Sunday Aug 17
Politicians work the festival crowd
Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, was talking with constituents - and buying peaches.
Sunday Aug 17
Fruit, music and more bring fans to Patrick
At the 27th annual Virginia State Peach Festival, he sat in a folding chair on a hill overlooking a natural amphitheater as Evan & Dana, a bluesy rock duo from Greensboro, N.C., performed.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
State peach festival set for Saturday in Stuart
In this photo from the 2012 Virginia State Peach Festival, peaches sit ready for sale.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Man's illness led to relocation, charity work in South Sudan
A Patrick County man turned his struggle with a disease into efforts to improve life for people in South Sudan.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Four criteria must be met to issue an AMBER Alert
That happened locally on Tuesday, when an AMBER Alert was issued for a 3-year-old Patrick County boy suspected of being abducted by his father.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Patrick County Sheriff's Office Holds Press Conference on Canceled Amber Alert
Patrick Co., VA- The Patrick County Sheriff's Office held a press conference Wednesday announcing the Amber Alert is off and three-year-old Tommy Lee Able Engle from Critz had been found safe.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Amber Alert: Boy, 3, Abducted by Father in Patrick County
Virginia State Police have issued an Amber Alert Tommy Lee Able Engle, a three-year-old boy believed abducted from Patrick County.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
PHCC pulls out of Franklin County site
PHCC President Angeline Godwin said financial issues prompted the change, which will be effective for the 2014-15 school year.
City falls in jobless rankings
Martinsville's jobless rate declined in June and dropped to the second-highest rate in Virginia, while Henry County's rate increased slightly, according to data released Wednesday by the Virginia Employment Commission.
After early frost, Patrick peach growers optimistic
Doug Wade, who operates Wade's Orchard along Route 8 in Patrick County, said his orchard lost 70 to 80 percent of its early-season peaches due to cold weather around Easter.