WSWV News Archive

Thank you

The Emma Baldwin Fund was greatly supported across the country. The Wise County Sheriff's Office, Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney Office, and Virginia State Police would like to thank everyone that contributing. The Wise County Sheriff's Office stated through social media that "The support received from our region alone was overwhelming. It makes us proud and […]


    Two productions by The American Shakespeare Company will be at the Gilliam Center stage at the University of Virginia's College at Wise on October 25, & 26. The productions are "Faustus" on Saturday, at 7:30 pm and “Much Ado about Nothing” will be staged on Sunday at 3 p.m. Both are free admission. […]

Pennington October Meeting

The Town of Pennington Gap held their monthly meeting on Monday, October 20 at 6:00 pm.  Council had a public hearing about the ordinance of hybrid dogs within the town.  No one spoke about the subject and the council adopted the ordinance. The Fire Department Chief Brian Skidmore discussed about the building updates.  The building […]

Pennington Gap Meeting

The Town of Pennington will have Public Hearing and Council Meeing on Monday, October 20th at 6:00 pm at the Municipal Building.  The Public hearing is on Ordinance Regarding Hybrid Canines and a Council Meeting following the hearing. 

Ebola safeguard

Governor Terry McAuliffe is working with multiples state agenices to put in a safeguard against any spread of the Ebola virus in Virginia. McAuliffe is having first responders being properly trained to treat Ebola patients and that state hospitals are able to provide potential care. The Department of Health, the Department of Transportation, the Department […]

Football Scores

Friday Night Football 10-17-14 Thomas Walker 56, Rye Cove 28 Gate City 13, Lee High 12 Lebanon 37, Castlewood 16 Eastside 16, Twin Springs 13 Union 29, Wise Central 22 Clintwood 35, J I Burton 0

Weekend events

The Tobacco Festival beauty pageant will be held at Lee Theatre at 5pm on Saturday, October 18th. Contact Nancy Woliver 276-546-2638 The Homecraft Day Festival will be at Big Stone Gap on October 17-19 at Mountain Empire Community College. Mountain Empire Haunted Forest is every Friday and Saturday night in October opening at 7:00 pm […]

Accident in Big Stone Gap

On Thursday morning, October 16, an accident happened at the intersection of Union High School and Powell Valley Middle School turnoff. The driver of a black Dodge Durango was coming out of Union High School intersection making a left turn on to Powell Valley Road. The Durango was hit in the left side and the […]

Continuous to School Board

As a continuous to the Lee County School Board on Tuesday, October 14. On Veteran's Day on November 11, 2014, the schools will be holding programs and presentations for the Veterans. Four schools received the Security Equipment Grant. This grant is used to purchase extra security equipment for the schools. There is a total 3,145 […]


Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital and Pineville Community Hospital have received the highest penalty by Medicare for high rates of readmission. Both hospitals will have a 3% reduction in payments for the fiscal year 2015 and along side these hospitals Middleboro ARH Hospital was assessed a 2.11 percent penalty for Fiscal Year 2015. Medicare will […]