Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 13)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 13)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 13)

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  1. Danville schools eye program to cut costs, save energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... with Danville schools before, but Osborne said plans were always scrapped due to budgetary concerns. Pittsylvania County also took advantage of the energy contract program in 2004 and most recently in 2016, School Superintendent Mark Jones said. ...

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  2. Police discover body in Keeling; no foul play expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... woman after responding to a call Monday, but they say no foul play is suspected in the incident. Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office deputies and investigators discovered the body of Judith Tillman, 64, of Lugoff, South Carolina, inside a vehicle ...

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  3. Roanoke officials discuss fears about pipeline's potential to add sediment to Roanoke RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... as it transports natural gas at high pressure from Wetzel County, West Virginia, to another pipeline in Pittsylvania County. No one disputes that the project would add sediment to the Roanoke River watershed. The pipeline would cross tributaries to ...

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  4. Volunteer fire & rescue squad collects 36,000 bottles of water for Texas reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    In Pittsylvania County Ringgold Volunteer Fire and Rescue is collecting water bottles to send down. Fire Chief Mike Neal says they started collecting last week.

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  5. Years after water study, talk begins on cleanup for Birch Creek and Dan River watershedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... be environmentally sensitive." Mills like to practice what he preaches - he's a former employee of the Pittsylvania County Soil & Water Conservation District and as the Virginia Farmer of the Year at Briar View Farms. And he's doing his best to keep ...

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  6. 56-year-old man with dementia missing in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 56-year-old man with dementia and other health-related concerns.

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  7. Appeal filed over zoning process for Mountain Valley PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Mount Cross resident Karen Maute has filed an appeal of Pittsylvania County's decision that allows the Mountain Valley Pipeline company to forgo the zoning process for each of the easements normally needed to lay the proposed natural gas pipeline.

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  8. Appeal filed over zoning process for pipeline in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Mount Cross resident Karen Maute has filed an appeal of the Pittsylvania County's administrative decision that allows the Mountain Valley Pipeline company to forgo the zoning process for each of the easements normally needed to lay the proposed natural gas pipeline.

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  9. Three-month initiative ends with 156 arrests in Danville, Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of heroin. A joint law enforcement effort over three months targeting criminal activity in Danville and Pittsylvania County resulted in 156 arrests and the seizure of dozens of illegal weapons and drugs, Virginia State Police announced Thursday ...

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  10. No evidence of voter suppression after ID law change, Dan River Region registrars sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... increase in participation. In 2016, Danville added 1,379 new voters, up about 45 percent from 2012. In Pittsylvania County, 1,913 voters were added in 2016, an increase of about 61 percent from 2012. Statewide, it's unclear if the law has impacted ...

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  11. Helipad coming to Blairs Fire and RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the destination hospital. After that incident, Fowler began talking with staff from Centra, pilots and Pittsylvania County Director of Emergency Services Jim Davis to see how it could have been handled better, and what they could do in the future to ...

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  12. Gretna school on lockdown earlier following threat; 1 person chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... he was on the way to the school and armed with an assault rifle, according to a news release from the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department. "The caller had learned his child was not in attendance today but was questioning the child's absence. ...

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  13. In food deserts, finding fresh meal options becomes battle of logisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... word out about the organization. "We try to publicize that we're available for anybody in Danville and Pittsylvania County," Harris said, adding that they do so through faith communities and social services. Karen Harris, director at God's ...

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  14. Sheriff's office searching for missing 78-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 78-year-old woman who may suffer from dementia, authorities said Saturday morning.

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  15. Pam Northam talks early childhood education in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... area economic development organizations and early childhood education agencies like Smart Beginnings. Pittsylvania County Director of Economic Development Matt Rowe said his department was acutely aware of how important young learners are to the ...

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  16. Animal control changes on way for Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Left to right, Pittsylvania County Animal Control Officer Justin Jones, soon-to-be Officer Lydia Hudson, and Best Friends Animal Society Shelter Liaison Director Scott Giacoppo stand in front of the cat cages at the Pittsylvania Pet Center.

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  17. Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce Selects Jorgenson...Read the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | PR.com

    Blairs, VA, August 24, 2017 -- -- The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce has formed a Search Committee to identify, interview and recommend candidates for President and CEO. The Chamber has selected Jorgenson Consulting, Inc., to conduct a national executive search.

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  18. Cash in trash? Pittsylvania County eyes money-making landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Pittsylvania County staff wants to see if the landfill can be a moneymaker instead of a drain by making it a commercial site that imports trash from outside the county's borders.

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  19. Football preview: Magna Vista's Childress shines on all stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... entire life, Childress has focused on both football and music. He started in sports as a youngster in Pittsylvania County, and found a love for the gridiron early. Around the age of six, he also found a love for music and playing different ...

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  20. Top StoryFootball Friday 2017 Preview: Chatham CavaliersRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... River (home opener), 9/1 at Buckingham Co. (Coach Allen was an asst. with the Knights), 9/22 vs. Gretna (Pittsylvania County battle), 9/29 at Appomattox (could the Cavs snap the streak?) 2017 Outlook : Coach Matt Allen knew 2016 would be a learning ...

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