Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 12)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 12)

Results 221 - 240 of 4,418 in Pittsylvania County, VA

  1. Halifax County sheds workers, but jobless rate steadyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Mecklenburg County added 453 workers to the labor pool and 510 jobs from August 2015 to August 2016. In Pittsylvania County, the workforce grew from 30,238 to 30,429 from July to August, and the county saw the number of jobs climb from 28,857 to ...

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  2. Infrastructure projects in Danville get $1.7 million boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... improvements on those streets are part of the city's efforts to upgrade parts of Danville annexed from Pittsylvania County in 1988, Dunevant said. Work on the first few blocks of Craghead Street - one of the oldest streets in Danville - should be ...

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  3. Juvenile pleads guilty to charges related to Hargrave threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Wednesday. The juvenile's name and exact charges were not made available in a news release from the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office, since the case remains in the juvenile justice system. The suspect was charged with "multiple criminal ...

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  4. South Hill Harvest Festival Day SaturdayRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Nathalie man and the suspected driver in a Aug. 27 fatal hit-and-run wreck in Pittsylvania County has been arrested by Virginia State Police after weeks of searching by authorities. Harvest Festival Day is Saturday, at South Hill's Centennial Park.

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  5. Police stop opening hoods to cool down cars following social media postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | WJRT

    ... that's not sound and that's the kind of police work the citizens here deserve," Wallace said. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office said they run into the same engine issues and open the hoods when necessary. Chief Phillip Broadfoot said he made ...

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  6. Revenge is best served unexpectedlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... that in mind, here's another story. Back in high school, I went with a few of my buddies to the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair. There were four of us: Me, Kevin, Justin and Jordan. One of our teachers had dubbed us "The Four Horsemen of the ...

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  7. Suspect charged in woundingRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Nathalie man and the suspected driver in a Aug. 27 fatal hit-and-run wreck in Pittsylvania County has been arrested by Virginia State Police after weeks of searching by authorities. The U.S. Justice Department has closed its review into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr., the Richmond man who died on May 4, 2013 after being tased by South Boston A 53-year-old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding, felony reckless handling of a firearm and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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  8. Justice Department closes Lambert probe with no charges against policeRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Nathalie man and the suspected driver in a Aug. 27 fatal hit-and-run wreck in Pittsylvania County has been arrested by Virginia State Police after weeks of searching by authorities. The U.S. Justice Department has closed its review into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr., the Richmond man who died on May 4, 2013 after being tased by South Boston The sister of Linwood Lambert Jr. said she is disappointed that the U.S. Department of Justice will not pursue criminal charges against three South Boston officers who used tasers on her brother shortly before his May 2013 death, but "I was kind of prepared to be let down.

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  9. The ribbon is cut on the new Centra Danville Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in a facility designed with patient convenience and care in mind. Danville Vice Mayor Alonzo Jones and Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisor Chair Jessie Barksdale both spoke briefly, praising the hospital for expanding its services in the region. ...

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  10. Suspected driver in fatal Pittsylvania hit-and-run arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Nathalie man and the suspected driver in a Aug. 27 fatal hit-and-run wreck in Pittsylvania County has been arrested by Virginia State Police after weeks of searching by authorities. Courtney Wendall Davis, 32, was taken into custody by Virginia State Police this week and charged with felony hit-and-run, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and fourth offense for driving on a suspended license.

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  11. 'We must work together to create positive change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    All lives matter, and everyone must work together to fight the system and bring change, said the keynote speaker at the Pittsylvania County NAACP's Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday night.

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  12. Story leads to more questions about I-73Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... area. We are in a Regional Economy Support Area. It looks like we are just considered supporters of the Pittsylvania County economy. Gee, thanks. US-58 is listed as a Corridor of Statewide Significance, but so is just about every U.S. highway in the ...

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  13. Pittsylvania County gears up to celebrate momentous anniversaries in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in the colonies by fighting and getting the Stamp Act repealed in February 1766. Ten years later, Pittsylvania County became its current size, splitting from what is now Henry County. Nearly 250 years later, Pittsylvania County has more than 62,000 ...

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  14. Man convicted of trying to kill deputy during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    A retired police officer has been convicted of trying to kill a Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputy last year during a traffic stop. News outlets report a jury found David Miller Frizzell of Axton guilty Thursday of attempted capital murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, recommending a 23-year prison sentence.

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  15. Man pleads no contest to shooting, wounding deputyRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | NBC29

    A man accused of shooting and wounding a Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputy has pleaded no contest in the case. The Danville Register & Bee reports that 38-year-old Brian Bradfield Cundiff entered the plea Thursday morning after being charged with attempted capital murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and malicious bodily injury of a police officer.

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  16. Retired police officer had - specific intent to kill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... that first year being married." Not because of financial issues like most couples; but because Jason, a Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputy, was shot at during a traffic stop two weeks later. The shooter, David Miller Frizzell, 53, of Axton, was ...

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  17. Cundiff pleads no contest to shooting sheriff's deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    accused of shooting and injuring a Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputy - pleaded no contest Thursday morning in the county's circuit court. Cundiff was charged with attempted capital murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and malicious ...

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  18. Tunstall student's legacy of volunteering honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... last week. Danville Cares Outreach Coordinator LeAnne Hardy cited her efforts with the Danville-Pittsylvania County Out of the Darkness Suicide Walk and Danville Cares, among other service, as reasons for her being selected. " Her servant's heart ...

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  19. The lesson in democracy behind Alexandria's Confederate statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... have as much power as the General Assembly has specifically allowed them to have. For instance, when Pittsylvania County wanted to establish a solid waste fee at a county landfill, it had to get special permission from the General Assembly. Some of ...

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  20. Was Frizzell "just standing there"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Her boyfriend, David Miller Frizzell, "was just standing there" next to the car she was driving as Pittsylvania County sheriff's deputy Jason Woods approached him, she testified in court.

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