SOL scores show double-digit gains

The results of the Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning (SOL) tests for 2015-2016 indicate significant improvements in all schools in Patrick County,...

Youth Academy set

Virginia high school students who are juniors or seniors during the 2018-19 academic year may apply to the second annual Youth Academy, hosted by...

First responders brace for storm impact, encourage residents to prepare now

Public safety personnel are bracing for impact and catastrophic flooding that may result from rainfall associated with Hurricane Florence if the storm continues its...

Appeal process underway in defamation suit

  A former school principal who was reassigned in 2015 was awarded $500,000 Wednesday in a defamation lawsuit against Patrick County Schools Superintendent William Sroufe. Sroufe...

Brinks sworn in as general court judge

Marcus Brinks was officially sworn in as the new General Court District judge for the 21st judicial circuit on Friday, June 21, at the...

Benefit slated for former deputy, performer

Although he has been a part of countless benefit concerts through the years, Phillip Bridges said an upcoming event to raise funds for his...

Break-in reported at clinic, reward offered

A local medical clinic was burglarized late Sunday and early Monday, according to Sheriff Dan Smith. The Pioneer Family Medical Office on Woodland Drive in...

Reception, board meeting to be held

The Patrick County School Board will hold a reception for retirees on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The reception will be followed by a board...

Bids to buy hospital fall through, foreclosure auction planned

  Attempts to buy the Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick have been unsuccessful, and the lender now plans to foreclose on the property. “Every interested person...

General District Court news for May

The following cases were heard and disposed of in Patrick County General District Court during the month of May. CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC May 1:   Penny Foley, Stuart,...

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