WSWV News Archive

Early Voting Begins Today for June 8th Primary

The Democratic Primary Election early voting begins today at the General Registrar’s Office in Jonesville and runs June the 5th. Any qualified registered Lee County voter can vote early in the Registrar’s Office, open Monday thru Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. It will also be open on Saturday May 29th along with Saturday June the […]

Leeman Field to Reopen

The reopening of Leeman Field was the highlight coming from of the Town of Pennington Gap Council Meeting on Monday Night.  This reopening will be a welcome site for everyone wanting to use the facility this summer.  The motion to reopen the park was approved by the council, under the stipulation that all Phase 3 […]

Assault Call Ends In Drug Arrest

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to an assault call and dispatched to Lambert Hollow on Lower Wallen’s Creek. Upon arrival, the responding officers located a woman standing on her from porch, who stated there had been no type of assault. The woman, identified as Melanie Ann Bostic, appeared to the officers as being […]

School Board Special Called Meeting

The Lee County School Board will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, April 20 at 6pm at the School Board Office. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and consider personnel along with the United States Department of Agriculture Rural utility Service Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant. With the 2021-22 school year being […]

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 17th. Lee County Walk 4 Autism in Jonesville. This is the eighth year for the Lee County Walk 4 Autism. The Run/Walk 5k event will be held on Saturday, with registration beginning at 8am at Jonesville Middle School with the cost being $25.00 including an event t-shirt. This 5k event will begin at […]

No More Remote Leaning for Lee County Students

For the 2021-2022 school year, all Lee County students will be able to be in the classroom.  This decision comes on the heels of new guidance from the state concerning in class learning.  This is welcome news to many students and parents looking forward to the new school year.  All school board members were in […]

Public Hearing on State Route 739

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will address the proposed abandonment of 1.1 mile of of Harris Hollow Road and Hunting Club Road during their scheduled meeting on April 20th. The propsal of this abandonment also includes the swinging pedestrain bridge which is currently not in use. Currently, Virginia Department of Transportation maintains the road […]

Senator Kaine tours Lee County Community Hospital

Lee Regional Health Center closed eight years ago, forcing Lee Countians to travel and worry about being able to get health care from an emergency facility. This worry will soon be a memory as the facility is set to reopen July 1st. Senator Tim Kaine toured the facility Friday with Ballad officials saying the believed […]

JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE CLINIC SATURDAY

THE LENOWISCO HEALTH DISTRICT IS HOLDING A JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINATION CLINIC THIS SATURDAY FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE PRE-REGISTERED TO RECEIVE THE VACCINE ON THE STATE REGISTRATION LIST. ELIGIBLE PERSONS ARE THOSE ESSENTIAL WORKERS IN GROUP 1A, 1B AND 1C ALONG WITH ANY PERSONS 65 AND OLDER OR 16 TO 64 WITH UNDERLYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS. […]

VEC Notifies Local Victims of Unemployment Claim Fraud & ID Theft

In a Press Release by the Better Business Bureau, the Virginia Employment Commission has issued a warning on their website that some customers have had their banking information changed without their permission. This warning comes after several customers have reported this error to the Commission stating their bank account information is incorrect. The VEC is […]