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Tickets Available for MECC Scholarship Fundraiser

Tickets are still available for the 2022 Diamond and Denim Scholarship Fundrais­er, planned for Satur­day, April 23 at Crooked River Farm in Hiltons. The Mountain Em­pire Community Col­lege Foundation hosts Grammy- nominated, 2021 International Bluegrass Music Asso­ciation’s Vocal Group of the Year and Grand Ole Opry Stars, Sister Sadie, for the special event. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Originally […]

Honoring Vietnam Vets

A special ceremony held last Tuesday recognized local veterans for their service during the Vietnam War era Nov. 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975. The event was held on National Vietnam Veterans Day (March 29) at the First Presbyterian Church in Gate City and included participation by sponsors, Carter’s Fort Chapter DAR, Virginia Frontier Society C.A.R., American Gold Star Mothers, […]

GC to Apply for CDBG Funds for Park Street’s Phase II



Gate City made it official at last week’s special public hearing on a proposed grant they plan to seek to continue a housing rehabilitation project on Park Street. Last Tuesday night, the Gate City Town Council sought public comments on the Park Street Phase II Housing Rehabilitation Project as they apply for a Community Development Block Grant through the Virginia […]

Scott County Attractions Featured in New Children’s Book



To chronicle her journeys across Virginia to discover as many of the “LOVE” signs as possible with her family, a Virginia resident has published a children’s educational adventure story that features Southwest Virginia as the home of the protagonist with Scott County being one of the first markers of interest. Tara Z. Fisher of Northern Virginia, the author of the […]

LENOWISCO Health District Offers Mobile School Vaccination Clinics Later This Month

This month, the LENOWISCO Health District offers schoolrequired vaccination clinics at two locations in Scott County. This is a great opportunity for parents to get their child on track for their seventh and 12th grade school required vaccines. Clinics will be held in the county on Tuesday, April 26 at Food City in Weber City and Thursday, April 28 at […]


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