20th Annual Wise County Sheriff’s Office Virginia Special Olympics Golf Tournament May 23rd

Sheriff Ronnie Oakes with the Wise County Sheriff's Office is inviting everyone to attend the 20th Annual Wise County Sheriff's Office Virginia Special Olympics Golf Tournament at the Lonesome Pine County Club located in Big Stone Gap on Wednesday May 23, 2018.
Right now they’re still needing teams, Hole Sponsors and door prizes. Anyone interested in helping out may contact SGT Courtney Rasnake (Rasnic) at the Wise County Sheriff's Office by mail at P.O. Box 916 Wise, Va 242393 or phone the office at 276-328-3566 by cell phone at 276-393-1820, you can also contact her by fax at 276-328-2624 and of course you can email her at crasnake@wiseso.net
The entry fee is $75 per person with lunch provided by the Shack, cart and green fee included, consisting of four person teams with A&B Division Trophies to be awarded. Hole in one car sponsored by Freedom Ford. Pepsi Cola of Norton providing the beverages.
All checks should be made payable to the Special Olympics of Virginia.
The 2017 Annual Wise County Sheriff's Office Virginia Special Olympics Golf Tournament was a huge success and they were thankful to everyone that participated by either playing, donating prizes and monies or helped in anyway.
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ALL INDOOR FARM STORE​​​
APPALACHIAN GRAPHICS
APPLE BEE’S
ASBURY & GILBERT PC
AUTO ZONE​​​​​
BARNETTE CONTRACTOR’S. LLC
BELK OF WISE
BEST WESTERN OF WISE
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BUCHANAN PUMP SERVICE
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CAVALIER PHARMACY​​​
CHANGE’S BY DWAYNE​​​
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COAL SERVICES, INC.
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FEED BUCKET & COUNTRY STORE​
FIRST BANK & TRUST CO.
FISHER’S AUTO​​​​​
FOOD CITY
FREEDOM FORD in WISE
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HAIR VOLUTION
HARVEST GREENHOUSE
HCE SYSTEMS, INC.
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Commonwealth of Virginia Fusion Liasion Training Program May 11th

The Commonwealth of Virginia Fusion Liasion Training Program concerning safety for Faith Based Organizations in Wise, Virginia will take place May 11th from 8a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the UVA in Wise located at 1 College Avenue in Wise.
This free program is for law enforcement officers, security team members, pastors and concerned citizens of our faith based community. The class is lecture based with business casual attire, meals are not provided but time is allotted for lunch.
Usually places of worship are the place where we feel the most safe but they can in fact be extremely vulnerable. In regards to this the Virginia Fusion Center is offering this program on how religious organizations can be safe and welcome in these dangerous times.
Topics of discussion will include violence in places of worship. addressing potential threats, policy and planning for possible violence, safety in outreach, firearms in places of worship and civilian response to active shooter incidents.
Additional information is available by contacting Special Agent Austin White at the Virginia State Police Desk Number 804-674-2237 or by email at VFC@vsp.virginia.gov
 

Town of Pennington Gap Looking For Certified Public Accountants

Currently the Town of Pennington Gap has issued requests from independent certified public accountants to submit proposals to enter into a term contract to perform a financial audit for the Fiscal Years ending June 30, 2018 thru June 30, 2020. Sealed proposals will continue to be accepted until Monday afternoon, May 21st at 4p.m.

Town of Pennington Gap Accepting Bids

Currently the Town of Pennington Gap is accepting bids for yard cleaning and property clearing that will be enforced by the town due to the negligence of the property owners. You may pick up a form at the Town Hall in Pennington Gap or on their website at townofpenningtonva.gov

Pennington Gap Town Council to Meet May 21st

The Pennington Gap Town Council’s next meeting will be on Monday evening, May 21st at six p.m. at the Town Hall in Pennington Gap.

LENOWISCO Planning District Commission Board of Directors to Meet June 4th

On June 4th the LENOWISCO Planning District Commission Board of Directors will meet in the Crooked Road Technology Center in Suite 101 in Duffield on Monday evening at 5:30p.m.
 

Staff Member From 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith’s Office To Visit May 21st

For residents needing assistance with federal issues you are encouraged to visit at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Monday afternoon, May 21st from 2-4p.m. at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Conference Room where a staff member from the 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith’s Office will have a representative to speak with you

Lee County Industrial Development Authority Meeting

At the last regular monthly meeting of the Lee County Industrial Development Authority; Chairman Greg Edwards called the meeting to order after prayer. With the approval of the IDA Minutes they moved on to the Public Comment portion of the meeting that was followed by the approval of the Industrial Development Authority’s Financial Report, Bills and payments.
Under the Old Business portion of their meeting they discussed the Lee McPherson lease and moved on to New Business. Under the New Business portion of their meeting they covered Synergy Biofuels Loan Modification Agreement, Dryden Building Renovation/Change Order/Pay Request, Bids for the Shell Building Fan Installation and Electrical Repairs, Virginia Scan Property Review, IDA Website and the 2018 Graduation Ad.
Finally moving into their Executive Session where they covered the Acquisition of Disposition of Real Property, Discussion of Prospective Business and Consultation with Legal Counsel. After which time they adjourned.
 

Lee County Sheriff’s Department Stats for April 2018

Total calls received by Dispatch: 5357
Total calls received that Deputies responded to: 939
There were   calls dispatched to other agencies. 423
There were 187 Rescue Squad calls and  16 Ambulance calls.
There were 32  Fire Department calls dispatched.
19  escorted Funerals.
49  vehicles were unlocked for citizens.
Deputies served  186 Felony and Misdemeanor warrants, 205 Subpoenas, 17 Show Cause Summons, Served 50 Protective Orders  and  406 Civil Papers for the three Lee County Courts and executed 1 Search Warrant.
Deputies processed 79 people on 177 charges.
Deputies traveled a total of  63,395 miles with 1839 miles being on transports.
Deputies transported 10  juveniles, 2  mental health patients and   3 prisoners from other jurisdictions.
Inmates from the Duffield Regional Jail, along with Deputies picked up 530  bags of trash from Lee County roadways.
Lee County Reserve Officers volunteered 104  hours to the community this month.
 

Lee County Industrial Development Authority Meeting May 3rd

The Lee County Industrial Development Authority will meet Thursday evening May 3rd at 6p.m. in room 208 of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville.