WSWV News Archive

Lee County Public Hearing on Sewer Rate Increase

On Monday afternoon, August 1,2020, the Lee County Public Service Authority will hold a Public Hearing at the Lee County Public Service Authority Office. The PSA Office is located in Jonesville, Va at 397 Park Street. This Public Hearing is in regards to a proposal by the Lee County Public Service Authority to increase sewer […]

Lee County Board of Supervisors Meeting

The next Lee County Board of Supervisors’ meeting will be held at 4:30pm Tuesday afternoon on July 21, 2020. The meeting will take place in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse.

Lee County Arrest Records

James W. Taylor, age 49 of Jonesville on Probation Violation. Reaven Clayton Leonard, age 50 of Pennington Gap on Breaking and Entering. Cory Alexander Johnson, age 20 of Jonesville on Breaking and Entering. Nicholas Rayan Eldridge, age 34 of Ewing on Capias. Jimmy Jones, age 32 of Rosehill on Assault and Battery charges. Austin Hunter […]

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Monthly Activity Report June 2020

Total calls received by Dispatch: 4,451Total calls received that Deputies responded to: 732There were 398 calls dispatched to other agencies. There were 217 Rescue Squad calls and 10 Ambulance calls. There were 34 Fire Department calls dispatched. Deputies escorted 9 Funerals. 41 vehicles were unlocked for citizens. Deputies served 74 Felony and Misdemeanor warrants and […]

Lee County Public Service Authority Accepting Bids

Today is the last day to submit a sealed bid for the salvage vehicles being offered by the Lee County Public Service. Bids will be opened up this Wednesday July 1st beginning at 10am. The vehicles being offered are located at the Public Service Authority at 634 Bus Stop Road in Jonesville, towards the landfill. […]

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park Lunch on the Lawn Series

Just up the road, the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will begin their Lunch on the Lawn program this coming Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at twelve noon. This kickoff Lunch will feature returning performer Richard Phillips, a local singer, songwriter and acoustic musician. Phillips has performed at the Natural Tunnel’s Lighting of the Tunnel […]

Appalachian Sustainable Development Launches Groundwork 02

Last week we announced that Appalachian Sustainable Development or ASD as its more commonly referred to as, has launched “Groundwork”, an innovative workforce development program that will provide paid, on the job training to individuals with barriers to employment. To serve this population, the program also provides wrap around services for personal development that focuses […]

Appalachian Vandals

Area law enforcement for the Town of Appalachia are asking for help from the public to discover who is behind the recent series of vandalism incidents. Law enforcement have reported damages, graffiti and items stolen from various public spots like memorials and parks. To date at least five vehicles have been broken into and officials […]

Eastman Credit Union’s Miracle Field Park Opening

The Kingsport Eastman Credit Union Miracle Field Park has their Grand Opening scheduled for this weekend, Saturday June 27th. Their ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the Blue Cross Health Place Playground at 10am. This new million dollar project is intended to provide for a special needs playground. The playground portion is expected to […]

Virginia’s Primary Elections

Recently in the Commonwealth, Virginian residents picked their favorite Republican and Democratic nominees for the various congressional races during the low key primary elections. Republican were able to choose among three relatively new political newcomers that are challenging United States Senator Mark Warner in the General Election this coming Fall. As the results came in, […]