Current Notices & News
CodeRED – Emergency Communications Network now LIVE – 04/11/14
Wise County has joined the Emergency Communications Network's CodeRED Weather Warning System.
Now citizens can Register with CodeRED Online to receive automatic notifications via Voice, Text & Email in the event that severe weather threatens. CodeRED Weather Warning taps into the National Weather Service’s Storm Based Warnings to automatically alert affected citizens in the path of severe weather just moments after the warning has been issued.
The secure, customized Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent – unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can all be entered. For additional information or to sign up residents that do not have internet access, please call 276-328-7110.
"WARNER on your CORNER" – Thu, April 17, 2014 – Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
TIME: 10AM – Noon
PLACE: County Admin Office – Conference Room, 2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
(*** Same time & place – 3rd Thurs. in alternate months)
Keep Wise County Beautiful will be holding it's annual "Clean Your File Day Paper Shredding Event" on Fri., April 18, 2014 in the Magic Mart parking lot from 10 AM to 2 PM.
Aerospace Days in Wise County – April 26-27, 2014
Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday – May 25-31, 2014
Before the tropical storms arrive, you can get ready and save money, too. Shop during Virginia’s Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, May 25 - 31, 2014 and you won’t pay sales tax on many supplies for protecting your home and business. For more information and details on what items qualify to be "sales tax free" during this event, see the Full Notice and the Program Flyer .
Free CERT Training Offered – June 7-8, 2014
Wise County Emergency Mgmt is offering a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) certification class from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM each day at the EOC Office in the Wise County Justice Center located at 5603 Patriot Drive, Wise VA. For more details, see the Full Notice .
The Reconstruction & Renovation Project on The Historic Inn at Wise located at 110 East Main Street, Wise, VA is well underway. The est. $12 Million Project is scheduled for completion in September 2014. Find below, links to an artist’s renderings of the NEW Addition being constructed behind the existing structure:
Front view | Right side view | Right rear view | Left rear view
(Photos provided by Thompson & Litton, Inc.)
WISE-TV 19 (PEG Channel) is Streaming LIVE at http://wisetv19.pegstream.com and with Video On Demand available at http://wisetv19.pegcentral.com.