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CHATHAM, Va. — On Thursday evening, the Board of Trustees of the Pittsylvania County Public Library system (PCPL) held its annual organizational meeting and elections in Pittsylvania County’s History Research Center and Library in Chatham.

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CHATHAM, Va. — Virginia Conservation Police Officer Eric Dotterer, who oversees Pittsylvania County, wants to stress the importance of having an efficient sound-producing device on every boating vessel.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Everyone knows that bees play an essential role in the agricultural world, but there is another winged creature who contributes to the farming world in a vital way—the bluebird.

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GRETNA, Va. — In Gretna, former business owners Jerry and Linda Hagerman have just reopened Jerry’s Gunsmithing, a business Jerry opened years ago upon retiring from his law enforcement career in 2006.

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CHATHAM, Va. — Virginia ABC stores are changing how they stock their canned cocktails. For several years, ABC stores have carried sparkling cocktail drinks with low alcohol percentages from large distributors based outside of the State of Virginia. Virginia ABC is now on a path of limiting i…

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GRETNA, Va. — At last Tuesday’s meeting, the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors awarded Beatrice Robertson a plaque to honor her for a 40-year career as postmaster of the Gretna branch of the United States Postal Service.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Danville Otterbots General Manager Austin Scher announced Thursday that the club will officially retire the number 34 in honor of motorsports trailblazer and Danville sports icon Wendell Scott on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, to lead off a home contest against the Princeton WhistlePigs.

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DANVILLE, Va. — As the Blue Ridge Rock Festival moves closer to opening, Danville hotels are gearing up for what will be the largest gathering of people in Pittsylvania County's recorded history.

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DANVILLE and SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — Yoga, the simple practice of stretching to achieve core strength and relaxation, has been around in the Southside for decades – yet it has remained widely inaccessible to the Black community, people with disabilities, children and those living under the pover…

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DANVILLE, Va. — Virginia recently passed a code that will raise minimum wage to $15 by the year 2025. This will not be an immediate jump from the current minimum wage, but a gradual climb from now until Jan. 1 2025.  

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RICHMOND, Va. — Conservatives for a Clean Energy Future (CCEF), a national nonprofit advancing state-based clean energy policy solutions, has recognized Danville City Councilman Lee Vogler as one of two 2021 Clean Energy Champions.

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CHATHAM, Va. — On Monday, July 26, the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors celebrated the renaming of the Chatham South Bridge on U.S. Highway 29 to the Clyde Banks Memorial Bridge.

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CHATHAM, Va. — On Friday, July 23, Chatham Town Council’s Property and Parks Committee held a regular meeting to discuss matters relating to Youth League leases, fireproof legal safes and troubles of miscommunication with Inframark.

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SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — If you own technology, chances are you’ve had an encounter with tech support. A new class offered in partnership between Danville Community College (DCC), Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) will provide st…

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PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. — From Monday, July 19, through Friday, July 23, Hurt & Proffitt’s cultural resources department at is conducting a river-based survey on the Banister River in Pittsylvania County.

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GRETNA, Va. — Last Tuesday, the Pittsylvania County School Board approved the dedication of the Gretna High School gymnasium in honor and memory of the late Robert Locust, a Gretna teacher and basketball coach for over 40 years.

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CHATHAM, Va. — Signature Properties has recently opened a new satellite branch on the corner of Fairview Road and Route 29 in Tightsqueeze.

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DANVILLE, Va. — On July 1, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) partnered with DentaQuest to expand Medicaid’s coverage to include dental services. This new expansion will affect 750,000 people statewide and roughly 14,600 in the city of Danville.

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CHATHAM Va. — On Friday morning at approximately 7 a.m., a truck carrying  core veneer crashed into the landmark Chatham Knitting Mills building. The truck was heading to drop off a routine load at Columbia Forest.

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CHATHAM, Va. — This weekend, Friday through Sunday, the 1st Virginia Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association came to the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex to host a CMSA competition.

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DANVILLE, Va. — On Saturday, graduates of the Danville Church and Community Tutorial Program’s CBT Project Graduation were recognized with an appreciation dinner by Tee’s Catering at Bibleway Worldwide Church in Danville. Danville Church and Community Tutorial Program is a faith-based nonpro…

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GRETNA, Va. — After a year-and-a-half hiatus from its routine quarterly meetings, the Pittsylvania Historical Society met on a picturesque warm evening in Gretna Monday for its first in-person function since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GRETNA, Va. — On July 1, Virginia chose to extend its portable alcohol laws, allowing restaurants across the state to continue serving to-go drinks to their customers. This law was put into place in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and the lockdowns that came with it.