WSWV News Archive

Two killed in head-on crash in Duffield

The two people killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 23 in Scott County on Tuesday have been identified. Marvin D. Clark Sr., 47, of Pennington Gap, and passenger, Regina L. Spivey, 39, of Pennington Gap were hit by Robert S. Taylor, 47, of Duffield after a van driven by Taylor ran off the right side of […]

Lee County Public Schools investigated after disabled boy was assaulted by another classmate

The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Lee County Public Schools after a student reportedly kicked an 11-year-old classmate with a disability in the groin area. The Office for Civil Rights opened an investigation at the request of the boy’s father Jeremiah Singleton. He says a fellow student kicked his son so […]

LMU-CVM to host health fair for people and pets

Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) will host a public health fair for people and their pets on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center in Lee County, Virginia. Participants will need to bring their dog or cat with them to the event. All people will be screened […]

WCSO Hosting Law Enforecment Explorer Recruitment Night

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office will host a Law Enforcement Explorer open house and Recruitment Night on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Wise County Justice Center located at 5605 Patriot Drive in Wise, VA. The open house is open to young men and women ages 16-20 as well as their parents. […]

Pennington Gap PD to start bike program soon

Pennington Gap police will soon have bike patrol units on the streets, after receiving a grant from the Department of Criminal Justice Services to help with community policing. Chief Kilbourne says the bikes will allow officers to get out in the community and talk to residents, as well as enhance public safety on the streets. Kilbourne hopes the […]

Current Water Line Projects

Lee County ***Water Line Projects: Motorists should be alert to slight delays along the following highways due to water line projects: Route 661 (Flatwoods Road) between the intersection of Route 669 (Blue Hollow Road) to the Tennessee State Line. Anticipate lane closures. (Completion: Summer 2017) Route 642 (Old Woodway Road) between Route 421 and Route […]

Wise man arrested in Florida

A Southwest Virginia man facing felony charges in Wise County was captured Wednesday in Florida. Guylas "Dakota" Graham, 23, was arrested in Daytona Beach, Florida. He's currently being held at the Volusia County Jail on charges of driving with a suspended license and grand theft. He's also been charged as a fugitive from justice and […]

Officers pursue driver in destructive high speed chase

An attempted early morning traffic stop resulted in a high speed pursuit that continued for an estimated 30 miles, a large amount of property damage and the arrest of three individuals. Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons reports that deputy sergeant J.T. Coleman attempted to stop a white ford explorer on state route 23 in the […]

Three injured in school bus crash

Officials say three Lee County students were taken to to the hospital Monday afternoon after a crash involving a mini-van and a bus. Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons said the high school students suffered minor injuries. We're told the van driver wasn't injured. The accident happened about 3 p.m. in front of Thomas Walker High School. They […]

WCSO looking for man wanted on felony warrants

The below vehicle was taken on March 9, 2017 from 10522 Salem Rd in Wise, VA. The suspect is Guylas "Dakota" Graham, 23 years old, 5'5" tall, 180 lbs, hazel eyes, and black hair. The Wise County Sheriff's Office has felony warrants on file for this subjects arrest. If you know the whereabouts of Mr. […]