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Share the LOVE of Virginia

Visit Pennington’s LOVEworks sign at the intersection of East Morgan Ave. and Bobcat Circle to snap a selfie to share. Make it known you were there as Virginia has more than 300 LOVE signs on display. In this one, 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.  

For other signs on the LOVE trail, check, also visit

Photo taken by Harold Jerrell.

Ice Skating Rink at Leeman Field Now OPEN

The ice skating rink at Leeman Field has opened to the public, bring the family down for some good ol’ fashioned fun on the rink!

Monday-Thursday – 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Friday – 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

$5 per person, includes skates and 30 min. skating time.

*All skaters must sign waiver.

The rink is also available to rent out for the hours of 10 AM – 3 PM. $250, email to reserve.

PUBLIC HEARING August 15, 6:00 PM

Pennington Gap Town Council will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on Monday, August 15, 6:00 PM on the rezoning of certain properties in town as recommended by the Planning Commission at 528 Industrial Drive Council Chambers.

Request for Auditing Services Town of Pennington Gap

The Town Council of The Town of Pennington Gap requests qualified independent certified public accountants to submit proposals to enter into a term contract to perform a financial audit for each of the fiscal years ended June 30, 2022 through 2025(Renewable).

Sealed proposals will be received until 4:00 p.m. on June 1, 2022.

Tina Rowe
528 Industrial Drive
Pennington Gap, VA 24277

If proposals are mailed, send directly to the local government address shown above.

See the attached document below for more information.

Scouts in the River Greenway Clean-up

Scout troops in the area will lead the way in the annual greenway clean-up, Saturday, April 23 from 8am to 12pm with lunch provided. Anyone interested in helping clean the river along the greenway and beyond can show up with appropriate attire, boots and gloves. The town will have pickers, gloves, trash bags and snacks. Town employees will run shuttles from the starting point at the corner of Riverbend Shopping Center (Food City) out the greenway and into Leeman Field. Bags and large items will also be picked up along the way. Past years have gleaned several tons of garbage from the river and banks. Town crews have been working hard to eliminate undergrowth that catches litter. Any business or individual who would like to donate $25 or more to help with supplies, snacks, lunch, drinks or donate any of those items will have a sponsorship name on the t-shirt. First 100 volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, email or call 276-546-1177.

Taking Applications for Parks and Recreation Director

The Town of Pennington Gap is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Director of Parks and Recreation.  We are looking for an individual who will provide professional leadership that will positively affect both the department and the community.  Salary will be based on experience.  The director should be a self-starter, progressive, energetic, and visionary in providing parks and recreation services to the Town.  

Successful candidates must possess comprehensive knowledge of public recreation and park operations and have experience with current recreational organization policies, services, and equipment.  The ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with town officials and the public and to promote community interest and enthusiasm in recreational activities is key to this position.  

Under the direct supervision of the Town Manager: plan, organize, manage, oversee and direct the operations and services of parks and recreation, which includes: budget for the department, planning activities, maintenance of the park, landscaping for the park, advertising for park events (sports, town celebrations, and other), attend monthly council meetings and will be required to work most weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:
 1.  Must have a current driver’s license
 2.  This position will require passing a background check and drug screening.
 3.  Must be at least 18 years of age.

Other Qualifications:
 1. 2 years or more experience in park and recreation management;
 2.  Good oral and written communication skills, social media experience, and marketing experience.  

For more information or an application, please see attachment below or contact Town Hall at 276-546-1177.  All applications should be submitted to the town hall by March 11th at 4 pm.  

TOPG is an equal opportunity provider and employer.