PHCC appeals decision on PTA program

By Kim Barto Meeks Patrick Henry Community College is not giving up on establishing a new physical therapist assistant (PTA) program after approval was denied in May. During its...

Art at Happy Hour offers last chance to view “FLASHPOINTS”

Free gallery talk at Piedmont Arts, Oct. 3 Enjoy a free self-guided tour of Piedmont Arts' current exhibits during Art at Happy Hour on Thursday, October 3, from 5 to 7 p.m....

Patrick County Agricultural Fair underway

The 67th annual Patrick County Agricultural Fair will run through Sept. 21, with rides, midway, exhibits, food, games, livestock shows, animal barn, and entertainment. The gates open...

Heritage celebrated in Bassett

Bassett’s heritage was celebrated Saturday at the annual Bassett Heritage Festival, which is sponsored by the Stanleytown Ruritan Club. Held along Main Street in Bassett, the event attracted...

DRBA’s First Saturday outing set

Come and join the Dan River Basin Association's 4-mile paddle along the Mayo Lake shoreline on October 5, guided by staff from Mayo Park, 1013 Neal's Store...

Employee charged after alleged threat

A Hanes Brands Inc. employee was charged in connection with a bomb threat at the Martinsville facility. Alvin Donnell Hunt, 22, of 1004 Smith Lake Road, Martinsville, was...

Tractor accident resulted in fatality

A 19-year-old Stuart man died following a tractor accident that occurred Saturday, according to Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith. Brandon Lee France, 19, was injured while working...

Fieldale man died in single vehicle crash

A Fieldale man died in a single vehicle crash that occurred Friday, Sept. 13, according to a release from the Virginia State Police. The crash occurred at 10:50...

New project created to combat domestic violence

The Virginia Legal Aid Society has created a six-person Domestic Violence Project dedicated to meeting the civil legal needs of domestic violence victims in Central, Southside and...

Second stage of technology complex renovations to proceed

By Kim Barto Meeks Patrick Henry Community College is entering the second stage of renovations to its advanced manufacturing facilities in the Patriot Centre, the PHCC board learned...

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