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 OF PUBLIC HEARING – 02/12/2015
The Wise County Board of Supervisors and the Wise County Public Service Authority will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., at the Wise County PSA office, 5622 Industrial Park Rd, Norton, to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a project in the county.
For more information, see the Full Notice.
All County Government offices will be Closed on Mon., Feb. 16, 2015 in observance of Presidents Day.
NOTICE – Wise County Decals NOT required AFTER 04/15/2015
NOTICE – New Security Measures at the Wise County Courthouse Effective 11/17/2014
Per the Wise County Sheriff's Office:
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.
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 .