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Groundhog Mountain From late spring to early fall, Groundhog Mountain is a perfect place for family reunions. Time is pleasant there, and...

Retired teachers continue to serve

If you've grown up in Patrick County, chances are you've had the opportunity to be Phyllis Eastridge’s classroom. Eastridge taught in Patrick County schools...

Primland celebrates milestone

Primland celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of 'The Lodge,' and on Aug. 29, hosted an array of activities to thank the loyal...

Ruritan Club hosts guest

The Ararat Ruritan club hosted a dinner and special guest, Ruritan National Director Ed Hicks on July 11. Hicks attended the dinner to present...

Agency staff earn certifications

Two STEP, Inc. staff members recently received industry certifications. Head Start Health and Family Health Advocates Kimberly Stegall (left) and Lori Pruitt (right) received their...

Buttercups, strawberries and other signs of spring

May ushered in blue skies and short-lived thunderstorms, extended daylight hours that are perfect for grilling out, fresh picked strawberries and cow pastures covered...

Girl Scout Camporee held

Patrick County Girl Scouts held their annual Girl Scout Camporee April 26-27 at Dominion Valley Park with about 40 girls and adults in attendance. Many...

Ribbon cutting ceremony slated for bookmobile as library staff seek help solving a mystery

Former Gov. Gerald Baliles will be the keynote speaker at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new bookmobile on Thursday, May 16 at 12:30 p.m. The...

Local scouts attend merit college

Approximately 175 Scouts throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains Council area attended the 2019 Patrick Henry and Great Valley Merit Badge College at Franklin County...

Girl Scout Troop gives back to community

Girl Scout Troop #1302 brought in food to help the food bank at Providence United Methodist Church.  Some of the food will go to...

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