Big Stone Gap and the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park celebrate Memorial Day weekend Saturday with their annual Gathering in the Gap festival. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the museum grounds.
AFF got its start when Wendy Welch and husband Jack Beck organized volunteers to help deal with stray and unwanted cats and litters of kittens. From a group centered at the couple’s bookstore in Big Stone Gap, AFF developed into a nonprofit which was able to buy and renovate an old house into Hazel House, named after one of the group’s earliest rescue cats.
The Republican hopefuls for Wise County Sheriff traded criticisms Tuesday before approximately 100 supporters just over a week before the party’s ‘firehouse’ primary to select between the three candidates.
Tony Curtis Osborne, 35, allegedly cut down a tree along U.S. Route 23 near Wise when it fell across the road and struck a vehicle driven by 64-year-old Jenkins resident Iris Walker.
If the proposed Wise County 2020 budget passes in its current form, county residents will have to attend Board of Supervisors meetings to see what happened.
WISE — Policy and future vision are key to developing a rural technology business sector, attendees at the SWVA Economic Forum heard Wednesday. More than 250 government, business and education leaders came to this year’s event.
Wise County school officials on Tuesday took news of actual and proposed county budget cuts with a mix of anger and disbelief. “The one thought that I had today was that if our goal was to race to the bottom, we’re doing just that,” Superintendent Greg Mullins
The Wise County Board of Supervisors got a lesson on the county’s revenue base Monday after voting to put a proposed fiscal year 2020 budget out for public hearing in June.
UVa-Wise Chancellor Donna P. Henry said the school’s role as a public, liberal arts college has focused on preparing its students for success in careers and for citizenship and service.
The Wise County Board of Supervisors made a last-minute switch Thursday in the day and time of their recessed meting; it isn’t Wednesday after all.