Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Possible Changes to the Proposed Coalfields Expressway
Wise and Dickenson county residents met at Central High School to learn more about the possible changes to the proposed 2-billion dollar Coalfields Expressway. A new route would shift the connection to U.S. Highway 23 near Pound. The public information meeting was the first of two planned for Wise and Buchanan counties by the Virginia Department of Transportation. The Coalfields Expressway project team presented maps and documents before taking questions from nearly 150 interested citizens. Those changes were within the ten mile corridor already approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and the Federal Highway Administration so the area has passed environmental studies required by the corridor approval process. Tonight’s second meeting begins at 5pm at the Russell Prater Elementary School in Vansant. (bg)

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

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  • Sullivan County BOE Votes for New School Plan That Would Close Three Current High Schools
  • Wanted Sex Offender Arrested in Greeneville
  • Woman Receives Life in Prison for 2010 Murder, Dumping of Remains in Scott County, VA
  • Kingsport Superintendent Tapped For New Education Committee
  • Carter County Leaders Pass 2016 Budget With No New Funding for EMS, Rescue Squads
  • Sullivan County Commissioners Give Preliminary Approval to 27 Cent Property Tax Rate Increase
  • BVU Board Member Advocating Action to Get Rosenbalm Severance Pay Back



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