Community Calendar

August 8:

Vacation Bible School — Mission: Deep Sea, Aug. 8 from 3 to 7 p.m. Classes for children and adults held in small group settings while maintaining social distancing. Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, 260 Spring Road, Patrick Springs, VA. Registration is available on


New Hope Church of the Brethren in Elamsville — BBQ Chicken Plate (includes green beans, corn, slaw, roll, dessert, & drink) $8, from 4 to 7 p.m. Drive-thru service only. This is a fundraiser for 24 orphan girls in Mare-rouge, Haiti.


The Stuart Farmers’ Market is now open for on-site shopping on Fridays 8 a.m. to noon.

Friday, August 7: National Farmers’ Market Week. Come help us celebrate. Tool Sharpening available. Bring those dull knives, scissors and mower blades. Have them sharpened while you shop. Fee for sharpening. No sales before 8 a.m. Masks and social distancing for patrons encouraged. Stay up to date with market events with Stuart Farmers’ Market Facebook page.


August 3-15:

Online Vacation Bible School. Activities to be posted on High Point Baptist Church’s Facebook page. To participate if you do not have Facebook page, contact Pastor Wayne Moore at for a link so that your kids can participate.

August 11:

The next Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Rotary Field, in Stuart. The donor for this month is Blue Ridge Furniture. The Red Cross suggests getting plenty of rest before donating, drinking plenty of water. Donors also are encouraged to remain at the donation point for a 15-minute rest and to eat something before leaving the site. If you have not donated before, come and see us. Donations are always needed.


Bookmobile Schedule

The Patrick County Branch Library’s Bookmobile will resume operations and offer trunk-side only service until further notice at the locations, dates and times listed below:

Monday, Aug. 10:

BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan, noon to 1 p.m.;

Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1 to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 11:

Appletree Development Center, noon to 12:30 p.m.;

Rose Window 40 Charity, 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.;

Charity Primitive Baptist Church, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.;

Robert’s Market/57, 2:35 to 2:50 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 12:

Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Trinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 13:

Wildwood Acres (off Virginia 694), 11 to 11:30 a.m.;

Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, noon to 12:30 p.m.;

Hardin Reynolds Road (Ramey’s) 12:35 to 12:50 p.m.;

Patrick Henry Volunteer Fire Station, 1 to 2 p.m.

Salem United Methodist Church, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.

For questions or comments, call Tammy at (276) 694-3352 Ext. 1 or Ext. 2, or via email at


Schedule for Recycle Bins

1st weekend of the month: Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, Blue Ridge Elementary School, Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department;

2nd weekend of the month: C&J Signs (Woolwine), Meadows of Dan Elementary School, Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department;

3rd weekend of the month: Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, Willis Gap Community Center,

Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department;

4th weekend of the month: C&J Signs (Woolwine), Meadows of Dan Elementary School, Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department

5th weekend of the month: No recycling.



Hughes Family Reunion on Sept. 13, 2020 has been cancelled cause of the Covid-19 pandemic, will look to Sept. 2021 for the next reunion, depending on conditions.


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