There was a public hearing yesterday afternoon at the Lee County Court House. The Board of Supervisors of lee County and the Virginia Department of Transportation heard comments on the secondary six year plan for fiscal 2013-14 to 2018-19 for our county and the secondary system construction budget for this fiscal year.
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Authorities seized drugs and cash in Southwest Virginia, resulting in the arrest of 17 individuals, with more arrests expected later in the week. The mass drug arrest began Monday in Big Stone Gap and Appalachia. Law enforcement agencies targeted 28 individuals with a total of 56 drug indictments. Officers with the Southwest Virginia Drug Task [...]
The State Corporation Commission will hold a public hearing in Norton on June 24th. Kentucky Utilities company wants to talk about a rate increase. Kentucky Utility here is of course Old Dominion Power and want to propose about a $10 per month increase. There will be two meetings on the 24th, one at 4 and [...]
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are still trying to piece together how a man and his horse drowned this weekend at Bark Lake Camp. The Coalfield Progress reports the man has been identified as 55-year-old Steven Burke. Clinch District Ranger Jorge Hersel says the preliminary investigation indicates the man took his horse to a [...]
St. Charles Water and Sewer Authority will meet on today, 4pm for a regular monthly board meeting in the Authority’s board room, downtown St. Charles.
Long meeting last night for the Pennington Gap Town Council. There was a budget hearing first that many people attended. Then they went into their regular reports from the Police and Fire department, the director of the Leeman Field Pool gave a report. There were project updates from the Water and Sewer Plant and a [...]
We told you about that drowning over the weekend at Bark Camp Lake. The victim identified as Steve Burke of Nicklesville. Apparently Burke took his horse to the lake for a drink of water, the horse got spooked and jumped into the water and they believe Burke’s foot got caught in the stirrup. Friends tried [...]
Gate City police arrested a Church Hill, Tennessee man on charges of rape. Scotty Lee Bishop was arrested by Kingsport police Sunday. A victim told police that Bishop gave her what he said was a diet pill and then asked her to have sex several times. When she said no, he allegedly raped her. She [...]
Lee County Board of Supervisors will meet tomorrow in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville. They will be taking comments on several items including a proposed ordinance to amend the license tax imposed on coal and gas severance, a proposed zooming text amendment in regards to crematory or crematoriums and [...]
The Lee County Housing Authority has some one bedroom apartments available at Chappell gardens in Jonesville. There are also some single family homes in the Cross Creek Subdivision in Dryden. You need to make application to their office. Call 276-346-3910