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Nonprofit gives injured Norton chief $10K, honors slain officers

NORTON — As Norton Police Chief James Lane continues his recuperation, organizations and the public keep remembering what happened to him just over a year ago. Lane received his latest recognition Saturday from the nonprofit organization Running 4 Heroes. Its founder, 13-year-old Zechariah Cartledge, presented Lane with a $10,000 check to help with expenses as the chief continues his recovery from his May 2021 line-of-duty shooting.
NORTON, VA
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Norton Police Chief set to receive injured first responders grant

NORTON, Va. — It was nearly one year ago that 13-year-old Zechariah Cartledge came to Southwest Virginia. The Florida teen ran a mile in honor of a fallen first responder, and also presented a $10,000 grant to Coeburn Police Officer Robert Potter, who was injured in the line of duty.
NORTON, VA
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Wise supervisors pass budget; Appalachia Fire/EMS gets early check

WISE — Wise County’s 2022-23 budget is now in force. With all but Supervisor Fred Luntsford Jr. present in person or electronically, the Board of Supervisors approved both the $81.6 million school budget and $60.99 million county budget Friday, just in time for the first day of the new fiscal year.
WISE, VA
Kingsport Times-News

Editorial: RAM, new team bring dental care to region's needy

Two things to remember if you need dental treatment but can’t afford it: You’re not alone, and help is available. But it won’t come knocking. You’ve got to go get it. One place to turn is Remote Area Medical (RAM). RAM provides free medical services to rural Americans via traveling clinics that operate throughout the country. Since it was founded in 1985, RAM has treated more than 888,000 individuals delivering more than $181.5 million worth of free health care services. As well, it provides free veterinary services.
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Norton chief, slain officers recognized

NORTON – As Norton Police Chief James Lanes continues his recuperation, organizations and the public keep remembering his what happened to him just over a year. Lane received his latest recognition Saturday from non-profit organization Running 4 Heroes. Organization founder, 13-year old Zechariah Cartledge, presented Lane with a $10,000 check to help with expenses as he continues his recovery from his May 2021 line-of duty shooting.
NORTON, VA
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Cole makes quite an impression with The Ultimate Fighter

Chandler Cole accomplished two major goals recently at “The Ultimate Fighter 30.”. First, he was able to train with Amanda Nunez, whom he considers the very best to step inside the cage. Second, he and his hometown of Coeburn, Virginia were prominently featured on the show. “I was really...
COEBURN, VA
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Scattered showers and thunderstorms possible for the holiday weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - A warm and muggy holiday weekend is in store across the mountains with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. Isolated showers and thunderstorms stick around into tonight. It will not rain everywhere or all night long, but a passing shower or storm can not be ruled out. We stay partly cloudy with lows falling into the upper-60s and lower-70s.
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Chase With Police Ends With Crash Into Telephone Pole

Two individuals were arrested in Letcher County on Monday following a police chase that ended when the driver crashed into a telephone pole. Whitesburg Police Department Officials say that 27-year-old Charles Michael Osborne was driving along Jenkins Road when he is said to have pulled out in front of an officer. The officer in question recognized Osborne as he was wanted for absconding from parole. A traffic stop was attempted, but Osborne opted to speed away, leading police on a chase through Hospital Road, RT 15, and RT 119.
LETCHER COUNTY, KY
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Neighbor Next Door: Tyler Hughes

BIG STONE GAP, Va. (WCYB) — It is hard to nail down a title for Tyler Hughes. He is a town council member, park ranger, professor, but his most beloved title might be musician. It may be that position that brings all the others together. “I thought I was...
BIG STONE GAP, VA
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High Knob Recreation area now fully open; more . . .

Here’s a round-up of news briefs from around Southwest and Southside. You can send yours for possible inclusion to news@cardinalnews.org. The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests’ High Knob Recreation Area has fully opened to visitors thanks to the help from a coalition of local partners, according to a release from the U.S. Forest Service This popular recreation site, located on the Clinch Ranger District in Wise County, was intermittently closed over the last three years due to multiple water system breakdowns.
NORTON, VA

City, county plans Independence Day celebration

The City of Hazard and Perry County are preparing to host the Kentucky River District’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year, the celebration will be held on two days, Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, in downtown Hazard. On Friday, July 1, the Queen City Sparkler 5K...
HAZARD, KY
Kingsport Times-News

Daniel Lee Dorton

YUMA, VA – Daniel Lee Dorton, 44, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022. Daniel was born in Big Stone Gap, VA on January 20, 1978. He was a 1996 graduate of Gate City High School. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Theodore Lee, Roy and Willie...
BIG STONE GAP, VA
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Evarts council discusses sewer project

The Evarts City Council discussed an upcoming sewer project during the panel’s regular meeting on June 23. Mayor Eddie Manning brought the council up to speed. “We’ve had our engineer looking over our sewer plant for a while now,” Manning said. “There’s a lot of updates he thinks we need.”
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