph Stanley for his 88th Birthday Celebration Feb 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... Josh Turner, Lee Ann Womack and more! Entertainment this year will include Clearwater Branch, Virginia Whirlwind, UVA-Wise Bluegrass Band, Nathan Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, and some special guests. Tickets to the dinner are priced at $100 ...


  14. Community Diversity Breakfast plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Rev. Jones is employed in the office of Development and College Relations at the University of Virginia's College in Wise, Va. as office manager, coordinator of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. events, Black History Month activities and ...


  15. Roundup: Shepherd women down Va.-WiseRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    WISE, Va. - Cara Mason and Morgan Arden each scored 16 points to lead the Shepherd women's basketball team to a 71-55 win over Virginia-Wise on Saturday to keep the Rams tied atop the Mountain East Conference standings Taylor Sandidge and Kayla Carey each had 15 points for the Cavaliers.


  16. WLU Men Stay On TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Intelligencer

    ... their No. 1 ranking on Saturday by rallying to a 113-107 overtime victory at Concord. Monday's 113-82 rout of UVA-Wise was not included in this week's rankings, which considered games through Sunday. While West Liberty held onto the No. 1 spot it ...


  17. Staff decorate ornaments for foster childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... to be distributed before Christmas for all foster children at the Departments of Social Services in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the city of Norton in Virginia. "This opportunity is another of many outreach efforts by area foster and adopted ...


  18. Railsplitters No. 6 in NABC pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... eak of 62 consecutive in the poll. Lincoln Memorial concludes the 2014 portion of the schedule on Sunday with a trip to Wise, Va., for a nonconference bout against the UVA-Wise Cavaliers. Tip-off in that contest is scheduled for 3 p.m.


  19. Emenike's book on entrepreneurship tackles unemploymentRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Vanguard

    ... of International Affairs, Lagos, presented to the public. The book which was published by Napoleon Hill Foundation, Wise, Virginia USA, is aimed at teaching individuals how to be successful entrepreneurs. And to ensure the book gets to the largest ...


  20. Local landmark reopens after almost being demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WCYB

    For decades community members and visitors to Wise Virginia wondered what would become of the old Wise Inn. The 100-year old hotel has fallen on hard times and was almost destined to become a parking lot.


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