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Wise grand jury indicts 54

WISE — A Wise County grand jury has indicted 54 people in the May term, including a Norton man accused of murdering his 4-year-old son in April. The indictments included 143 charges, with 79 being drug related. Wednesday’s indictees included Sean D. Roberts, 40, Norton, who was indicted on...
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Health Wagon was turned down for reimbursement of its COVID-19 services

WISE, Va. — At the end of Patriot Drive, a stone’s throw from the Wise County Sheriff’s Office and just around the corner from the campus of UVa-Wise, are mobile units of the Health Wagon and the Smiddy Clinic — home base of the oldest and one of the most recognized free health care providers in America.
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Breaking: Norton man indicted in 4-year-old son’s death

WISE — A Norton man will face new charges in connection with an alleged attack that left his wife injured and his young son dead last month. Wise County and Norton Common- wealth’s Attorney Steven Davis confirmed on Wednesday that he sought indictments from a grand jury against Sean Daniel Roberts, 40, in connection with the April 22 assault on Roberts’ wife, Shonta, and son Jacob, 4.
NORTON, VA
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Grand jury charges Roberts with murder

WISE – Sean Daniel Roberts faces a murder charge in the death of his son, according to an indictment released Thursday. A Wise County and Norton grand jury on Wednesday indicted Roberts, 40, of Norton for aggravated murder of a child under 14 by a person 21 or older.
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Three days, 38 new cases

Wise County saw 33 new COVID-19 cases between Monday and yesterday. The county’s total number of COVID cases since spring 2020 increased from 10,319 to 10,352 in three days. The county’s total number of COVID-related deaths remained at 199. The health department’s cumulative positive case count for Norton...
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2022 Taxes Are Due May 31, 2022

The deadline to pay the first half of Wise County 2022 real estate taxes is May 31, 2022. After the May 31st due date, penalty will be added to taxes that have not been paid. The penalty is 10% or $2.00, whichever is greater, however, the penalty shall in no case exceed the amount of the original tax. In addition, 5% interest per year will be charged beginning June 1, 2022.
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Hankins hits, pitches Trojans over Warriors

BRISTOL, Va. – Evan Hankins gave John Battle High School the lead on Tuesday and then he made sure to protect it. The freshman hit a three-run homer in the top of the first inning and then pitched the final two innings to notch the save as the Trojans took an 8-4 win over Wise County Central in the semifinals of the Mountain 7 District baseball tournament at Abingdon’s Falcon Park.
BRISTOL, VA
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NEW: Norton man indicted for murder of 4-year-old son

A Norton, Virginia man who police said fled the city following a domestic fight has been indicted for the murder of his 4-year-old son. A spokesperson for the Wise County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office said Sean Roberts is charged with aggravated murder following a grand jury session. Roberts, 40, is...
NORTON, VA
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Wise County crash killed 8-year-old passenger Friday

WISE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — A single-vehicle crash on Route 630 (South Mountain Road) Friday killed an 8-year-old passenger and injured a 16-year-old driver. A release from Virginia State Police (VSP) revealed that a 2015 Hyundai Veloster had been traveling east near Route 869 (Haddonfield Road) when it ran off the side of the road […]
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PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION #1011157 FOR RENEWAL TO PERMIT # 1301992/0081992

03-JRJ-21 A&G Coal Corporation of PO Box 2178, Beaver, WV 25813, is applying for Renewal to Permit No. 1301992/NPDES Permit Number 0081992 application 1011157, located approximately 0.25 mile SW of Appalachia on Looney Creek near the intersection of Routes 23 and 68 in Wise County, VA. There are no NPDES discharge points on this permit. This permit consists of 28.42 acres and can be found on the Appalachia, VA USGS quadrangle at N 36.9002342°and W 82.7908535°. The renewal map is available in Section 21.2 of the electronic application.
APPALACHIA, VA
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8-year-old boy killed in Wise County crash: Virginia State Police

WISE COUNTY, Va. (WCYB) — An 8-year-old boy was killed in a Wise County crash on Friday, according to Virginia State Police. Police said a 2015 Hyundai Veloster was going east on South Mountain Road just east of Haddonfield Road. Police said the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.
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