Tag: Pittsylvania County

Jane Dittmar applauds Pittsylvania County on achieving Certified Work Ready status

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Pittsylvania County has joined the ranks of the Certified Work Ready Communities.


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Gregory Lumber to expand sawmill operation in Pittsylvania County

Gregory Lumber, Inc. will expand its sawmill operations in Pittsylvania County, creating three new jobs in the county.


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Federal judge rejects Pittsylvania County effort to overturn ban on government sponsored prayer

In an opinion issued Friday in a case brought by the ACLU of Virginia, U.S. District Court Judge Michael F. Urbanski ruled that the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors’ prior practice of reciting Christian prayers remains unconstitutional.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert: Jan. 11-17

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District for the week Jan. 4-10 requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


law

Appeals court rejects Pittsylvania County appeal in government prayer case

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today unanimously dismissed Pittsylvania County’s appeal from a lower court order prohibiting the Board of Supervisors from opening its meetings with Christian prayers offered by Board members.


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VDOT Lynchburg District traffic alert

Highway work in the VDOT Lynchburg District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Structure inspections scheduled in Lynchburg VDOT District

Motorists should be alert to road and/or lane closures and possible delays as crews under contract to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) perform regularly-scheduled safety inspections.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 13-17

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


Ackelson wanted after missing preliminary hearing

Derick Heath Ackelson, 43 years old, is now a wanted man. Ackelson was scheduled to appear in Waynesboro General District Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing for the August grand larceny charge but was a no show.


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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District: Traffic Alerts for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Lynchburg VDOT District.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 22-26

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 15-19

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 8-12

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures in the Lynchburg VDOT District is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Report: Sept. 1-5

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Lynchburg VDOT transportation district.


revenues

Study finds U.S. chicken consumption on the rise

U.S. chicken consumption is something to cluck about. That’s because new research shows an increase in the amount of chicken consumers are eating in restaurants and buying in stores.


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Robert Hurt: Allow our family farms to prosper

When I visited a cattle farm in Appomattox, I spoke with the farmer about the rising cost of fuel, which is among his largest expenses as it powers the tractors and vehicles that allow him to transport hay and cattle.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Aug. 25-29

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Roads Report: Aug. 18-22

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Lynchburg VDOT District.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Aug. 11-15

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled in the VDOT Lynchburg District, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Aug. 4-8

Highway work in the VDOT Lynchburg District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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VDOT Lynchburg Road Report: July 28-Aug. 1

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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VDOT: Highway structure inspections scheduled in Lynchburg District

Motorists should be alert to road and/or lane closures and possible delays as crews under contract to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) perform regularly-scheduled safety inspections at the locations listed below, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Roads Report: July 20-26

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Report: July 14-18

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Upcoming VDOT road safety inspections in Lynchburg area

Motorists should be alert to road and/or lane closures and possible delays as crews under contract to VDOT perform regularly-scheduled safety inspections at the locations listed below, weather permitting.


Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: July 7-11

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT district requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: June 30-July 4

VDOT highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain new/updated information.


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Lynchburg District Road Report: June 22-28

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT district requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


McAuliffe announces agriculture planning grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that three projects were awarded $60,000 in planning grants from the Governor’s Agriculture & Forestry Industries Development Fund (AFID).


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Robert Hurt: Jobs remain our top priority

I was pleased to take part in two events that demonstrated that opportunities are on the horizon for our communities. Danville’s job fair, sponsored by the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, was an encouraging display, with 35 area employers advertising nearly 700 available positions.


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Robert Hurt: A victory for job creation in Virginia’s Fifth District

Last week’s March Jobs Report once again demonstrated that this administration’s policies are hindering the dynamic economic and job growth we so desperately need.


healthcare

Business coalition launches campaign to support private option plan to close coverage gap

A non-partisan coalition of Virginia business and community leaders today announced it is launching a statewide radio, online and social media advertising campaign to galvanize support for a Medicaid ‘Private Option’ plan to close Virginia’s coverage gap for the uninsured.


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Attorney General Mark Herring launches public safety tour

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has launched a two week public safety tour of Virginia in which he will hold 22 regional meetings to hear from local public safety and law enforcement leaders and local elected officials about challenges in their area and ways that he can help protect our communities.


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Five bucks for Thanksgiving: Survey

Five bucks on a crappy extra-value meal at McDonald’s, or five bucks for a Thanksgiving feast. Your choice. That’s the word from the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, which put together an informal price survey of the cost for Virginia families to eat a Thanksgiving meal, and came to $5 a person as the answer.