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  1. Teressa - Terry' Turnbill, GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Terry is survived by her mother, Della Turnbill of Greenwood; brothers, Keith Turnbill of Greenwood and Bruce "Arnie" Turnbill of Wise, Virginia; nieces, Emily and Rachel; and nephews, Jake, Ben, Jason, Josh, Joel and David. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood.

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  2. Folk Soul Revival to Perform at Rockville Hometown HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Folk Soul Revival from Wise, VA will be closing the NLCS Maryland Ave. Stage at Hometown Holidays 2015! Their unique blend of country, roots and rock has earned them an eclectic group of fans, lovingly referred to as The Congregation. The harmony drenched music is rowdy and energetic coupled with heartfelt lyrics about love, loss and life in general.

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  3. Teressa "Terry" Turnbill, GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

    ... Della Turnbill of Greenwood; brothers, Keith (Dithas) Turnbill of Greenwood and Bruce "Arnie" (Christina) Turnbill of Wise, VA; nieces, Emily and Rachel; nephews, Jake, Ben, Jason, Josh, Joel and David. Visitation will be from 6 to 7p.m. with a ...

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  4. As coal industry wanes, so does populationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Virginia Business

    ... and they all point to the same source. "It's because of the decline of coal," said Dana Kilgore, a member of the Wise County Board of Supervisors. "Miners have to go where they can find jobs." Wise County saw its population drop 3.7 percent since ...

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  5. Wise ministry patching up homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | WCYB

    ... but needs help with funds. It's established a relief fund that can be sent to the ministry at 9050 Camp Bethel Rd, Wise, VA 24293 and it can be reached at (276) 328-6876 for questions. There will also be a Camp Bethel Disaster Relief Fund set up at ...

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  6. SWVA is breaking ground in healthcare and new businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WCYB

    ... are paving the way for new business and even better healthcare. Dr. Sue Cantrell, Virginia Dept. Of Health, Wise County, says "Telemedicine has made access to specialty care for people who live in rural areas especially in Southwest Virginia ...

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  7. Rte 23 Music Festival performers namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Coalfield.com

    ... lineup for the second annual event that is set for Saturday, Aug. 29, at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. Music will start about 4 p.m. The event will be held on the intramural field wedged between the college's Carl Smith Stadium and ...

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  8. Locals praised for emergency responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Southwest Times

    When several feet of snow collapsed buildings and frigid temperatures started busting water lines in Wise County in late February, a group from Pulaski County was quick to respond to a call for help. Pulaski County Emergency Management Coordinator Josh Tolbert says deputy coordinator Brad Wright was the first to head to Wise County to help out.

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  9. Volunteers, groups continue to help regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Coalfield.com

    ... carports and porch roofs. CAMP BETHEL PHOTO. Local volunteers and various organizations continue to offer assistance to Wise County and Norton following weeks of crippling snow and more recent flooding. CAMP BETHEL Camp Bethel Ministries last ...

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  10. Volunteers still sought for snow recovery effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Coalfield.com

    Volunteers are still needed to assist in snow-related recovery efforts across Wise County.

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  11. Boil notices remain; food distributions setRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Coalfield.com

    Virginia National Guard troops depart the area Friday with their heavy equipment after spending more than a week helping the Wise County sheriff's office assist snowbound residents.

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  12. Grant funds awarded to care providers to improve heart healthRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    The AstraZeneca Health Care Foundation awarded grants Tuesday of more than $644,000 to three nonprofit organizations aimed at reducing the risk of cardiovascular health in Appalachia. AstaZeneca's ';Connections for Cardiovascular Health'; program presented grants to West Virginia Health Right Inc. in Charleston, Ashland-Boyd County Health Department in Ashland, K.Y., and St. Mary's Health Wagon in Wise, V.A. These organizations received more than $2.3 million funding over the last five years to improve healthy lives in the area.

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  13. AstraZeneca Foundation Awards $664K in GrantsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The News Journal

    AstraZeneca Foundation Awards $664K in Grants The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program awarded three grants totaling $664,028 to nonprofit Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1BmNVKK The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program awarded three grants totaling $664,028 to nonprofit organizations focused on improving cardiovascular health in their region. AstraZeneca awarded the grants to the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department in Ashland, Kentucky, St. Mary's Health Wagon in Wise, Virginia, and West Virginia Health Right in Charleston, West Virginia.

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  14. Lytle St. roundabout, and traffic flow at new bridge over Broad Street.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    The Murfreesboro City Council met Thursday evening and approved agreements to widen State Route 96, and dealt with issues concerning construction of the new Rutherford County Judicial Building within the historic downtown district. Concerning the widening of Franklin Roade, the agreement was between the City of Murfreesboro, Swanson Developments, LP and the Tennessee Department of Transportation for funding associated with the widening of State Route 96. The section of Hwy 96 will be widened to five lanes in advance of the development of a new Kroger on the northeast corner of SR 96 and Veterans Parkway.

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  15. DMME checking blasting complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    ... came from people nearby on Guest River, in the Glamorgan, Hurricane, Coeburn Mountain and White Oak sections around Wise and as far away as Pound and the Powell Valley area. The company's blasting schedule, published in January, covers a little more ...

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  16. College Basketball RoundupRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The University of Virginia-Wise broke out of the gates and led by as many as six points before Glenville State College produced a strong showing to end the first half and cruised to a 63-54 win on Thursday night. GSC moved in front 35-26 by halftime and led by as many as 17 points in the second half while chalking up its third straight win.

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  17. Ruth W. Redcay, 90, Ephrata, worked at Strauss Slip Factory, attended Bethany UCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Ephrata Review

    Ruth's husband, the late Rufus W. Redcay, passed away Dec. 5, 2008. Born in Ephrata Township, Ruth was a daughter of the late Frank A. and Bertha Wise.

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  18. Lynch fabrication shop may expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... builds parts for heavy equipment. In addition to its fabrication shop in Lynch, they also operate a machine shop in Wise, Va. "The property is being leased to Hurberries by the IDA," Gibson said. "The IDA did not have a lease at that time because ...

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  19. Pikeville women's tennis team ranked seventh in pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... team since it was brought back to the school in 2011. The Bears will open the 2015 season at 3 p.m. on March 3 at UVa.-Wise in Wise, Va.

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  20. Inside todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    ... "Thus far there appears to be no cure." MORE ON TUESDAY Rose rosette disease is sweeping across the country, is here in Wise County and is killing every rose it encounters. "Sadly, they are headed for extinction in North America. Children born in ...

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