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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.)

Thanksgiving Holiday Closings:
County Offices will CLOSE at 12 noon on Wed., Nov 25, 2015 and remain CLOSED through Fri., Nov. 27, 2015 in observance of Thanksgiving.

(NOTE:  Convenience Centers will only be CLOSED on Thu., Nov. 26, 2015 – Thanksgiving Day.  Otherwise, Normal Hours of Operation will be in effect.)

Christmas Holiday Closings:
County Offices will CLOSED on Thu., Dec. 24, 2015 and Fri., Dec. 26, 2015 in observance of Christmas.

(NOTE:  Convenience Centers will CLOSE at 4pm on Thu., Dec. 24, 2015 and be CLOSED on Fri., Dec. 25, 2015.  Otherwise, Normal Hours of Operation will be in effect.)

100 Day Notice to Voters:

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:

Courthouse Security Upgrades

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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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Thu., Dec. 10, 2015
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, VA.

Mon., Dec. 14, 2015
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., Jan. 19, 2016
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.  (NOTE:  No regular meeting is scheduled for Dec. 2015.)

Register at CodeRED Emergency Warning System Register with CodeRED Online or call Wise County directly at 276-328-7110 for assistance.  (NOTE:  If you have already signed up with CodeRED there is no need to fill out another form. You only need to sign up or fill out the form for new phone numbers or changed addresses.)

Watch WISE-TV 19 (PEG Channel) Video On Demand online at http://wisetv19.pegcentral.com.

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