WSWV News Archive

Lee County Sheriff Department Yearly 2020 Stats

According to the Lee County Sheriff Department during the month of December 2020 the activity report listed the following: Total calls received by Dispatch: 56,140 Total calls received that Deputies responded to: 9,781 There were 5,162 calls dispatched to other agencies. There were 2,855 Rescue Squad calls and 84 Ambulance calls. There were 541 Fire […]

Lee County Sheriff Department December 2020 Stats

According to the Lee County Sheriff Department during the month of December 2020 the activity report listed the following: Total calls received by Dispatch: 4,784 Total calls received that Deputies responded to: 779 There were 457 calls dispatched to other agencies. There were 299 Rescue Squad calls and 6 Ambulance calls. There were 43 Fire […]

LENOWISCO Mobile Clinic Bus Schedule 2021

The LENOWISCO Health Department’s Mobile Clinic Bus schedule for this year has the following days and locations scheduled, please remember you DO need an appointment for this free service which you are able to complete by either phoning your local health department or clicking the convenient link. https://thehealthwagon.org/patient-services/?fbclid=IwAR1CR4kAjgYrTh-hxxiM8xcddDSxN-fOw6Nd4fuWjiFjLQD_Ao06cdVCkfQ#Appointment-request First Monday of the month it will […]

COVID19 Vaccination Info Clarification

Recently LENOWISCO Health District’s social media page listed a clarification for individuals who mistook the latest update on the COVID19 vaccination plan for Virginians. Numerous people thought it was a registration site for the vaccine instead of an information gathering post to try and discern just how many vaccines would be required to ensure sufficient […]

Tamara Wolford Arrested

Tamara Wolford has been arrested and charged with the Second Degree Murder in the shooting death of Jared Dockery on Twin Springs Road that took place in June of 2020. The incident allegedly took place after Dockery gained entry to the home and was killed.

Smoke Testing Locally

According to the latest Press Release from the Wastewater Superintendent, Martin Taylor: The Lee County Public Service Authority will be performing Smoke Testing in our area from January 5, 2021 to January 22, 2021, between the hours of 9am-4pm daily. In addition to this public service announcement, notices will also be placed on the doors […]

Stimulus Package Scams Rampant

Because of the new Stimulus Package payments that were recently approved by the government, there is a high probability of new scam phone calls and emails in our area. Everyone is reminded to please be extra cautious of any phone calls, emails or text messages that you might receive, claiming to with the IRS. Always […]

City of Norton Police Department is Hiring

The City of Norton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER. Applications may be picked up at the City of Norton Police Department or by visiting the Norton Police Department website at www.nortonpd.org and by clicking on Departments> Police Department> employment opportunities. Completed applications can be taken to […]

Town of Pennington Gap Offers Water Customers Relief

The Town of Pennington Gap is alerting their customers to apply for CARES funds that are available for qualifying applicants who have been adversely affected by COVID19, either through lost work, additional family members in your home, staying home with the kids, or any other circumstances directly related to the pandemic. These funds are for […]

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Lee County Chapter

If you could help a kid get off the floor and into their very own bed, would you? Volunteers have recently started a Sleep In Heavenly Peace chapter right here in Lee County. SHP is a non-profit organization. They’re a group of volunteers dedicated to the building, assembling and then delivery of beds to children […]