The county could balance its expenditures and revenues with a $53.85 million budget instead of the $56.71 million budget plan the supervisors adopted in May for a June public hearing. That $56.71 million plan called for the $944,000 cut to the school board’s $11.87 million local request from the county for operating funds.
NORTON – An agency serving victims of sexual assault and harassment is criticizing the Norton School Board for how it handled two women claiming that John. I. Burton High School football coach Jim Adams made inappropriate comments to them when they were students.
Wise County Assistant Sheriff Grant Kilgore will be the Republican candidate for Wise County and Norton sheriff in November.
Gathering in the Gap at the Southwest Virginia Museum in Big Stone Gap brought together plenty of crafts, food and music Saturday.
The USDA Forest Service is planning several changes to offerings for the 2019 recreation season on the George Washington and Jefferson national forests. Some changes will be temporary, while others may be permanent.
Here's a collection of photos from the Central (Wise) High School prom held Saturday, April 27 at the David J Prior Convocation Center on the campus of UVa-Wise. Be sure to share your favorite prom photos with us and watch for more Prom 2019
Central Wise claimed its second straight — and third overall — 2A championship at the VHSL State Forensics Tournament held March 30. Eastside captured the 1A title for the second year in a row.
The USDA Forest Service will increase fees at several recreation sites in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests beginning this year, including two in Scott and Wise counties. The fee increases for 2019 range between $2 and $4, though additional fee increases will go into effect in 2020 or 2021.
The gala theme is “Bow Ties and Broadway,” and proceeds from the event will create the Dr. Brownie and Barbara Polly Cultural and Humanities Endowment at Mountain Empire Community College.
Clinch Valley College of the University of Virginia was created in 1954 to improve higher education access and opportunities for Southwest Virginia. More than six decades later and now named the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, it still focuses on that mission even with a wider scope.
Wise County residents get their chance April 11 to speak on a proposed seven-cent hike in real estate and personal property tax rates for next fiscal year’s budget.
Robin Dotson, best known as the VHSL Hall of Fame girls basketball coach at Wise Central, has added collegiate golf coach to his resume.
Gate City’s Zac Ervin started his senior year on a roll.
Eastside’s Anna Whited is the defensive player of the year, while Thomas Walker’s Laken Burke was named as the team’s underclassman of the year.
Robin Dotson’s Central girls and Patrick Damron’s Eastside boys are in the Virginia state capital Saturday in search of VHSL basketball championships at Virginia Commonwealth’s Siegel Center.