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Bill Wyatt



Bill Wyatt is a reporter for the Martinsville Bulletin. He can be reached at 276-638-8801, Ext. 236. Follow him @billdwyatt.

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You probably are seeing signs like these in a lot of places in Southside Virginia. There are plenty of jobs available, and filling them has become "very challenging,' business leaders say.

Front entrance to Frith's Dixie Pig with a closed sign in the window.

The iconic Dixie Pig sign at the entrance to the restaurant on Memorial Boulevard. The restaurant has been closed since the sudden death of its cook.

When the pandemic was in full swing, the Pearson's expanded seating to include outdoors at the Shindig Uptown Bistro.

Pandemic induced renovations at Shindig Uptown include an open-air front.

Will and Tammy Pearson of the Pearson Restaurant Group are struggling to find enough workers for their businesses.

“Now hiring apply inside” appears on the sign in front of the Pizza Hut on the Greensboro Road.

The city of Martinsville is advertising job openings on one of its emergency notification road signs.

the City of Martinsville advertises for a part-time laborer on a road sign along Memorial Boulevard and Fayette Street.

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