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(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 Adobe Reader is now available for review.

Sat. – May 28, 2016

Gathering In The Gap Music Festival 2016 Gathering In The Gap
Music Festival

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".
(276) 796-5188

May 30, 2016All County Government Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day.

May 31, 2016Deadline to Pay 1st Half 2016 County Real Estate Taxes to avoid late charges.

June 2 - 4, 201618th 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, 2016103rd 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 Adobe Reader.

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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Thu., June 9, 2016
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold their next Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Mon., June 13, 2016
Wise County Planning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor County Administrator's Conference Room (Room 223) of the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, VA.

Tue., June 21, 2016
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the Cavalier Room of The Inn at Wise, 110 E Main ST, Wise VA.

Register at CodeRED Emergency Warning System Register with CodeRED Online or call Wise County directly at 276-328-7110 for assistance.  (NOTE:  If you have already signed up with CodeRED there is no need to fill out another form. You only need to sign up or fill out the form for new phone numbers or changed addresses.)

Watch WISE-TV 19 (PEG Channel) Video On Demand online at http://wisetv19.pegcentral.com.

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