2022-06-15 E-Edition

Summer Celebration

Gate City celebrated the early start of summer with Saturday’s Clinch Mountain Summer Celebration that featured music, food, shopping and fun for all ages. A large crowd turned out to listen to Morgan Culbertson during the afternoon event. More pictures are in­side this edition.

School Board Makes Administrative Changes in Schools

When students to re­turn the classroom in August, there will lots of new faces greeting them after the Scott County School Board approved changes in May and ear­lier this month to move around some personnel. Seven school ad­ministrators will have new assignments in the 2022-23 school year with changes at Dun­gannon, Shoemaker, Rye Cove Intermediate, Gate City High and Al­ternative […]

WCPD Catch Cross State Criminal

Two weeks ago, We­ber City police were involved in a pursuit that ended with arrests, damaged vehicles and a short hospital stay. On Friday, June 3, two Weber City Police Department officers were involved in a car chase into Tennessee that concluded with an on-foot pursuit that led to the arrest of two as­sailants, four damaged vehicles and a hospital […]

Nickelsville to Receive $25,000 Grant for Farmers Market

As Virginia Ag Week kicked off on Monday, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced 11 projects that would share in $214,000 in state funds for infrastructure devel­opment to support local food and farming sys­tems. Included in the gov­ernor’s announcement on June 13 was $25,000 to design and build a farmers market in Nickelsville. According to Nickelsville Mayor Danny Dixon, the town is […]

Bombs Aweigh

Library volunteers participated in Saturday’s Clinch Mountain Sum­mer Celebration by “yarn bombing” the exterior of the Scott County Public Library. According to branch manager Stephanie Griffin, yarn bombing is a form of graffiti using knitted and crocheted pieces to cover outdoor spaces. The crochet class at the library and local folks donated items to be included in the display.

Hole in One

Carole Fuller re­corded a hole in one during the Big Blue Booster’s Golf Tour­nament on Sunday, June 12 at Scott County Park & Golf Course. The ace oc­curred on Hole No. 2, with Fuller using her pitching wedge to score the 95-yard shot. Witnesses were Andrea Thomas, J.B. Hunt and Kiki Hunt.

Scholarship Winner

Andy White presents the scholarship award at Twin Springs High School on be­half of the Scott County Cattle Association to Hunter White.

Scholarship Award

Bill Fuller, representing the Scott County Cattle Association, presents the scholarship award to Abby Davidson at Gate City High School.

Rix Quinn – Grocery Store Visit

Last week when I walked into the grocery, I was in no hurry. If I get home too early, my wife makes me work. Each time I enter that store, I scrub my hands with the free sanitizer. After a couple minutes, I am the model of sterility. An older lady at a small table invites me to try a […]