United Way of Southwest Virginia asks Youngkin administration to release Virginia Disaster Relief Funds for Hurley

Abingdon, VA (Jan. 19, 2022) – United Way of Southwest Virginia, the fiscal agent for the Hurley Long-Term Recovery Group, sent a letter [see below] Tuesday to Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin, asking that the governor authorize immediate relief for the citizens of Hurley from the Virginia Disaster Recovery Fund. The request comes on the heels… Read More United Way of Southwest Virginia asks Youngkin administration to release Virginia Disaster Relief Funds for Hurley

DMV Makes Virginia’s Highways Safer with New Commercial Vehicle Tire Technology

More than 13,000 unsafe tires removed from I-81 in first year of operationmmercial Vehicle Tire Technology RICHMOND – Using innovative in-road sensors, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) removed 13,000 unsafe tires from commercial vehicles traveling on Interstate 81 in just one year. The technology, called Tire Anomaly and Classification System (TACS), enables weigh station… Read More DMV Makes Virginia’s Highways Safer with New Commercial Vehicle Tire Technology

SWVA Employment Opportunities from the Richlands Office of the Virginia Employment Commission, Nov. 26, 2021

AREA EMPLOYERS ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING APPLICANTS FOR JOBS RECEIVED IN THE LAST 30 DAYS.  For information or referral instructions, please contact our office with the job order number.  Information on these positions, older job orders, jobs posted by other sources, and jobs throughout the state, can be obtained online at www.VaWorkConnect.com.  Please note that persons requesting specific information… Read More SWVA Employment Opportunities from the Richlands Office of the Virginia Employment Commission, Nov. 26, 2021

Wise County Sheriff’s Office Continues to Seek Suspect

From Wise County Sheriff, Grant Kilgore November 26, 2021 As the 5-year anniversary of the murder of Janina Jefferson approaches we continue to remember her and the impact her death has had on her family, friends, and community. THE LATE JANINA JEFFERSON — SHE IS NOT FORGOTTEN The search continues for the suspect, Eric Jones,… Read More Wise County Sheriff’s Office Continues to Seek Suspect

79th CSX Santa Train Spreads Holiday Cheer Throughout Appalachia

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Nov. 23, 2021) – The CSX Santa Train rang in the Christmas season early in Appalachia on Saturday, Nov. 20. Team Santa Train and Food City associates distributed 5,000 pre-packed gift bags filled with warm winter accessories and toys to families and children of all ages at local Food City stores. This year’s drive-thru event took… Read More 79th CSX Santa Train Spreads Holiday Cheer Throughout Appalachia