May 02 2014

Scott County Spelling Bee

Here are scenes from the Scott County Spelling Bee held on April 24, 2014 at the Scott County Career & Technical Center:

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May 02 2014

Kids Fishing Day

Here are scenes from the 18th Annual Kids Fishing Day held on April 26, 2014 at Natural Tunnel State Park:

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May 02 2014

Frontier Muster & Trade Faire

Here are scenes from the Frontier Muster & Trade Faire held on April 26-27, 2014 at Natural Tunnel State Park:

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Apr 10 2014

Library to Host ‘Big Read’ Activities

As part of an annual event held to encourage reading to all ages, the Scott County Public Library hosts numerous events this month to highlight their participation in The Big Read. The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest. The Big Read in Scott …

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Apr 10 2014

School Board Sets Graduation Dates

Last week’s spring break enjoyed by county student and teachers alike was the result of a unique plan that allows Scott County to make up missed days in quicker fashion. Scott County Division Superintendent John Ferguson explained that he gave some options to the board to consider at their last meeting that would allow the …

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Feb 19 2014

MECC to Host 2014 Governor’s School

Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to participate in the 2014 Mountain Empire Community College Governor’s School to be held June 9 through June 27 on the college campus. The three-week program features a variety of hands-on activities in one of several subject areas selected by the student. Students spend time in …

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Jan 31 2014

Virginia Legislators, Businessmen Oppose Proposed EPA Regulations

Some Virginia legislators publicly announced their opposition to proposed EPA regulations that would limit carbon emissions at newly-built coal-fired power plants. At a press conference held yesterday, a group of Virginia legislators released a letter signed by 85 members of the Virginia General Assembly to President Barack Obama that expressed their opposition to the Environmental …

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Jan 22 2014

Gate City Town Council Fires Police Chief

  Gate City officials went behind closed doors on Thursday afternoon for approximately 30 minutes before they unanimously voted to fire Kim Birchfield as the town’s chief of police. The special-called meeting was scheduled and local media was not notified of the special meeting until hours after it ended. Town officials reportedly placed a notice …

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Jan 17 2014

Address to the Joint Assembly – Governor Terence R. McAuliffe

ADDRESS TO THE JOINT ASSEMBLY Governor Terence R. McAuliffe January 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. • Richmond – As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Justices of the Supreme Court, members of the General Assembly, and my fellow Virginians; It is an honor for me to stand here tonight, before this great joint assembly, as …

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Jan 10 2014

2014 State of the Commonwealth Address of Governor Robert F. McDonnell

State of the Commonwealth Address • Governor Robert F. McDonnell January 8, 2014 at 7:00pm • Richmond - As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Speaker.  Mr. President. Justices of the Supreme Court and Judges of the State Corporation Commission, Ladies and Gentlemen of the General Assembly, now in your 395th year, My fellow Virginians, It is my privilege to address you, …

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