Headlines — August 15, 2013

NEWS
• Charges Likely in Food Pantry Probe
• Local Relay Teams Raise Over $180K for Cancer Research
• Governor Briefs Crowd on Rt. 460 Connector Project
• School Board Approves Slew of New Hires and Transfers
• Former Mountain Mission School Cafeteria Worker’s Alleged Embezzlement Could Enter Trial Phase Next Month

SPORTS
• Lady Wave Volleyball Program Looking to Grow and Improve
• Twin Valley Set to Host Season’s First Football Jamboree
• 60 Golfers Compete in 22nd Annual YMCA Benefit Golf Tournament

Headlines — August 8, 2013

NEWS
• County, School Officials Haggle Over Solution to Funding Crisis
• Fate of Prater School Remains in Doubt
• Additional Half-Million Approved for School System
• Prater Supervisor, O’Quinn, Announces Intent to Resign
• Two Vote in Favor of School Superintendent’s Removal Monday Night

SPORTS
• Area Football Teams Begin Practice in Preparation for Upcoming Seasons
• Honaker’s Kendrick and Coach Davidson Earn Top Honors on 2013 All-Group A Softball Team
• Honaker’s Hess, Kiser Named Honorable Mention Picks on VHSCA All-Group A Baseball Team

Headlines — August 1, 2013

NEWS
• Adkins Victorious in Rights Violation Lawsuit Against State Police Agent
• Two Supervisors Address Public Outside School Board Office
• Relay for Life Fundraiser Set Friday at Poplar Gap
• Officials: School System Plagued by ‘Incompetence,’ on Path to Financial Ruin
• List of Alleged School Layoffs Posted Online

SPORTS
• Lady Gladiators Capture Silver Medal at Commonwealth Games
• 22nd Annual YMCA Golf Tourney Set
• School Board Approves Additional Coaching Assignments at Grundy and Twin Valley

Headlines — July 25, 2013

NEWS
• Russell Prater School Closure Dodged
• Adkins’ Suit Against Virginia State Police Agent Heads to Trial Monday
• Real Estate Appraisals Underway August 5
• Downtown Grundy Waterline Gets Upgrade in Knox Water Project
• Supervisors Call Special Meeting on School Budget

SPORTS
• 31 Campers Attend YMCA’s Annual Basketball Camp
• 60 Area Athletes Participate in Buchanan County Youth Football Camp
• Hale and Keaton Claim Late Model Checkered Flags at Lonesome Pine

Headlines — July 18, 2013

NEWS
• Public Awaits Russell Prater Decision After Case Made for School
• New Roads Approved After Official Requests ‘Freeze’
• Mineral Reassessment Equalization Hearings Set Throughout August
• Board Enters Contract to Fund Countywide Radio Migration Study
• Increased Sightings of Bears in Grundy

SPORTS
• BDD Baseballers Pull Out 4-2 Victory Over LPD Team
• Honaker’s Hall, Hess and Coach Hubbard Compete in VHSCA All-Star Grid Game
• Gray Claims First and Second Career Victories at LPR