Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 8)

Pittsylvania County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pittsylvania County, VA. (Page 8)

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  1. Murder trial resumes Tuesday for 17-year-old accused in 2016 death of mother, arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Jacob Gene Tharpe, 17, was on trial Monday morning in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court for what is expected to be a two day trial.

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  2. As opportunity to lure industries, Danville eyes $1M for shell buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... eliminated by the lack of supply of buildings," Tucker told the Danville Register & Bee. Danville and Pittsylvania County lack good-quality, modern buildings for advanced manufacturing companies, Tucker said. Three previous new industries announced ...

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  3. Annual coat drive kicks off another year in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Salvation Army location gets coats each year, while the Chatham location donates coats it collects to Pittsylvania County Social Services. In the years since, two other locations have opened in Danville and one in Chatham, Mills said. A brother - ... 1 comment

  4. Fugitive arrested in Carroll on drugs, weapons charges -Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | The Carroll News

    Submitted photos A Pittsylvania County fugitive has been arrested in Carroll County and charged with multiple drugs and weapons charges after a traffic stop Dec. 1. According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, deputies charged a local man for being a fugitive from Pittsylvania County after a traffic stop on Dec. 1. Deputy Josh Bowers was on patrol on U.S. 52 in Cana when he attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle with extremely loud exhaust. Gardner said Deputy Bowers caught up to the vehicle and activated his emergency equipment and the vehicle did not stop immediately stop but continued on to a residence on Paul's Creek Road.

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  5. With crucial Virginia pipeline votes looming, Northam stays out of water-quality debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... on EQT Midstream Partners' Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would run 300 miles from West Virginia into Pittsylvania County, are Wednesday and Thursday. The board will take up certification for the Dominion Energy-led Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which ...

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  6. Chatham Christmas spirit shines in paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... on Saturday. The parade brought dozens of floats, trucks, bikes and classic cars to the town. Former Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors member Brenda Bowman and Danville City Council member James Buckner smile and wave while debuting the new ...

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  7. Former Warren economic director new Camden managerRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    ... state that Bowman was hired in Warren County in 2014, having previously worked in the same position in Pittsylvania County in Virginia. "During his four years as Pittsylvania County economic development director, Bowman is credited with helping ...

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  8. Art by Hargrave cadets on display at local galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... sudden flash of inspiration and something magical comes out," Davis said. Reid Street Gallery hosted the Pittsylvania County Schools Art Show last year, and Davis said she was happy to partner with Hargrave Military Academy. Lynn Baker, who talked ...

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  9. Pipeline project wins approval to cross Jefferson National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... diameter steel pipe that will channel natural gas at high pressure from Wetzel County, West Virginia, to Pittsylvania County, passing through the Roanoke and New River valleys. In announcing its decision, the forest service said would allow the ...

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  10. Projects bloom in Southern Virginia communitiesRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | Virginia Business

    ... U.S. manufacturing operation in the Cane Creek Centre Industrial Park, jointly owned by Danville and Pittsylvania County. The state competed against North Carolina and the United Kingdom for the project, which is expected to create 35 jobs. The ...

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  11. Company making limited edition rifles to celebrate county's 250th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Among the symbols engraved on the wood parts of the rifle are the 250th anniversary logo, a map of Pittsylvania County with the towns marked on it, an image of county namesake William Pitt, the Callands Clerks Office, and an individual gun number.

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  12. 130 positions available at upcoming manufacturing job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... nine companies, according to a news release. The job fair, which is being coordinated by the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, is being sponsored by Danville Community College and the Virginia Workforce Center. So far, participating ...

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  13. Center announces regional approach to small business supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... South Central Virginia. The center serves an area of 19 counties and six cities, including Danville and Pittsylvania County, and offers support for small business owners. "Where we had five specific office locations before, we've created three ...

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  14. With aging equipment, landfill in need of upgrades, supervisors toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Pittsylvania County landfill will need more than $10.9 million for equipment repair and replacement as well as land improvements over the next 10 years, the board of supervisors learned Tuesday.

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  15. Dan River Region shines in donations, volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... According to data compiled from a report the Chronicle of Philanthropy publication, both Danville and Pittsylvania County outpaced the state average when it came to charity donations in 2015. The report is based on "an analysis of the giving ...

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  16. Public safety coordinator settling in new Pittsylvania County positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Pittsylvania County's first public safety coordinator has been in office for a week, and despite the holiday, is already hard at work.

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  17. Jail costs rise in Dan River RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... change those three people. The cost of operating jails has gone up steadily for the city of Danville and Pittsylvania County since 2012, according to the State Compensation Board's annual cost reports. Pittsylvania County's costs for its jail have ... 1 comment

  18. Baseball memorabilia lost, dog killed in Mount Hermon garage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Fire departments from Mount Hermon and Blairs responded quickly after a call to 911, Windhorn said. Pittsylvania County Deputy Fire Marshal Terry Kelly, investigating and taking photos of the blackened rubble where the garage once stood, said he did ...

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  19. Pittsylvania County authorities investigate multiple burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... anyone who saw a suspicious vehicle or people to contact the sheriff's office at (434) 432-7931 or the Pittsylvania County Crime Stoppers at (800) 791-0044. On Oct. 9, bus drivers came before the Martinsville school board, asking for a pay increase ...

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  20. Reward offered after kittens thrown from truck; one killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the line from abandonment to cruelty," Dean, also a court-appointed humane investigator in the city and Pittsylvania County, wrote in the release. "A reasonable person would not believe that two very small kittens could survive being thrown out of a ...

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