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.)
The FY 2016-17 Proposed County Budget is now available for review prior to the Public Hearing scheduled for Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6PM.
Sat. – May 28, 2016
2016 Gathering In The Gap
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 27 - 28, 2016 – Pound Heritage Days 2016
Welcome to Pound ... "Where the Crooked Road Bends".
May 30, 2016 – All County Government Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day.
May 31, 2016 – Deadline to Pay 1st Half 2016 County Real Estate Taxes to avoid late charges.
June 2 - 4, 2016 – 18th Annual Clinch River Days Festival
Downtown St. Paul - Festival featuring arts, crafts, exhibits, music, and more! - Contact: Suzy Harrison, 276-762-5544
June 6 - 11, 2016 – 103rd Annual VA-KY District Fair & Horse Show
Wise County Fairgrounds, State Route 680 near 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.
Web based survey to ellicit opinion on the Wise County Comprehensive Plan. Please participate and help move Wise County forward.
Wise County Comprehensive Plan survey
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.
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 .