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.)
Thanksgiving Holiday Closings:
County Offices will CLOSE at 12 noon on Wed., Nov 25, 2015 and remain CLOSED through Fri., Nov. 27, 2015 in observance of Thanksgiving.
(NOTE: Convenience Centers will only be CLOSED on Thu., Nov. 26, 2015 – Thanksgiving Day. Otherwise, Normal Hours of Operation will be in effect.)
Christmas Holiday Closings:
County Offices will CLOSED on Thu., Dec. 24, 2015 and Fri., Dec. 26, 2015 in observance of Christmas.
(NOTE: Convenience Centers will CLOSE at 4pm on Thu., Dec. 24, 2015 and be CLOSED on Fri., Dec. 25, 2015. Otherwise, Normal Hours of Operation will be in effect.)
100 Day Notice to Voters:
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 .