Current Notices & News
(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.)
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The County of Wise and the Wise County Public Service Authority will conduct a public hearing at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 28, 2015 to solicit public input on a proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Construction-Ready funding application to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the “Guest River Sewer - Eisenhower Road Extension” project. For more details, see the Full Notice.
The Wise County Board of Supervisors approved the proposed FY 2015-16 County Budget at their June 22, 2015 Recessed Meeting.
NOTICE: 2015 Real Estate 2nd Half and Personal Property County tax bills will be due by Oct. 31, 2015 to avoid late charges.
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.
NOTICE – New Security Measures at the Wise County Courthouse Effective 11/17/2014
Per the Wise County Sheriff's Office:
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 .