WSWV News Archive

Wise County Sheriff’s Office Receives V.D.E.M. Grant

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office recently received a grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management from funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security. The grant was used to purchase thermal imaging devices that can be used during search and rescue missions. These devices can also increase deputy safety by assisting in locating […]

Did You Know?

Virginia based KVAT Food City stores are known for their support and partnership with local farmers. The KVAT Food City grocery chain averages purchases with area growers for fresh produce in excess of five million dollars annually. KVAT has 131 store locations through out Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

Joshua Blankenship Arrested

Earlier this month a Scott County deputy observed a male subject asleep in his vehicle at the Valero Station in Wadlow Gap. The deputy noticed that he had a clear plastic bag, torch lighter and green see-thru container that revealed a powder like substance in his lap. The deputy woke him up and asked him […]

Angela A. Hutson Arrested

In Scott County, Virginia, Angela A. Hutson was arrested and falsely identified herself to officers using her sister’s name, Ashley Honaker. Honaker a victim of this crime along with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has filed additional charges against Hutson which now include Forgery in writing, False Identity to Law Enforcement Officer, and Identity Theft.

Spaghetti Dinner Tonight at Lee Theatre/Community Center

Everyone is invited to the spaghetti dinner tonight from 5:30 until 7:00 pm at Lee Theatre/Community Center in Pennington Gap, in which all proceeds benefit the Lee High School Band. The concert band will then conclude the evening, beginning at 7:30 pm with a performance featuring selections that will be performed at the Virginia Band […]

Lee County Board of Supervisors

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday evening, March 19th at 6:00 pm in the General District Courtroom for their regular monthly meeting.

Pennington Gap Town Council

The Pennington Gap Town Council will meet this evening at 6:00 pm for their regular meeting at the Pennington Gap Town Hall.

Project Sticker Shock

Last week saw local communities in southwest Virginia join together in a coordinated effort to raise awareness and reduce underage drinking entitled “Project Sticker Shock”. The annual event in Lee, Scott, Wise and the City of Norton was hosted by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), Bureau of Law Enforcement with the Concerned […]

Lee County Commonwealth Attorney H. Fuller Cridlin’s Press Release Don Boldon

According to the latest Press Release from the Lee County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office of H. Fuller Cridlin regarding Lee County resident Don Bolden: “Don Boldon, of Jonesville, was sentenced today in the Lee County Circuit Court to serve a total of six years in the Virginia State Penitentiary for the possession of approximately 20 grams […]

Gregory Hensley, Mark Crawford and Carrie Helton Arrested on Multiple Charges

A Scott County deputy conducted a traffic stop on an SUV with Tennessee tags for a defective and loud exhaust. There were three passengers in the vehicle in addition to the driver, Gregory Hensley, who was driving with a revoked license in Tennessee. The deputy asked Hensley if he had any weapons or if there […]