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The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office would like to announce that charges and arrest have been made in the shooting death of Joshua Rone, which occurred at the Danville Pittsylvania Fairgrounds on Sept. 18, 2021.

On Thursday, October 14th, 2021 the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 45 year old Providence resident Kathy Dawn Scarce, with the commission of (1) count of Felony ATTEMPT TO DISCHARGE A WEAPON INTO AN AIRCRAFT.

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Mother nature tried to postpone the Sgt. Colby Richmond Memorial, but rain clouds parted Saturday morning at the town pavilion in Yanceyville, so that this special soldier could be honored.

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Not far from downtown Yanceyville, maybe 20 minutes, is the farming community of Prospect Hill. It’s home to tobacco fields, fishing ponds and a half-dozen old-timey churches.

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City crime in North Carolina is rising at an alarming rate according to nation-wide statistics. Much of its root causes can be directly linked to the non-prosecution of serious crimes, cultural change, and a disrespect for law.

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Josh Rone, the Bartlett Yancey football lineman killed in a shooting near Danville, Va. Sept. 18, was a large presence at Buccaneer stadium Friday night as the Bucs took on conference rival Cummings.

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's help in identifying three people in a newly-released photograph as persons of interest in the Sept. 18 shooting death at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair.

SGT Colby Richmond events will be held Saturday, October 9 at 11 a.m., at the Yanceyville Pavilion, 158 Church St, Yanceyville. Registration for Bikers is from at 8 am-10 am, with the Programs starting at 11 am followed by the Bikers‘ ride set for at 12 Noon.

The Veterans’ Administration Hospital of Durham, NC and NCWORKS of Rockingham County will sponsor a Veterans’ Benefit Clinic and a Career Fair on Wednesday, October 6, at the Yanceyville Pavilion, 158 east Church St, from 9 am-1 pm. The Veterans Administration will provide an update and elig…

After two years of hashing it out whether or not to increase the amount of zoning in Caswell County, light zoning for the Southeast section of the county finally came to a vote at Monday’s meeting.

On Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 22 year old Yanceyville resident William Cole Somers with the commission of (3) counts of FELONIOUS POSSESSION/RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY.

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The popularity and existence of animal rescue organizations are alive and well in the local area and nearby counties: Caswell Pet Lifeline, the Animal Protection Society of Caswell County, Danville Area Humane Society, and the Animal Protection Society of Person County.

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Josh Rone, the Bartlett Yancey football player killed by gunfire in mid September, was eulogized Saturday as a fun loving teen who attracted friends easily and would do anything for those in his wide circle.

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Averett University’s Mary B. Blount Library is pleased to host a showing of art works by Art Professor Robert Marsh showing now through Thursday, Nov. 11. Professor Marsh, in the attached photo, has been teaching at Averett for more than 50 years and is well known locally, regionally and nat…