2022-07-06 E-Edition

America’s 246th Birthday

Scott County held a huge celebration in honor of the 246th birthday of our country with events in Gate City, Weber City and Dungannon. Gate City started the Independence Day festivities with a parade and afternoon events on July 2 followed by Weber City’s fun for the family later in the evening and ending with the annual July 4th parade […]

At the Direction of the Board of Supervisors

TACS to Request Delinquent PP Taxes Be Turned Over for Collection

County supervisors formally approved and appropriated their FY23 budget last Wednesday with no fanfare and no comments from the public as no local citizens attended the 8:30 a.m. meeting held June 29 at the Scott County Community Services Building. The only person other than local media, members of the board and county office staff attending the meeting was John Rife, […]

PSA Project for Upper Cliff Mountain Recommended for ARC Funding

Last Thursday, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced that he is recommending 18 projects for funding by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), totaling $8.6 million in grants. Virginia’s Appalachian region encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities. ARC will finalize approval of these project awards later this year. Included in the governor’s recommendation was $525,000 for the second phase of the Upper […]

School Board Holds FY22 Budget Closeout Meeting

The Scott County School Board met last Tuesday in their yearend close out meeting to approve cafeteria and school expenditures and close out the 2021-22 school budget as they move into the new fiscal year. Superintendent John Ferguson and board members David Templeton, Steve Sallee Jr., Bill Houseright, Gail McConnell and Robin Hood were all present. Assistant Superintendent Jason Smith, […]

Gate City July 4th Events

Dungannon July 4th Events

VCEDA Seed Capital Grant Approved for Lavish Hair Design, LLC

Paige Seaver always knew she wanted to operate her own business and after working with others for a few years, she decided to take the plunge and began working to open her own hair salon, Lavish Hair Design, LLC. On Saturday, July 2 that dream came true as she celebrated the grand opening of her new business on 244 East […]

Weber City July 4th Events

Griffith Staff to Hold Office Hours

Representatives from Rep. Morgan Griffith’s district office will hold office today in Gate City and Southwest Virginia. Traveling office hours follow the status of local government offices, which vary across the 22 counties and nine independent cities of the Ninth District. As local governments offices reopen, office hours will be resumed. They will meet constituents Wednesday, July 13, from 9 […]