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Tuesday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Pittsylvania Co. Woman Indicted for Husband's Murder

Pittsylvania Co., VA - A grand jury has indicted a Pittsylvania County woman charged in the stabbing death of her husband.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Vigil Held for Teens Killed in Crash

Pittsylvania Co., VA - It has been an emotional week at Gretna High School as students are dealing with the death of two of their former classmates.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Body of missing SML boater recovered

The body of a Vinton man, who had been missing since July 31 when the boat in which he was riding collided with another boat on Smith Mountain Lake, was recovered Saturday afternoon by divers.

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Related Topix: Vinton, VA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Police Locate Hit and Run Driver from Fatal Head-On Collision in Pittsylvania Co.

UPDATE: State Police say they have located a driver they believe left the scene of a deadly crash in Pittsylvania County this weekend.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Hurt, VA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

School Starts Monday for Many Students in Our Area, Why So Early?

School started Monday for some students in our area. Appomattox, Charlotte County, Danville and Pittsylvania County were all back in session.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WRIC-TV Richmond

2 killed in head-on crash in Virginia

Virginia State Police say they are searching for a motorist who fled the scene of an accident that killed two people in Pittsylvania County.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Washington Examiner

Body of missing NC man recovered from river in Va.

Authorities have identified a body recovered from the Pigg River as that of a North Carolina man who had been reported missing.

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Related Topix: Sandy Level, VA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Judge: Pittsylvania prayer injunction will remain

A judge says he won't dissolve an injunction barring the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors from opening meetings with sectarian prayers.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Sat Aug 02, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Gretna Woman Dies in Head-On Crash in Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania Co., VA- State Police say a Gretna woman died and a man was sent to the hospital because of a head-on crash Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Gretna, VA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Trooper injured in crash on Brooks Mill Road

A Virginia State Police trooper is in stable condition at a Roanoke hospital after being seriously injured Tuesday night on his way to work in Pittsylvania County.

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Related Topix: Roanoke, VA, Glade Hill, VA, Penhook, VA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Governor McAuliffe Visits Danville, Talks Economy

Governor Terry McAuliffe toured the Southside Tuesday with his wife and entire cabinet.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Danville Habitat for Humanity Receives Donation from Jack and Jill of America

Danville-Pittsylvania County Habitat for Humanity received a donation from the Burlington-Graham Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Executive Director Michael D. Parsons said "the gift is deeply appreciated and we are honored to be recognized by an organization like Jack and Jill.

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Related Topix: African-American, Danville, VA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Angus Show Brings In Traffic To Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania Co., VA -- Folks from all over Virginia are in Chatham this weekend for the Virginia Angus Breeder Show.

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Related Topix: Chatham, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Virginia Losing Bees at 'Alarming' Rate

Pittsylvania Co., VA -- Virginia is seeing big losses in honey bees at what is considered an alarming rate.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Four Puppies Found In Pittsylvania County Dumpster

The Danville Area Humane Society wants justice for four newborn puppies that were found in a Pittsylvania County dumpster on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Area is in early drought

Henry County and Martinsville are abnormally dry, but rainfall is expected throughout this week, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Henry County, VA, Martinsville, VA, Danville, VA

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