It’s the earliest signs we’ve ever seen of spring in our area. These daffodils were spotted yesterday near the steps of an old house in the Canton community. Perhaps we have a better way of signaling the start of spring than waiting for Punxsutawney Phil on Thursday.
Legislation (House Bill 1642) to hold drug dealers accountable for distributing fentanyl or other illicit drugs that result in fatal overdoses passed the House Courts of Justice Committee last week on a party-line vote and awaits consideration in the House Appropriations Committee. Majority Leader Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City) is the chief patron of the bill. Identical legislation passed the Virginia […]
Tickets are available now for a local civic club annual event that helps those in need in our own community and gives the ticket buyer a chance to claim $5,000. Tickets to the 34th annual Charity Dinner sponsored by the Rotary Club of Scott County are for sale along with sponsorship opportunities for local businesses. The event will be held […]
A Weber City gymnast is making a name for herself in regional and national gymnastics competition that highlight her talents Using her love and skill of dance, Mallory Brooks, the 12-year-old daughter of Randy and Michele Brooks, participated in and ranked among the top competitors at the United States of American Gymnastics (USAG) Xcel Gold Regional Meet. A seventh grade […]
The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will release the final issuance of emergency allotment benefits to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households in February, in accordance with the requirements of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023. The new law recently passed by Congress ends VDSS’ authorization to continue issuing benefits through the temporary federal program, originally established in response to […]
Virginia Tax is announcing that tax filing season in Virginia is now underway. Taxpayers are now able to file their individual income tax returns. “We strongly encourage you to file electronically,” said Tax Commissioner Craig M. Burns. “We also recommend that you request your refund, if you have one coming, via direct deposit.” Generally, it takes up to two weeks […]
Hailey Miller was crowned the 2023 Gate City High School Basketball Homecoming Queen during halftime at Saturday night’s basketball game. She is pictured with her escort, Kolton Helms and her father, Aaron Miller.
Members of the 2023 Gate City High School Basketball Homecoming Court and their escorts from the 12th grade are KK Baker, the daughter of Ryan and Heather Baker, escorted by her father and Colin Keller, the son of Trevor and Carrie Keller, Bre Fields, the daughter of Adam and Sarah Fields, escorted by her father and Jordan Falin, the son […]
Members of the 2023 Gate City High School Basketball Homecoming Court and their escorts from the 11th grade are Rylee Blevins, the daughter of Sid and Kim Blevins, escorted by Jude Crawford, the son of Israel and Whitney Crawford, Isabel Miller, the daughter of Shane Miller and Jennifer Savasten, escorted by Bryson Bailey, the son of Todd and Melinda Bailey, […]