Pittsylvania County Newswire

Pittsylvania County Newswire

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

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  1. Former Danville mayor remembered as dedicated public servant, community volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... clients. "He was an excellent trial attorney and was very helpful when I first started practicing," said Pittsylvania County Commonwealth's Attorney Bryan Haskins, who started his legal career in the city in 1993 as a defense attorney in private ...

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  2. Court documents lay out last day family, friends saw Martinsville manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... police named the acquaintance in search warrants, the Register & Bee is withholding the name because the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office has neither charged him nor named him as a suspect in the case. Four days later, the Martinsville man's ...

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  3. Free four-day camp removes barriers, tries to give - spark' for Dan River Region studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... provides grants to fund educational and recreational opportunities for the residents of Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, North Carolina. Both Pritchett, who has helped run the camp for several years, and Smith said the four-day ...

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  4. Danville Toyota hosts conference dedicated to empowering womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a "side hustle." Toyota Franchise Renewal and Dealer Performance Manager Jennifer Meterko and Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce CEO Alexis Ehrhardt also spoke at the conference. Ultimately, by the end, Wiseman said she hoped women ...

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  5. Medicaid expansion celebrated at Danville gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in the region, providing health services mainly for low-income citizens. Sherry Flanagan, director of Pittsylvania County Social Services, and John Moody, director of Danville Social Services, both told the crowd to contact their local agency to ...

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  6. Danville Police tackles Guns N' Roses and Drake in lip-sync challenge videoRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Menzel, "Who Let the Dogs Out" by Baha Men and "Bye Bye Bye" by NSYNC. The department challenged the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office and Martinsville Police Department to make a viral video of their own. Danville's video comes days after the ...

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  7. With prevention training already in place at schools, Virginia's new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... will be required to incorporate mental health education into ninth and 10th grade health classes. But Pittsylvania County school officials were already working on mental health and suicide prevention training for their teachers by the time the law ...

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  8. Great Futures Campaign launches for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Danville AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... recently. Through the campaign, the group seeks to ensure that children and teens in Danville and Pittsylvania County have access to a safe place after school and during the summer where they can build the knowledge, skills and behaviors to put them ...

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  9. New leader of Tri-County outlines community missionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | SoVaNow.com

    ... heading a domestic violence shelter in Danville, and in social services in New York, Danville and Pittsylvania County prepared her for the work of Tri-County. While the overarching goal of the agency is to improve the quality of life for those in ...

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  10. New after school YMCA program coming to two county elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County School Board approved the Danville YMCA's request to run an after school program in two elementary schools on the southern end of the county.

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  11. Zoning, special use permits OK'd by city plannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... request for this month came from Brandon Farmer about property owned on Terry Avenue that runs into Pittsylvania County. He asked for rezoning from Suburban Residential to Highway Retail Commercial to match up with county zoning codes and allow the ...

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  12. New company given portion of $700K grant for meeting part of agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and will swap the two out when the new one is built. Matt Rowe, economic development director for Pittsylvania County, noted that the equipment installed so far is coming in at higher values than originally expected. "The value of what Unison put is ...

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  13. Witness to deadly shooting said - it's just something that snapped' in suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... while leaning against a car in front of the singlewide mobile where shots rang out Friday night. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office reported officers responded to a call that someone had been shot at 9:31 p.m. in Ringgold. When they arrived to ...

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  14. Son arrested in shooting death of father in RinggoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A 22-year-old Ringgold man has been charged in the Friday night shooting death of his father, the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office reports.

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  15. Fire causes - catastrophic damage' to Pittsylvania County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Just before Independence Day came to a close, several Pittsylvania County volunteer agencies responded to a house fire along Washburn Avenue late Wednesday night.

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  16. Governor drops in for broadband eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | SoVaNow.com

    Gov. Ralph Northam visited the tiny Pittsylvania County community of Laurel Grove on Monday to offer a high-profile show of support for rural broadband, raising hopes that state dollars will follow. "Not too many years ago, Virginia was the number one state in this great country of ours in which to do business, and for a number of reasons we have fallen off of that curve, but one of them is the lack of broadband throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia," Northam said.

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  17. Halifax County supervisors opt for familiar figure at county officeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 5 | SoVaNow.com

    William "Dan" Sleeper will assume the duties of interim county administrator following his appointment by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors at a special meeting July 2. Sleeper, a resident of Pittsylvania County, will take over for outgoing County Administrator Jim Halasz after his resignation becomes effective July 31. "I've had the opportunity to talk to Dan on a couple of occasions, and he is ready to go to work for us and give his full time effort," said board Chairman Dennis Witt, ED-4 supervisor. "I can't begin to tell you the enormous experience he's had," Witt said.

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  18. Suspect arrested following 13-hour manhunt in Pittsylvania County;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Pittsylvania County man is being held in jail on abduction and weapon charges after 13-hour manhunt Wednesday, authorities report.

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  19. Martinsville man linked to recent church break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Police Department. The church is at 725 Beechnut Lane, Martinsville. Hines said Booker was charged in Pittsylvania County with a total of two counts of breaking and entering and two counts of destruction of property in connection with a June 14 ...

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  20. Amid ongoing tensions surrounding pipelines, Pittsylvania County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Cattle farmer Doug Bryant called the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office on Monday morning, reporting surveyors for the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate project trespassed on his land.

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