Angela Ketron was listed as an alternate member of the Scott County Equalization Board. She was approved by the Scott County Board of Supervisors but resigned her position prior to any hearing held by the previous equalization board. We regret the error.
A discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee against New Peoples Bank in U.S. District Court has been dismissed. According to a news release from New Peoples Bank, the lawsuit filed by Mary Yolanda Trigiani in the United States District Court in Abingdon was officially dismissed April 20, as having no merit. The court found that the bank was entitled […]
‘The Scott County Virginia Star accepts Letters to the Editors on pertinent issues facing Scott County citizens. Please note that the views expressed in each letter is solely that of the author and does not reflect any opinion of the newspaper. Letters accepted for publication must be 250 words or less, signed by the author and contain the complete name, […]
Monnie Robbins and her great-grandson, Hamilton Osborne, are celebrating their birthdays within a few days of each other. Robbins is turning 98 on May 4 while Osborne celebrates his 16th birthday April 28.
Donations are being accepted for the upkeep of Carter Cemetery on Stoney Creek. All donations are appreciated. Checks written payable to Carter Cemetery Fund should be sent to Jessica Begley, 9184 Hunters Valley West Road, Duffield, Va. 24244. Nickelsville Senior Citizens resume their monthly meeting Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. at the Senior and Community Building at Keith Memorial […]
Beginning July 1, Virginians who own a fuel-efficient vehicle may be able to save money on their highway use fee by enrolling in the new Mileage Choice Program. The Mileage Choice Program is a voluntary option for drivers of electric, hybrid or fuel-efficient vehicles who pay the Commonwealth’s highway use fee. The fee is assessed based on the number of […]
Anna Marie Pierson Carter, age 100, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 19, 2022, at American House Assisted Living in Kingsport, Tenn. She was born Dec. 4, 1921, as the sixth of seven children to James Wesley and Nannie Benton Pierson formerly of Fort Blackmore. A graduate of Emory & Henry College, Anna nurtured and educated hundreds of children as a […]
Jessie Lucille Phillips Bellamy, 64, of Church Hill, Tenn. passed away Friday, April 22, 2022 while in the comfort of her own home and surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 28, 1957 in Lee County to the late Dave Henry Phillips and Lou Cordelia Collins. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her […]
Roger Kermit Carter, 65, Hiltons, passed away Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. In Roger’s life, he loved the Lord Jesus first and his family with all his heart. Roger was retired from Scott County Utilities after 30 years of service. Roger was an avid hunter and loved spending every deer season with his son Dustin. […]
Margaret Emogene Houseright, 86, Yuma, passed away Monday, April 25, 2022 at Holston Valley Medical Center. Margaret was born Feb. 17, 1936 in Scott County and was the daughter of the late William Enoch and Pearl (Fields) Houseright. In addition to her parents, her sister, Edna Houseright; two infant brothers, Walker and Grady; brothers, William John and Hassen Houseright; nephew, […]