SCAC to hold hand-woven beading classes

The Stokes County Arts Council will sponsor hand-woven beading classes at the Stokes County Community Services Building, 700 N Main Street, Danbury, N.C. The six-week series will More...

Mountain Top Party Line

The weatherman predicted snow and he surely was right this time. Patrick County ended up with a foot or more. It’s been a sad time for my neighborhood these past few days. More...

Blue Ridge Therapy Connection

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The residents of Blue Ridge Therapy Connection really enjoyed watching the snow fall on Friday. They told staff members about walking to school in the snow, having snowball fights More...

Killing my cancer

About 2005, I learned about a simple blood test for cancer that is not well known but has been approved by Medicare since 1994. For ten years, prior to my annual physical check-up, More...

Blood drive

The Patrick County Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2 from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the John D. Hooker Building at Rotary Field. We welcome all donors, those who will More...

eEnterprise for February 3, 2016

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Patrick County High School’s automotive mechanics instructor Wayne Hayden and Career and Technological Education Director Robin Ferguson display the plaque recently awarded to PCHS. PCHS automotive technology program receives accreditation

The Career and Technical Education department of Patrick County High School has announced that another of...

DAR holds luncheon meeting

The Colonel Abram Penn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met January 11 for...

Pictured are: back row (left to right): Tracy Hairston and Farrell Pace, both of Martinsville; Kim Slater, Axton; Jenna Holt, Ridgeway; Vicky Robertson, Chatham; Kandi Johnson and Victoria Mullins, both of Stuart; Sherica Law and Iaisha Penn, both of Martinsville; Melody Griffin, Collinsville; Kristy Crump and Patricia Pruitt, both of Bassett; Sonia Via, Fieldale; Pamela Betterton, Chatham; Samantha Bloss, Axton; front row: Antonio Thomas and Lindsay Hall, both of Martinsville; Ginny Haynes, Axton; Emily Secrest, Martinsville; Samantha Cochran, Fieldale; Kimberly Scales, Martinsville; Brooke Spencer, Spencer; Robin Hancock, Bassett; Tamara McCoy and Megan McKinney both of Martinsville; Victoria McClung and Devyn Varner, both of Bassett; Megan Nash, Martinsville; Kayla Strickland, Salem; and John Croker, Martinsville. PHCC nursing students graduate

The Fall 2015 class of nursing students recently graduated from Patrick Henry Community College. These students...

Homestead to exhibit work by Adcock, “What the River Gave Me”

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The Reynolds Homestead is pleased to announce a new exhibition entitled “What the River Gave Me” by Rebecca Adcock. Inspired by the pieces of glass, wood and other debris that washed ashore after the More...

Primland moves up in rankings..

A trio of accolades has jump-started 2016 for Primland as it continues its ascendancy among key publications and web sites which rate hotels, resorts and spas, worldwide and More...

“Floyd Potters: Generations of..

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts is hosting a unique pottery show of Floyd potters called “Floyd Potters: Generations of Clay.” The show will feature more than 18 potters, More...

’Round the Mountain to hold ju..

`Round the Mountain will hold its next Jury Session on Tuesday, March 8. Members whose work pass the jury process will be eligible to have their work for sale at Heartwood: Southwest More...

Elementary school honor roll announced

The following Patrick County Elementary School students were recognized for their academic achievement for the More...

Dance classes offered at The Pilot Center in February

Surry Community College has line dancing classes starting soon for adults at The Pilot Center, 612 East Main Street, Pilot Mountain,..

Lady Cougars split two games

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By Stephen Henderson The Patrick County High School Lady Cougar basketball team finally continued its season More...

Cougars fall to two Pittsylvania

By Stephen Henderson The Patrick County High School Cougars boys’ basketball team finally got back to the hardwoods late last week..

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4 BUFFALO RIDGE COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Mickie Martin, 911 coordinator; topic: “Emergency Medical Dispatch,” for information call Deputy Dustin Foley or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Sycamore Baptist Church. RUSSELL CREEK COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Investigator Nick Pendleton; topic: Crime Prevention; 7 p.m., New Hope United […]..

January 28, 2016

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29 VERA BRADLEY BINGO: $25 for bingo package of 20 games, two coveralls and one door prize ticket; door prizes, concessions available; More...

WALLACE A. ADAMS

Wallace Allen Adams, 71, of Martinsville, died on Thursday, January 28, 2016. He was born on November 23, 1944 in Patrick County, and was a son of the late Edith Mabel Sheppard Adams and Wallace William Adams. He worked as a masonry contractor and was co-owner of Habco. He was of..

LINDA H. COX

Linda Hall Cox, age 68, of Claudville, died Friday, January 29, 2016, at her home. She was born in Patrick County on February 25, 1947. She was preceded in death by her father, Claude Nathaniel Hall; and her “Daddy,” N.T. Hall. Surviving are her loving husband of 53 years, More...

Senator Bill Stanley’s weekly update for the 2016 General Assembly session

The news from around Virginia this week was dominated by snow and the struggles to dig the Commonwealth out of a..

Sheriff reports arrests

Sheriff Dan Smith reported the following arrests: •Justin Lee Hollandsworth, 27, of Henry, was arrested Jan. 27 on a charge of..

NFPA and State Farm to fund projects for Wildfire Community Preparedness

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm® announced the launch of the project funding awards application period for its..