Boyd leaders react to beer/wine vote

Published Saturday, December 3, 2016
By David Talley

When Boyd voters passed a measure Nov. 8 allowing for the sale of beer and wine for both on- and off-site consumption by 272 to 96, it meant potential changes for business owners and public officials in the town of about 1,250 residents.

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Not-so-winning ticket: Rejected write-in votes reveal wide range of POTUS choices

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Brian Knox

What do Mickey Mouse, Willie Nelson and Abraham Lincoln all have in common?

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GOP rode strong turnout, straight ticket voting to wins

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voter turnout for Tuesday's election was one of the highest it has ever been in Wise County.

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Wise backs Trump, Republicans

Wise backs Trump, Republicans

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

In what may have been the least-surprising local result of the night, Republican Donald Trump was the overwhelming choice of Wise County voters for president.

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White wins Pct. 1 post

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

"Did you win?" Mildred White, 90, has asked this question of her son, Danny White, every time he visited her at Senior Care the last several weeks.

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Shaw crushes opponent

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By David Talley

Wise County voters re-elected Republican Tax Assessor/Collector Monte Shaw by a large margin Tuesday.

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Decatur approves expanded alcohol sales

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voters backed expanded alcohol sales in the city of Decatur.

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Singled out: No opponents lead to automatic election

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Without a Democratic opponent, many Republicans were automatically elected Tuesday to county office.

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Paradise voters elect council, school board reps

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

In mostly one-candidate races, Paradise City Council and school board members were elected Tuesday night.

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Boyd beer and wine measure passes

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By David Talley

Beer and wine are headed to store shelves and restaurant menus in Boyd.

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Prepare yourself for Election Day Tuesday

Published Saturday, November 5, 2016
By Brian Knox

If you are not one of the more than 16,000 Wise County residents who voted early, your time to vote is almost here.

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Another early voting record broken

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Brian Knox

More people have now voted early than in any previous presidential election in Wise County.

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Voter turnout strong in first week

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Brian Knox

Records continue to be smashed during early voting for the Nov. 8 general election.

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Voting record smashed on first day

Voting record smashed on first day

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Brian Knox

A record number of Wise County residents cast their ballots on the first day of early voting in the Nov. 8 general election.

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Early voting begins Monday

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Brian Knox

The time many people have eagerly waited for has arrived: voting in the presidential election.

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Elections Administrator addresses concerns about integrity of election

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Brian Knox

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has made many public statements about the presidential campaign being rigged, raising concerns about the integrity of the election among many voters.

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Ballot features contested races at all levels

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Presidential candidates Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have dominated national news coverage leading up to the Nov. 8 general election, but voters have several local and state races to decide.

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Register to vote by Tuesday

Published Saturday, October 8, 2016
By Brian Knox

We're one month away from the general election, so if you plan to vote, you need to make sure you are registered.

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Local voters go 1-for-5 in runoff choices

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

Wise County voters, at least the 503 who cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff elections, only went with the statewide winners in one of five races on the ballot.

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Vote in runoff election Tuesday

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

If early voting in Tuesday's primary runoff election is any indication, Wise County voters are showing little interest in the races that remain.

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