Patrick County Newswire

Patrick County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 95 in Patrick County, VA

  1. The ScoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Style Weekly

    ... be printed on recycled diplomas. -1 CBS-6 reports on the police discovery of 30,000-plus marijuana plants in Patrick County - the biggest outdoor crop of pot ever found in the state. Which explains why Patrick County was recently declared the ...

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  2. Coke drinks up praise at sign eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Mt. Airy News

    A crowd gathers in downtown Mount Airy Friday at the ribbon-cutting for the restored Coke sign visible in the background.

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  3. Report: Cops discover huge Virginia marijuana field, plants valued at $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Marijuana might be legal in Colorado, but as WTKR NewsChannel 3 and Becca Mitchell report, a 30,000+ plant operation on a Virginia mountainside is not. The operation, which the Patrick County sheriff says has a street value of up to $105 million, took 24 hours to dismantle.

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  4. Largest outdoor marijuana grow ever found in Virginia discovered WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The largest outdoor marijuana grow ever found in Virginia was discovered in a remote area of Bull Mountain early Wednesday, according to the Patrick County Sheriff's Office. A total of 30,255 marijuana plants were found in 35 different grow areas approximately two miles from the nearest public road.

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  5. Largest outdoor marijuana grow ever in Va. found in Patrick CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Patrick County Sheriff's Office announced that the largest outdoor marijuana grow ever found in Virginia was discovered in a remote area of Bull Mountain early Wednesday morning. Sheriff Dan Smith said that deputies from the sheriff's office located the vast network of makeshift terraces at approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday after conducting surveillance in the area.

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  6. Largest Outside Weed Grow-Op In Virginia BUSTEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Daily Caller

    ... The closest public road was two miles away. The suspects were nowhere to be found, but officers from Patrick County say that evidence left behind at the scene indicates that the scheme was Mexican-run, according to Sheriff Dan Smith. Previous busts ...

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  7. Crude trail leads police to largest outdoor marijuana grow ever found in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WTVR Richmond

    More than 30,000 marijuana plants were discovered after investigators followed a trail in a remote area of Bull Mountain in Patrick County, Virginia. Wednesday's discovery was largest of its kind in Virginia history, law enforcement indicated.

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  8. Ensuring our common wealth reaches Virginiaa s Rural HoreshoeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Virginia Business

    As a native of rural Patrick County, I can tell you that though my feet have taken me to plenty of places across the country and around the world, my heart has never left rural Virginia. During my years as a legislator, attorney general and governor, and more recently as an international trade and aviation lawyer, and as a director of a public policy center at the University of Virginia, I have witnessed how trade, technology and globalization can affect our lives, our economy and our country.

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  9. Primland shows off Pinnacles CottagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Mt. Airy News

    ... the region, both architectural and construction, and we are proud to be one of the main economic engines of Patrick County and a leader in flying the flag of tourism in Virginia," he added. "The project is another example of our desire to be in ...

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  10. Marine vet rides to kids' aidRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... since owning or having access to a bike is a GOC requirement. That's when his girlfriend, Lisa Midkiff of Patrick County, stepped in and said, "We need to find you a bike. God is calling you to do this." Not only did Midkiff, who is also a biker, ...

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  11. Primlanda s new cottages open June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Virginia Business

    ... the region, both architectural and construction, and we are proud to be one of the main economic engines of Patrick County and a leader in flying the flag of tourism in Virginia," said Harold Primat, Primland's president. Interior designs reflect ...

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  12. BHS, MVHS among top 50 Va. high schoolsRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... is validating to know that the dedication of our staff and hard work of our students is acclaimed by others." Patrick County High School (PCHS) earned a bronze medal in the national rankings. To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be ...

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  13. Abduction charges returnedRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... offered to drive Williams and Gardner where Williams wanted to go, which was the home of another relative in Patrick County. After riding a while, Williams told the relative who was driving to pull over on Goose Point Road and Williams and Gardner ...

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  14. Claiborne: County in legal jeopardyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council members on Monday night approved two tax increases for the coming year. On a unanimous vote Council approved a two cent increase in the real estate Some important positives came through with the Halifax County High School varsity softball win over Patrick County Tuesday at home.

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  15. Why our coalition has acted?Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council members on Monday night approved two tax increases for the coming year. On a unanimous vote Council approved a two cent increase in the real estate Some important positives came through with the Halifax County High School varsity softball win over Patrick County Tuesday at home.

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  16. Halasz to Love: 'Threats will not be tolerated'Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council members on Monday night approved two tax increases for the coming year. On a unanimous vote Council approved a two cent increase in the real estate Some important positives came through with the Halifax County High School varsity softball win over Patrick County Tuesday at home.

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  17. Bears place second in track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    Mount Airy's boys and girls track & field teams took second at a meet against Winston-Salem Prep, Patrick County and North Stokes.

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  18. Ride to honor fallen Marine is SaturdayRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... good." This year's event will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, with the motorcycle ride beginning at noon at Patrick County High School, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart. The event will include door prizes, prize drawings, vendors, food and live music. ...

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  19. Indictments issued in cityRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... operation by the Henry County Sheriff's Office, Martinsville City Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Patrick County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Since Nov. 1, the release said, city police have ...

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  20. Despite heavy rains, area avoids damageRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... part of a road. That was along Morningside Drive near Sanville, Howell said. The rain was more intense in Patrick County, where more than 3 inches fell in the Woolwine, Meadows of Dan and Stuart areas, Morrow said. Steve Allen, Patrick County's ...

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