Russell County Newswire

Russell County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Russell County, VA.

Results 1 - 14 of 14 in Russell County, VA

  1. Fire destroys Honaker apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WCYB

    At least four families are looking for a place to stay after a fire destroyed their apartment building Monday. Russell County Emergency Management director Jess Powers tell us the fire started around 6 p.m. We're told it started in the old David's Grocery building in downtown Honaker.


  2. 1st skunk, then dog. Now rabies alert in Russell Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WCYB

    The rabies case was diagnosed on April 28th and the dog had been picked up on Putnam Road, just north of Honaker, near Drill. If you think you've come in contact with the skunk or any other suspicious animal, contact the Russell County Health Department or Animal Control.


  3. Honaker search over, lockdown lifted, nobody hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WCYB

    The Russell County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police arrived on the scene at about 2pm Thursday.


  4. Boil water notice accidentally issued for Castlewood.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WCYB

    Water customers in Castlewood do not have to boil their water, despite a boil water notice that was put into effect. Russell County Emergency Management Supervisor Jess Powers called our newsroom to say the alert just a moment ago to advise water customers in castlewood that a boil water alert was not intended to be issued.


  5. Fire destroys Swords Creek homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WCYB

    According to Jess Powers, Russell County Emergency and Hazardous Materials Coordinator, the fire was reported around 10:15 a.m. in a home on Lynn Springs Road in Russell County. The Honaker Volunteer Fire Department, New Garden Rescue Squad, Virginia State Police and other emergency responders were called to the scene.


  6. Superintendent says extra precautions being taken at three Russell County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | WCYB

    We've received messages from concerned parents all weekend. Many of them are worried about a possible disease spreading days after the Russell County School system learned an employee became sick.


  7. Possible disease forces three Russell County schools to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WCYB

    Three schools are closed today in Russell County, Virginia. The school superintendent announced Friday morning that an employee at Castlewood Elementary School has been diagnosed with a possible communicable disease.


  8. Dye, CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Newark Advocate

    ... 81, passed away on Monday January 11, 2015 at Morrison House, Zanesville. He was born November 17, 1933 in Russell County, Virginia the son of Cleatis and Lola (Brown) Dye Sr. Carlos served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War . He retired from ...


  9. Gob pile project to benefit river, power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 |

    ... to hold 1.5 million tons of material. It is located on State Route 621, 1.8 north of South Clinchfield in Russell County. Abingdon,-based GOBCO LLC will remove the refuse pile, which covers 12 acres. The material will be taken to Dominion's Virginia ...


  10. Abingdon's Pillion wins special House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 |

    ... in the district's section of Wise County with 533 votes to 254 for Rife, and in the district's portion of Russell County with 1,535 votes to 631 for Rife. In Washington County, Pillion received 1,590 votes to Rife's 471. In January, Pillion will ...


  11. More information about school's sex offender policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WCYB

    ... and when he was there, it was very controlled," Superintendent Jeff Perry said. The Commonwealth Attorney for Russell County, Brian Patton, said the evidence shows a different story. He said many parents testified otherwise, and that in any case, ...


  12. Fire causes major damage to Castlewood homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WCYB

    A Russell County man is without a home after a Tuesday morning fire. The county emergency management director said it happened just after 7:30 on River Road in Castlewood.


  13. Biodiesel producer to open in RussellRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Virginia Business

    A biodiesel producer is planning to establish its headquarters and production facility in Russell County, creating 40 new jobs. Appalachian Biofuels LLC will spend $3.5 million to convert a vacant property into its headquarters and biodiesel production facility.


  14. Industry announcement set for St. PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 |

    Russell County Industrial Development Authority is prepping for "an industrial announcement" next week at the former Bush building in St. Paul.