WSWV News Archive

Three Suspects Sought in Driveby Shooting

Wise County police are looking for three suspects allegedly involved in a weekend shooting that ocurred in Big Stone Gap, Va. Sheriff Ronnie Oakes of Wise County stated that police officers are looking for the three in connection with a drive by shooting that injured one person. Currently searching the wooded area around Big Stone […]

June 18th-24th is Virginia Pollinator Week

June 18th-24th  is Virginia Pollinator Week as designated by Governor Ralph Northam, with the aim to explore the vital role that pollinators have in the environment especially in agriculture. The U.S. Senate established the National Pollinator Week 11 years ago, with the General Assembly establishing a grant program in 2012 to help new beekeepers start […]

Reward Offered in Giles Musick Murder Case

Over in Russell County, Va there's new interest as well as reward money in the effort to gain justice for a 36 year old cold Homicide case that occurred in 1982 with military veteran Giles Musick as the victim. Giles Musick was a hard working railroad worker and coal miner in addition to being a […]

City of Norton May 2018 Stats

The monthly report for the City of Norton for the month of May 2018 has incidents requests for: Police at 523 Rescue at 81 Fire at 20 Animal Control at 35 For a combined total of 659 with 911 Calls at 367 DUI Arrests at 2 Traffic Stops at 72 Citations at 51 11 Warrants […]

Jason Borders Update

Over in Scott County, Virginia State Police stated that when Weber City Police responded to a 911 call on Charleston Street, officers found an adult female dead inside. Adding that the victim of suspicious death was identified as Eva Borders 40, who was married to the main suspect Jason Borders 43, who was wanted for […]

Christopher Fee Pled Guilty to Charges

In Lee County, a former School Board employee has pled guilty to charges of Improper Personal Use of Cellphones totalling almost $2,000, however he won't have to serve any jail time for it. Christopher Fee who was formerly employed in the IT department, pled guilty and he was the one responsible for the oversight of […]

RAM (Remote Area Medical) at LMU June 30th-July1st

Remote Area Medical or RAM will be at Lincoln Memorial University Tex Turner Arena for their next mobile clinic on Saturday June 30th and Sunday July 1st. RAM will be offering free medical, dental, vision and veterinary services to those uninsured or underinsured, or unemployed. Combined, LMU and RAM have provided free services totaling over […]

Lee County Industrial Development Authority Meeting Info

At the last regular monthly meeting of the Lee County Industrial Development Authority on June 7th; Chairman Greg Edwards called the meeting to order after prayer. With the approval of the May 3rd IDA Minutes they moved on to the Public Comment portion of the meeting that was followed by the approval of the Industrial […]

Appalachian Community and Development Agency’s Weatherization Program

Lee County residents may be eligible for Home Energy Upgrades that reduce the cost of utilities, through a program being offered by Appalachian Community and Development Agency with no cost to them. This weatherization program has a certified Energy Auditor that reviews eligible houses to discover what can be done to help reduce their utility […]

11 Month Old Infant Treated for Overdose

On June 5th  at 11:33 a.m. Wise County, Virginia E-911 Dispatchers received a call that  an 11 month old female child had possibly ingested the drug Suboxone. The mother advised that the father was prescribed 8.2 mg strips of Suboxone and the parents were uncertain how long ago the child may have taken the medication […]