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Ready for Action

Local officials cut the ceremonial ribbon on the new fire training facility in Daniel Boone for the local firefighters. Located on countyowned property above the Scott County animal shelter, the new facility is huge step above their previous building in Clinchport. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password […]

BOS Faces $1.1 Million Shortfall in FY23 County Budget

Supervisors held their first budget meeting for the upcoming fiscal year last week after members of the budget committee with assistance from county stuff trimmed the deficit from an estimate $2.23 million to a slightly more agreeable $1.1 million. But the source of funding to bridge the still large gap remains in question. With District 1 Supervisor Darrel Jeter and […]

Scott County Lifesaving Crew Seeks Volunteers For Bingo

The Scott County Lifesaving Crew is looking for a few good people to help them during their weekly bingo games. They sponsor games every Thursday and Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. and ending around 9:30 p.m. The organization has been an excellent partner in the community, providing funds from bingo for everything from school groups to Little League programs to […]

Jr. Miss Gate City 2022

Megan Ison (left) was crowned Junior Miss Gate City 2022 at the 25th annual Miss Gate City Pageant held Saturday, April 30 at Gate City High School. Other finalists included first runner-up – Eden Ward, second runner-up – Ava Osborne and third runner-up – Ayden Seaver. The pageant was sponsored by the Gate City Chapter of Family, Career, & Community […]

Miss Gate City 2022

Ciara Kegley (left) was crowned Miss Gate City 2022 at the 25th annual Miss Gate City Pageant held Saturday, April 30 at Gate City High School. Other finalists included first runner-up – Maycee Christian, second runner-up – Macey Mullins and third runner-up – Haven Weems. The pageant was sponsored by the Gate City Chapter of Family, Career, & Community Leaders […]

AppCAA Celebrates Community Action Month

May is National Community Action Month, marking 58 years of locally-based assistance to help people out of poverty and into selfsufficiency. Community Action Agencies provide critical services to help the economically impoverished get the assistance they need. In Fiscal Year2019, Community Action Agencies of Virginia assisted over 100,000 individuals with low incomes. This is 12.1 percent of Virginia’s population that […]

Rix Quinn – Generations


I’m a Baby Boomer with several Millennial friends. I don’t know if it’s because they value my wisdom, or because they find it amusing to watch me type text messages using only my index finger. Since many of us work from home now, we see each other often on the walking trail. I get questioned about the “ancient past” (1970s […]

MECC to Offer Summer Teacher Institute

MECC offers a continuing education course for area teachers in STEM Career Education this summer. EDU 295 will be held July 18-21 as an in-person course and is available at no cost to all regional educators. The course provides an understanding of STEM pathways in career education, through an exploration of careers in business and information technology, health sciences, industrial […]