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  1. 'Bioblitz' will survey Rock Castle GorgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    For hikers who traverse the 12-mile loop around Rock Castle Gorge in Patrick County, the views, flora and fauna are well worth the trip.

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  2. Order to cost countyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... AVS WINVote equipment, which is used in 30 localities statewide, including Henry County. Martinsville and Patrick County do not use the machines. Decertification means the WINVote system no longer may be used in elections in Virginia, effective ...

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  3. Family shares historyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... married to Mary, Hardin Reynolds' daughter, whose children Kitty helped deliver. In the brothers' trials in Patrick County, a request for juries that included black people was denied. Both brothers were found guilty of murder. They were retried ...

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  4. Supervisors review the budget planRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... floor. An additional 61 inmates have been sent to other jails in Martinsville, Danville, Roanoke, Dillwyn, Patrick County and Southampton County. Hall said the jail needs assessment will study the current jail situation, population trends, cost ...

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  5. 30 certified in food safety training courseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Southwest Times

    ... senior agent, and environmental health specialist Renee Irvine. Those completing the course were Theresa Alt, Patrick County Extension; Daniel Barrow, Shoney's Wytheville; William Bouvier, Hotel Floyd; Kimberley Boyer, Clay Corner; Dorothy Carter, ...

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  6. No issues found with voting machinesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Commissioner Edgardo Cortes shows Henry County is one of 29 localities statewide using the WinVote system. Patrick County and Martinsville are not among those localities. According to the state's report, an investigator given access to a WinVote ...

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  7. Power bill scam on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Two weeks ago Paul Riekehof was going about his daily business at Leon's Burger Express when he received a phone call from an individual who claimed to be "Duke Power." Luckily Riekehof was keen enough to not be fooled by a scam that is becoming more prevalent in the Mount Airy area.

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  8. Stanley to run for re-election to Va. SenateRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Franklin News-Post

    "During the past four years, it has been both an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Southside and Southwest Virginia in the Senate," said Stanley. "During my tenure, I have successfully submitted legislation to help break the cycle of poverty, to encourage workforce and economic development in our region, and to create the foundation to return our area to its status as an economic driver for Virginia.

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  9. Stanley seeking new termRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Boyce mulling new bidRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  13. Investigators: Electrical Malfunction in Furnace Room Caused Fire at Meadows of Dan Baptist ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 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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  14. Worship set despite fireRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | 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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  15. Former deputy is heldRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | 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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  16. #1 - NEW: BHS Punches Ticket To RichmondRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | 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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  17. Service to go on Sunday at Meadows of Dan Baptist ChurchRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  18. Community Bands Together After Church Destroyed In Ravaging BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  19. Bassett man charged with attempted murderRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  20. Patrick County clerk to seek re-electionRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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