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that have moved away
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Lee County grand jury hands down 39 indictments

Lee County IDA working on industrial park improvement

Sewage spill contaminates Cane Creek in Lee County

Dryden man jailed on drug charge after police chase

St. Charles Town Council appoints two new members

Lee's Porterfield accepts full ride to play for Elon

Lee planners suggest changes to county's comprehensive plan

Lee knocks off Abingdon in key Highlands matchup

Rose Hill couple ask court to reverse zoning decision

Boucher conducts town meeting in Lee

PSA to award contracts for central Lee water project

Legislators to select two new judges for Southwest Virginia

Southwest Virginia judge resigns after lawmakers' urging

Juvenile Court Judge Greg Baker asked to resign post

Jonesville mayor to step down from post Friday

Pioneers must soldier on without McElyea

Board of Zoning Appeals grants variance for Lee County supervisor's business

Frigid temperatures, snow put region in deep freeze

Gas well operator protests Lee County property tax

Tax issues dominate Pennington Gap Town Council meeting

Lee County authorities seek robbers

Lee County supervisors elect chairman

Lee County Jail escapee recaptured in Wise

Lee County supervisor convicted of hunting without a license

Lee child dies from accident injuries

Jonesville lays off city workers

Jonesville Town Council approves expansion of Sandy Ridge water project

St. Charles water authority hears status report on projects

Lee County School Board chair, vice chair switch positions

Lee County PSA adopts measure to curb non-payment of delinquent bills

Dryden girl struck by pickup truck

Pennington Gap crash injures four

Lee County home to Southwest Virginia's first baby of the new year

Lee County IDA accepts bids for Vamco roof repairs

Two sought in Lee County robbery

Dryden man sentenced for escape

Two Lee sheriff's department raids net drugs

Lee County grand jury indicts 17 on various charges

Lee County authorities seek escapee

Tax reform hot topic as Lee Countians meet with legislators

Feathered friends need human help during cold weather

Lee airport will help blaze trail into new era

New $11 million airport opens in Lee County

Lee County man sentenced to eight years for abduction

Lee High wins its third straight Coal Classic title

Pennington Gap Town Council adopts curfew for teens

Lee County woman found guilty of second-degree murder

Prosecution rests case in Lee County murder trial

Lee County supervisors offer support for rehabilitation center

Lee County woman's murder trial begins in Scott

Partnership striving to improve water quality in Lee County

Pennington Gap official says bypass delay is 'worst nightmare'

Lee County hospital administrator reassures chamber members about status of local facility

Appalachia couple charged with assault, theft, abduction

Jonesville considering smoke test for sewer system

Lee County School Board approves school improvement projects

Water quality meeting planned in Lee County

Tourism information kiosk dedicated in Lee County

St. Charles Water and Sewer Authority amends membership bylaws

Dedication, reception planned for Lee County tourism information kiosk

Lee County supervisor charged with hunting without a license

Late bid prompts Lee County IDA to table action on Vamco contract

Lee County planners OK proposed drug rehab center

St. Charles Town Council looking to fill empty seat

Lee County IDA opens bids for Vamco building repairs

Rose Hill man faces 10 larceny counts related to stolen toys being sold in Kentucky yard sale, others indicted

Lee County PSA awarded $28,000 grant for Ely Creek water connections

Lee girls hoping for different outcome against last year's quarterfinal opponent

Pennington Gap woman granted bond until sentencing

Rape charges certified to Lee County grand jury

Convicted kidnapper fighting extradition back to Tennessee

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