WSWV News Archive

disaster outreach

A Second disaster outreach center will be available for Lee County residents. The Small Business Administration is assisting people and businesses with low-interest disaster loans for those that were affected by the winter storms and flooding during February and March. This one will be in Lee County and open for four days: this Saturday, May […]


Remote Area Medical (RAM) will be continuing to make their rounds in Southwest Virginia. The Health Wagon and RAM will be at the Wise County Fair Grounds in Wise, VA on July 17th – July 19th.   Services that will be offered are complete eye exams, prescription glasses, dental fillings, extractions, cleanings, hearing exams, hearing […]

Frontier Health

Frontier Health's Post Adoption Services will be hosting a "Strenghtening Adoptive Families" seminar from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21 at Mountain Empire Community College's Goodloe Center. The program is for anyone who has adopted, is planning to adopt or interested in adopting, and for those who provide adoption services and support. Kimberly Spriggs will be […]


Jonesville meeting: The town of Jonesville discussed the inspection by the Health Department at the Water Plant for the spring and the inspection went well. For new business: A proposed budget for the 2015-2016 year was presented and the council announced that there will be a public hearing on June 1 at 6:30 pm for […]

Jonesville meeting

The Town of Jonesville held their monthly meeting on Monday, May 4 at 7:00 pm For the Police Department report: Patrol Miles-3575 Traffic Citations-6 Calls answered-81 Assist with Lock outs- 8 Accidents- 1 reportable IBR reportable incidents- 13, 2 drunk in public, 2 possession of controlled substance, 1 larceny, 1 grand laceny, 2 vandalism, 1 […]

Job Fair

@Work personnel services will be hosting a job fair on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at Mountain Empire Community College in the Phillips Taylor Hall Room 117 Career opportunities are Warehousing Light Industrial Clerical Entry Level semi skilled workers Prior Industrial Experience Preferred Administrative

Lee Theatre

At the Lee Theatre this upcoming week Returning for his fourth appearance, Jimmy Rose, this Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00   Appalachian Express Chorus – May 10th – 3:00PM Tickets $10


The AdvancED Review Team has recommended that Lee County Schools to earn their accreditation for a five year term. The school system received positive feedback such as well managed classrooms, respected students and 98 percent highly-qualified staff, and scores respectively higher than the national average.  

Drug testing kit

Many counties are doing a Drug Prevention initiative with home testing kits. The kits helps parents to obtain, free of charge, drug testing kits that they can use with their children, in the privacy of their own home, and the results are confidential and private, only being disclosed to the parent. These kits are widely […]

Wise Weekly

WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE April 30, 2015 The Wise County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activities for the period of 04/20/2015 through 04/26/2015. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,552 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 346 were dispatched to the Sheriff’s Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period […]