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  1. After years of being used as bottom step, historic road marker returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the town that Lynchburg grew up around, and "Left to Beavers 8" which is thought to indicate Beaver's Tavern in Blairs. After being used as a bottom step for years, this historic marker is back at home at the intersection of Va. 360 and Slatesville ...

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  2. Murder charge certified against 18-year-old in Blairs shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The suspect of an April homicide in Blairs had his case certified by a Pittsylvania County grand jury Monday morning.

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  3. Studio 29 opens in downtown ChathamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Deborah Haymes. Haymes came to the area 23 years ago when she got married, and opened Studio 29 for the first time in Blairs after her son was born in. Ever since, she's been renting her studio, but decided it was time to buy a place for herself. ...

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  4. Veteran pride: New owners reopen Save-a-Lot store in Danville to help food desert areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Judy Weatherford, of Blairs, explores the aisles of the newly reopened Save-a-Lot grocery story in Danville on Wednesday.

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  5. Shrimp Fest tickets now on sale newRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... l admission side of community market. Tickets can be purchased in the Chamber's office located at 8653 US Highway 29, Blairs or here . No phone orders will be accepted.

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  6. Documents: Teen shot in head; juvenile suspect headed to Florida in CadillacRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... On the evening of April 5, the Pittsylvania County 911 center received a call about a shooting on Kadesh Court in Blairs. When Pittsylvania County Sheriff Office deputies arrived, they found the body of Demetrius Lee Brown, 18, in the road, ...

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  7. Homicide under investigation after body found in roadway in BlairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a homicide after the body of an 18-year-old was found Wednesday evening. Authorities responded to Kadesh Court in the Blairs community at about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday to find the body of Demetrius Lee Brown in the highway, according to a news release ...

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  8. Pittsylvania County supervisors approve budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... budget is $93.7 million, but only $17.2 million of local money is included in that budget. Chairman and Chatham-Blairs Supervisor Bob Warren praised Staunton River Supervisor Elton Blackstock's work as chairman of the finance committee. "I thought ...

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  9. Fire destroys Danville cabinet shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... said. Thirty-three firemen responded to the scene from four different fire departments, according to Neal - Ringgold, Blairs, Kentuck and Laurel Grove Fire and Rescue. No one was injured in the fire, according to Neal, but the entire interior of the ...

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  10. Departments need salary increases, staff across boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... they hope to staff the library 12 more hours each week when it opens this summer. Chairman of the Board and Chatham-Blairs District Robert Warren thought all employees should get a raise at the same time, rather than favor one group over the other, ...

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  11. Thanks to neighbors, Ringgold resident escapes burning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... do an interior attack, hitting the fire and knocking it out," Neal said. "We used about 700 gallons of water." The Blairs Fire and Rescue and Keeling Fire Department also responded to the scene. Overall, about 30 firefighters were there for about 90 ...

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  12. With new leaders, Pittsylvania County board eyes reducing meeting scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... instead of the current schedule of two meetings every month. To kick off the first meeting of the new year, Chatham-Blairs District Supervisor Robert Warren was unanimously voted chairman for 2017, taking over for Jessie Barksdale who served as ...

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  13. Fire burns 5 acres in RinggoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... according to Ringgold Fire Chief Mike Neal. It took about 25 firefighters from Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department and Blairs Fire and Rescue about an hour to douse the flames that were being spread by heavy winds.

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  14. Fire levels Ringgold home, kills dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... popped when it got too hot. The tank did not explode and was also low on propane. Kentuck, Ringgold, Keeling, and Blairs volunteer fire departments battled the house fire on Ringgold Church Road Wednesday afternoon. The cause of the fire is still ...

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  15. Victims were shot in head, autopsy reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... inside 908 Luna Lake Road, where a fire had broken out, after the body of Dylan Roy Milam was found on U.S. 29 in the Blairs community. Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputies found Dylan Milam's body inside a running vehicle in the median of U.S. 29 ...

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  16. Animal shelter fundraising causes qualms among board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... $3.2 million construction cost. "I wish we'd been a little more proactive, and maybe a little less reactive," Chatham-Blairs Supervisor Bob Warren said. "I know this is a new deal for us, so I understand that, but I think there's ways to do this. ...

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  17. Two charges certified to grand jury in July shooting in BlairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Christopher Blevins, 37, of Danville was charged with malicious wounding, shooting at a vehicle, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, use of a sawed off shotgun and reckless handling of a firearm for a July 27 incident in Blairs.

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  18. Cole's story: Couple opens up about adoption to encourage othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... own now. Both Shannon and Josh are pastors at Faith Church Ministries on Holland Road in Danville and they live in Blairs. "In sharing our story, maybe someone will be inspired to adopt," Josh said. "Or even let a scared, young, pregnant woman see ...

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  19. From farm to school: Carlisle School students celebrate second annual Agriculture DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... pet a miniature horse from Shady Creek Farm in Pelham, N.C., during the second annual Agriculture Day on Friday. Blairs welder David Tuggles takes questions from the audience while teaching about horseshoes during Carlisle School's second annual ...

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  20. Teen missing since Sept. 16, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... finding a teenager missing since September. Carla Brooks, 15, was reported missing from her Virginia Lane home near Blairs on Sept. 16, according to a news release issued Thursday evening from the sheriff's office. Anyone with information on the ...

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