WSWV News Archive

Trigiani to make special appearance at Lee Theatre showing of “Big Stone Gap”

Saturday, February 13, 7:00 PM Lee Theatre will show the movie BIG STONE GAP. Adriana Trigiani will be making a special appearance at the showing. ADRIANA is making this all possible and with FREE ADMISSION. She is also making a personal donation to the HEALTH WAGON in honor of Pennington Gap and everyone who attends. […]

WCSO Weekly Press Release

February 10, 2016 The Wise County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activities for the period of 02/01/2016 through 02/07/2016. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,462 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 329 were dispatched to the Sheriff’s Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 6. Criminal […]

The Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would prevent some drivers from being charged with reckless driving for going 11 miles over the speed limit. According to the Daily Progress, the legislation passed Wednesday with bipartisan support that raises the threshold for charging drivers with reckless driving from 80 miles an hour to 85 […]

New bill cuts access to VA public workers salary info

A Senate committee has advanced two bills that would restrict access to information about public employees' salaries. Media outlets report that the General Laws and Technology Committee approved the bills Monday. One bill would bar publicly available databases of public employees' salaries from including names of public officers, appointees or employees and raise the threshold […]

Joy Global Closes Due to Health Scare

The Joy Global plant in Duffield reopened Tuesday after health concerns forced a major cleaning. The company said an employee got sick last week and there was concern that person may have had Legionnaires’ Disease. While waiting for test results, the company arranged for a full microbial investigation of its facility. The company said that […]

WCSO Annual Report

http://www.wiseso.net/uploads/6/5/5/7/65572421/2015_annual_report.pdf

Reward offered for information on egging in Pennington

$200 REWARD to ANYONE providing PGPD information that leads to the ARREST and CONVICTION of ANYONE throwing Eggs at Vehicles or Property within the City limits of Pennington Gap.  

WSCO Monthly Activity Report

February 4, 2016 The Wise County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activities for the period of 01/25/2016 through 01/31/2016. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,420 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 345 were dispatched to the Sheriff’s Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 11. Criminal […]

Bill could require students to get at least 20 mins physical activity per day

Virginia's House of Delegates has approved a bill that would require public school students get at least an average of 20 minutes of physical activity a day. The legislation would apply to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The Senate has already approved its version of the bill. On Wednesday, the bill's sponsor, Del. Manoli […]

Trigiani to return for “Big Stone Gap” DVD release tour

Local author Adriana Trigiani will return home this week for a DVD movie tour, with the film version of "Big Stone Gap" being released on DVD this week. The film was released in theatres this past October. Trigiani will spend Friday evening and much of Saturday visiting various businesses throughout Southwest Virginia and Kingsport. Trigiani’s […]