While the temperatures have been erratic lately, there’s no denying that spring is definitely exploding all over with lovely blooms like this white dogwood tree. Perhaps Old Man Winter is finally in our rear view mirrors.
The former chairperson of the recently fired 2022 Scott County Equalization Board claimed mistakes by the county’s hired assessment group and the appointment scheduling fiasco were entirely the fault of county officials. Earlier this month, the Scott County Board of Supervisors dismissed the county’s entire equalization board due to speculation that one member wasn’t a county resident while another member […]
Gate City officials discussed raising salaries for town employees at last week’s meeting as they begin working on their FY23 budget. The Gate City Town Council met April 12 where they talked about Fiscal Year 2023 budget which is in its very beginning stages and includes numerous pay scale changes for employees of the town. The council convened at the […]
Rye Cove baseball assistant coach Lucas Lane and his father, head coach Steve Lane, put some finishing touches on the infield at the Scott County Sports Complex prior to the rivalry baseball game on Friday between Rye Cove and Twin Springs.
Gate City Frontier, who leads the town’s Main Street development efforts, is inviting the public to join them for a special community meet and greet. Slated for Thursday, April 21 at 6 p.m. at the Family Bakery in Gate City, the group looks forward to sharing ideas and seeking input from the local community. With new executive director, Leslie Crawford, […]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mission is to help people. In doing so, FEMA Region 3 has marked an important milestone in its COVID 19 operation: funeral assistance funds provided to families of applicants have topped $208 million. The funds have gone to more than 30,000 bereaved families in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. […]
Upon a Cross Upon a cross a man died, while below him people cried. He died with pain upon his face, but his mission was clear. It was to give us grace. He died to set us free that’s why we all must see, that for Christ we all must sing and give praise and glory to the one we […]
The medical cannabis market is thriving in Virginia, while the future of recreational cannabis, including hemp, is hazier. Cannabis advocates and smokers are disappointed after a 2022 General Assembly session which saw lawmakers fail to expedite recreational cannabis sales and propose penalties for possessing amounts over 2 pounds—despite lawmakers making it easier to get a medical cannabis card. “I think […]
Tomorrow is Easter. I should have wished each of you a Happy Easter in last week’s column, but the thought just completely slipped my mind. Too many things are slipping my mind these days. Anyway, Happy Belated Easter. Hope each of you enjoyed the joyous season with your family and friends. There have been several birthdays in the past week […]