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Aerospace Days in Wise County – April 26-27, 2014

Aerospace Days - April 26-27, 2014


CodeRED – Emergency Communications Network now LIVE

Register at CodeRED Emergency Warning System

Wise County has joined the Emergency Communications Network's CodeRED Weather Warning System.

Now citizens can Register with CodeRED Online to receive automatic notifications via Voice, Text & Email in the event that severe weather threatens.  CodeRED Weather Warning taps into the National Weather Service’s Storm Based Warnings to automatically alert affected citizens in the path of severe weather just moments after the warning has been issued.

The secure, customized Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can all be entered.  For additional information or to sign up residents that do not have internet access, please call 276-328-7110.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – May 3, 2014

Keep Wise County Beautiful & Wise County Litter Control will hold their annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Sat., May 3, 2014.  It will be held in the Magic Mart parking lot in Norton, VA and will run from 10am till 2pm.  For more information on what types of items can be accepted, see the Event Flyer Adobe Reader.


Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday – May 25-31, 2014

Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Before the tropical storms arrive, you can get ready and save money, too.  Shop during Virginia’s Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, May 25 - 31, 2014 and you won’t pay sales tax on many supplies for protecting your home and business.  For more information and details on what items qualify to be "sales tax free" during this event, see the Full Notice Adobe Reader and the Program Flyer Adobe Reader.


Free CERT Training Offered – June 7-8, 2014

Wise County Emergency Mgmt is offering a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) certification class from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM each day at the EOC Office in the Wise County Justice Center located at 5603 Patriot Drive, Wise VA.  For more details, see the Full Notice Adobe Reader.


"WARNER on your CORNER" – Thu, June 19, 2014 – Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
TIME:  10AM – Noon
PLACE:  County Admin Office – Conference Room, 2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse

(*** Same time & place – 3rd Thurs. in alternate months)


The Reconstruction & Renovation Project on The Historic Inn at Wise located at 110 East Main Street, Wise, VA is well underway.  The est. $12 Million Project is scheduled for completion in September 2014.  Find below, links to an artist’s renderings of the NEW Addition being constructed behind the existing structure:

Front view | Right side view | Right rear view | Left rear view
(Photos provided by Thompson & Litton, Inc.)


WISE-TV 19 (PEG Channel) Live Streaming is currently unavailable. Video On Demand is online at http://wisetv19.pegcentral.com.


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Upcoming Meetings
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Wed, April 23
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold a Special Called Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A , located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia. Wise, VA.

Thu, May 8
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold their next Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A , located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia. Wise, VA.

Mon, May 12
Wise County Planning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor County Administrator's Conference Room (Room 223) of the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, VA.

Tue, May 20
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor County Administrator's Conference Room (Room 223) of the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, VA.

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