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Lee supervisors adopt E-911 ordinances

Jonesville man sentenced to prison for assaulting deputy

Lee chamber asked to support high-speed Internet project

Keokee man charged with larceny

Lee woman sentenced on drug charge

Two women plead guilty in Lane murder

Lee County students head back to school

Lee supervisors approve funding to flush Rose Hill sewer lines

Lee County supervisors asked to support coyote control program

Lee County man killed in single-vehicle accident

Lee County school employees head back to class with pay raises

Lee County IDA awarded grant for virtual building

Great-grandson indicted on capital murder charges

Traffic stop leads to three arrests

Rose Hill man charged with child pornography violations

Quik Mart burglar sentenced to 4 years

Ewing families sought for sewer project

Lee County PSA slates meeting on Rose Hill sewer project

Lee supervisors clear Highlander Ambulance to operate in county

Pennington Gap notified no funds available for Route 58 bypass

Judge denies change of venue for former Lee High coach

Lee County School Board tables action on dress code

Lee PSA discusses sewer plant issue

Lee County SWAT team ready to roll

Lee deputies seize stolen property in raid

Dryden man sentenced for larceny

Pennington man sentenced

Lee County to name bridges today, Saturday

Lee County fiber-optic project getting national attention

Gunman robs Double Kwik Market in Jasper

Lee County IDA to assist in kitchen incubator efforts

Lee County IDA awarded $250,000 loan to renovate VAMCO building

Lee County supervisors approve tax hike, budget

Lee County grand jury indicts 13

Lee County supervisors to name bridges

Two charged with OxyContin possession

Pennington man sentenced in theft cases

Pennington man sentenced for larceny

Defendant sentenced on drug counts

Jonesville man sentenced for distribution

Great-grandson facing capital murder charges in shotgun slayings

Lee County supervisors withdraw support for ABC store

Lee man sentenced for manslaughter

Lee County PSA adopts budget

Pennington Gap man sentenced

Pennington Gap leaders oppose ABC store for Lee County

Lee County to advertise 65 cent tax rate

Lee County deputies raid marijuana crop

Dryden man pleads no contest to arson

Pennington Gap police make drug arrest

Lee Regional Medical Center completes second year of Medical Explorer program

Lee supervisors get figures on new property assessment

Lee Farm Bureau donates defibrillators to sheriff's department

Southwest Virginia counties eligible for FEMA disaster assistance

Lee supervisors split on decision to seek state ABC store

Lee schools accept recommendations from educational audit

Chadwell, Williams get party nominations to run for Lee County clerk

Lee schools to start action against VHSL

Probe into Lee farm death continues

Muse sentenced in J&L Pitstop robbery

Two killed in wreck

Lee Republicans, Democrats set to choose candidates for circuit court clerk

Historical society seeking pictures for book on Lee County history

Lee PSA seeking solution for Rose Hill sewer problem

Lee County School Board schedules budget work session

Rose Hill man indicted on meth manufacturing charge

Lee woman sentenced for welfare fraud

Duffield woman to serve nine months

Morning skirmish kicks off Jonesville Civil War Days

Jonesville issues boil notice after heavy rains muddy springs

Drugs seized after search in Pennington

Laid-off DeRoyal employees eligible for federal benefits

Lee County declared to be in state of emergency

Lee County PSA gets $50,000 grant to replace aging water lines

Tornadoes rake Lee County; flooding a concern in Wise

Lee County supervisors hear concerns about gravel road

SW Va. projects set to receive $2.2 million in tobacco money

Jonesville man convicted of Halloween bank robbery

Lee County Jail inmate indicted on attempted arson charge, and other indictments

Jonesville man sentenced for forgery

Three sentenced in OcyContin cases

Lee High seeking participants for summer program

Jonesville, St. Charles mayors win re-election; one council member ousted

Cooperation bringing broadband network to Southwest Virginia

Lee County PSA awarded $25,000 for Cave Springs water project

Armed robber sentenced in Lee County

Lee County schools opt out of SACS accreditation

Lee County woman acquitted of obstruction charge

Pennington police seize drugs in raids

Ben Hur man sentenced in arson case

Lee County school system begins academic review

LRMC opening new cardiac catheterization lab

Snakebite proves fatal to minister

Lee Animal League to help abandoned pets

Lee County School Board votes to rehire terminated employee

Couple charged in domestic altercation

New warden coming to U.S. Penitentiary in Lee County

Lee County Chamber of Commerce to meet

St. Charles supporting water project

Lee County grand jury declines to indict rape suspect

Lee County School Board begins budget process

Teen convicted of sodomizing 12-year-old at group home

Former Lee High coach convicted of assaulting students

Lee County PSA approves water rate hike

Lee County may enact dress code for all schools

Jonesville man killed in single-car crash

Lee County School Board discusses budget issues

Hearing for murder suspect rescheduled

Road-naming ceremony scheduled

Lee County School Board denies grievances filed by transferred employees

Lee County School Board meeting postponed

Lee County courting tenant for Constitutional Oaks Industrial Park

Pennington Middle benefiting from IBM partnership with schools

Lee County seeking funds for Cave Springs water project

Lee County supervisors discuss range of tax issues

Lee looking to replace aging voting machines

Pennington Gap Town Council agrees to lease cell tower site

Pennington raid nets drugs and cash

Two sentenced in grocery checkout scam

Lee woman charged following court case

Lee County man accused of rape; wife convicted of misdemeanor

Lee County school board draws fire for personnel transfers

Pennington Gap woman sentenced

Two facing drug charges after raid

Jonesville seeking grant for sewer work

Defense seeks expert investigator in double slaying

St. Charles Town Council rejects proposed annexation

Lee County man selected as regional Veteran of the Year

Alltel ups offer to locate cell tower in Pennington Gap

Lee County panel ranks 911 service provider candidates

Pennington woman hit by truck, killed

Two arrested on drug charges in Lee

Kilgore to speak to Lee County GOP

Route 23 lanes closed for repairs

Lee County PSA schedules meetings on proposed water projects

Slain couple remembered fondly by friends, family

Great-grandson pleads not guilty to murders

Lee County supervisor suggests charging jail inmates $1 per day

Great-grandson charged in double homicide in Lee

Lee County School Board shuffles personnel

Lee County School Board to consider transfers, layoffs

Lee school board declares raises a violation of state code

Supporters ask Lee board to reinstate contract for Thomas Walker field house

McIntyre takes helm at LRMC

Lee County grand jury indicts five

Lee County may realign schools

Lee County man sentenced to five years for abduction, assault

Lee County PSA urges caution before signing user agreements

Lee, Wise, Dickenson counties potential sites for power plant

Lee County man accused of witness intimidation

Lee County awarded $820,000 grant for Big Hill water project

Pennington man sentenced on larceny, forgery charges

Dryden woman gets probation in grocery scam

Outgoing LRMC administrator commends hospital staff

Pennington Gap police seize drugs, money in search

Incumbent still weighing options in Lee court clerk's race

Three seeking nomination to run for Lee County court clerk

Lee High principal explains need for alternative school

Lee County awarded $9,789 for food, shelter programs

Lee County School Board approves personnel cuts

Engineer recommends combining Red Hill, Poor Valley sewer projects

Whistle-blower asks Lee supervisors to set aside reassessment

Lee County supervisors to discuss zoning, solid waste

Two charged after police answer domestic disturbance call

Suspect charged with threatening officer

Man charged with attempted abduction

Lee burglary suspect nabbed after chase

Dryden woman enters plea in larceny

Jonesville bans employees from holding public office in town

Lee County School Board votes to stop paying suspended coach

Jonesville leaders enthusiastic about RV camp idea

Lee housing authority rejects bids for Cross Creek project

School board rescinds contract for Thomas Walker field house

Lee Regional Medical Center CEO takes new position

Two Lee women indicted on murder charges

Lee school board members air concerns in organizational meeting

Morristown man sentenced to eight years for fatal crash

Ewing man sentenced on various charges

Brewer to serve one year, four months

Two plead to reduced charges

Lee supervisors seek November election for circuit court clerk

Lee County Circuit Court clerk resigns due to health reasons

Four arrested as deputies raid methamphetamine lab in Lee County

Lee Regional Medical Center earns JCAHO accreditation

Stone Face Rock in Lee County to be lighted for tourism boost

Social services workers pitch in as Santa's helpers in Lee County

Federal inmate dies in Lee County

Lee High football coach arraigned on assault charges

Lee grants franchise extension to Adelphia Communications

Ben Hur man charged with manslaughter, hit-and-run

Pennington Gap leaders fear 911 may change town addresses

Lee High coach accused of assaulting students

Stickleyville Elementary School under boil notice

Pennington Gap park alight with spirit of Christmas

Lee Regional Medical Center offering cardiology services

Jonesville outlines plan for sewer improvements

Field house plan sparks debate at Lee County School Board meeting

Love triangle apparent motive in Lee County murder case

Lee County Jail inmate indicted in escape attempt

Underemployment leaves Lee family struggling to survive

Three held in Lee County on counterfeiting charges

Tobacco sale season off to slow start at Pennington Gap auction warehouse

Pennington Gap gets clean audit report

Lee County road named in honor of former resident

Lee supervisors accept bids for airport improvements

Three road projects put back on Lee County's six-year plan

Road naming ceremony set in Lee

Virginia's last tobacco auction house opens for 2003

Jonesville increasing water deposit to $100

Lee County supervisors return $451,000 to school board

Jonesville man pleads to reduced charge

Pennington man charged in drug sting

Lee County PSA approves changes to business plan

Lee school board balks at VDOT proposal to buy Pennington Middle property

Armed robber hits Lee County bank

Lee County grand jury indicts escapee

Official Lee election results show few changes

Lee canvassing finds more votes

Recount possible as Lee sheriff, treasurer win re-election by slim margins

Hobbs making first foray into Lee County politics

Ray hopes to return to Lee board

Scalf hopes to help Lee County prosper

Carter wants to entice jobs so young people can stay in Lee County

Barker hopes to continue working for Lee County

Two people charged with thefts at Jonesville VDOT headquarters

Williams hopes to bring jobs to Lee

Quick-thinking customer helps foil bank robbery

Eleven seeking five slots on Lee County School Board

Whitt cites county's progress in bid for second term as Lee supervisor

Businessman hopes to create more jobs in Lee County

Lee County PSA working to bring water to Cave Springs

Lee subdivision residents say sewer problems unresolved

Lakins hopes to continue improving Lee County

Yates cites concern for community in run for Lee supervisor

Lee County treasurer unopposed in bid for sixth term

Lee County commissioner of revenue cites experience in re-election bid

IRS agents take dental records

Lee County supervisor seeking commissioner of revenue seat

Inmates indicted in murder conspiracy plot

DeRoyal laying off employees at Dryden, New Tazewell plants

Lee students suffer minor injuries in bus accident

Ex-wife charged with conspiracy in Lee County murder

Time-worn church getting new lease on life

Lee High student facing drug charge

Ewing man charged in year-old theft

Abuse, assault charges dropped

Second suspect facing conspiracy charge in Lee County homicide

Lee authorities arrest murder suspect

Lee County PSA contracts with outside firm to operate sewer plants

Pennington Gap agrees to accept $250,000 settlement for water plant work

Jonesville businessman says parking tickets being issued unfairly

Lee County coal mine wins safety award

Lee man reappointed to Tobacco Commission

Two killed in crash

Two charged in fatal wreck

Jonesville man sentenced

Pennington Gap man sentenced

Haysi man sentenced on drug counts

St. Charles Town Council considering water ordinance banning cross connections

Rose Hill man sentenced for larceny

Driver charged with drug possession

St. Charles man killed in crash

Bloodhound being trained to sniff out arsonists

Stone Mountain Health buying Vamco building

Pennington Gap couple indicted on drug charges

Lee High students returning after fear of violence

Parsons seeking second full term as Lee County sheriff

Retired state trooper eyes Lee County sheriff post

Former deputy hoping to unseat incumbent sheriff

Church seeking Lee commonwealth's attorney post

McElyea seeking fourth term as Lee prosecutor

Lee High goes on high security after threat rumors

Dryden man faces drug charge

St. Charles to hold benefit for mayor

ASP to conduct annual walk

Lakins to conduct District meeting

Lee County supervisors approve subdivision expansion

ARC grant primes pump for Lee water project

Crash claims Ewing man

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