Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 2)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 526 in Pittsylvania County, VA

  1. Boys and Girls Clubs eying program in GretnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Pittsylvania County School Board members took the first steps toward a before and after-school program in Gretna on Tuesday night, approving an interest survey from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Danville Area.

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  2. Halifax County jobless rate risesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | SoVaNow.com

    ... saw the steepest jump in local jobless rates, going from 6.0 percent in May to 6.6 percent in June. A In Pittsylvania County, unemployment rose from 4.6 percent in May to 4.8 percent in June. Across Virginia, the unemployment rate rose from 3.8 in ...

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  3. At memorial, Danville lineman remembered as - always smiling, always friendly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... it his "duty of passion." He was electrocuted July 6 while repairing a power line on Applewood Drive in Pittsylvania County, just outside the Danville city limits. Danville Utilities, where Thompson worked for 20 years, held a memorial service ...

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  4. Event puts teens face-to-face with - real life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to them about truancy and how a criminal record can affect their future. About 20 teens from Danville, Pittsylvania County, South Boston and Halifax County signed up for the real-life training session, held by area court units, banks, schools and ...

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  5. Chief animal control officer in county to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Pittsylvania County Administrator David Smitherman confirmed Thursday that Boswell is currently on vacation and will be retiring "after more than 40 years of honorable service to the county."

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  6. Support by the sliceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | SoVaNow.com

    Two local charities will be the beneficiaries of South Boston's newest festival - the Pizza Festival, organized by Vinny Sarnataro of Italian Delight and Frutopia. M.J. Roark of the Halifax Dog Squad said the Pizza Festival, set Saturday, Oct. 14 at Halifax Square Shopping Center, will be the organization's largest fundraiser of the year.

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  7. Organizations collaborating to strengthen health care in Dan River RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Pittsylvania County children and seniors will have new services available thanks to a new collaboration between Piedmont Access to Health Services and Pittsylvania County Community Action.

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  8. New project to highlight regional diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A new endeavor highlighting the diversity within Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, North Carolina, has been announced as a new public project by the current class of the Middle Border Forward fellows that will bring participants' photographs to downtown Danville as a public art installation.

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  9. New faces vie for county school board seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A handful of new candidates and two incumbents will be seeking three Pittsylvania County School Board seats up for election this November.

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  10. Charges against two dropped in break-in, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The charges for two people suspected of breaking into a Ringgold home and shooting the owner were dismissed due to a lack of witnesses - while another case was continued to a later date - Monday in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court.

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  11. 'They would work their hearts out for him' if only Northam opposed pipelines, protesters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | The Washington Post

    ... but would enter Virginia in the southwest - near Blacksburg - and connect with an existing pipeline in Pittsylvania County. It's being built by a partnership led by EQT Midstream. Northam casts himself as an environmentalist - raised on the Eastern ...

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  12. Health study points out disparities, but finding solution challenging, leaders sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... how long you will live and how long you will live healthy, Stauber said. "Where you live in Danville and Pittsylvania County is an important indicator as to how long you're likely to live and how long you live healthy," he said. "To me, it's ...

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  13. Beginning of a new day for the animals of Pittsylvania County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... wonderful quality of life for our residents and animals." "It's a big part of economic development" for Pittsylvania County, Blackstock said in an interview with the Register & Bee before the ribbon cutting about the pet center. Bob Warren, ...

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  14. Green Rock inmate pleads guilty to receiving marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    An inmate who received marijuana while incarcerated at the Green Rock Correctional Facility in Chatham pleaded guilty Wednesday morning in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court.

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  15. Charges lodged against owner of pit bulls in ChathamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Labrador retriever and beagle mix, Renegade, on June 24, according to a news release Friday from Pittsylvania County Administrator David Smitherman. Jonathan P. Lee, of Banister Road in Chatham, was charged with two counts of having dangerous dogs, ...

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  16. Two suspects investigated in theft of $12,000 in coinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... morning of July 16, according to a Danville police news release. According to court documents filed in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court on July 13, two people tried to cash several bags of change at a local credit union without drawing the ...

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  17. Third attack by pit bulls leads to death of dog in ChathamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... officers have questioned neighbors in attempts to track the attacking dogs to their owners, confirmed Pittsylvania County Administrator David Smitherman, who directly oversees the policing agency. No charges have been served in the Campsey and ...

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  18. High-speed internet on way in Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Bell/Register & Bee This tower on White Oak Mountain will soon play host to transmitters for internet to Pittsylvania County. Matt Bell/Register & Bee The fiber optic cable will feed through this unit and to the tower. Crews are working now to ...

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  19. Report: 42 percent of households in Dan River Region struggling to afford basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    According to a report this month by the United Way, 42 percent of households in Danville and Pittsylvania County have incomes that are too low to afford the basics including housing, food, transpiration and health care.

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  20. Together as a region, we're a lot stronger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The continued growth of Danville's River District, revitalization of downtown Chatham and broadband access in Pittsylvania County dominated the State of the Region address and breakfast Tuesday at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.

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