2021-12-29 E-Edition

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Round Up

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office began a round up early Tuesday morning of indicted offenders on a variety of drug charges. Around noon, one of those charged is led into the office to be processed. A complete of those charged will be printed in an upcoming edition as they are arrested. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access […]

SCTC, LENOWISCO to Receive $22.2 Million to Expand Broadband

Earlier this month, Gov. Ralph Northam announced new grants that will advance Virginia 90 percent to the goal of achieving universal access to broadband and high-speed internet, placing the commonwealth on track to being one of the first states successfully charting a path to universal access to broadband. The dramatic progress results from a combination of state, federal, local and […]

Shoe Fund Eclipses 2021 Goal, Reaches Highest Mark

Rotary officials are rejoicing over the generosity of local donors that have pushed the annual Shoe Fund campaign to its highest total ever. Over the past two weeks, $4,870 was donated to move the fund balance to $36,542 – well past the $20,000 goal. “We are grateful to have such a wonderful and supportive community that always remembers those in […]

Scott Circuit Court Awarded Grant to Preserve Local Land Records

New grant funding will allow the circuit court clerk to preserve some of the county’s land records that are in poor condition. The Library of Virginia announced that the Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program awarded Scott County Circuit Court Clerk Mark ‘Bo’ Taylor a grant in the amount of $134,666 for local records preservation. According to Taylor, the funds […]

Helping Hands

Gate City Middle School collected 391 canned goods on their recent Day of Giving that were donated to the Crossroads Community Center, sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Gate City. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Palmer Celebrates 99th Birthday With Family, Friends



I’m writing this column on the day after Christmas. Often, I hear family and friends say they are in a pensive, reflective mood when Christmas is over. For those of us who get this feeling, let’s remember the words of Norman Wesley Brooks who wrote, “Christmas is forever, not for just one day. It’s for loving, for sharing, for giving… […]

Our Most Difficult Decision for 2022


2022 will be over almost quicker than you can say Happy New Year! Just look how fast 2021 sped by us all. Time rarely feels as if it’s standing still unless we are waiting on something to happen. Time only drags when we need something to happen like a cure for a disease, a job to open or a relative […]

Briefs

Are you or someone you know experiencing mental/behavioral health issues? Visit Appalachian Telemental Health Network’s (ATHN) online directory to meet with a professional: <www.athn.us>. Sessions are completed through a HIPAAsecured video session, which eliminates in person barriers of time, distance, and provider scarcities. ATHN welcomes providers, referral streams and users to the platform. Faith-based 12-step recovery meeting is held each […]

10-Pointer

Landon Benton killed a nice 10-point buck Dec. 21 with a muzzleloader while hunting in Scott County. He is a senior at Gate City High School. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password