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  1. Stanley seeking new termRead the original story

    Tuesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Stanley, who serves as majority whip in the Virginia Senate, has filed more than twice the number of signatures required to qualify for the ballot under Virginia law, his office said in a news release.

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  2. Localities split on jobless ratesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Henry County's unemployment rate climbed from 6.9 percent in December to 7.6 percent in January, while Patrick County's rate increased from 5.5 percent to 6.1 percent in the same period, VEC data show. According to the VEC, "As is usual for this ...

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  3. Sammy Shelor speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Sammy in the town of Floyd - about halfway between Radford and Shelor's home on the mountain in adjoining Patrick County - and captured a couple hours of Sammy's remembrances and experiences. In the first installment , he talks about how he learned ...

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  4. Boyce mulling new bidRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A former member of the Patrick County Board of Supervisors who recently had to resign because he moved his residence is considering whether to run for the board seat that represents his new district.

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  5. Investigators: Electrical Malfunction in Furnace Room Caused Fire at Meadows of Dan Baptist ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Meadows of Dan, VA-- Investigators have now determined what caused the fire that burned Meadows of the Dan Baptist Church on March 5. According to Patrick County Sheriff, Dan Smith, investigators from his office, and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol and Tobacco and Firearms concluded that the fire started in the furnace room of the church and was caused most likely by an electrical malfunction.

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  6. Worship set despite fireRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and ashes of what was the sanctuary, after fire ripped through the church Thursday. The blaze consumed the Patrick County church and its contents, according to Shawn Carter, who has served as pastor for the last four years. Patrick County Sheriff ...

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  7. Former deputy is heldRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to the release, as deputies were responding, a dispatcher reported that she heard gunshots. Deputies from the Patrick County Sheriff's Office and officers from the Martinsville Police Department responded to assist the Henry County deputies. Upon ...

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  8. #1 - NEW: BHS Punches Ticket To RichmondRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Daily News-Record

    ... 15 points in the third quarter as the Gobblers opened up a double-digit lead en route to a 47-34 win over Patrick County in the 3A West regional girls' basketball semifinals on Saturday at Hidden Valley High School. "I think that sometimes when ...

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  9. Service to go on Sunday at Meadows of Dan Baptist ChurchRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... the church and its contents, according to Shawn Carter, who has served as pastor for the last four years. Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith said Friday that investigators from his office and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

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  10. Community Bands Together After Church Destroyed In Ravaging BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Meadows of Dan, VA-- There is a huge loss for a small community in Patrick County. A historic church with 160 years of memories is now gone.

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  11. Bassett man charged with attempted murderRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and a woman allegedly told dispatch that her husband was shooting at her, the release said. Deputies from the Patrick County Sheriff's Office and officers from the Martinsville Police Department responded to help the Henry County deputies. Deputies ...

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  12. Patrick County clerk to seek re-electionRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... priorities, and she seeks grant funding to defray maintenance costs, said Gasperini. A lifelong resident of Patrick County and a graduate of Ferrum College, Gasperini is a member of the Virginia Court Clerks' Association and has served as its ...

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  13. Motorists urged to use caution todayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of bad weather on Thursday prompted Henry County, Martinsville and Carlisle schools to dismiss early and Patrick County schools to close. Several other activities, including a Henry County School Board meeting, a joint Henry County School ...

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  14. All postseaon games for area teams postponedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... play last week, it has again affected the VHSL's state basketball tournament this week. Martinsville and Patrick County were slated to have games Thursday night. Both teams have pushed those games to Friday night due to weather. Martinsville's boys ...

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  15. Winter weather expectedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Temperatures soared into the 70s in the Martinsville area on Wednesday, but - believe it or not - a winter advisory is in effect for the region until 10 tonight.

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  16. Patrick supervisor seeking third termRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Danny Foley, the Mayo River District representative on the Patrick County Board of Supervisors, has announced plans to seek re-election on Nov. 3. Foley, 58, of County Line Road, Patrick Springs, first served on the board from 2004 to 2007.

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  17. Farm delivers two-headed calfRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The calf was stillborn, according to Patrick County High School junior Ali Mason, 17, who helped deliver it with her stepfather, former Patrick County sheriff David Hubbard.

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  18. Pulaski County gets two new assistant administratorsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Southwest Times

    ... nursing homes for 25 years. The most recent one was Blue Ridge Nursing Home, the second largest employer in Patrick County. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Radford University, and is also a graduate of Shawsville High ...

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  19. Snow hits area - againRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Henry County, Martinsville and Patrick County received up to 7 inches of snow during a winter storm Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service shows.

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  20. Snow may lingerRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... possible by then, forecasters said, although they predicted 3 to 5 inches for Henry County, Martinsville and Patrick County. Daytime high temperatures in the 30s, and overnight lows in the teens and 20s, are forecast through Saturday, the weather ...

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