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  1. New book highlights Southside history of tobacco barnsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

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  2. Helping to feed a need in Danville area, group continues tradition of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... eggs and some candy canes. The volunteers giving the food away acknowledged that some from Danville and Pittsylvania County go hungry over the holidays. Some, volunteers said, have accepted the food with thankful tears in their eyes. Volunteer David ...

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  3. Lawsuit over FOIA allegations continuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... for former social services director Sherry Flanagan filed a motion to continue a lawsuit against Pittsylvania County. The lawsuit names the county's board of supervisors, attorney and administrator, and alleges violations of Virginia's Freedom of ...

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  4. Grand jury certifies first-degree murder charge in death of Pittsylvania County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Pittsylvania County grand jury certified charges of first-degree murder and using a firearm in commission of a felony against Jason Scott Rigney to circuit court Wednesday, according to court filings.

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  5. Authorities: Electronic threat sent to Pittsylvania County Administration OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... digital newspaper replica. Please click Sign Up to subscribe, or Login if you are already a member. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is investigating an electronic threat sent to the Pittsylvania County Administration Office in Chatham. The ...

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  6. Kilgore and Ruff: Virginia's Tobacco Commission: Supporting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... senator from Mecklenburg County, serves as Vice-Chair of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. Pittsylvania County native Seth Walker is a student at Danville Community College who has benefitted from a Tobacco Commission scholarship. ...

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  7. When schools close for weather, kids miss more than learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Both Danville and Pittsylvania County schools are closed again Wednesday due to expected icy conditions on roadways from refrozen melt.

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  8. Wayside Park project lands $100K grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... is pretty rewarding considering all the time and energy we put into it," said Moore. The agency granted Pittsylvania County $106,460 to use within 18 months on the park situated on the northern end of the county. The amount of money awarded depended ...

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  9. Heavy snowfall had limited impact in Pittsylvania County, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Though 14 to 17 inches of snow descended over Pittsylvania County, officials say the timing of Sunday's snowstorm limited its impact beyond a few power outages and slippery roads.

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  10. City Council to consider taking steps toward filing opioid lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... attorneys from two other law firms, Daniel Thomas Attorneys Law and Williams, Morrison, Light & Moreau. Pittsylvania County and the city of Martinsville have already filed lawsuits against prescription opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy ...

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  11. As melting starts, next danger is black iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... snow is on the ground, you should be careful of refreezing and black ice overnight," Joyner said. As for Pittsylvania County, the southern section got 15 to 17 inches while the northern part of the county saw about 13.5 inches, Joyner said. The ...

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  12. Grandson charged in death of retired Halifax contractorRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of blunt force trauma injuries to the head. Snead, 32, was picked up east of Danville Thursday night by Pittsylvania County authorities after a capias warrant was issued for his arrest. He is being held with no bond at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail ...

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  13. Snow expected to hit Dan River Region early Sunday through MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Sign Up to subscribe, or Login if you are already a member. A winter storm bearing down on Danville and Pittsylvania County is expected to bring anywhere between 12 and 18 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service's latest forecast. ...

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  14. Winter storm watch posted for Dan River RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... The system triggered the National Weather Service to post a winter storm watch including Danville and Pittsylvania County starting Saturday night. The weather service predicts the powerful storm could blanket the area with 5 to 10 inches of snow. ...

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  15. Dan River Region real estate transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... H. Smith and Mary Frances Smith to Michael L. Hughes and R. Dave Hughes, lot seven, State Road 844, Pittsylvania County, $35,759.75. A J.D.A. Associates Inc. to Billy W. Beverly and Dianne H. Beverly, lot four, 0.572 acre, State Road 729, ...

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  16. IKEA in Danville to shed 90 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... or Login if you are already a member. IKEA plant worker Grzegorz Bulinski tells students from the Pittsylvania County Career and Technical Education Center about the sustainability efforts at IKEA on on May 10. IKEA plant worker Grzegorz Bulinski ...

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  17. Friday announcement set on Halifax County administratorRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | SoVaNow.com

    An announcement is set this Friday about a new Halifax County administrator. The expected hiring of an executive officer to lead county government comes after James Halasz stepped down from the position in late July.

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  18. After three months, Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services selects new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Up to subscribe, or Login if you are already a member. After the firing of its director in August, the Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services has named a new director about three months later. Expected to begin work on Jan. 2, Christopher ...

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  19. Danville council approves funds for mega park, grant for consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to the Dan River Region. The foundation money will pay for the $60,000 share from both Danville and Pittsylvania County. Since Loehr began consulting with Danville's and Pittsylvania County's economic development offices, such international ...

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  20. Experts: Pittsylvania County administrator salary increase doesn't raise flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors' move to increase the county administrator's salary with his contract renewal follows a national trend of rising compensation for chief administrative officers for localities.

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