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Songbirds Prepare for Lent

Songbirds Prepare for Lent

The Charlotte Hymn Choir will rehearse on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Phenix Presbyterian Church. The music will be for Lent, “The Old Rugged Cross,” a program…

Appreciation Event

Appreciation Event

Pictured are Congressman Robert Hurt and Gary Walker, Charlotte County Board of Supervisors, and Berta Childress, PhenixTown Council, at the Elected Officials Appreciation Event on Wednesday, March 18 at Sheldon’s.…

Big City Professor Comes to Town

Big City Professor Comes to Town

We just had a big city college professor visit Stump County. He gave a talk on intolerance. He seems to think that we are intolerant and that the world and…

Prince Edward Citizen Urges Others to Attend Hearings

Prince Edward Citizen Urges Others to Attend Hearings

In the February 11th Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, the board voted to loan the YMCA $150,000.00 interest free, taxpayer funded loan. I ask the Board to repeal…

Dog gets day in court

Dog gets day in court

Three lawyers volunteered their time to save the life of a pit bull that mauled a four-year-old boy. The dog’s owner wanted the dog euthanized following the incident. Somehow the…

Heart of Virginia Buy Fresh Buy Local Celebrates

Recently, more than sixty-five people braved the cold weather to pack the auditorium at the Workforce Development Center on the Southside Virginia Community College to celebrate The Heart of Virginia…

Youth Art Exhibition Now Open at LCVA

Youth Art Exhibition Now Open at LCVA

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) is proud to present the Start with Art, Learn for Life: The Annual Area Youth Art Exhibition. On Sunday, March 16, the…

M – M – M – Minions

M – M – M – Minions

For the past ten years it has been my pleasure to be responsible for the publication of The Southside Messenger. The real secret to the success of the Messenger is…

Evening in Lunenburg

Evening in Lunenburg

Thanks to Robby Batte of Shutterbatte Photography for submitting this beautiful photo, taken on a recent Saturday evening in the northwestern part of Lunenburg County. It is a good reminder…

Chase City Man Severely Injured in Car Explosion

Chase City Man Severely Injured in Car Explosion

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21, Chase City Rescue and Fire was dispatched to the 500 block of W. Third St. According to Chase City Town Police Chief…