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Cockfighting investigation yields guilty pleas

Two Wise Countians and two men from eastern Kentucky have pleaded guilty in U.S. district court to operating a cockfighting operation on the Kentucky side of the border.


Related Topix: Wise, VA

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Former rescue squad member arrested

A former rescue squad member is facing new criminal charges after being accused of engaging in inappropriate activities with a minor.


Related Topix: Appalachia, VA


Va men plead guilty in major cock fighting bust

Two Virginia men connected to one of the largest cock fighting operations in the country have pleaded guilty in court Friday.


Have you seen the mysterious 'Woman in Black?'

A mysterious "Woman in Black" is seen in a YouTube video of her visit in Wise County, Tenn.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Free clinic in Wise County treats more than 2,500

The Remote Area Medical Clinic, or RAM, provides medical, dental and vision care to the working poor and the uninsured.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Arch to cut 213 jobs

Arch Coal Inc. announced Monday that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Co. complex in Wise County and Letcher County, Ky.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Remote Area Medical (RAM) in Wise Virginia this weekend

For years, until our own health prohibited it, my wife and I would drive to the Wise County Virginia Fairground to participate in the project as Lions.


Related Topix: Wise, VA, Entertainment, Wild Kingdom, Television, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Grant to promote - safe dates' for teens

Frontier Health and Planning District One Behavioral Health Services were awarded an education and prevention grant from the Family and Children's Trust Fund of Virginia to promote safe dating.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Donation boosts fuel fund

MEOC board Chairman A.J. Hatmaker, MEOC Executive Director Michael Wampler, Wells Fargo Big Stone Gap Store Manager Blake Ray and Norton Service Manager Judy Shortt, and MEOC Emergency Services Director Rachel Helton during the $5,000 check presentation.


Related Topix: Big Stone Gap, VA, Wise, VA, Norton, VA, University of Virginia's College at Wise