Current Notices & News
(NOTE: For Local Cultural Events, Festivals and Activities in the various Communities in Wise County, please visit our Tourism website: http://www.visitwisecounty.com.)
NOTICE – New Security Measures at the Wise County Courthouse Effective 11/17/2014
Per the Wise County Sheriff's Office:
All County offices will Close at 12 Noon on Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 and remain Closed thru Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving.
VDH NEWS RELEASE – Ebola Hotline Opened & Information Available Online
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) opened an Ebola Hotline today to help answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information to Virginians.
The number – 1-877-ASK-VDH3 (1-877-275-8343) – is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Virginia’s 211 Call Center will be handling these calls using frequently asked questions (FAQs) developed by VDH.
Additional questions from the public not on the FAQs list are added to the FAQ document on the VDH website daily. Any updates or changes in guidance are also included in that information. Updates and answers to the FAQs are also shared daily via the VDH website, Facebook and Twitter.
"WARNER on your CORNER" – Thu, Dec. 18, 2014
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
TIME: 10AM – Noon
PLACE: County Admin Office – Conference Room, 2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
(*** Same time & place – 3rd Thurs. in alternate months)
All County offices will be Closed Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 thru Fri., Dec. 26, 2014 in observance of Christmas.
All County offices will Close at 12 Noon on Wed., Dec. 31, 2014 and remain Closed thru Fri., Jan. 2, 2015 in observance of New Year's Day.
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 .