2022-11-02 E-Edition

Falling Leaves

As one of the most colorful falls in recent years comes close to ending, scattered brilliantly hued leaves can still be seen on some of the county back roads.

2022 General Election Set for Tuesday, Nov. 8

Close to 950 Scott County voters have already cast their ballots in the Nov. 8, 2022 General Election. As of Oct. 31, 934 have voted early in Scott County including 76 who voted in person on Monday alone. With 16,098 registered voters in the county, Scott County Voter Registrar Michael Edwards noted that election results should be available that evening […]

Trick or Treat

Youngsters by the hundreds enjoyed candies and fun at the annual Weber City Fire Department’s Halloween Event. Additional pictures from this year’s event are included in this edition.

VCEDA Seed Capital Grant Approved for Grain Bin Market

When the Grain Bin Market, LLC opened earlier this year, owner Tina Shipley wanted the new business to have a certain look to make it unique. As the pieces to the grain bin were shipped in from Kentucky and put together, she certainly achieved the result she wanted. Grain Bin Market, LLC was a recent recipient of a $10,000 Virginia […]

Single Car Accident Claims Life of Church Hill, TN Man

At 5:17 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Frisco Yard Road (Route 713) close to a mile west of Hidden Valley Road (Route 637) in Stanley Valley. A 2019 Honda Civic was traveling east on Route 713 when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a boulder and an […]

Pumpkin Artwork

Students enrolled in art classes at Gate City show off their decorating skills in pumpkin design in a special display at Food Lion. The styles range from scary to funny to sports teams.

New Handles

Workers install new metal handles on handicapped accessible ramps in downtown Gate City. Town officials plan to put same handles on all of the ramps in the downtown area.

From the Archives

Virginia Election Row

Editor’s note: The following article was published November 4, 1903 in the New York Times. Two Dead and Two Wounded the Result of Quarrel Over Politics in Scott County Nov. 3 – A fatal election row occurred in an election booth at Fairview, in Scott County, Va., today. John Osborne and Ezekiel Nickels were killed. J.H. Catron was shot through […]

Front Porch is Latest Restaurant on Stallard’s Pick List

Happy November. November is the month to remind us to be thankful for the many positive things happening in our lives. Last Tuesday, I left my place at 202 Willowbend Lane, Kingsport, and drove over to Fort Blackmore. It was a very chilly autumn morning with the leaves at their peak. There’s such beauty in our picturesque mountains. We are […]