Former editor of The Enterprise dead at 78

Nancy Lindsey, who retired from her position as editor of The Enterprise on December 31, 2016, died on Thursday, Nov. 17. She was 78. Her story in her own words is included inside in a reprinted column titled “Journalism 101. (Contributed photo) Nancy Lindsey, who retired in 2016 after 40-years...

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Tilley honored with resolution

Former Town Manager Terry Tilley was presented a resolution from the General Assembly to commemorate his service from Del. Wren Williams, R-Stuart (right). Former Town Manager Terry Tilley was honored with a resolution for his service at the Nov. 16 Town Council meeting. Del. Wren Williams, R-Stuart, said the resolution...

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Help a child by sharing Christmas Cheer

The 2022 Patrick County Christmas Cheer campaign is now underway, and organizers said the program received requests from more than 168 families who need help for more than 365 children in Patrick County.   Tags with children’s wish list items and sizes ready for pick up in several locations, including First...

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Perry publishes new book

“The Strange Case of Not Adams: Arson, Power, and Politics in Civil War Era Patrick County Virginia” is available on Amazon as an e-book or a paperback. Local author and historian Tom Perry recently released his most recent book, “The Strange Case of Not Adams: Arson, Power, and Politics in...

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Arrests reported

The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office reported the following: *Brandi Delea Steele, 39, of Patrick County Jail, was charged Nov. 10 with probation violation. Deputy B.L. Vipperman was the arresting officer. *William Edwards Roberts, 42, of Martinsville, was charged Nov. 10 with one count each petty larceny and interfere with property...

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Portion of road to close on Dec. 5

Beginning Monday, December 5, a portion of Virginia 660 (Five Forks Road) will be closed to through traffic from 0.6 mile from Virginia 658 (Bullins Lane) to 0.4 mile from the North Carolina state line for a bridge replacement over Peters Creek.    Directional signs will be used to help motorists....

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Annual Love Lights project underway

The third annual Love Lights Christmas Tree is pictured. The deadline to order a Love Light to honor or remember a loved one is noon on Dec. 2. The Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC is holding its fourth annual Love Lights project to help remember and honor loved ones during...

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Shelor selected Grand Marshal of MOD Parade

Annalee Shelor was selected to be the Grand Marshal of the Meadows of Dan Community Association’s annual Christmas Parade. Shelor was a graduate of Meadows of Dan High School. She married Dwight Shelor. Their 54-year union resulted in three sons. Annalee worked for the FBI in Washington, D.C., from 1951-1953....

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Chamber details Christmas Bonus program

The generosity of an anonymous donor will once again allow the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce to give five county residents a $1,000 Christmas bonus. Winners are selected via a random drawing. To be eligible for the drawing, employees must have worked for a company, organization, business, or county department...

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Local student’s essay selected runner up in contest

  Maria Turner (right) is pictured with Harless Belcher (center), and his wife, Jackie Belcher. Turner wrote an essay about Harless Belcher, a veteran, following an interview she conducted with him in September. Patrick County High School Junior Maria Turner, 16, submitted an entry to the Virginia War Memorial High...

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