Virginia mine officials are trying to assess what a $141 million proposed cut in federal surface mine reclamation funding will do to the state’s abandoned mine land programs in the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Southwest Virginia legislators are optimistic about General Assembly passage of corresponding bills to protect elderly residents’ finances.
After 56 seasons of performances in Big Stone Gap, “The Trail of the Lonesome Pine “outdoor drama will take to the roads of Wise County and Norton in 2020.
Southwest Virginia Republican state legislators are seeing a mixed bag of results for the region as the Democratic-controlled General Assembly passed crossover day for each house to consider the other’s bills.
Militias and joining West Virginia were part of public comments at Thursday’s Wise County Board of Supervisors meeting.
A second suspect has been charged in connection with a Feb. 3 shooting in the Stephens Community in Wise County.
A Wise County school system band director faces 21 child pornography charges after his arrest in Kentucky.
After almost two years, a student-driven effort to research the history of three early 20th century lynchings in Wise County is getting national attention through an online essay.
The Wise County School board is taking a wait-and-see position on General Assembly action on school funding bills.
A 2018 federal civil case involving a Wise County school resource officer detaining an L.F. Addington Middle School student over suspected cell phone child porn has come to a settlement.