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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Burn Ban in Effect in Pittsylvania County

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Pittsylvania County Public Safety has issued an indefinite ban on open burning due to dry conditions currently exist outdoors that are favorable for rapid fire spread due to the lack of measurable rainfall throughout the County.

See why open burning is temporarily prohibited Pittsylvania County Homepage News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Board of Supervisors Update Solar Ordinance

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During Tuesday's meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved changes to the County's Solar ordinance. Some of the changes included increasing buffering and setback requirements and reducing the allowed distance between projects.

Read More About the Changes Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for Saturday in Danville

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The Virginia Department of Health’s Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at Averett North Main Campus located at 707 Mount Cross Road. Register at

Learn more about the clinic Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

PittCo Happenings - Reassessment Update

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You can find a transcript of this interview here

You can learn more about the reassessment process and how to schedule a meeting with Brightminds here

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Board of Supervisors October Recap

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The Board of Supervisors held a busy day of meetings on Tuesday. Some of the highlights included: 

Discussed Allocation Process for ARPA Funds for Fire and Rescue Agencies

The Board continued discussing the application and distribution process for ...

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Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

County IDA Enters Option Agreement with Energy Company; $150 Million Capital Investment Expected

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The Industrial Development Authority entered into an option agreement with Pittsylvania Energy Storage, LLC for a parcel in the Ringgold West Industrial Park. The proposed energy storage project would include a capital investment of at least $150 million.

Learn more about the agreement Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Tyson Breaks Ground on New Facility in Ringgold

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State, regional, and local officials joined Tyson Foods for a groundbreaking on its new, 325,000 square-foot facility in the Cane Creek Centre on Thursday morning. The facility is expected to be operational in 2023.

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Setting the Record Straight on the Blue Ridge Rock Festival

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To clarify misinformation about the County's relationship with Purpose Driven Events and what happened at the Blue Ridge Rock Fest, the County is publishing a two-part series about what happened at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival and why the Blue Ri...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Pittsylvania County Employee Morale Continues Upward Trend, Survey Shows

Employee Satisfaction Survey Results

After a gap-year during 2020 due to the pandemic, Pittsylvania County conducted its third annual employee satisfaction survey, and the results show that employees by and large enjoy working for the county, feel that their supervisors encourage and promote...

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Pittsylvania County News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Chairman Addresses Music Festival Invoice Misinformation

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Board Chairman Warren addresses misinformation about Pittsylvania County's invoices to Purpose Driven Events for the Blue Ridge Rock Festival. The County billed so the taxpayers weren't funding a private event, and no County employees "double-dipped."

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Wanted Persons

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Help the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office by looking through some of the people who are wanted in our area. If you have any information about any of these people you should either call the Sheriff's Office at 432-7931 or Crime Stoppers at 800-791-0044

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