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Government Meetings, Hearings and other Events of Community Importance scheduled in Wise County


April 2014

April 10 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
April 14 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
April 15

Deadline to Purchase 2014 Wise County Vehicle Decal

Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office

April 17 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.
April 18 Good Friday

Keep Wise County Beautiful will be holding it's annual "Clean Your File Day Paper Shredding Event" in the Magic Mart parking lot from 10 AM to 2 PM.
April 20 Easter

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May 2014

May 1 Deadline to file 2013 Virginia State Income Tax Return or for an Extension
May 8 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
May 12 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
May 15 Deadline to Pay 1st Half 2014 County Real Estate Taxes
May 17
Gathering In The Gap Music Festival 2014 Gathering In The Gap
Music Festival

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park
10 West First Street
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.

For more information:  Call (276) 523-1322 or visit http://www.gatheringinthegapmusicfestival.com/.
May 20 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
May 22 - 25 Pound Heritage Days 2014
Welcome to Pound ... "Where the Crooked Road Bends".
(276) 796-5188
May 26 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day.
May 29 - 31 16th Annual Clinch River Days Festival - Downtown St. Paul - Festival featuring arts, crafts, exhibits, music, and more! - Contact: Suzy Harrison, 276-762-5544

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June 2014

June 2 - 7 101st Annual VA-KY District Fair & Horse Show
Wise County Fairgrounds, Wise VA – featuring concerts, rides on the midway by Drew Exposition, pageants, demolition derby, sporting events, horse shows, agricultural and commercial exhibits, and more!  For more information call 276-328-9772 or 276-328-5760.
June 9 - 14 28th Annual Best Friend Festival
The Best Friend Festival is sponsored by the Wise County Chamber of Commerce, City of Norton, and area businesses.  All events held at Norton City Park unless otherwise stated.  In the event of inclement weather or for more information, please call 276-679-0961.
June 9 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
June 12 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
June 17 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
June 19 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov.
June 20 - 21 2nd Annual Bar-B-Que, Bluegrass & Bikes
Sat, June 22, 2014 at the Former Pound High School, Wildcat Drive, Pound VA. (276) 796-5188
June 30 End of Fiscal Year (2013-14)

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July 2014

July 1 New Fiscal Year (2014-15) Begins.
July 4 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Independence Day.
July 10 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
July 14 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
July 15 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
July 18, 19, 20 Remote Area Medical (RAM) Free Clinic
Location:  Wise County Fairgrounds, Wise, Virginia
Time:  6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday
           6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sunday
Remote Area Medical Organization sponsors this FREE medical clinic annually in Wise County.  Patients may receive dental, vision and medical care free of charge.  For additional information or to register as a volunteer, visit www.ramusa.org.

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August 2014

Aug. 11 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Aug. 14 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Aug. 19 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
Aug. 21 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.
Aug 30 - Sept 1 The Guest River Rally Festival
Food - Vendors - Kids Activities - Music - Talent Contest - Fun for the Whole Family.
Downtown Coeburn, Virginia.
Aug. 31 12th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival
Natural Tunnel State Park Amphitheater
Sunday @ 5:00 PM

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September 2014

Aug 30 - Sept 1 The Guest River Rally Festival
Food - Vendors - Kids Activities - Music - Talent Contest - Fun for the Whole Family.
Downtown Coeburn, Virginia.
Sept. 1 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Labor Day.
Sept. 6 46th Annual Dock Boggs & Kate Peters Sturgill Festival
Appalachian Traditions Village
6034 Kent Junction Road
Norton, VA 24273
Phone: (276) 431-3338
Phone: (276) 679-0961
Sept. 8 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse 
Sept. 11 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Sept. 16

Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

Sept. 26-27 Big Stone Celtic 2014
Downtown Big Stone Gap, VA.
An annual celebration of the music & culture of the seven Celtic Nations and their influence on this region.  For more information, go to www.bigstoneceltic.com or call (276) 4523-5097.

The 8th Annual High Knob Naturalist Rally will take place on Saturday, September 28th, at Bark Camp Lake. Come celebrate the natural world with a day full of fun and educational hikes, workshops, and activities highlighting the unique ecology of the High Knob region. This event is organized by The Clinch Coalition and is free and open to the whole family. For the second year, a 5k Trail Run will take place before the rally on the lakeshore trail. More information is available online at www.highknobnaturalist.org or contact us by email at clinchcoalition@gmail.com.

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October 2014

Oct. 9 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Oct. 11 - 12 36th Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling
Courthouse Mall, Wise VA
Oct. 13 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Columbus Day.
Oct. 15

Deadline to Pay 2nd Half 2014 County Real Estate Taxes & 2014 Personal Property Taxes

Oct. 16

"WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.

Oct. 17 - 19

43rd Annual MECC Home Crafts Days
Campus of Mountain Empire Community College,
Big Stone Gap VA.

Oct. 20 Planning Commission Meeting
(***Rescheduled due to Columbus Day***)
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Oct. 21

Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

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November 2014

Nov. 2 Daylight Savings Time ENDS @ 2:00 AM.
Set your Clocks BACK 1 Hour – "Spring Forward, Fall Back"
Nov. 4

Election Day – Don't forget to vote!

Nov. 10

Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse

Nov. 11 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Veterans' Day.
Nov. 13 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Nov. 18 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
Nov. 26,27,28 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Offices will Close at 12 Noon on Wed., Nov. 26 and remain Closed thru Fri., Nov. 28.

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December 2014

Dec. 8 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Dec. 11 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Dec. 18 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.
Dec. 24 - 26 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Christmas.
Offices will be Closed Wed., Dec. 24 thru Fri., Dec. 26.

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January 2015

Jan. 1 All County offices will Close in observance of New Year's Day.
Offices will be Closed on Thursday., Jan. 1, 2015.
Jan. 8 Board of Supervisors (Org./Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
5:50 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Jan. 12

Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse

Jan. 16 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Lee-Jackson Day (State holiday).
Jan. 19 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Jan. 20 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

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February 2015

Feb. 9 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Feb. 12 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM - at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Feb. 16 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Feb. 17 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
Feb. 19 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.

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March 2015

March 8 Daylight Savings Time BEGINS @ 2:00 AM.
Set your Clocks AHEAD 1 Hour – "Spring Forward, Fall Back"
March 9 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
March 12 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM
at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
March 17 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

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