| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Three arrests were made on Thursday night in relation to a string of burglaries at Daniels Electric Motors in Danville.
According to a news release, Pittsylvania County deputies arrested Alphonso Robertson, Jr., 26, Jamand Edmonds, 24, and Quentin...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:10 PM
There's a good chance the milk in your refrigerator and the corn on your dinner table came from a farm in Southern Virginia.
"We milk 12 hundred cows three times a day here. We milk about 18 hours a day total," said Roy Vanderhyde, co-owner of Vanderhyde...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:32 PM
It was business as usual for the seven supervisors of Pittsylvania County.
"Mr. Chairman, I think we have a handout," said one board member during the meeting.
The room, barely occupied.
Some supervisors thought there would be more people.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:20 PM
A high school student was arrested in Pittsylvania County on Thursday.
Authorities say students at Dan River High School noticed another student on campus with a gun yesterday.
He had been suspended from school earlier in the week.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When students arrived at school on Wednesday morning, they noticed someone in the parking lot who wasn't supposed to be there.
It was a teenager who was suspended earlier this week. Other students reported seeing him on school grounds.
"So we were...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:54 PM
An independent study concludes that a uranium mine and milling operation in Southside Virginia would present "potential risks and potential rewards."
The report released Thursday was commissioned by the Danville Regional Foundation to assess the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:58 AM
Reseachers say a uranium mine in Pittsylvania County could help the region's failing economy but could have a negative impact on the housing market and the environment.
The 500 page study released by R-T-I International based in North Carolina...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:33 AM
A highly anticipated National Academy of Sciences report on uranium mining concludes that Virginia must
overcome "steep hurdles" before it can assure that a rich deposit of the radioactive ore can be safely mined and processed.
The 290-page report...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Law-makers in Southern Virginia say it's too soon for a vote early next year on uranium mining.
Delegate Don Merricks says he and several of his colleagues agree more time is needed to review three studies that combined are nearly one thousand pages.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Pittsylvania County 911 is getting a much needed upgrade. But members of the Board of Supervisors say the improvements could cause an increase in taxes.
The 911 center in Chatham is getting a nearly 12 million dollar make over.
That includes replacing...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Uranium mining is likely to be the hot button issue when Virginia lawmakers begin work in a couple of weeks up in Richmond.
A proposal to lift a statewide ban on the mining of the radioactive mineral is polarizing and personally impactful.