WSWV News Archive


Cumberland Mountain Music is this Saturday, December 20 in the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) cumberland Gap Convention Center in Cumberland Gap, TN. Bluegrass artist Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley will be playing along with other local talent. Tickets are $12 for more information contact Donna Sullivan at 606-269-3404


Two women are accused of forging a name on a health document. Vanessa J. Bevins, of Harrogate, and Lori Beth Berry, of Middlesboro, were both indicted for second-degree forgery. The charge is a Class D felony. The indictment stated,  the two women signed the name of the alleged victim on an Authorization for Release of […]


AT THE LEE THEATRE!! On Thursday, December 18 at 7:00 pm. The movie, The National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, PG13 will be playing and  Sponsored by Litton Family Medicine and Southwest Heating and Air Conditioning, be ready to laugh for a good cause, donations of non-perishable foods accepted at the door. Returning with his "Memories of […]

PG drug arrest

Two Pennington Gap residents were arrested on drug related charges after a search was done of the home . Jimmy Dean Bailey, 35 and Connie Pace, 42 was arrested and charged with possession of schedule II, possession of schedule III and possession of marijuana. Both are being held on secured bonds at the Southwest Regional […]

Russell County man found

Russell County man is now in custody after being accused for shooting his brother. Hubert Spivey was arrested by Russell County Deputies who believe Spivey shot his brother in Raven, VA after a fight. His brother was taken to the hospital.

names of drug bust

Listed below is the names and charges for the individuals attested on Fridays drug bust.   Those arrested and their charges include: • Michael Todd Williams, 34, of Pennington Gap, Va., distribution of a schedule III drug; • Nrma Kay Music, 38, of Jonesville, Va., two counts of manufacture/distribute and sell/provide for resale a schedule […]

Board of Supervisors

The Lee County Board of Supervisors held their monthly meeting on December 16 at 5:00 pm. For the departmental reports Economic Development, Michael James discussed the job opportunities that is happening within the area. CNA, RN LPN is needed at the Lee Health and Rehab in Pennington Gap. Inn at Wise is accepting applications for […]

Tennessee residents arrested for drugs

Two Tennessee residents were arrested in Harlan, KY for drug possession. On December 15, Kentucky trooper from Post 10 Harlan conducted a traffic stop on Jon Paul Ericson of Bean Station, TN and passenger Rhonda Davis from Rutledge, TN. Officers smelled marijuana and searched the vehicle and  found over a pound of marijuana being located […]

School Board

The Lee County School Board held their monthly meeting on December 15 at 7:00 pm. During the meeting St.Charles will receive the trophy for the highest percentage of Attendance for the month of November with 94.6%. Jonesville Middle School came in second with 94.3%. Connie Daugherty, has been working on the 2015-2016 calendar. She presented […]

Backed up Traffic

In Clintwood, an overturned coal truck held up traffic. The wreck happend on State Route 83, or Dickenson Highway in Clintwood. No one was hurt but the road was closed