Ballad Health launched a series of free informational and enrollment events on Tuesday at affiliated medical facilities in Southwest Virginia to help people find out if they qualify for Medicaid and assist them in applying for coverage.
The Virginia State Police reports a 2006 Toyota Sienna was traveling south when it ran off the left side of the highway into the median, striking a culvert and overturning several times as it cross into the northbound lanes of U.S. 23.
APPALACHIA — Following a 15-month investigation, authorities on Thursday pulled the trigger on a mass drug roundup targeting 30 individuals in and around the Wise County towns of Appalachia and Big Stone Gap.
WISE — In spite of a solid thumping from voters in Virginia’s westernmost counties, incumbent Democrat Sen. Tim Kaine was sailing toward a fairly comfortable re-election over Republican challenger Corey A. Stewart Tuesday.
Proposed state constitutional amendments are both taxation and finance questions. Both are yes or no voting options.
Wise County Public Schools officials are keeping both eyes peeled on the work of two Virginia General Assembly committees, one hopeful and one wary.
Included in a larger piece of legislation, a bill sponsored by Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, to streamline approval of closed loop pumped storage hydropower projects passed the House of Representatives.
Superintendent Greg Mullins said state emergency and public education officials held a conference call with superintendents across Virginia on Tuesday, advising school divisions to hope for the best and brace for the worst.
WISE — The University of Virginia's College at Wise on Monday unveiled its small off-campus facility for entrepreneurial-minded students to pursue and bounce startup business venture ideas off one another, as well as faculty and area businessmen and women so inclined.
A ‘Celebration of Life’ for the late Stan Brock, the adventurous founder of Remote Area Medical (RAM) with a 19-year relationship with Southwest Virginia’s Health Wagon and Wise County, will be held in Knoxville on Sept. 27.