Pittsylvania County Newswire

Pittsylvania County Newswire

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

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  1. Area leaders bite back at hunting dog legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... dogs simply for being dogs without creating the space for neighbors being neighbors is ludicrous." In Pittsylvania County, supervisor Ron Scearce said a law already exists making it a misdemeanor for dogs to run across property with "no trespassing" ...

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  2. Stroller: Breakfast Club meets, groups practice lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the layout of the buildings, and the areas that we need to concentrate on if something actually occurs. Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department, Martinsville Police Department, Martinsville Sheriff's Department, Danville Police Department, Virginia ...

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  3. For two Dan River Region residents, a second trip to inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... student will be among the thousands attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday. Former Pittsylvania County Supervisor Brenda Bowman has been "absolutely a Trump supporter from the get go," and will take a commuter train from her ...

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  4. Dan River launch site floats to the top as a Virginia TreasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | SoVaNow.com

    ... site's namesake, Andrew Lester, late executive director of the Roanoke River Basin Association. The Pittsylvania County resident, who died in 2016, was instrumental in efforts to promote southern Virginia waterways and helped lead opposition to ...

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  5. Judgment delayed in Martinsville welfare fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... non-reported income in the form of adoption support payments (also known as adoption subsidies) through Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services. "The investigation confirmed that the defendant in fact had been continuously receiving ...

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  6. Appomattox hires Clarence Monday as interim town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Clarence Monday, who retired as the Pittsylvania County administrator in December, has been working for Appomattox on an "as needed basis" since earlier this month.

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  7. Supervisors award contract to bring broadband to rural Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    "Internet's no longer a luxury," Pittsylvania County Economic Development Director Matt Rowe said.

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  8. Thanks to neighbors, Ringgold resident escapes burning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the smoke detectors in the house were operational, but apparently they did not waken Wells. Neal said Pittsylvania County Fire Marshal Terry Kelly had done a preliminary inspection and believes the fire began behind the refrigerator in the kitchen, ...

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  9. Pittsylvania County kicks off 250th anniversary with event ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and popcorn. Also available for purchase will be two commemorative items - a woodcut ornament that shows Pittsylvania County's three towns magnified and miniature reproductions of the Pittsylvania County flag with a commemorative label. This is the ...

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  10. Three supervisor seats up for election this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... volunteering to go to a two-year term before running again this year. These elections coincide with the Pittsylvania County School Board's terms. Dan River Supervisor Joe Davis announced Thursday on Facebook that he would be running for a four-year ...

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  11. The Launch Place invests in ProAxionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | Virginia Business

    ... stment ready." In addition to offering startups funding, The Launch Place offers businesses in Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, N.C., consulting, mentoring and residential and office subsidies.

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  12. Homicide leaves a hurting family; GoFundMe page established to help with financial mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... been charged with first-degree murder and arson in her killing. His case is currently being handled in Pittsylvania County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Nesbitt's body was first discovered by William Davis, a family member who lives in the ...

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  13. School salary fix could cost up to $4.9 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    As the Pittsylvania County School Board moves forward with developing a solution to uncompress salary scales and make starting salaries more competitive, a comprehensive fix could cost the district as much as $4.9 million, school officials said at a meeting Tuesday.

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  14. County finishes teacher compensation studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A study of how to fix salaries for employees of Pittsylvania County Schools is finished, school officials said Tuesday night.

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  15. As roads improve in Danville, black ice becomes biggest issue to motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... main roads around the Dan River Region were in good condition on Sunday, secondary and residential in Pittsylvania County were still being plowed by Virginia Department of Transportation Crews. Pittsylvania County government offices and schools will ...

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  16. Region digging out from storm; bitter cold temperatures are next problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a foot of snow. Danville had at least 7 inches of snow shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday, while Ringgold in Pittsylvania County had up to 9 inches before 2 p.m., said James Morrow, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Blacksburg. About 6 ...

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  17. Southern Virginia MultiModal Park - could be the door to the outside world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and The Southern Virginia Multimodal Park LLC, not with any money from county taxpayers, according to Pittsylvania County Economic Development Director Matt Rowe. The former Klopman Mills site has an advantage that may help it to become an inland ...

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  18. Perry, Wulff join Harvest boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Carolina. In addition, Perry's volunteer service includes presiding as past chairman of the Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, former trustee for the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, a member of the Patient Advisory ...

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  19. Gretna man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... killed in the wreck. James Max Miller, 67, of Gretna, pleaded guilty to DUI involuntary manslaughter in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court on Tuesday morning. The two-vehicle crash occurred on the afternoon of June 22 at the intersection of U.S. 29 ...

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  20. EMS no longer offered by Climax Volunteer Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in order to process EMS calls in a quick and legal fashion. High speed internet access is something Pittsylvania County has been trying to get for more than a year. The fire department's inability to provide first responder EMS service means it will ...

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