Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 11)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 11)

Results 201 - 220 of 1,253 in Pittsylvania County, VA

  1. Danville City Council, school board chart histories during retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in the city as a young man. City council member Sherman Saunders' parents were both sharecroppers in Pittsylvania County, and dropped out of school early to work on the farm. However, they made sure to support Sanders and his siblings in classes. "I ...

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  2. Keeping it 'reel:' Old Chatham Theatre to transform into fishing tackle, rod design storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in World War II, according to the Rhode Island Seabee Museum and Memorial Park website. Henry Hurt, a Pittsylvania County native and Chatham resident, said he remembers going to the movies at Chatham Theatre with his African-American neighbors and ...

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  3. Arson suspected in January wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    ... will be held liable for the cost of the damage done because of the fire. The public also can call the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office at (434) 432-7800 or (434) 656-6211, or call the VDOF Arson Tip Line at (434) 220-9053. The help given may be ...

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  4. Dan River Region school leaders critique discipline billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... kind of places a school division between a rock and a hard place," he said. "It's hard to mandate that." Pittsylvania County Schools Superintendent Mark Jones said his district explores every alternative to suspension when going through the ...

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  5. Arson suspected in January wildfires in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... will be held liable for the cost of the damage done because of the fire. The public also can call the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office at (434) 432-7800 or (434) 656-6211, or call the VDOF Arson Tip Line at (434) 220-9053. The help given may be ...

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  6. Cascade man gets 3 life sentences in rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Pittsylvania County Circuit Court Judge Stacey W. Moreau upheld a jury's recommendation of three life sentences for Shaun Lamont Morrison, 36, for rape, forcible sodomy and abduction convictions.

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  7. Studying History: Bassett's classes help uncover family treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... In fact, until 1746, Lunenburg County didn't even exist. From the county came Halifax County in 1752, Pittsylvania County in 1767 and finally Henry County in Jan. of 1777. With a change nearly every decade for 30 years, searching for information ...

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  8. Focused on the future: Program helps students secure GEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... but we don't turn away people," Ingram said, noting that several participants live in Danville and Pittsylvania County. "You could live in another area and work here. It's all about what's convenient." "We do whatever's logistically closer to ...

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  9. Board agrees to sell theater to reel in Doomsday TackleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors approved selling the old Chatham theater to a developer and opted to move to a once-a-month meeting schedule after two public hearings on the matters Monday night.

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  10. Former chairman leaves - imprint on Pittsylvania County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    "I didn't become a rock and roll star, but I went on to play in several bands and travel extensively," Pittsylvania County Supervisor Jessie Barksdale said.

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  11. Doomsday in Chatham: Danville investor eyes old theatre as home for tackle companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... DelGiorno is hoping to buy the old Chatham theater building after a public hearing during Monday's Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors meeting. Their slogan is "Bringing the Doom to fish everywhere since 2015. Fish to the End," in a way that ...

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  12. Students document slave quarters in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    University of Mary Washington students Madeline Fanta and Danny Kehrer measure the dimensions of a dwelling associated with slaves in Pittsylvania County.

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  13. Officials take wait-and-see approach to regulation changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Economic development officials are waiting to see how President Donald Trump's proposed plans to reduce staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and to cut regulations could affect permitting processes at Berry Hill Industrial mega park in Pittsylvania County.

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  14. Students document old dwelling in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    University of Mary Washington students Madeline Fanta and Danny Kehrer measure the dimensions of a dwelling associated with slaves in Pittsylvania County.

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  15. Trust awards $1.13 million in scholarships in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Pittsylvania and Rockingham counties. Charitable grants are awarded for the benefit of Danville and Pittsylvania County residents. Since the trust's formation in October 2007, a total of $16.29 million has been awarded: $8.16 million in scholarships ...

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  16. Author to bring community-focused vision to speaker seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... according to Merricks, and she hopes that the brainstorming session will be helpful for the Danville and Pittsylvania County area to make some of these spaces by finding a place in communities for things like a neighborhood garden or swings at a bus ...

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  17. Dan River Region Republicans applaud Trump's actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... appeals court judge from Colorado, as his nominee to fill the empty seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Pittsylvania County Republican Committee Chairman William Pace applauded the pick as someone who would closely interpret the U.S. Constitution. ...

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  18. Broadband work to start within three months in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the same service to its area for more than a year, with a similar tower lease to what was just signed in Pittsylvania County. Charles City County Administrator Zach Trogdon said most of their residents were using the fiber optic internet service ...

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  19. FERC delays release date for final environmental statement for Mountain Valley PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... transport natural gas at high pressure from Wetzel County, West Virginia, to the Transco pipeline in Pittsylvania County. The route would pass through the Virginia counties of Giles, Montgomery, Craig, Roanoke and Franklin on the way to Pittsylvania ...

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  20. VDOT makes recommendation for dangerous intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the alternative that has befallen way too many families already." The final decision is up to the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors. The board would have to vote to abandon the road, which requires a public hearing. Blackstock said he hopes ...

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