Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 14)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 14)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 14)

Results 261 - 280 of 1,399 in Pittsylvania County, VA

  1. Amid growing need, summer meals program expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... meal packets for the summer meals program Monday, which is a collaboration between the Salvation Army, Pittsylvania County Community Action and other area organizations. Salvation Army employee Lesley Dabney helps package food for the summer meals ...

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  2. Nearby solar array aims to go online by end of 2017Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Kentuck Solar project, Virginia's largest municipal utility solar farm, will begin construction in August in eastern Pittsylvania County, marking the latest renewable energy venture in Southside Virginia. The Kentuck project is a six-megawatt solar array that will be part of the generation mix for Danville Municipal Utility.

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  3. Study to examine consolidating fire stations in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Danville's population has dropped from more than 50,000 to about 43,000 since it annexed property from Pittsylvania County in 1988. The city may not need as many stations as it has, Larking said. Danville Fire Chief David Eagle said he has no ...

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  4. Official describes opioid addiction in Danville as an 'emergency'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... from the Virginia Department of Health. Rhonda Jones, outpatient services coordinator at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Community Services, told the Register & Bee that "our numbers have increased as far as clients coming in with an opioid use ...

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  5. Judge bars interference with pipeline surveying on 3 Bent Mountain propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... would travel about 303 miles from Wetzel County, West Virginia, to another natural gas pipeline in Pittsylvania County. Its route would pass through five other Virginia counties: Giles, Montgomery, Craig, Roanoke and Franklin. The buried 42-inch ...

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  6. Suspect in deadly shooting granted bond, but will remain in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Homicide suspect Jeffery Lamar Calloway was granted a $100,000 secured bond, yet he will remain in custody at the Pittsylvania County Jail after violating the terms of a previous sentencing.

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  7. Attorney general candidate holds Danville police forum, meet-and-greetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    John Adams, Republican candidate for Virginia Attorney General, speaks with Danville City Council member Madison Whittle and former Pittsylvania County Supervisor Brenda Bowman during a meet-and-greet in Danville on Thursday.

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  8. New bill may help renovate Danville, Pittsylvania County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A new piece of federal legislation could help Danville and Pittsylvania County Schools fund renovations on aging and historic school buildings.

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  9. New logo shines tourism spotlight on Dan River RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to promote tourism in the Dan River Region. A tourism advisory committee - as part of the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce - formed in July 2016 as joint effort of Danville and Pittsylvania County. So far, the committee has put out ...

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  10. Search warrant: Suspect tells investigators victim pulled out firearm firstRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... currently charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, according to a Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office news release. According to the warrant, investigator D.G. Sheppard with the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's ...

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  11. Superintendent: No plans to investigate possible counterfeit ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... future. The Danville Police Department reminded motorists to expect heavy traffic again this weekend, as Pittsylvania County high schools hold ceremonies at Averett's North Campus. Gretna High School's ceremony starts at 7 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, ...

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  12. Seven suspects appear in court; judge dismisses changes for majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... However, it is still possible the commonwealth will try direct indictments against the other five in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court. On May 5 in Pittsylvania County General District Court, Dalton's charge of possession or obtaining stolen ...

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  13. Teacher of the year brings passion to history classesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Galileo Matnet High School history teacher Jared Smith was named teacher of the year by the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce.

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  14. Summer meals available for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Free summer meals will be available for Danville and Pittsylvania County children, thanks to Pittsylvania County Community Action and the Department of Agriculture.

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  15. Museum trustees want to increase attendance and visibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... residents comprise 40 percent of museum visitors, statistics show, while 11 percent come from Danville-Pittsylvania County, 31 percent come from other places across Virginia, 11 percent come from nearby areas in North Carolina and 7 percent come ...

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  16. 82-year-old Sutherlin man missing in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Kessie Jessie Burchett was last seen at about 10 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release. Burchett is described by police as 6-foot-1 and weights 230 pounds.

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  17. Ground broken on rural internet project in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Work has officially begun on a rural internet project in Pittsylvania County after a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning at the base of White Oak Mountain.

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  18. County proposes leasing new shelter to Lynchburg Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Kee to carry him around in a baby carrier. He and his sister are bonded and up for adoption. CHATHAM - Pittsylvania County hosted its first information party about the new animal shelter for residents Wednesday evening at the new Chatham Community ...

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  19. History United to bring historians to speak on civil rights, segregationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    History United and Pittsylvania County Public Library are teaming up and inviting residents to the first of this year's "Our Civil Rights" discussion at the History Research Center meeting room from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30. Andrew Canaday, assistant professor of history at Averett University, will lead the discussions on race and labor throughout ... (more)

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  20. Shula Drive, U.S. 29 intersection remains point of contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Finding a fix for the intersection of U.S. 29 and Shula Drive in Hurt is heading back to the drawing board after riled residents packed Tuesday night's Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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