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Ivalien Reynolds 694-5243 Winter came in the other day with winds blowing up to 50 mph and finally cold temperatures. We surely need rain for all the dry land and danger of fire. More...

Landmark Center

Two residents of the Landmark Assisted Living Center in Stuart enjoyed a visit from the members of the congregation at Abiding Grace Church. (Photo by Daniel Louis Quesenberry)

BELLE PENDLETON Recreation Coordinator Two residents of the Landmark Assisted Living Center in Stuart enjoyed a visit from the members of the congregation at Abiding Grace Church. More...

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Meet the Curtis family, Cameron, Jessie, Leah (6) and Brodie (4). Leah and Brodie are the grandchildren of Pastor Mark and Kim Clayton. Keep Brodie and his family in your prayers as he continues his chemo treatments. Leah and Brodie love getting cards. Their address is: Leah and Brodie Curtis, 769 Manson Drewry Road, Manson, NC 27553. Thanks for your prayers!

Ivalien Reynolds 694-5243 Meet the Curtis family, Cameron, Jessie, Leah (6) and Brodie (4). Leah and Brodie are the grandchildren of Pastor Mark and Kim Clayton. Keep Brodie More...

Mike Nyquist (left), coordinator of Mountaintop Blood Drive, presents a one-gallon pin to Jennifer G McEvoy.

Mountaintop Blood Drive

Mike Nyquist (left), coordinator of Mountaintop Blood Drive, presents a one-gallon pin to Jennifer G McEvoy. The fifth and final 2016 Mountaintop Blood Drive took place the week More...

A conundrum

In their last three meetings the Patrick County Board of Supervisors has dealt with such issues as buying toilet paper, paying for dead dogs or cows, assessing the correct number More...

eEnterprise for November 30, 2016

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Veterans from the Ararat and Claudville communities were honored. Blue Ridge/Red Bank Schools reunion honors veterans

Veterans from the Ararat and Claudville communities were honored at the Blue Ridge/Red Bank Schools reunion...

pet-of-the-wk Pet of the week

This cute little guy and his twin brother have found themselves abandoned at the Patrick County...

People’s Choice Award

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Meadows of Dan resident Kent Pendleton won the People’s Choice Award at the 2016 JEB Stuart Art Show for his watercolor “B.F.F. Best Friends Forever.”   More...

Cassell documentary at Reynolds ..

Patrick County native Sammie Cassell is well-known among local students and teachers for advocating comic books as a way to encourage reading. A 1988 graduate of Patrick County More...

Chemo Delusion art show on Decem..

Mattie B’s, 105 N. Main St., Stuart, will showcase local ceramic artist David Lunt’s Chemo Delusion collection on Friday, Dec. 2, from 2 to 8:30 p.m. The collection includes More...

Reynolds Homestead trips..

The Reynolds Homestead announces three upcoming bus excursions. The next Ray and Nancy Dietz Travel Series trip is an excursion Saturday, December 10, to Old Salem to celebrate More...

Elementary school menus Week of December 5 – 9

BREAKFAST: (Free to all students) Grab and Go carts in each school; traditional breakfast in dining room: Mon.: More...

SCC offers pruning workshop Dec. 10

Surry Community College is offering a one-day pruning workshop on Saturday, December 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for those..

Cougar basketball starts season

Varsity Cougar basketball: Pictured: front row, (left to right): DeAndre Reynolds, Darius Hagwood, Hunter Lawless, Christian Taylor, Josh Cockram and Frankie LaComa; back row: Coach Andrew Terry, Manager Samantha Holt, Brandon Hubbard, RJ Hagwood, Matthew Amos, Zach Strole and Coach Lucas Terry.

By Stephen Henderson Patrick County High School Cougar basketball season has finally arrived, and Coach Andrew More...

November 30, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. THURSDAY, DECEMBER […]..

November 16, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 FALL REVIVAL: with Bro. Noah Frye, evangelist; special singing by True Gospel Baptist Church choir; for information call Pastor More...

MARGARET B. BOYD

Margaret Matilda Bowman Boyd, 82, of Ararat, died at her home Friday, November 25, 2016. She was born in Patrick County on January 5, 1934 and was a daughter of the late Muncie Otis and Mildred Ola Montgomery Bowman. She retired from Sealy Mattress Company and was of the Baptist faith...

FRANCES C. CHANEY

Frances Cassell Chaney, age 73, of Patrick Springs, went to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart. She was born in Patrick County on May 1, 1943 and was a daughter of the late Otis and Geneva More...

Ninth District agriculture and a better way to do tax reform

Morgan Griffith Report from Washington Last week, among other visits to businesses and organizations in Virginia’s Ninth District, I had the..

County Committee elections underway

By Tammy M. Goodyear County Executive Director USDA/Farm Service Agency Farmers in LAA #1, the Dan River Community, have nominated candidates..

23 Virginia families honored as Century Forest Landowners

Just months after the establishment of the nation’s first Century Forest program, 23 families from all corners of Virginia were inducted..