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    Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares met with local law enforcement behind closed doors Friday at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center to hear from them about issues they are currently encountering in Southwest Virginia.

      Coming in at more than $106 million, Smyth County’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year is focused on four overarching areas: public safety, education, youth recreation, and continuing to make its water and sewer operations more self-sufficient.

      Washington County Board of Supervisors Chairman Saul Hernandez wants the public to know why a courthouse renovation project has increased by $9 million, or 47% of its original budget.

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      An attorney representing the Smyth County Board of Supervisors has asked the circuit court to incorporate materials pertaining to the approval of a special use permit for a private airstrip into the record and then dismiss a petition to appeal the decision.

      Washington County Commissioner of Revenue Mark Matney wants a book called “Lawn Boy” out of the Glade Spring Public Library, but the library director said the publication has been reviewed by the library board and the book will remain available.

      On April 4, three homeowners who live near a tract of land slated to become truck stop capable of parking 500 rigs filed a petition for a declaratory judgement asking the court to throw out the order approving that project’s special use permit.

      Abingdon’s Confederate soldier monument sits in pieces on a flatbed trailer in the back parking lot of the Washington County, Virginia, Government Center, waiting for its new resting place to be prepared.