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UPS Celebrates 25 Years in Keysville

UPS Celebrates 25 Years in Keysville

August 28 is a significant date for employees of UPS as they commemorate the company’s beginnings on August 28, 1907. This past Wednesday, UPS employees in Keysville celebrated its own…

Trash Truck Trashed; Driver Injured

Trash Truck Trashed; Driver Injured

A Charlotte County man was injured last Thursday when the garbage truck he was driving overturned. According to the State Police, Ronald E. Taylor, age 63 of Charlotte Court House,…

Farmville Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Governor Bob McDonnell announced that the Town of Farmville received $5,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Grant Fund program. Governor McDonnell had earlier increased funding for the program…

Resignations & Revelations at HOPE

IRS Settlement, Corrective Action Plan, and Debts Discussed There was good news and shocking revelations at the HOPE Community Services Board of Director’s meeting on Thursday, August 22, 2013. The…

Cyclist Struck on Five Forks Rd.

A cyclist was injured on Sunday, August 25 when he was struck by a vehicle on Five Forks Rd. According to the Virginia State Police, Cortez Vaughan of Prospect was…

Train Derailment & Transloading Coal – “7000 tons and what do you get”

Last week the Buckingham Branch Railroad had a coal car derailment on the rail line between Finneywood and Lenhart Roads near Chase City. The Dominion Virginia Power plant in Clarkesville…

Rice Man Killed in Crash on 307

Rice Man Killed in Crash on 307

Virginia State Police Trooper T.D. Walker responded to a single-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County Tuesday (Aug. 27, 2013). The crash occurred at 12:00 p.m. on Route 307 less than…

Cyclist struck on Five Forks Rd.

A cyclist was injured on Sunday, August 25 when he was struck by a vehicle on Five Forks Rd. According to the Virginia State Police, Cortez Vaughan of Prospect was…

Town of Farmville Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Town of Farmville Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Governor Bob McDonnell announced that the Town of Farmville received $5,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Grant Fund program. Governor McDonnell had earlier increased funding for the program…

The Violin

The Violin

By Stephen M. Crotts Life is like being born and given a violin one can neither tune nor play. But every day we must publicly play it as we journey…