| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Investigators are waiting for autopsy results to determine how exactly two people died in a Pittsylvania County fire over the weekend.
It happened on Countryside Drive in the Ringgold area of the county east of Danville.
A fire tore through the house...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Another raccoon has tested for rabies in Pittsylvania County.
According to the Virginia Department of Health, a raccoon found near Whittle Street in Chatham has tested positive.
A raccoon also tested positive near Hillside Road recently.
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Another local contestant is competing on "Wheel of Fortune" Tuesday night.
Taylor Shank from Martinsville will appear on the show Tuesday.
Lindsay Bowman, who was born and raised in Pittsylvania County, appeared on the show Monday night.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:44 PM
She asked for big money and she got it.
Monday night a woman with ties to Southern Virgina made her national debut on Wheel of Fortune.
Lindsay Bowman lives in Nashville now but she was born and raised in Pittsylvania County.
Her parents, family and...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:25 AM
A man from from Gretna is dead after a roll-over wreck.
Vernon Brumfield died in that crash around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon.
He was headed South on Route 750 a mile north of Route 57 in Pittsylvania County.
That's where State Police say he went off the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Police say scammers in Southern Virginia are disguising themselves as door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesmen.
Their unconvincing sales pitch is now leading Pittsylvania County to control solicitors.
A proposed ordinance from the board of supervisors would...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Health officials in Pittsylvania County say warm weather is to blame for a higher than normal number of rabid animals.
So far this year five cases of rabies have been discovered throughout the county.
Last year only 13 total animals tested positive...
| Apr 5, 2012
Kendal Dekim Martin has been arrested for a burglary in Lynchburg.
With the help of the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office, he was arrested on March 30th.
He has been charged with one count of burglary, one count of robbery, and one count...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 3:29 PM
This Sunday the chains will be off the beer cooler doors at convenience stores in Pittsylvania County. It's the first time in the history of the county beer sales are allowed on Sunday.
That means happier customers and better sales at the Do Drop In near...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Cold feet got the best of a man in the bank this weekend. Now, he's wanted for attempted robbery.
It happened this afternoon at the Carter Bank & Trust along Highway 29.
Authorities say a man walked into the bank and handed the teller a note...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A Danville man who crashed into a house Tuesday morning has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs.
Zachary Norton is being held in the Danville City Jail on bond.
Investigators say Norton ran a stop sign on Hughes Street and hit a car....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Converting waste into energy; it's been a money saver for a dairy farm in Pittsylvania County as gas and electric prices climb.
VanDerHyde Dairy Farm in Chatham knows the cost of keeping a dairy farm running all too well.
Today the farm hosted a tour...