Tag: Bath County
Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Inc. will invest $5 million to build a new stave mill in Bath County, creating 30 new jobs in the county.
Bath County submitted a letter on Monday May 16 stating opposition to the proposed 600-mile, high-pressure Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
We are rapidly approaching the midpoint of the 2016 General Assembly Session. In legislative lingo, the midpoint is called the crossover.
After much thought, I want to announce that I will run for re-election to the State Senate this fall.
The Bath County Library and other organizations will be hosting the HistoryMobile at the end of April. This is a free event. There will be public viewing on April 29th, April 30th & May 1st from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.and on Saturday, May 2nd from 10::00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. The HistoryMobile will be located at the Bath County […]
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced this week that Highland County received U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designation as a primary disaster area due to drought that occurred from June 1 through October 31, 2014.
Perlista Henry and Joan Williams gave a presentation to the Bath Community Senior Center on Chef Edna Lewis, who was born in Orange, Virginia, and was the granddaughter of former slaves.
Light snow is covering roadways in the Shenandoah Valley. Precipitation started shortly after nightfall as some sleet and snow and continues into the evening hours.
Twelve Bath Community Senior Center members and staff visited The National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W.Va., October 30, courtesy of the Bath County Parks and Recreation Department.
The Bath Community Senior Center members had a Halloween costume party at the Senior Center October 29.
Handmade quilts were donated to Volunteer Coordinator Dawn Shull on Wednesday September 24th as part of a project one of her Meals on Wheels volunteer approached her with several months ago.
The VDOT Lexington Residency Office has announced its schedule for the application of Krenite S for brush control in Highland County this year.
Drivers can expect lane closures July 7-11, 2014 at the intersection of Route 220 (Sam Snead Highway) and Route 684 (Incubator Hollow Road) in Bath County just south of Hot Springs. This is for water-line repair work at the intersection.
DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) recently announced the winners of its annual scholarship contest. F
Thirteen Bath Community Senior Center members and three staff members enjoyed an overnight trip May 21 – 22 to Wytheville, VA, courtesy of The Bath County Parks and Recreation. With an early morning start and a quick stop for lunch, we arrived at the Quality Inn in Wytheville.
James Madison softball sophomore pitcher/first baseman Jailyn Ford (Hot Springs, Va./Bath County) was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Second Team, the organization announced on Wednesday
Sophomore pitcher Jailyn Ford (Hot Springs, Va./Bath County) twirled a one-hit shutout and senior shortstop Caitlin Sandy (Fayetteville, N.C./Jack Britt) collected three hits to lead the JMU softball team to an 8-0 win over Hofstra in the winners’ bracket game of the Colonial Athletic Association Championship at Veterans Memorial Park, Thursday.
Sophomore left-hander Jailyn Ford (Hot Springs, Va./Bath County) tossed her 19th complete game of the season to lead the JMU softball team to a 3-2 win over Towson in the opening game of the Colonial Athletic Association Championship at Veterans Memorial Park, Wednesday.
On April 17, Bath Community Senior Center members and staff enjoyed lunch at Jason’s Pizza following a morning of exercise at the Bath Wellness Center. It was a wonderful day of fun, food and friends.
After nearly four months of posting employment ads for a Director at the Bath Community Senior Center (BCSC) with little to no response, Chief Administrative Officer Jenn Chestnut struck gold when Alicia Wrights submitted her interest in the position. After an interview was conducted with Jenn, Interim Director Nancy Johnson, BCSC Local Council Chairwoman Mary Susan Blankenship, and BCSC Local Council member and VPAS Board director PY Henry on March 10, it was obvious Alicia was the perfect match for the position.
Monday afternoon, the State Senate voted to pass SB 260, a mental health reform bill introduced by Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath County) and co-patroned by senators from both parties.
Gov. Bob McDonnell has released recommendations stemming from Health and Human Resource Secretary Bill Hazel’s review of last month’s tragedy in Bath County involving State Sen. Creigh Deeds and his son, Gus. The governor asked the secretary to conduct the review.
Bath County sheriff’s deputies responded to a non-emergency call for assistance to State Sen. Creigh Deeds’ home on Monday, the day before Deeds was stabbed in an altercation with his son, Gus Deeds, 24, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after the attack.
State Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, is in critical condition after being stabbed at his home in Millboro, and his son, Gus, 24, is dead from a gunshot wound, according to multiple media reports Tuesday morning. Details about what happened at the Deeds home are still not known.
As cooler temperatures arrive and the leaves on the trees begin to change color, visitors come from near and far to admire Virginia’s autumn splendor.