WSWV News Archive

No Boundaries All Inclusive Park

The Pennington Gap "No Boundaries All Inclusive Park" could become a reality thanks to the generosity of property owners Ben Sergent III, Birg E. Sergent, Nancy J.H. Sergent, Sylvia Jane Sergent, Darrell Crusenberry and Pamela Darlene Caudill who donated the proposed future site to the Town of Pennington Gap. Consisting of roughly three acres, an […]

Commonwealth Citizens Safe from SB 239

Starting January 1, it will no longer be a felony in California to knowingly expose a sexual partner to HIV with the intent of transmitting the virus. Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that lowers the offense to a misdemeanor. The California legislature passed SB 239 in September. The law previously punished people who intentionally exposed […]

Big Stone Gap Man Found

A Big Stone Gap man, Jerry R. Long, who had been reported missing along the Route 23 corridor was finally located by Virginia State Police on Friday morning. Long was found walking near the Route 23 and Route 58 area of Scott County a little after 10:00 a.m. Friday morning after having not been seen by his […]

Needle and Syringe Found at Leeman Field Park

Cleaning crews in Lee County, Va have been at Leeman Field Park after a needle was found by a concerned parent in the sandbox. While there police officers subsequently found a syringe in the volleyball court but Town officials don't believe the items were drug related. Town Manager Keith Harless stated "We had a parent notify […]

Lee County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tonight

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the General District courtroom  of the Lee County courthouse in Jonesville for their regular monthly meeting.

Free Basic Hunter Education Class

Basic Hunter Education class will be held on Saturday October the 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Pennington Gap in the Outreach Building located at 41844 East Morgan Avenue between Lee Family Dental and Edward Jones. The class is offered free of charge but pre-registration and self study […]

5 P.M. Today Is The Deadline For Registering

A reminder that in order to be eligible to vote in Virginia’s General Election on Tuesday November 7th you must be registered and qualified in the District and precinct in which you live no later than THIS evening October 16, 2017 by five p.m. The Voter registration office of Lee County is open Monday thru Fridays […]

Tomorrow Last Day to Donate Your Nuts & Acorns to V.D.O.F.

The Virginia Department of Forestry is still seeking 13 species of nuts and acorns to be planted at it's Augusta Forestry Center and allowed to grow into tree seedlings to create forests for the future. They are hoping to collect Black Oak, Black Walnut, Live Oak, Northern Red Oak, Pin Oak, Chinese Chestnut, Chestnut Oak, […]

Lee County Board Of Supervisors Public Meeting October 17

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday evening October 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville. The Purpose of this Public Hearing is to garner the public viewpoint on a proposed ordinance that would establish a Regional Industrial Facilities Authority in cooperation with […]

Man Found Shot In Lee County

Bradley Fleenor, a man wanted for Violation of Probation was found Saturday morning around 4:00 a.m. according to Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons. Police found the man with a gunshot wound to the chest who was apparently involved in some sort of altercation. The wounded man is still hospitalized according to Sheriff Parsons.