WSWV News Archive

Three escape from Duffield Regional Jail on different days

A man hunt is still underway for three men who escaped from the Duffield Regional Jail last week on three different days.  Cody Robert Ray of Wise County, 30, Marcus Ray Johnson of Ewing, 31, and Jeremy Michael Boggs of Wise County, 36, left during different work assignments.  Ray escaped on June 13 after failing […]

Americore Health reaffirms partnership amid commitment questioning

Rumors amoungst partners of Americore Health have prompted Cheif Operating Officer Travis Roderick to reaffirm the company's commitment to partnering with the LCHA and other community hospitals to preserve healthcare services. A recent landlord/tenant dispute involving Americore CEO Grant White has called into question Americore's ability to assist with the reopening of the Lee County […]

MECC to host Career Symposium

Individuals who are looking for a job or who are interested in improving their resume and interview skills are invited to attend a Career Symposium to be held Wednesday, June 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mountain Empire Community College's Holton Hall. Employers and career counselors will be on hand to review and improve your […]

Norton man receives 20 years of prison time for child sex charges

A Norton man is facing 20 years in prison after he was found guilty last week on child sex charges. According to Commonwealth Attorney Chuck Slemp, 36-year-old William Richard Shockley was found guilty on Friday in the Wise County Circuit Court for producing child pornography of a child less than 13 years of age, sodomy […]

Free Summer breakfast/lunch program being offered by APCAA and LCPS

Local farmer to be featured on CNN program spotlighting food hubs

Scotty County farmer Robin Robbins and Appalachian Harvest, one of the oldest food hubs in the nation, will be the subjects of an upcoming "Champion for Change" spotlight to air on "At This Hour with Kate Bolduan," a news program produced by Cable News Network (CNN). The program, set to air at 11 a.m. EST […]

Pound man sentenced for making meth

A Virginia man will spend five years in prison for making methamphetamine. In November 2015, police were called to a home in Pound, Va. where they saw what appeared to be chemical smoke from making meth. Officers secured a search warrant for the home and found multiple items used to make meth as well as a […]

Clintwood man charged with manufacturing meth

A Clintwood man faces prison time for manufacturing methamphetamine at a residence in Pound. Alex Plaine Senter, 26, was found guilty Monday in Wise County circuit court on charges of manufacturing meth, according to a release from Slemp. Senter was sentenced to 15 years, with 10 years suspended upon condition of successful completing four years […]

Lee County man receives 8 years for drug and gun charges

Police looking for information on Myers Lumber break-in

Myers Lumber & Supply was Broken Into with an undisclosed amount of merchandise stolen. Lee County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating this and has several strong leads but is still asking for your help. If you have any information you can leave an anonymous tip by calling 276-346-7756 or go to the website at