SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY EVENT SCHEDULED FOR RURAL RETREAT

RURAL RETREAT, Va. – Over 35 venders have already registered to participate in Rural Retreat’s “Springtime Small Business Day,” which is slated to be held this Saturday in downtown Rural Retreat. Organizers of the event say they hope to showcase the products of home-based businesses, including handcrafted wood furniture, jewelry, crafts and dozens of other…

Wythe County Turns 225 Years Old in 2015

2015 marks an important anniversary for Southwestern Virginia, as its flagship county of Wythe (pronounced “With”) will be celebrating its 225th birthday. In addition to being the most trafficked Virginia county west of Lexington and Lynchburg, the Old Dominion locality is uniquely situated at the epicenter of almost everything – being midway between Roanoke and…

WYTHE COUNTY OFFERING TWO BOB ROSS PAINTING CLASSES THIS SPRING

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Over the past several years the Wythe County Department of Parks & Recreation has hosted an annual Bob Ross Painting Class for local residents to enjoy. The one-day, five-hour long session has typically been held in Max Meadows and seen capacity crowds each year. Recognizing the popularity of the classes, which are…