Current Notices & News
(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.)
Oct. 10 - 11, 2015 – 38th Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling on the Courthouse Mall, Downtown Wise, VA.
All County Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 in observance of Columbus Day.
Oct. 16 - 18, 2015 – 44th Annual MECC Home Crafts Days
Campus of Mountain Empire Community College,
Big Stone Gap, VA.
NOTICE: 2015 Real Estate 2nd Half and Personal Property County tax bills are due by Oct. 31, 2015 to avoid late charges. For those registered for "eBills", see the Treasurer's special notice.
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.
NOTICE – New Security Measures at the Wise County Courthouse Effective 11/17/2014
Per the Wise County Sheriff's Office:
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 .