Pittsylvania County Newswire

Pittsylvania County Newswire

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

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  1. Violent storm, flash flooding on Saturday damages property, floods roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... with no rescues or injuries reported. The heavy rainfall also led to the closure of 13 roads in Pittsylvania County on Sunday due to flooding, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation's 511 traffic map. Some of the roads sustained ...

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  2. 13 road closures in Pittsylvania County due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Virginia, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for areas near the Staunton River in Pittsylvania County. The flood warning began at 11:43 a.m. on Sunday and will remain in effect until Monday at 4:50 a.m. As of 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, ...

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  3. NAACP banquet: Time to fulfill King's DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... replica. Please click Sign Up to subscribe, or Login if you are already a member. Hundreds attended the Pittsylvania County NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet held Saturday afternoon at Cherrystone Missionary Baptist Association Center in Ringgold. ...

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  4. Child dies following Blairs wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... by medical helicopter for treatment. The crash happened at 5:40 p.m., one mile south of Route 1032 in Pittsylvania County, when a tractor trailer turned into a car carrying the children and two adults, state police report. A 2013 Freightliner ...

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  5. Convicted man loses bid for bond despite securing a jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... against his ex-wife - lost his bid for bond Friday. "The court is going to deny your request for bond," Pittsylvania County Judge Stacey W. Moreau said. "The court has concerns with you, especially given your offenses." Ley was sentenced Sept. 10 on ...

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  6. FOIA: What leads public bodies to make official information requests?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... average citizen to advocacy groups. The Danville Register & Bee recently made FOIA requests to both the Pittsylvania County administration and to the county's department of social services specifically asking for copies of information requests made ...

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  7. Suspect could lose house put up for bond in city rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... or Login if you are already a member. The commonwealth's attorney's office is considering forfeiting the Pittsylvania County house, arguing that he violated conditions of his bond when charged Friday in a North Carolina shooting that left a woman ...

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  8. Pittsylvania County hires part-time workers to help at trash collection sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

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  9. Major flood avoided but Danville doesn't escape problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... its way through Stokes and Rockingham counties in North Carolina before passing through Danville and Pittsylvania County. He noted that while the rain hit Patrick County hard over the past 72 hours, seeing an accumulation of 10.91 inches in Meadow ...

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  10. A symbol of the continued resurgence of this region': Kyocera celebrates new facility in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... rotary tools, has been operating in the nearby Gene Haas Center for Integrated Machining. Danville and Pittsylvania County - which jointly own the Cyber Park through the Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority - competed against ...

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  11. Pittsylvania County DSS enters second month without interim directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... are already a member. CHATHAM - After the termination of former director Sherry Flanagan in August, the Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services remains without an interim director. During Monday night's meeting, county social services ...

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  12. Flood forecast lowered in severity as businesses by Dan River hope for bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... signs for any city roads overcome with water while the Virginia Department of Transportation will handle Pittsylvania County roads. Within city limits, Dishman said it's conceivable to see flooding around the intersection of Memorial Drive and Park ...

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  13. Halifax County schools closed againRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... schools are closed today as the city prepares for possible flooding along the Dan River. Mecklenburg and Pittsylvania county schools were set to open today but Mecklenburg officials are watching out for flooding of low-lying areas later this week as ...

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  14. DCC president to pursue new adventures in retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of Homeland Security in 2017. Angela Rigney, director of career, technical and adult education for Pittsylvania County Schools, worked with Scism on a number of programs connecting DCC and county schools. "The biggest is making sure pathways line up ...

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  15. Heavy rains from Florence set to move into region by Sunday; near-record Dan River flooding possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... power lines. The National Weather Service in Blacksburg continues a flash flood watch for Danville and Pittsylvania County through Monday night. Forecasters say about 4 to 8 inches of rain is expected, with locally higher amounts closer to the Blue ...

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  16. Uranium Mining a Decision Best Left to the StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Fredericksburg.com

    The Coles Hill Farm uranium deposit in Pittsylvania County has been a bone of contention since the 1970s when geologists discovered it. From the property owners to one mining company after another, extraction of uranium ore has been an ongoing issue.

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  17. Ringgold teen missing; sheriff's office asks for public's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... if you are already a member. Authorities are searching for a missing 17-year-old from Ringgold, the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office reported Friday evening. "The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's office reminds anyone who may provide assistance to ...

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  18. New 'confidential' interest announced for Southern Virginia Mega SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... newspaper replica. Please click Sign Up to subscribe, or Login if you are already a member. The Danville Pittsylvania County Industrial Facility Authority on Friday morning announced a new interest in the Southern Virginia Mega Site at Berry Hill. ...

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  19. House of Hope, temporary Red Cross facility provides city's homeless shelter from stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to the shelter by a police officer. On any given day, there at least 53 homeless people in Danville and Pittsylvania County, according to the 2018 point-in-time count collected by the Rocky Mount-headquartered West Piedmont Better Housing Coalition ...

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  20. City schools close for Friday, county schools to assess at 1 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... partnership specialist for Danville Public Schools in an email on Thursday morning. According to Pittsylvania County Schools' website as of 9 a.m., the central office plans to reassess the hurricane's progress at 1 p.m. on Thursday. It stated ...

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