The Norton School Board voted on Monday voted to keep football coach James Adams on a paid, inactive status pending an ongoing personnel investigation.
A Wise County grand jury indicted 60 people July 15 on a variety of charges, including 20 people on methamphetamine-related counts.
A Big Stone Gap doctor and his wife were found guilty Friday of 15 drug, prescription and Medicaid fraud charges in connection with a series of incidents in 2017.
A former Scott County high school teacher awaiting sentencing on child pornography and soliciting charges in Scott County had charges withdrawn against him in Wise County Thursday.
City Manager Fred Ramey told the council at its Tuesday meeting that the 200-foot-long sandstone block wall between Ridge Avenue and Craig Street has been monitored since 2017 after residents in that area reported shifting and bulging in the wall.
The Norton School Board hired an interim football coach Monday, even as coach James Adams still remains a school system employee. The board voted 5-0 after a half-hour closed session to approve a new coaching list, with Jacob Caudill listed as “(interim) Head Varsity” coach with a 12-percent pay supplement.
Developing a plan to serve Wise County and Norton’s health needs means dealing with a variety of health and logistic issues, according to Ballad Health’s chief Southwest Virginia administrator.
UVa-Wise officials announced a $1.6 million privately funded project that will issue an Apple iPad to every full-time student, faculty and staff member on campus.
The partnership that has brought the Remote Area Medical/Health Wagon annual free clinic to Wise County is changing, and some people say it is a good thing.
Almost two years after Greg and Jennifer Bailey considered branching out from a successful brewery and restaurant in St. Paul, the cidery is at the point where cider making tanks are ready for installation in the back of a former car dealership.