Oops can happen, and then …

One of the supreme ironies of the uranium mining debate in Pittsylvania County is that supporters make the argument that it’s regulated by the government. They say an alphabet soup of state and federal agencies will oversee uranium mining and milling in the county. Virginia Uranium Inc. will use the latest technology, and the state and federal government will be watching VUI the whole time.

Oops can happen, and then …

One of the supreme ironies of the uranium mining debate in Pittsylvania County is that supporters make the argument that it’s regulated by the government. They say an alphabet soup of state and federal agencies will oversee uranium mining and milling in the county. Virginia Uranium Inc. will use the latest technology, and the state and federal government will be watching VUI the whole time.

South Hills’s CMH Computed Tomography receives accreditation

Community Memorial Healthcenter, in South Hill, Computed Tomography has been granted accreditation in the areas of Neuroimaging CT, Sinus and Temporal Bone and Whole Body CT by the ICACTL.

Clark earns top NWR honor

The honors continue for Comet senior softball standout Stephanie Clark. Clark earned co-Northwest Regional player of the year honors, along with Brittany Clendenny of Battlefield.

Rosemont Wine and Art Festival Saturday

Excitement is building for the second annual Rosemont Wine and Art Festival Saturday June 19, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

SVCC Scholarship Golf Classic winners

Upcoming events at Occoneechee

There are a lot of fun things to do at Occoneechee State Park this weekend. Hike through the woods, ride a bike, visit the museum, have a picnic, and enjoy these great programs along with many others: Thursday, June 17 – 9 a.m.—Tree Cookies. Learn about tree growth, annual rings, and what the tree rings can tell us about the […]

Main Street UMC pilots after-school program

It was in January that former teacher, Judith Burton, envisioned a ministry of assisting children in the community needing remediation with their academic achievement. She talked with Pastor Ed Rigg and thus began the pilot program. They discussed the idea with Pam Eakes, principal of South Boston Elementary School and she agreed that it was needed and would enjoy participating. Children were selected, transportation from the school was provided, tutors offered their time and thus began the Wednesday After School Program at Main Street UMC.

Library book sale

The Friends of the Library have organized the next Book Sale at the Mary Bethune Complex. Friends Only Day – June 16, 4-7 p.m. Become a Friends member that night at the door and you can get first pickings. Open to the Public: June 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Grab Bag Days: June 18, noon-7 p.m. and June 19, 10 a.m.-7 […]

Rogers takes fourth USAR win of season

Make it 4-for-6 for USAR veteran Clay Rogers following Saturday night’s series feature at South Boston Speedway.