Blue Ridge Therapy Connection

Warren Patrick celebrates Australia in his Aussie hat. The residents of Blue Ridge had a good time celebrating their vacation week to Australia. They went digging for pink diamonds, More...

Mountain Top Party Line

Pictured are Leroy (Brown) Spencer and wife Jackie. They are looking good. As I was going through some albums I found this photo. I have eaten Christmas breakfast at their house More...

Landmark Center – August 9th, 2017

Janna Foley The Landmark Center is excited to welcome Janna Foley to the community as the acting administrator in training. Janna is a Patrick County native who resides in Stuart More...

Letter: Chamber of Commerce

I would like to extend my gratitude and thanks to everyone who came out to the Meet & Greet on Thursday for the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce. The support and kindness More...

Letter: Blood drive

Thank you, Patrick County! Twenty-three equivalent units of whole blood were collected with a goal of 41 units at the recent blood drive. That translates to helping as many as More...

eEnterprise for August 16th, 2017

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Aaron’s Fork Church to host 100th anniversary service

By Jane Mabe and Paula Drady To commemorate the 100 years of Aaron’s Fork Church, a...

Results employees celebrate training completion

The Results Companies in partnership with Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) announce the next graduating class...

Mountain Home Masonic Lodge to hold open house

Have you ever wondered what the inside of the Mountain Home Masonic Lodge looks like or...

Simple Gifts to perform

Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge will perform Aug. 12 at Fairy Stone State Park. (Contributed photo) The Simple Gifts of The Blue Ridge will perform at Fairy Stone State Park on Saturday, August 12 at 7 More...

Library to host program..

Join the staff at the Patrick County Library on Thursday, August 17 from 5 to 6 p.m. to learn valuable gardening tips from Gwendolyn Nergart of In Season Garden. Nergart will More...

Fully accredited trend continues

The Virginia Department of Education results of the 2016-2017 Standards of Learning tests (SOLS) indicate significant More...

Elementary school menus – Week of August 14-18

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

Lady Cougars scrimmage three teams

By Stephen Henderson Sydney Kirk (#4) sets the volleyball as Morgan Biggs (#1) prepares to leap for the kill More...

Stuart Fire Dept. to host annual 5K race

Join Stuart Fire Department in participating in the fourth annual Stop, Drop, & Run 5K Run/Walk with Memorial Stair Climb on..

Community Calendar – August 16th, 2017

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 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, […]..

Community Calendar – August 2nd, 2017

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 REVIVAL: with Blonnie Gregory, evangelist; special singing each night; Sun. at 6 p.m., Mon.-Wed. at 7:30 p.m.., Harris Chapel Church, More...

Obituaries – August 16th, 2017

EFFIE G. BOWMAN Effie Rena Gwynn Bowman, 92, of Ararat, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the Laurel Meadows Nursing Center in Laurel Fork. She was born in Patrick County on February 24, 1925 to the late Levi and Rachel Hall Gwynn. In addition to her parents, she was..

Obituaries – August 9th, 2017

JERRY D. BRANCH Jerry Dale Branch, 63, of Patrick Springs, died on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home. He was the son of Betty Mae Felts Branch and William Edward Branch. Surviving are his sister, Linda Branch Martin of Spencer; and one brother, Edward Dudley Branch of Dugspur.A  More...

Land transfers for July

The following land transfers were recorded in the Patrick County Clerk’s Office during the month of July. June E. Albert to..

Longwood SBDC offers free business workshop

Entrepreneurship is the American Dream. Unfortunately, of the 1 million businesses started each year, most of them eventually fail. The one..

USDA FSA County Committee nominations due August 1

By Tammy M. Goodyear County Executive Director Farm Service Agency The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that the nomination period..

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