WSWV News Archive

PAWS to Benefit from Miss Wise Fall Fling Event

This year’s Miss Wise Fall Fling event is being held virtually, with all proceeds to benefit PAWS of Southwest Virginia. The entry fee for this $35 with the entire amount to be donated to PAWS of Southwest Virginia. All contestants will receive sashes, tiaras and a trophies. Division winners will be awarded a large crown, […]

Jeremy Mallory Sentenced to 14 Years

Jeremy Mallory age 42 of Big Stone Gap, Va, was sentenced to fourteen years in prison for his role in a plot to distribute more than 500 grams of Methamphetamine into southwest Virginia. Mallory pled guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute the illegal street drug in both Lee and Wise […]

Former Lee County Inmate Sentenced

Recently a former inmate at the United States Penitentiary located in Lee County was sentenced for his participation in the introduction of heroin and buprenophine into the prison. Sentenced to eight years, in an Abingdon Court, Tylan Lucas, age 38 was found guilty of charged of Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute drugs into […]

UVA at Wise Employee Tests COVID19 Positive

According to college spokesperson Kathy Still, the infected UVA at Wise employee, along with four additional employees who had been in contact with the person, all remain isolated at home in quarantine. Still reminded everyone to continue to comply with the University’s Health and Safety Guidelines which follow government regulations. Still went on to add […]

Joshua Blake Smith Charged with Murder

In nearby Wise County, Big Stone Gap man, 31 year old Joshua Blake Smith was recently charged with Second Degree Murder, Abduction, Solicitation of Another to Conceal a Dead Body, and numerous other charges. The ongoing case in under investigation by the Big Stone Gap Police Department and at this time, no additional information has […]

Norton Friends and Farmer’s Market Ending Season Today

Today is the last day of the 2020 season for the Norton Friends and Farmer’s Market due to the recently increasing COVID19 cases. Today is the last opportunity to spend your tokens. All customers are reminded and encouraged to spend any remaining tokens they might have by the end of today as the 2020 tokens […]

Way of Truth Revival on WSWV AM1570 and FM101.9

Once again the Lord is moving on your community radio station, tune in beginning September 14th and lasting until September 25th from 4-5pm each weekday expecting a miracle. Join your brothers and sisters for this movement and add your prayers for Revival to spread across our nation. That’s September 14-25, 2020 from 4-5pm weekdays on […]

Stone Mountain Health Services Offering COVID19 Testing

Stone Mountain Health Services will again be offering COVID19 testing for Stone Mountain Health Service patients and the community in general at the following locations, at the times and dates listed. This testing will be performed by appointment only, and on a first come first serve basis. To reserve your required appointment time and test, […]

LCPS Special Meeting

The Lee County School Board has called a Special Called meeting today at 6 p.m. at the School Board Office. The meeting is being held to discuss and consider action to amend the current educational plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Specifically, the School Board will be considering an extension of the current remote learning […]

Our Kids Block Party

Jonesville Rocks will be hosting an “Our Kids” Block Party at Cumberland Bowl Park on Saturday from 11am until 1pm. This community celebration will share “blessings” with children in our county. This will be a drive through event at the park with families receiving a variety of school supplies, snacks and more from the many […]