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(NOTE:  Visit our Tourism website:  http://www.visitwisecounty.com for Local Cultural Events, Festivals and Activities in Wise County.  For scheduled events at The Glades park in downtown Wise, VA, please visit the Town of Wise Events page.)

Oct. 21 & 22, 2017 – 46th Annual MECC Home Crafts Days
Campus of Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap VA.

Oct. 31, 2017 – Deadline to Pay 2nd Half 2017 County Real Estate & 2017 Personal Property Taxes

All County Offices, Convenience Centers and the Blackwood Landfill will be CLOSED on Fri., Nov. 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day.

Surplus Items for Sale

Wise County has partnered with GovDeals.com to assist in selling Surplus Items & Equipment.
https://www.govdeals.com/wisecountyva

*** UPDATE *** – Change in Convenience Center Hours

At their Aug. 11, 2016 meeting, the Wise County Board of Supervisors voted to revert Convenience Center hours of operation back to those as of June 30, 2016.  This change will be effective Mon., Aug. 15, 2016.  The new Hours of Operation are as follows:

Monday – Saturday:      Open     8:00 AM   –   Close   6:00 PM
Sunday:                         Open   12:00 PM   –   Close   5:00 PM

NOTICE – On each Friday of the month from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, help will be available at Mountain Empire Community College Library to assist with genealogy.

The Zika Virus – What is it?  What can you do to help?

Update from the Virginia Dept of Health.

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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
Wise County Planning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the Cavalier Room of The Inn at Wise, 110 E Main ST, Wise VA.

Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold a 3:00 p.m. Workshop Meeting in the County Administrator's Conference Room (Room 223) at the Courthouse in Wise, VA.

Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Wise County Board of Supervisors next Regular Meeting will be 6:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.)

Register at CodeRED Emergency Warning System Register with CodeRED Online or call Wise County directly at 276-328-7110 for assistance and don't forget to download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app.   CodeRED mobile app

Bear Reports on the Rise in Wise County — What can you do?

Reports of bears in the communities of Wise County are on the rise.  What can you do to deter bears in your community?  The VA Wildlie Conflict Helpline has provided information and links to resources to help if bears are a problem in your community.  For details, download the Resource Sheet Adobe Reader.

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