Safety Precautions

The safety of our Residents and employees is the Town of Chase City’s highest priority. Accordingly, to minimize the risk of exposure to, or the spreading of, the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to help ensure the health and well-being of those in our town, and our valued employees, the Town is encouraging the use of our drop box located at the entrance door of the Town Office. Please include your account number and/or name on the envelope. You can also make payments online. Please be advised there will be a processing fee charged on all online payments. Payments can be made at chasecity.org or by calling 1-844-395-2234.

The Town Office will be open and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us at 434-372-5136.

The Town is taking every precaution to help maintain a healthy community and apologizes for any inconvenience our residents may experience because of this Pandemic. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding in this matter.

Dusty Forbes

Town Manager

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Works will be conducting smoke tests in the sewer system over the next several weeks.  Please call the Town Shop at 372-3220 with any concerns about smoke in your house.

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2020 Census Jobs Available

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Apply now through above web address for upcoming decennial census operations. Hiring will begin soon. $15.00 hourly rate and current auto mileage,.57. 30 to 40 hours weekly with flexible hours(inc evenings & Saturday). 30 to 60 days with possible extensions. Training expected at SVCC Workforce Center. 

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Garbage Rate Increase Effective 1/1/2020

Effective 01/01/2020 residential garbage rates will increase to $11.00 per month.  Commercial rates will increase to $15.00 for 1-pickup per week and $30.00 for 2-pickups per week.  

Old Roller Mill will be home to Bondurant distillery

Old Roller Mill will be home to Bondurant distillery

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county's biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine. The proliferation of stills prompted then-Deputy Prohibition Commissioner N.C. Alexander to note that of the 30,000 people living in Franklin County at the time, 29,999 were "mixed up directly or indirectly in the whiskey business."

Franklin County was known during Prohibition as "the wettest county in America."

Eighty years later, the grandson of one Franklin County's moonshiners, Robert Bondurant of Chase City, is carrying on the family legacy by making moonshine in a still pot handed down through the family. That's where Robert's ties to the past ends.

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TV’s American Pickers visit roller mill

TV’s American Pickers visit roller mill

Residents in Chase City were buzzing with Hollywood fever last week when they learned that scouts from the television show "American Pickers" were in town.

The men were at the Southside Roller Mill on East 3rd Street in downtown Chase City.

They weren't visiting to look at the Mill, which was recently named to Preservation Virginia's list of most endangered sites. Instead, the scouts came to sort through the treasures that Mill owner Harry Click has collected and assembled over the years, only some of which are housed at the Mill.

For those who are unfamiliar with the show that airs on the History Channel, it is about two expert antique hunters, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, who travel the country looking for what the show's website calls "hidden gems."

It is also about the quirky characters with amazing stories to tell who the two men meet as they travel around in their pickup truck.

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