Buchanan County Newswire

Buchanan County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buchanan County, VA.

Results 1 - 14 of 14 in Buchanan County, VA

  1. Demographers Say Population Growth in Virginia Has SlowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WCAV

    ... Richmond and Hampton Roads metro areas. Loudoun County saw the highest growth at almost 20 percent while Buchanan County saw the greatest populations losses at 4.6 percent. However, outside of the metro areas, many rural counties continues to lose ...

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  2. EPA to invest in drinking water, wastewater infrastructure planning in Johnston, IA.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WaterWorld

    ... and decision-maker training. The other nine U.S. communities selected to receive WaterCARE assistance are: Buchanan County, Virginia; the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe, Montana; Gatesville, Texas; Haines Borough, Alaska; the Hoopa Valley ...

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  3. Jobless rates continue upward swingRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... jobless rate for October was 8.1 percent, the fourth-highest among Virginia's 134 localities, behind Buchanan County at 10 percent, Dickenson County at 9.2 percent and Petersburg City at 8.2 percent. The VEC counted 5,324 people among the city's ...

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  4. Spielberg shines a new light on Virginia's Gary PowersRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... Gary Powers was born in 1929, spent his boyhood in Pound and later moved with his family to Grundy in Buchanan County, where he graduated from high school. He earned a degree from Milligan College in northeast Tennessee and joined the Air Force in ...

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  5. Spielberg shines a new light on Virginia's Gary PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... Gary Powers was born in 1929, spent his boyhood in Pound and later moved with his family to Grundy in Buchanan County, where he graduated from high school. He earned a degree from Milligan College in northeast Tennessee and joined the Air Force in ...

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  6. Hollywood actor Ryan O'Quinn convinces director to shoot movie in GrundyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | WCYB

    Buchanan County native turned Hollywood actor Ryan O'Quinn convinced the director of his latest work to shoot the movie in his hometown. The producers originally planned to film the movie that's tentatively titled "Believe" in Pennsylvania, but O'Quinn persuaded them to take a look at Grundy.

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  7. Virginia team tops mine rescue honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Coalfield.com

    Wellmore Coal Co.' s Red Team, based in Buchanan County, was named Grand Champion in the Virginia Mining Institute's mine rescue competition last week.

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  8. Man accused of sex charge out of VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office took John Wachauf, 58, into custody for a warrant out of Buchanan County, Virginia. The warrant is for computer solicitation of a minor under the age of 15. Deputies searched his home at 16920 State Route 116.

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  9. Rush hears concerns about Pulaski floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Southwest Times

    ... financial progress in the downtown area, saying "it's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when." Just as Buchanan County seat Grundy was moved to avoid damage from its severe flooding problem, Radcliffe said that something similar should be done ...

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  10. Potential flooding could have town in deep waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Southwest Times

    ... to get support from the region's elected officials. That kind of support helped move the town of Grundy in Buchanan County, which was constantly prone to severe flooding. "If they can pick up a town like Grundy and move it out of a flood plain, then ...

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  11. Canal WatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Style Weekly

    ... building. Once there were a 90 canal locks that connected navigable stretches of the James River by canal to Buchanan County, 197 miles west in the Blue Ridge Mountains. By 1880 the canal had long lost out to railroads and ceased functioning. In ...

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  12. Convicted of breaking & entering, & should've pleaded guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WCYB

    A Buchanan County man could go to prison for more than two decades after he was convicted of breaking and entering, and other charges. His accomplice pleaded guilty and should serve much less time.

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  13. Abused & abandoned puppy Watkins critical but stableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | WCYB

    We want to keep you updated on the recovery of Watkins. He's the puppy abused and abandoned in Buchanan County, last month, when he was just four months old.

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  14. Raw Sewage Leak May Have Spilled a Million GallonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WCAV

    ... after it started. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Tuesday sewage has been leaking since March 4 in Buchanan County, Virginia, about nine miles upstream from the Kentucky border. Once in Kentucky, the water flows about ten miles to Fishtrap ...

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