2023-03-29 E-Edition

Legislation Aimed to Deliver an ‘All-Of-The-Above’ Energy Plan

Last Thursday, Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed legislation that he said will help deliver on his All-American, All-ofthe Above Energy Plan priorities. “Today is a great day for Virginia energy and American energy. With the bills I’m signing, we’re moving closer to delivering on the All- American, All-of-the- Above Energy Plan I put forward last year,” Youngkin noted. “We can, in […]

GC Science Students Help NASA Return to Moon

Led by Gate City High School science teacher Dawn Williams and 4-H Agent Kasey Fioramonti, forty students at Gate City High School are taking part in the Plant the Moon Challenge. The team is part of a global science experiment and research challenge to examine how vegetable crops can grow in lunar or Martian soil. Using real soil simulant from […]

Gate City Applies for DCJS Grant for Police Department

At last Tuesday’s adjourned meeting of the Gate City Town Council, the council agreed to apply for a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services grant for new equipment for the town’s police department. Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Gate City Town Hall, all six council members, Tyler Kilgore, Cotton Roberts, Wallace Ross Jr., Pat Elliott and Dexter Harmon, along […]

Job Corps Students Provided More Than 4,000 hours of Suppression, Support in 2022

Amid more than 66,000 wildfires that burned nearly 7.6 million acres of land across the country in 2022, students in Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers combined to provide 204,633 total hours of support to federal firefighters – a 20 percent increase over the previous year – the U.S. Department of Labor announced today. The department – in partnership with USDA […]

Dominion Energy Donates $1 Million to Virginia 250 Commission

The Virginia 250 Commission has announced a $1 million donation from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation in support of statewide programs commemorating the 250th anniversary of American independence and Virginia’s key role in achieving it. Dominion Energy’s donation is the first corporate gift toward the commemoration. It was recognized Saturday evening at a national convening marking the 250th anniversary of […]

Natural Tunnel State Park Sponsors Fun Weekend Events

Investigate the secretive and fascinating world of salamanders during the “Salamander Meander” on Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m. at Natural Tunnel State Park. Participants should meet at the Stock Creek Recreation Area and wear closedtoe shoes and expect to get wet. There is no cost to attend this event. Enjoy a casual walk in the woods as part of […]

Quinn Minute – Looking Back: the Middle Ages

I’ve been reading old articles we’ve had around the house since the 1980s. I keep a file folder near my desk that holds newspaper and magazine clippings. Some days I read about things that happened last year. Sometimes I read about inventions from 1975, Yesterday I read about the Middle Ages (not mine, but the world’s). Those folks suffered nearly […]

Pickin’ Parlor Music Featured Monday Nights on Scott County TV

Happy days are here again. On Friday, March 31, one family in Gate City will be celebrating a big birthday, a major milestone. Delora Ward will celebrate her 97th birthday on that day, so there should be lots of fun, merriment and well wishes bestowed upon Delora to recognize this major milestone in her life. May all your hopes, wishes […]


Friday night fish fry is planned for Friday, April 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Manville Community Center. The menu includes handbreaded Alaskan whitefish fillets and chicken tenders, hushpuppies, fries, slaw, a variety of homemade desserts and a drink for $15. The cost for children under 12 is $8. Carryout is available. Benefit yard sale for Eddie and […]