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Highland County Newswire

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  1. Lumber deal tied to London trip for McAuliffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... the deals involved will be worth. The Virginia companies involved are Blue Ridge Lumber, with operations in Highland County, Tappahannock, Fisherville, Covington, Goshen and Stillwater, Turman Lumber, which operates in Southwest Virginia, ...


  2. Mayor who's also standup comedian indicted on theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Daily News-Record

    A small-city mayor who's also a veteran standup comedian was indicted Tuesday on four felony counts including election falsification and theft in office. The state auditor's office announcement followed a monthslong investigation of Republican Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings by special prosecutors appointed by a Highland County judge.


  3. Fire on the mountain: Rural residents battle pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    To get here, take Route 220, which twists through scenic views and entails gasp-inducing turns before arriving at Monterey , the seat of Highland County. Then head down Jackson River Road, past a breathtaking landscape of farms, pasture and tree-topped mountains before reaching a narrow but surprisingly well-maintained road.


  4. Home-schoolers make headway in King George CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Rapphannock rivers, currently has 647 home-schooled students. Only Floyd County in Southwest Virginia and Highland County on the western border of the Shenandoah Valley have higher percentages. While King George leads the local pack, the number of ...


  5. Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket, New Orleans museum says it was stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... in Alabama on their behalf to ask him to return the jacket, which was tailored out of homemade jeans by a Highland County, Virginia woman. Museum President Keith Cangelosi said in an affidavit that the jacket was sent to Lyman when he was commanding ...


  6. Alabama man fights to keep Confederate jacket New Orleans museum claims was stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... naming him as the jacket's owner. The frock coat was tailored out of homemade jeans by a blind woman from Highland County, Virginia, and was sent to Lyman when he was commanding a company of Virginia infantry soldiers, Keith Cangelosi president of ...


  7. Confederate jacket sparks dispute between collector, museumRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... naming him as the jacket's owner. The frock coat was tailored out of homemade jeans by a blind woman from Highland County, Virginia, and was sent to Lyman when he was commanding a company of Virginia infantry soldiers, Keith Cangelosi president of ...


  8. Chris Clemens, Tom Roe tapped for Roanoke Valley judgeshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Court Judge Anita Filson to serve the Lexington and Buena Vista areas. The second seat, serving the Highland County and Bath County region, will remain open. Filson, of Rockbridge County, was named to the bench in 2001, the first woman to serve as a ...


  9. Summit Merging With Highland BanksharesRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    Summit Community Bank is merging with Highland County Bankshares, a community bank headquartered in Monterey that operates three First and Citizens Bank branches ina To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story


  10. Summit Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire Highland County Bankshares,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    MOOREFIELD, W. Va. AND MONTEREY, Va., Feb. 29, 2016 -- Summit Financial Group, Inc. and Highland County Bankshares, Inc. announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement between Summit Community Bank, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Summit, and HCB.


  11. Report Released on Economic Impact of Atlantic Coast PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | NBC29

    ... and $7.9 billion,? he said. The recently announced re-routing of the ACP through the southern portion of Highland County, into Bath County, and back through Augusta County was announced after the Key-Log study was completed. While the re-routing ...


  12. Dominion outlines new national forest route for pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have carved a new proposed route through parts of West Virginia and Virginia in response to federal concerns about the national gas pipeline's initial path through sensitive national forest areas. The alternate released Friday by Dominion Resources Inc. would reduce by one-third the pipeline's footprint through the George Washington and Monongahela national forests, but add 30 miles to the 550-mile project.


  13. Genealogy Query - FOLKS : FOXRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Cousinconnect.com

    I am looking for any information on a Peter Valentine Folks born 1825 in Highland County, VA. He married Mary Ervine Douglas.


  14. TVHS wallops Highland Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Tygarts Valley High School Bulldogs boys basketball team started its season off with a bang Tuesday with a 95-12 dismantling of Highland County, Va.


  15. Albemarle School Board lays out priorities for area legislatorsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... tool that can be used in small rural communities, as well as large urban ones. "We have school systems from Highland County to Fairfax County," Landes said. "We have to look at something that can apply fairly across the board." Landes also said the ...


  16. Blue Ridge Naturalist: Foxes, Skunks, Coyotes, & Raccoons, Oh MyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    ... to employ large guard dogs or llamas to protect their livestock. In fact, llamas are a common sight now in Highland County, Virginia, where I hear there are more sheep than people! And it should go without saying that babies, young children, cats, ...


  17. Virginians Go To The Polls TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... but also under James river there. How will they drill under the river? Pipeline opponent Rick Webb of Highland County, a retired University of Virginia watershed scientist, said he didn't know enough yet to say if the new proposal would help the ...


  18. Winchester HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | People's Defender

    ... Past (Florence Bryson): Henry Orebaugh was born in Rockingham County, Virginia in 1842. The family came to Highland County about 1830. He married Hannah Sprinkle in 1848.They were living near Fincastle in 1850 and 1860 but had moved to Wayne ...


  19. Palmyra supervisor candidates talk issuesRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Fluvanna Review

    ... Minor, and I have four children and 10 wonderful grandchildren. We came to Fluvanna 30 years ago via Highland County from Brooklyn, New York. Minor is from central Virginia and always planned to return to farm. I was born in southwest Pennsylvania ...


  20. The Battle of McDowell, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... reinforced Milroy and took overall command. The two forces met on May 8 on Sitlington's Hill at McDowell, in Highland County, Virginia in a battle known as the Battle of McDowell. The Confederate men in the field numbered about 6,000. They were ...