Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 7)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 1,271 in Pittsylvania County, VA

  1. VDOT makes recommendation for dangerous intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the alternative that has befallen way too many families already." The final decision is up to the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors. The board would have to vote to abandon the road, which requires a public hearing. Blackstock said he hopes ...

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  2. Pittsylvania County educator runner-up in national farm meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a runner-up prize in the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet. The Pittsylvania County teacher competed in the event during the farm bureau's annual convention earlier this month in Phoenix. The discussion meet ...

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  3. Playground installed to provide physical activities for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... students sign up and the annual membership fee is $50 per student in Danville, and $30 per student in Pittsylvania County. The organization - which has a unit in Chatham - provides transportation to the club from school. The kids participate in ...

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  4. Pittsylvania County Schools in limbo waiting on General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County School Board is waiting on the Virginia General Assembly to finalize state budget changes before proceeding with prioritizing new initiatives, budget committee member George Henderson said Friday.

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  5. City installs system for detection of upstream Dan River contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 279 Park Ave. and provides drinking water to 18,000 households and businesses in the city as well as the Pittsylvania County Service Authority.

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  6. JEFFERSON, Dorothy WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    ... 2017. She was born November 18, 1924, to the late Walter V. and Mary Lou Anderson Walker. She grew up in Pittsylvania County and graduated from the old Climax High School. She attended Madison College and National Business College, and later worked ...

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  7. Tobacco barn restoration project enters fourth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Preservation Virginia - as part of the project - found that there are more than 1,000 tobacco barns in Pittsylvania County alone. Ingram said Preservation Virginia plans to collaborate on a book with JTI about the tobacco barns that have been ...

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  8. Area leaders bite back at hunting dog legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... dogs simply for being dogs without creating the space for neighbors being neighbors is ludicrous." In Pittsylvania County, supervisor Ron Scearce said a law already exists making it a misdemeanor for dogs to run across property with "no trespassing" ...

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  9. Stroller: Breakfast Club meets, groups practice lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the layout of the buildings, and the areas that we need to concentrate on if something actually occurs. Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department, Martinsville Police Department, Martinsville Sheriff's Department, Danville Police Department, Virginia ...

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  10. For two Dan River Region residents, a second trip to inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... student will be among the thousands attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday. Former Pittsylvania County Supervisor Brenda Bowman has been "absolutely a Trump supporter from the get go," and will take a commuter train from her ...

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  11. Dan River launch site floats to the top as a Virginia TreasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... site's namesake, Andrew Lester, late executive director of the Roanoke River Basin Association. The Pittsylvania County resident, who died in 2016, was instrumental in efforts to promote southern Virginia waterways and helped lead opposition to ...

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  12. Judgment delayed in Martinsville welfare fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... non-reported income in the form of adoption support payments (also known as adoption subsidies) through Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services. "The investigation confirmed that the defendant in fact had been continuously receiving ...

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  13. Appomattox hires Clarence Monday as interim town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Clarence Monday, who retired as the Pittsylvania County administrator in December, has been working for Appomattox on an "as needed basis" since earlier this month.

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  14. Supervisors award contract to bring broadband to rural Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    "Internet's no longer a luxury," Pittsylvania County Economic Development Director Matt Rowe said.

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  15. Thanks to neighbors, Ringgold resident escapes burning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the smoke detectors in the house were operational, but apparently they did not waken Wells. Neal said Pittsylvania County Fire Marshal Terry Kelly had done a preliminary inspection and believes the fire began behind the refrigerator in the kitchen, ...

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  16. Pittsylvania County kicks off 250th anniversary with event ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and popcorn. Also available for purchase will be two commemorative items - a woodcut ornament that shows Pittsylvania County's three towns magnified and miniature reproductions of the Pittsylvania County flag with a commemorative label. This is the ...

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  17. Three supervisor seats up for election this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... volunteering to go to a two-year term before running again this year. These elections coincide with the Pittsylvania County School Board's terms. Dan River Supervisor Joe Davis announced Thursday on Facebook that he would be running for a four-year ...

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  18. The Launch Place invests in ProAxionRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Virginia Business

    ... stment ready." In addition to offering startups funding, The Launch Place offers businesses in Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, N.C., consulting, mentoring and residential and office subsidies.

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  19. Homicide leaves a hurting family; GoFundMe page established to help with financial mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... been charged with first-degree murder and arson in her killing. His case is currently being handled in Pittsylvania County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Nesbitt's body was first discovered by William Davis, a family member who lives in the ...

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  20. School salary fix could cost up to $4.9 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    As the Pittsylvania County School Board moves forward with developing a solution to uncompress salary scales and make starting salaries more competitive, a comprehensive fix could cost the district as much as $4.9 million, school officials said at a meeting Tuesday.

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