UPDATE: We have temporarily removed access to online bill payment. This will be available online again on April 1st with no fees to the customer. Sorry for the inconvenience. Call if you need to make a payment before April 1.
We recently announced a new way to pay coming soon on our last bill, that was delayed due to the storm in Texas and being able to test through the company we will be using. Customers are still welcome to call our office, 276-546-1177 ext. 1 to pay with a card 8-4:30 weekdays with no fees.
The LENOWISCO Planning District is conducting a study to better understand the emergency preparedness needs and risk perceptions of its residents as part of the Hazard Mitigation Plan update process. To do so, a questionnaire has been distributed throughout the Planning District, and your participation is requested.
The questionnaire should take about 10 minutes to complete. All responses will be kept confidential, and your participation is strictly voluntary. Your input will enable the Planning District to better serve you in times of disaster.
This is a first come, first served grant up to $2,500 for businesses open in town. Please read the document and fill out the form. If you have received payroll protection funds, this cannot be used for payroll.
Public hearing, Monday, October 19, 6 PM concurrent with Council meeting to address the installation of dumpsters at multi-units of 4 or more apartments, mobile home parks, etc. Council Chambers, 528 Industrial Dr.
The VCC moratorium on utility disconnects extended from September 16, will expire on October 5. On October 6, the Town of Pennington will begin disconnects of delinquent customers who have not made a formal agreement on payment of their bill. If you have not made any agreements, please contact us at 276-546-1177, extension 0 for up to six months’ payment plan, and avoid a reconnect fee.
While Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Trail, US Hwy 58 stretches from Scott County to the end of Lee County and Cumberland Gap, railroading took the alternate route. US 58 Alternate runs from Jonesville to Big Stone Gap and Pennington Gap is a pass for the tracks and once a depot. Coal mining nearby created the town.
Spearhead Trail’s Stone Mountain ATV Trail trail head is located at the welcome center campground at Leeman Field Park. Constructed in 1933, the world’s largest enclosed baseball field for 25 years, hosted the Pennington Gap Miners, a St. Louis Browns affiliate minor league. A greenway along the trout stocked river and an 18-hole disc golf course offer leisurely activity. Scheduled events such as dirt drag racing or tractor pull and entertainment at the restored 1946 Lee Theatre are accessible from Pennington’s ATV friendly streets.
Take pictures at one of the latest LOVEworks signs on the Virginia Tourism trail at the intersection of East Morgan Ave. and Bobcat Circle. In Pennington Gap, L represents the Lee Theatre marquee, O encircles the town’s logo Great Stone Face rock, V is a tobacco row, Lee County’s heritage crop, and E is within coal scattered railroad tracks.
On North 421, Great Stone Face Rock hangs precariously over the highway. Carved by nature centuries ago, the town’s logo is visible from the southern direction near the trestle. Train tracks tunnel through the bottom making way from mining communities of Bonny Blue, Kemmer Gem and the town of Saint Charles.
On Route 606, discover Lake Keokee at Mohawk Loop. Paddleboard, kayak and fish this hidden gem near Keokee, where the coal town commissary is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Stop at the intersection of 606 and 421 and walk through the Stone Creek Outdoor Classroom and Park all located on Virginia’s Coal Heritage trail.
One mile East on 58A, since 1965, Patio Drive-In serves up the jumbo cheeseburger and homemade shakes among other menu choices . Always on the must-do list of returning Lee Countians remembering the long line of cruisers on Saturday nights.
Follow the Wilderness Road West all the way to Cumberland Gap National Park. Drive or hike the park or schedule a tour out to Hensley Settlement, high atop Cumberland Mountain where settlers lived until 1951 without the conveniences of modern day. On the mountain top east is White Rocks and Sand Cave, noticeable on the drive through Lee County near Ewing. These hiking destinations have a continuing link into the settlement. The high canopy offers plenty of blooming mountain laurel in summer, a waterfall at Sand Cave and views of Powell’s Valley. Gap Caverns near the state line, features scheduled underground tours of the cave once known as Cudjo’s, where soldiers took shelter and mined salt peter. Near Ewing, Wilderness Road State Park and the recreated Martin’s Fort feature re-enactments of indian raids and pioneer life and more information on Boone’s discovery West.
A special called meeting of Town Council will be held Thursday, July 30, 1:00 PM in council chambers, 528 Industrial Dr., to discuss the increase of vehicle license fees to match Lee County fees. For information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Description: Under general supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled work including but not limited to sanitation, grounds maintenance, town facilities cleaning and sanitizing, town equipment maintenance and cleaning. Other duties may be assigned. Application available on this website. Deadline for applications to be in Town Hall, 4:00 PM, Wednesday, July 29. Use the drop box at the curb, 528 Industrial Dr. , email to email@example.com, or fax to 276-546-6328 before the deadline.
Have a valid driver’s license
Physically fit with the ability to lift or carry 40lbs.
Ability to follow direction and work with minimal supervision
This job is open to both certified and non-certified police officers. We will be offering a $4,000 sign-on bonus (with stipulations).
Police officers perform a variety of law enforcement duties that may vary depending upon assignment within the Police Division. In discharging responsibilities, the police officer must exercise sound judgment in emergencies and must apply his/her knowledge of policing techniques and practices and federal, state, and local laws while protecting lives and property. Duties may include but are not limited to: patrols specific area in a police vehicle; arrest, process, and escort of prisoners to jail; issue summonses and warnings for traffic violations; maintains crowd and traffic control as needed; properly prepare and present court cases; administer first aid treatment as needed; investigate suspicious activities, drug and narcotic offenses, and other criminal activities; performs related work as assigned.
Preference will be given to applicants with current Virginia Law Enforcement Certification.
Must be 21 years of age, High School Graduate/GED, Must possess a valid Virginia Operator’s License by date of hire, Must be a United States Citizen to participate in the hiring process,
Non-certified applicants will be required to pass a physical fitness evaluation.
A pre-employment drug screen and extensive background check will be required prior to the offer of employment.
Education and experience requirements must be met to apply-High school diploma or GED, Graduate of Law Enforcement Academy, Certified law enforcement officer, advanced education in Criminal Justice, Police Administration or equivalent, valid Virginia driver’s license, five years supervisory and five years law enforcement experience preferred. Applications taken until position filled. Please see documents section for the complete description of duties and responsibilities and a police department job application or call 276-546-1177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy.