Carson Peters and Iron Mountain put on a show at the annual Carter Family Memorial Festival on Saturday. Dancers demonstrated their moves including a performance by the world clogging champion, Chris Massie, who boogied to the tunes of Leftover Biscuits. The finale featured a rendition of “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”
A Pattonsville resident, who has repeatedly asked the Virginia Department of Transportation to remove a tree on Blackwater Road, asked county supervisors to force VDOT to get the job done or help him secure equipment to tackle it himself. Claude Cox, who addressed the Scott County Board of Supervisor at last week’s meeting, said he had talked to VDOT workers […]
Two local parents questioned the school system’s handling of a teacher, who allegedly displayed inappropriate behavior towards some students at last week’s regular monthly meeting of the Scott County School Board. At the beginning of the meeting, which began at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott County Career and Technical Center auditorium, two mothers of students said they were upset over […]
Virginia State Police have identified a Duffield man, who was killed last Monday night on Duff Patt Highway in Duffield. VSP investigated the fatal crash that occurred July 31, 2023 at 11:48 p.m. on Duff Patt Highway (Route 58), less than a mile east of Route 1500. A 2017 Kia Sorento was traveling west on Route 58 when it encountered […]
Gate City Frontier sponsored its annual Back-to-School Bash Saturday in downtown Gate City where students picked up school supplies and enjoyed one last fling before school starts next week.
Editor’s note: This week’s “Thru the Gap” is a reprint of an article that previously ran May 16, 2012. Vonda Davis and Jack Stallard Thru the Gap Correspondents I was happy to realize the Scott County Virginia Star had the name of the young 24- year old teacher, Ava Carter, who died in the Rye Cove tornado or cyclone, correct […]
You may have heard this before. I went out to find a friend a none were to be found. I went out to be a friend and found them all around. Where do you find friends? Your best friends may be your family. You may be close to siblings, cousins, and others related to you. Growing up, I was blessed […]
Travel in the coalfields is on the rise. Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) recently announced that Virginia’s tourism industry generated $30.3 billion in visitor spending in 2022 – an increase of 20.3 percent from 2021, exceeding 2019 levels by 4.4 percent. While recovery of the tourism industry has been uneven across geography and travel sectors in the […]