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Breaking News - 11/21/2016 9:10 PM

Town turns on 3rd well  Free Access 

MONTEREY — As of about 8 p.m. More...

Burn ban in effect in Bath County  Free Access 

No outdoor burning of trash, leaves, etc. allowed

The Bath County Board of Supervisors declared an outdoor burn ban effective Friday, November 18. More...

Photos

Top: Guest speaker Terry Allamong, who served in the Air Force in Vietnam and holds multiple service awards, said he always carried his Bible on missions. More...

Fire ban issued for national forests

HUNTING CORNER

ROANOKE – The U.S. More...

Bath EDA considers housing summit

WARM SPRINGS — The Bath County Economic Development Authority continued planning for a regional housing summit this spring to develop solutions to housing shortages and assist economic growth. More...

Garth Newel hosts Thanksgiving concerts

HOT SPRINGS – Garth Newel Music Center presents a Thanksgiving Musical Holiday with three concerts, Thursday, Nov. 24: “The Land of Opportunity;” Friday, Nov. 25: “Schubertiade II;” and Saturday, Nov. More...

Chamber opens new office, explains changes

HOT SPRINGS — Following a surprise move by county supervisors, the Bath County Chamber of Commerce has moved to a new location at the Inn at Gristmill Square.  In September, the Bath County Board of Supervisors voted to de-fund the chamber More...

Bird club welcomes state geologist

MONTEREY — “I first met David Spears through the Virginia Society of Ornithology, said Bath-Highland Bird Club member Patti Reum. “I was on the board of directors and he was president at that time. More...

Special Sections

Schools

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Students in the ninth-grade STEM class at Highland High School, who are studying biomimicry, show off the trees they made. More...

Sports

Perry and Putnam win caddies’ tournament

Ryder named caddy of the year

HOT SPRINGS — The Homestead Caddies Association, established in 1892 and the oldest caddy association in America, held its annual tournament the last day of the season on the Cascades Course.  The tournament is gaining a few gray hairs, th More...

Pink Night raises $800 for cancer research

MONTEREY — The Highland volleyball teams hosted its fifth annual Pink Night last Friday evening, and raised more than $800 for the Susan G. More...

Pigskin Report

NEW ORLEANS — John Phillips played his first game with New Orleans last week as the Saints fell to Denver, his former team, 25-23 in NFL action.  The Bath County native and veteran tight end played about 20 offensive plays in the contest a More...

Early Files

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Julian “Bo” Folks of Blue Grass is shown with his yearling steer that placed second in its open Herford class at the Virginia State Fair at Richmond. More...

Gary Billingsley continues strides toward recovery

Editor’s note: The following articles appeared in the Jan. 24, 1963 edition of The Recorder. Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher.   More...

Auto crashes into pumps at service station

MONTEREY — A 1956 Pontiac sedan that came hurtling through the red light at the intersection of U.S. 250 and U.S. More...

Opinions & Commentary

Why veterans deserve thanks

Our nation designates Veterans Day as the day to give thanks to all veterans — a day to appreciate every person who served in uniform, whether or not they were injured, served in combat, or ever departed the shores of the United States.  More...

Pictorial

Highland Elementary School students delighted last Friday’s crowd by singing a patriotic medley. More...

Permit changes for hunting next year

On the Forests

WARM SPRINGS — Fall temperatures are slowly arriving to the George Washington-Jefferson National Forest, and campers, especially hunters, are using portable heaters, stoves and grills.   Carbon monoxide poisoning can be a hazard. The U.S. More...

Breaking News - 11/22/2016 2:44 PM

Town's well pump replaced  Free Access 

MONTEREY — Monterey town mayor Rich Holman reported that as of about 1:30 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 11/22/2016 1:19 PM

Work under way to repair town well  Free Access 

MONTEREY — As of noon today (Tuesday), technicians were pulling the electric motor up from the well serving town residents that failed yesterday afternoon. Most residents who were without water Monday had some water Tuesday morning, thanks More...

Breaking News - 11/21/2016 5:54 PM

Water pressure drops in Monterey  Free Access 

MONTEREY — Residents and business owners in the town of Monterey experienced a drop in pressure about 3:30 p.m. this afternoon.According to town officials, they believe a pump went out on the town’s water system. More...

Former tourism director stunned about losing job

WARM SPRINGS — On the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 14, she arrived at her office for the last time. More...

Three sentenced for break-ins in Bath

WARM SPRINGS – Three members of a foursome charged with three felonies and two misdemeanors each appeared before Judge Jay Wetsel in Bath Circuit Court Tuesday.  More...

Pardoned national turkey coming to Virginia Tech

HUNTING CORNER

BLACKSBURG — Look out HokieBird, there’s about to be a new turkey in town.  More...

Dominion to address karst uncertainty

MONTEREY — Dominion will perform geophysical surveys in Little Valley and elsewhere before construction of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline can begin. More...

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Polling results calculated by the Virginia Public Access Project put voter turnout for Highland County high among all Virginia localities. More...

Cardwell charge dismissed in General District court

WARM SPRINGS – A misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct against Danny Cardwell of Hot Springs was dismissed by Judge Gregory Mooney in Bath General District Court Wednesday.  Judge Mooney heard the case, which was prosecuted by Alleghany More...

Obituaries

ANNA LEE MCCRAY

MONTEREY — Anna Lee McCray, 89, of Monterey and formerly of Head Waters, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at Avante at Harrisonburg. She was born Feb. More...

DOLORES ‘MINI’ YVONNE VERNALL HELMS

WARM SPRINGS — Dolores “Mini” Yvonne Vernall Helms, 84, of 2187 Little Valley Road, Warm Springs, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at Augusta Health in Fishersville. More...

Home & Property

Ben Vereen elicits emotions, cheers

COVINGTON – When Ben Vereen tells an audience, “We’ve got magic to do,” he’s not kidding.  The celebrated actor, singer, dancer, arts patron and humanitarian brought a show Thursday night that was moving. More...

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Friday’s afternoon anniversary celebration at The Homestead honored several of local veterans. More...

Forest service rules out trench waiver

MONTEREY — The U.S. More...

Letters

VFW chapter praised for Veterans Day display

Editor, The Recorder,  I would like to take this time to once again thank each and every veteran, past and present.  I was just thrilled this past week when I saw the U.S. flags on display for Veterans Day in Hot Springs. More...

Bible is our owner’s manual going forward

Editor, The Recorder,  Now that the mudslinging is over, it’s time to put politics aside and get down to the real issues at hand. Our great country might have another chance to be great again. More...

Put your money where your fight is — divest

Editor, The Recorder,  Are you funding the pipeline? And other corporate chicanery with your money?  More...


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