Lee County Newswire

Lee County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lee County, VA.

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  1. Annual ROHO shopping spree heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... the faculty of their respective schools. According to its Facebook page, ROHO serves children from Bell County, Lee County, Virginia, and Claiborne and Union counties in Tennessee. Various businesses, schools, and volunteers from the community all ...


  2. Coal train derailment cleanup continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Coalfield.com

    ... the fire department was advising residents of Exeter, Lower Exeter and Keokee to seek alternate routes through Lee County. Sunday afternoon, the department reported that the road remains closed and will stay closed until further notice. Meanwhile, ...


  3. Coal train derails near AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Coalfield.com

    ... the fire department was advising residents of Exeter, Lower Exeter and Keokee to seek alternate routes through Lee County. Sunday afternoon, the department reported that the road remains closed and will stay closed until further notice. Meanwhile, ...


  4. Volunteers, candidates wanted for Democrat events, racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Daily Gazette

    Lee County Democrats will roast chestnuts, make s'mores, and provide cookies and hot chocolate Dec. 1 during the Dixon Christmas Walk. Cookie donations and volunteers are needed.


  5. Federal prison staff charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Coalfield.com

    Federal charges have been dismissed against five correctional officers at the U.S. prison in Lee County who were accused of falsifying reports.


  6. Lake drawdown is setRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Coalfield.com

    Beginning Nov. 27, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will lower the water level of Lake Keokee in Lee County.


  7. Redwine, PaulineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    REDWINE, Pauline P. Age 87, of Riverside & Huber Heights, folded up her wheelchair of 23 years and danced to meet Jesus on October 31, 2017. Pauline was born in Lee County, VA on November, 21, 1929.


  8. Legislative breakfast is Nov. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... legislative breakfast and forum sponsored by Southwest Virginia chambers of commerce. The Wise County/Norton and Lee County chambers will co-host this year's event at the Debusk Veterinary Teaching Center in Ewing. Registration begins at 9 a.m., ...


  9. Virginia man busted with 67 gallons of moonshine in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Authorities from both organizations say multiple felony and misdemeanor indictments are pending after a four-month investigation into Winston Delano Terry, 73, of Jonesville. Jonesville is located in the state's far south-west corner, in Lee County.


  10. Pauline a. HagyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... Oct. 6, 2017, at Mountain View Regional Hospital. Born in 1925 to John Earl and Ferol Stamper Anderson on their Lee County, Virginia dairy farm, she was raised with four generations of family in the household. She was preceded in death by her ...


  11. Tax collector wants staff expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Lee County Tax Collector Leroy Belk wants the Board of Supervisors to bankroll an expansion of his staff, an expansion Belk says will allow for speedier service to the public. Belk appeared before supervisors during a Monday morning meeting and pitched a proposal to add four new clerks.


  12. Rubber bullets finish standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    A Big Stone Gap woman is facing 14 charges after leading Lee County Sheriff's Department officers on a Sept.


  13. 16th Annual Benge's Revenge ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... Revenge isn't your normal bike outing; it is a grueling 75-mile ride from Norton through Appalachia and Keokee in Lee County, back to Big Stone Gap, and then through Powell Valley to Norton. The 75-mile ride concludes with a steep climb of over 1.5 ...


  14. Longtime Lee County Treasurer not seeking re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply. Lee County Treasurer John Fritts announced Monday that he won't seek re-election during a press conference at the old Lee County ...


  15. Ex-prison officers indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    Three Wise County men and a Jonesville man face federal charges involving allegedly falsified reports at the U.S. prison in Lee County.


  16. New garbage contract in Dixon could come with higher bills, bigger containersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... its doors at the end of last year. The county began offering free electronic recycling to residents in May at the Lee County Highway Department, 1629 Lee Center Road in Amboy. Republic was the sole bid for collection services. Mayor Li Arellano Jr. ...


  17. DEAN Sr., FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    DEAN, Sr., Franklin Age 84, of Springfield, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, August 17, 2017. He was born on December 20, 1932, in Lee County, Virginia, the son of the late Henley and Hattie Dean.


  18. JFWA to host preview day for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... grades 4-12 from Claiborne, Union, Campbell and Hancock counties in Tennessee; Bell County, Kentucky; and Lee County, Virginia. For more information contact the Academy Office at 869-6234 or visit www.lmunet.edu/academy. Courtesy of LMU J. Frank ...


  19. She's almost 104 and feistyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    The Lee County native, for two years a resident of The Laurels assisted living facility, is feisty and likes to play-fuss with the staff and visitors.


  20. Harlan men face Va. drug charges -Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    A drug operation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of a father and son from Harlan County. According to a press release, police seized drugs and a substantial amount of cash.