Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. County's low tax burden toutedRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... The only two counties with lower tax burdens per person, Hall said, are Lee County and Nottoway County. Pittsylvania County ranks ninth, while Roanoke clocks in at 87th. "That's extraordinary, I think, that we've been able to accomplish the things ...

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  2. Numbers dip in Halifax County, across Southside regionRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... similar losses, Brunswick County's population fell by 0.9 percent, Charlotte County by 0.7 percent and Pittsylvania County by 0.5 percent. The big loser in the area, though, was Mecklenburg County, which lost 2.3 percent of its population, or 747 ...

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  3. Tough times for Virginia UraniumRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... a huge step toward the company's goal of mining a 119 million-pound uranium ore deposit on Coles Hill in Pittsylvania County. Shortly after McAuliffe's election, the new governor announced he planned to veto any such legislation that might pass the ...

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  4. Police BeatRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2014 | HeraldSun.com

    ... wine worth $6.98. He was held in the Durham County Jail under $1,000 bond. Sydney Brooke Strange, 19, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia was arrested Sunday and charged with larceny removal/destruction/deactivation of an anti-shoplifting device when ...

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  5. Tax revenues expected to stay steadyRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    Feb. 01 -- CHATHAM -- Pittsylvania County's projected tax revenues are expected to remain steady in 2014-15, with no large fluctuations in dollars taken in from real estate and personal property taxes, according to the county's finance director.

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  6. Va. woman gets suspended sentence on sex chargeRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A former Pittsylvania County social worker convicted of taking indecent liberties with a minor will not serve any jail time.

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  7. Former Pittsylvania County Social Worker Gets No Jail Time For Indecent LibertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... ship with a minor in her custody more than 20 years ago. Laughinghouse was working as a social worker in Pittsylvania County at the time. The victim, now 42, was 17 when the incidents occurred.

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  8. New emergency radio system in county has high price tagRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    The cost of a new emergency communications radio system in Franklin County has now climbed to an estimated $24 million.

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  9. Northern Pittsylvania County Food Center Seeing High Demand, Expanding to New WarehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... help renovate a warehouse for them, so they can keep up with demand. For years, a group of volunteers in Pittsylvania County have been getting together every month filling hundreds of these boxes. But it wasn't always that way. "When I started 10 ...

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  10. Danville Police Arrest Two Men for James River Equipment BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... th burglary, grand larceny, and larceny with intent to sell stolen property. Bailey is being held in the Pittsylvania County jail, Collins is in the Danville City Jail. Both men are being held without bond.

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  11. Danville Regional Foundation Awards Northern Pittsylvania County Food Center $50,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... ng walls down and putting doors so people can get in," said Rev. Michael Pugh, President of the Northern Pittsylvania County Food Center.

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  12. Benefits of no-till farming to be highlighted at conferencesRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Virginia Farm Bureau

    ... held Feb. 4 at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds and Feb. 5 at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Pittsylvania County. Dave Brandt, a no-till farmer of more than 1,200 acres in Ohio, will share strategies that have helped him successfully ...

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  13. Residents Raise Questions About Legality Of Uranium Mining BillboardRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Pittsylvania Co., VA - A sign declaring Pittsylvania County "the future home of the world's safest uranium mine" has stood on Route 29 for months now, but local anti-uranium groups want to see it come down.

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  14. Danville Economic Development Stresses TeamworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... opportunities. We need to do this as a team and we can't do it independently." President of Danville and Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce Laurie Moran sat on the panel and later in the audience. She hopes to learn what local businesses need ...

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  15. Education is the key to equality, respect'Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    ... service and leadership. Rev. Joan Tarpley-Robinson remembers attending public schools in segregated Pittsylvania County back in 1957 and having to walk a mile to school. Tarpley-Robinson, pastor of Rosebud Baptist Church in Chatham, was the keynote ...

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  16. Businesses in Danville and Pittsylvania County See Break-InsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... to Danville Police, since November similar break-ins have happened four times in the city and twice in Pittsylvania County. "There are some very specific items that they are taking. Clearly they are aware of the value these items have," said Cpt. ...

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  17. Franklin Co. Celebrates MLK Day with Annual BreakfastRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... in Rocky Mount Monday for the 12th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast. Tarpley-Robinson is from Pittsylvania County and a retired educator and Professor Emeritus of Danville Community College. She taught math for 31 years. Tarpley-Robinson has ...

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  18. Big Crowd Participates in SCLC MLK MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A big crowd gathered together Sunday night in downtown Danville to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Danville-Pittsylvania County Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference held their annual Stop the Killing March in honor of the civil rights activist.

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  19. Pittsylvania County School Board Takes Closer Look at Religious Exemption RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Pittsylvania Co., VA - The Pittsylvania County School Board is tweaking a few things to make sure they are in compliance with the Virginia code when it comes to parents requesting religious exemption from school for their child.

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  20. Adult Store Owner Denied Location in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Pittsylvania Co., VA - An adult store in Pittsylvania County has had so much success that they're opening a second location.

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