News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2020

During last week of early voting, Pittsylvania County Registrar reminds voters of options

Amid the final week of early voting for the November general election, Pittsylvania County Registrar Kelly Keesee would like to remind registered voters of the many options they still have to submit their ballots.

"For the safety of the staff, the vol...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Pittsylvania County to generate revenue by accepting trash from Martinsville, Henry County

2019 09-11 Pittsylvania-Model

In a creative revenue-generating move, the Pittsylvania County landfill has begun accepting solid waste from neighboring localities. Beginning on Jan. 1, First Piedmont Corporation will haul solid waste from Martinsville and Henry County to the Pittsylvan...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Pittsylvania County Parks and Recreation Cancels Youth Sports for Winter

IMG_0148

To protect our youth and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Pittsylvania County Parks and Recreation has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-2021 basketball and cheerleading seasons. Under normal circumstances, well over 750 youth would participat...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Board of Supervisors hold productive Tuesday meeting

Star Tribune honored

The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors had a busy afternoon and evening of meetings on Tuesday. Some of the highlights included: 
  • Passing a resolution proposing several, more equitable funding options between Pittsylvania a...
Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Pittsylvania County offers Franklin County alternative funding options for Cool Branch agencies

Public Safety Logo

After months of negotiations, the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors provided Franklin County several options for jointly funding Cool Branch Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Located within Pittsylvania County, the majority of the two Coo...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Pittsylvania County continues to negotiate Cool Branch coverage, funding with Franklin County

Public Safety Logo

Pittsylvania County leadership remains committed to keeping the Penhook community protected, including residents of The Water’s Edge, as negotiations continue between Pittsylvania County and Franklin County over appropriate cost-sharing for Cool Branch Vo...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Registrar assures voters that Monday incident was mechanical failure, not tampering

The Pittsylvania County Registrar assures citizens that a Monday incident where the back door of an empty ballot drop box fell open when a citizen pulled on it is a simple mechanical failure and not tampering.

 

"Based on the security footage,...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Pittsylvania County Uses CARES Act Funds for DCC Scholarships

The Danville Community College Educational Foundation is offering scholarships to 2019 and 2020 Pittsylvania County public high school graduates for a "second-chance," eight week semester starting on Oct. 19 as well as for the spring, 2021 semes...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Six Months in, Director Pushing for Comprehensive Modernization of Community Development

Emily Ragsdale

After taking up the post of Pittsylvania County Community Development Director just over six months ago, Emily Ragsdale is looking to make sweeping changes to planning and zoning that will benefit Pittsylvania County and its citizens.

“Creating more modern...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Committees hear presentations about solar, convenience centers Tuesday

Pittsylvania County making requirements more uniform for solar development

As development of utility-scale solar facilities continues to take place across Pittsylvania County, Community Development Director Emily Ragsdale is looking to unify the regulation...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Pittsylvania County receives $330,000 small business assistance grant

Pittsylvania County has received a $330,000 small business assistance grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development. This grant will provide as much as $15,000 in assistance for 20 local businesses in Pittsylvania County, as well...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

After slowdown, 911 call volume remains high

After averaging just 2,041 911 calls between the months of February and May, an average of 2,441 have come in monthly from June through August, and September has 2,151 as of Monday morning. 

"Even as call volume has been high over the past se...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors approve regional economic development alliance

Pittsylvania County approved their participation in a regional economic development alliance, which will allow the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and many other regional institutions to better coordinate their efforts to attract and retain high qu...

News release

Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

2022 Reassessment of Real Property

Business Savvy People Fiendly Pittsylvania County Virginia

Brightminds LLC, a contracted agency with Pittsylvania County, will be using drone technology as part of the 2022 Reassessment of Real Property. Please use the link below to see which areas the technicians are currently working in. If you have any questio...

Read on...

Press Release Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

2020 Pittsylvania County Local Board of Social Services Meetings

Calendar photo

Notice is hereby given that Calendar Year 2020 meetings of the Pittsylvania County Local Board of Social Services will be held on the third Monday of the month, at 5:45 p.m., in the Arlene Creasy Annex, which is located at the rear of the Human Services C...

Read on...

Pittsylvania County News