2023-05-30 E-Edition

Saturday Celebration

Saturday was a great time to visit Scott County and join the funtastic celebration in Nickelsville at the 30th annual Nickelsville Days or in Gate City at the Jeep Jam. Youngsters of all ages including patriotic children and a princess enjoyed the day’s activities.

‘Quilts of Valor’ Presented to Local Veterans

During a family re­union held over Memo­rial Day weekend, an Indianapolis man with roots in Scott County wanted to show his ap­preciation for several of his family members’ military service. Dallas Reed nomi­nated three of his cous­ins to receive a Quilt of Valor to honor their ser­vice to their country. He also crafted each of the special quilts as a […]

BOS Use Regional Improvement Funds to Balance Proposed Budget

County officials will not have to use any of its “rainy day” fund to balance the upcoming Fiscal Year 2024 bud­get. Supervisors learned at a budget meeting held earlier this month due to anticipated rev­enue coming into the county’s coffers from the Regional Improvement Fund as part of the Bristol Casino project they would not have to dip into county […]

Dungannon Students Stress Importance of Mussel Conservation in the Clinch

The Dungannon El­ementary School Sci­ence Club, under the guidance of Lenora Chandler and Ashley Culbertson, recently had the opportunity to present their findings to the High Knob En­hancement Cooperation (HKEC) Board. The meeting was hosted by the Town of Dungan­non at the Dungannon Depot. The Science Club was awarded a mini grant from the Clinch River Youth Summit, which they […]

GC Academic Team Posts 5-5 Record at National Tourney

This past weekend, Gate City High School’s academic team joined 303 of the top high school quiz bowl teams at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for the 2023 High School National Championship Tourna­ment to determine who was the best. The team, which fin­ished at 5-5 overall, in­stigated one of the most memorable comebacks in the meet’s history. Down 120-5, the Dev­ils […]

Medical Scholarship

John Ferguson, president of the Nick­elsville Medical Center Board of Directors, presents a $1,000 scholarship award to Kat­lin Castle at the Twin Springs High School Awards Day. Castle, the daughter of Stacy and Heather Castle, plans to attend Moun­tain Empire Community College this fall then transfer to Lincoln Memorial University to pursue a medical degree.

2023 Gate City Jeep Jam

Scenes from 2023 Nickelsville Days

See you next year!


Donations are sought for mowing ex­penses and upkeep of Free Hill Memorial Cemetery. Send checks payable to Free Hill Cemetery Fund to P.O. Box 195, Nickelsville, Va. 24271. Any and all donations are appreci­ated. Benefit yard sale for Eddie and Michelle Bishop is planned through June 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Clinch­port Town Hall. Pro­ceeds benefit Michelle, […]