Body of missing woman found

Body of missing woman found

The body of missing person Shelly Vessel Gravely, the 34 year old mother of two, has been found, according to Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith. Henry and Patrick County deputies found Gravely’s remains near George Taylor Road in Henry County just north of the state line at approximately 12:34 AM Saturday morning.

Governor announces 30 new jobs in Galax

Governor announces 30 new jobs in Galax

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Guardian Industries, the world’s largest manufacturer of float glass and fabricated glass products, will invest $1.57 million to expand operations at its Consolidated Glass & Mirror facility in the City of Galax. The project will create 30 new jobs.

12/6: Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

12/6: Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

There are big changes in store this holiday season for the Town of Hillsville’s annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Sen. Warner Statement on Veterans Day

“Today and every day, I commit to honor the service of Virginia’s 840,000 military veterans by working to ensure they are treated with the respect they have earned.” From:: Senator Mark Warner

9-year-old boy killed in Patrick County house fire

9-year-old boy killed in Patrick County house fire

A 9-year-old Patrick County boy died in a house fire Sunday evening. First responders were called to the home at 11579 Woolwine Highway around 5:08 p.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, the two-story farmhouse was on fire.

Griffith Statement Honoring America's Veterans

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement honoring America’s veterans for their sacrifice and dedication to our country: “I remain deeply grateful for America’s veterans and their efforts to keep our country the greatest nation, preserving and protecting the freedoms we hold so dear. May God bless our veterans and these United States.” […]

Floyd County School Board meets today

The Floyd County School Board meets today at 4 p.m. From:: SWVAToday

Fridays: Willis Gap Open Jam

Fridays: Willis Gap Open Jam

Willis Gap Community Center holds an OPEN JAM session every Friday night 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm! Just minutes from Andy Griffith’s hometown Mount Airty, NC (Mayberry) and just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is Southern Hospitality at it’s best.

Wednesday Night 1908 Courthouse Jam

Wednesday Night 1908 Courthouse Jam

The 1908 Courthouse Jam is held every Wednesday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Historic 1908 Courthouse, Main Street, Independence, VA. Take a comfortable chair, or use one of the folding chairs provided by the 1908 Courthouse.

Rededication Ceremony held for Carroll Library

Rededication Ceremony held for Carroll Library

The Carroll County Public Library was rededicated Saturday morning with an eventful celebration 32 years after the original dedication in 1982.

Talley named October Citizen of the Month

Talley named October Citizen of the Month

Jessica Talley was named Citizen of the Month for October by Councilman David Young during the Hillsville Town Council meeting on Oct. 27.

Crooked Road Thursday Night Jam Session

Crooked Road Thursday Night Jam Session

The Crooked Road Thursday Night Jam Sessions, 6pm – 9pm at Fries Recreation Center Inc. Join us for an enjoyable evening of old-time and bluegrass music, food and fellowship! FREE