2021-12-08 E-Edition

It’s Christmastime in Scott County

Doris Ann Jonas Nickelsville Grand Marshal

Clinch River State Park to Host Virtual Master Plan Public Meeting

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will hold a virtual public meeting Thursday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the Clinch River State Park master plan. The 640-acre park is located along the Clinch River in Wise and Russell counties. The meeting will be online, and participants will need to register to attend. To register, visit: www.dcr.virginia.gov/ masterplan. […]

Shoe Fund Edges Closer to $16,000

The Shoe Fund balance inches closer to its 2021 goal of $20,000 this week with $3,435 contributed during the past week. The current balance stands at $15,767 with Rotary members slated to drop off the new shoes and socks to deserving youngsters at Scott County Public Schools next week. “There’s still time to make your donation to the Shoe Fund,” […]

Now in Stock

The 2021 Christmas ornament offered by the Scott County Chamber of Commerce are officially in local retail outlets. At a cost of $12 each, the blue ornament depicts the hanging bridge over the Clinch River in Clinchport. Ornaments are available at the Quik Stops in Gate City and Weber City, at the Red Roof in Weber City and at the […]

Scott County BOS Approves Equalization Board Members

Supervisors have approved the county’s equalization board that will hear from local property owners upset over their new real estate values. With only a few people in attendance at last Wednesday’s meeting of the Scott County Board of Supervisors, the board unanimously approved the list of names submitted. The Scott County Equalization Board is composed by Jack Sanders, George McDavid, […]

5K Winds Through Holiday Lights, Benefits Mountain Laurel Center

Participants are needed for the 2021 Leigh Ann Bolinskey Memorial 5K Run/Walk slated for Saturday, Dec. 11 in Big Stone Gap to benefit the Mountain Laurel Cancer Support & Resource Center. This year’s 5K will be a night race, starting and finishing at the Big Stone Gap Visitor Center and taking participants through three miles of holiday lights and decorations […]

Scenes from the Nickelsville Parade

GAMB Part 2

Rye Cove High School senior Brayden Gilliam marched in the Great American Marching Band at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 25 in New York City. This was Gilliam’s second year in the band, having marched previously in the 2019 season. The band and entire community is proud of him for achieving such a great honor and representing Scott […]


The Kermit Quilt Club holds an open house Tuesday, Dec. 14 at noon with a special raffle for a butterfly quilt. The club is located at 11197 Yuma Road in Gate City. Tickets can be purchased for $1. Call (423) 737-4961 to buy a ticket. Traditional Christmas meal with turkey and ham along with lots of sides, a large variety […]