"Serving the County of Wise, the City of Norton, and the Towns of Appalachia, Big Stone Gap, Coeburn, Pound, St. Paul, and Wise."

Utilities

Water and sewer are provided by systems operated by each of the towns, the City of Norton and the Wise County Public Service Authority.

Electricity is available from American Electric Power and Old Dominion Power Company, whose rates are among the lowest in the country.  Natural gas is available upon sufficient demand at most industrial locations, and telephone service is provided by Verizon Communications.  Digital telecommunications and fiber optics capability is available throughout the area.