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Authorities investigating threat at Pittsylvania County Administration Building
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - Authorities are investigating a threat received at the at the Pittsylvania County Administration Building on Thursday. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office and the Chatham Police Department responded to assess an "electronic communication" the administration building r
Pittsylvania County Administration Building Target of Electronic Threat
(Chatham, VA) – An electronic bomb threat arrived to the Pittsylvania County Administration building Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations and traffic diversions. A wave of bomb threats emailed to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacua
Northern Virginia's best and brightest Christmas lights displays
In keeping with InsideNoVa.com tradition, here are a few winter wonderlands to visit around Northern Virginia this holiday season. Anderson’s North Pole, 15615 Bushey Drive, Woodbridge.
Virginia sheriff says gas stations selling CBD were unknowingly hawking ‘pure marijuana’
Powhatan County Sheriff Brad Nunnally says his investigators got curious after seeing CBD — or cannabidiol — products for sale in county convenience stores. So they bought some and got them tested by the state lab. The results?
Rain, drizzle and fog to continue overnight
ROANOKE, Va. - An area of low pressure nearby kept us on the gloomier side of things today with rain showers, drizzle and fog. Unfortunately, not much will be changing until about the second part of Sunday, when the low pulls away from the region.
Pipelines put county at continual risk
Since 2015, pipeline companies have been working on two pipelines, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline, both of which are proposed to transport fracked gas from West Virginia, through Virginia to the coast. A third pipeline, the Southgate pipeline, a 72-mile extension of the
Danville fire crews battle mobile home blaze
DANVILLE, VA (WFXR News) - Danville Fire crews spent Friday afternoon battling a mobile home blaze. It happened in the 100 block of Reuben Court. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control, but the mobile does have fire and smoke damage.
Friday afternoon fire damages trailer in Danville
A fire blamed on faulty wiring damaged a single-wide trailer Friday afternoon in Danville, authorities reported. Danville firefighters responded to a call shortly before 3 p.m. at 135 Reuben Court, lot 19. When crews arrived they found smoke inside the home, according to a news release from the Danv
Pittsylvania Co. Administration Office gets emailed threat
PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Pittsylvania County Administration Office said it got a bomb threat through email Thursday, December 13. The Pittslyvania County Sheriffs office in conjunction with the Chatham Police Department responded to assess the threat.
VDOT closing northbound U.S. 29 in Danville after pipe failure
The traffic on US 29 North Bypass over Barkers Branch near the Danville Welcome Center will be detoured through the City of Danville effective Friday afternoon, Dec. 14. The signed detour route is from Route 29 North to Route 29 Business (Main Street), to Memorial Drive to Central Boulevard, across
Arrest warrants reveal new information about shooting of state police vehicle in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. - Arrest warrants reveal new information about Tuesday's shooting of a state police special agent's vehicle in Danville. Arrest warrants for 19-year-old Daviez Hairston say he admitted to firing five to seven shots out the open rear driver's side window of the car police say he was in
Pittsylvania County elementary schools recognized for best teachers
Superintendent Dr. Mark Jones announced to the Pittsylvania County School Board in a brief meeting Tuesday night that three elementary schools were in the top 100 schools in Virginia for having the best teachers, according to the Niche report.
Grand jury certifies first-degree murder charge in death of Pittsylvania County woman
A Pittsylvania County grand jury certified charges of first-degree murder and using a firearm in commission of a felony against Jason Scott Rigney to circuit court Wednesday, according to court filings.
Pittsylvania County building evacuated as wave of emailed bomb threats trigger searches, fear across nation
CHATHAM — Dozens of people stood outside a safety perimeter for about an hour as the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office searched the county administration building for bombs on Thursday.
In a 5-3 vote, state group suspends member from Pittsylvania County DSS board
RICHMOND — After discussing results of an investigation in an hour-long closed session, the State Board of Social Services ultimately voted 5-3 to temporarily suspend county social services board member Ron Scearce until Feb. 20.
Authorities: Electronic threat sent to Pittsylvania County Administration Office
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an electronic threat sent to the Pittsylvania County Administration Office in Chatham. The sheriff’s office, along with the Chatham Police Department, “has responded to assess the threat,” investigator Devin Taylor wrote in a news release.
Bomb threat received at Pittsylvania County Administrative Office
Pittsylvania County Administration Office received a bomb threat through email on Thursday, Dec. 13. There were other threats made in Virginia at Hampton Roads at the World Trade Center and the Chrysler Museum, along with the Hebrew Academy in Virginia Beach.
Two People Identified and Charged with Shooting at Special Agent
(Danville, VA) – The Danville Police Department have charged two individuals in connection with the shooting incident on Moffett Street Tuesday night that struck a Virginia State Police Special Agent’s vehicle.
Police: Man charged with attempted murder after firing gun during fight
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WSET) -- The South Boston Police Department said a man has been charged with attempted second degree murder after a call about a fight. Police said officers and Halifax County deputies were called to the 3600 block of Old Halifax Road for a fight in progress on December 8.
Five people in custody after shooting at State Police car in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR News) - Five individuals in Danville are in custody Wednesday, December 12, 2018 after firing shots at a Virginia State Police vehicle Tuesday night. According to officials, the State Police special agent driving the unmarked police vehicle was not not injured. Danville Police an