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Handmade Afghan to be Raffled Off in Pamplin

Once again the fine folks in Pamplin have come together for some fund raising for the Pamplin Depot Restoration Fund; this time a generous and talented anonymous donor has given…

Novelist Kevin Wilson Coming to Hampden-Sydney

On Wednesday, February 5, Hampden-Sydney College hosts author Kevin Wilson reading from his recent novel, The Family Fang. The Family Fang was included in the 2011 New York Times Bestseller…

Centra’s Orthopaedic Programs Reaccredited

Centra’s orthopaedic total hip and total knee replacement programs have received reaccreditation from The Joint Commission. “By 2015, Baby Boomers will represent more than 45% of the U.S population,” said…

Arc Meeting Set for Tuesday, Feb. 4

The community is invited to the February 4 meeting of the Arc of Southern Virginia, Halifax County Sub Chapter, at 6:30 p.m. in the Leggett Auditorium at Halifax Regional Hospital.…

Learning About Skilled Care

Learning About Skilled Care

During their last meeting in Farmville, Rotarians learned about Home Recovery, Home Aid, a local company that serves individuals who require assistance in their homes, following hospitalization, illness, injury, or…

Fools

Fools

P.T. Barnum once said, “You can fool some of the people all of the time and you can fool all of the people some of the time but you can’t…

Lying, Cheating Thieving Politicians

Lying, Cheating Thieving Politicians

Today’s winner for the lying cheating thieving politician award in Virginia goes to—drum roll please—former Governor Bob McDonnell. A politician once asked a man for his vote. “Are you honest?”…

Stove Fire Results in Injured Firefighter

By Italia Gregory In the early morning hours on Friday, January 24, the Drakes Branch Fire Department was dispatched to what was reported as a chimney fire at a residence…

Arthur “Billy” Martin, 79, Charlotte CH

Arthur “Billy” H. Martin, age 79, of Charlotte Court House, Va. passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Edith H. Martin; a daughter, Donna Martin-Devine…

Pamela Sue Masters, 52, Saxe

Pamela Sue Masters, 52, of Saxe, Virginia, passed away on January 28, 2014. She was born on July 15, 1961 in Keysville, VA. She is survived by her mother, Annie…