2022-04-06 E-Edition

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Honoring Vietnam Vets

A special ceremony held last Tuesday recognized local veterans for their service during the Vietnam War era Nov. 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975. The event was held on National Vietnam Veterans Day (March 29) at the First Presbyterian Church in Gate City and included participation by sponsors, Carter’s Fort Chapter DAR, Virginia Frontier Society C.A.R., American Gold Star Mothers, […]

GC to Apply for CDBG Funds for Park Street’s Phase II



Gate City made it official at last week’s special public hearing on a proposed grant they plan to seek to continue a housing rehabilitation project on Park Street. Last Tuesday night, the Gate City Town Council sought public comments on the Park Street Phase II Housing Rehabilitation Project as they apply for a Community Development Block Grant through the Virginia […]

Scott County Attractions Featured in New Children’s Book



To chronicle her journeys across Virginia to discover as many of the “LOVE” signs as possible with her family, a Virginia resident has published a children’s educational adventure story that features Southwest Virginia as the home of the protagonist with Scott County being one of the first markers of interest. Tara Z. Fisher of Northern Virginia, the author of the […]

LENOWISCO Health District Offers Mobile School Vaccination Clinics Later This Month

This month, the LENOWISCO Health District offers schoolrequired vaccination clinics at two locations in Scott County. This is a great opportunity for parents to get their child on track for their seventh and 12th grade school required vaccines. Clinics will be held in the county on Tuesday, April 26 at Food City in Weber City and Thursday, April 28 at […]

Southwest Virginia Community Colleges Forge Agreement For Wind Energy Manufacturing Supply Chain

Last Wednesday, the presidents of four community colleges in Virginia’s Southwest signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on training and development actions in the offshore wind energy (OSW) manufacturing supply chain. This agreement fulfills one of the recommendations presented to the region by the Xodus Group, which performed research commissioned by InvestSWVA. Project Veer is leveraging the advanced […]

MEOC’s 46th Annual Walkathon Set for May 1

Make plans to put on your walking shoes on Sunday, May 1, to help raise money for MEOC’s Emergency Fuel Fund for the Elderly. The 46th Annual Walkathon begins at 2 p.m. at Big Stone Gap’s Bullitt Park and proceed along the Greenbelt Trail. Registration starts at 1 p.m. The rain date is May 15. The Walkathon is returning to […]

Toddler Top Reader

Eva is the Baby Sprouts top reader for January at the Scott County Public Library. The library offers two Baby Sprouts classes for two-year-olds every Tuesday and Thursday. The first class is held from 11:30 a.m. to noon and the second class runs from 12:30 to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Karla Harris at 386-3302. Sorry! An active online […]

Reader of the Month

Maxie is the Little Pines top reader for January at the Scott County Public Library. The library offers Little Pines for children ages 3 to 5 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. For more information, contact Karla Harris at 386- 3302. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or […]

Daily Walk



This is My God by Kyle Akers May 10, 2020 God is love. The love of God is greater than the world filled with silver and Gold. God was: He is God from everlasting to everlasting. God is: God is where he is supposed to be at all times. God will be: God will always be where he is needed. […]