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Main Street Music Series Rocks Downtown Farmville

The weather was gloomy, but that didn’t stop the Main Street Music Series from kicking off in full effect on Thursday, May 15. The event, originally scheduled at the Crute…

Used Book Sale To Be Held Sat. May 31

The Friends of the Charlotte County Library will hold a used book sale on Saturday, May 31st from 9 am until noon in the Annex building to the left and behind the Main…

Greener Pastures?

Greener Pastures?

There is a saying in Stump County that “all of the bright young people have to leave Stump County to find work.” Well, that’s just not true. The fact is…

Citizen Has Police Complaint

Citizen Has Police Complaint

I am writing this commentary to reflect my displeasure with the attitude that is being taken by local law enforcement concerning my parent’s car accident that occurred on Sunday April…

Crisis of the Day?

Crisis of the Day?

The latest news is if you want to visit Jamestown, you only have 88 more years before it may be under the ocean. According to some scientists, 500 years from…

Keysville Trapshooter Named as All-Star

Keysville Trapshooter Named as All-Star

The Amateur Trapshooting Association would like to congratulate Levi Bolan of Keysville, Va. for making the 2014 AIM Pre-Sub All-Star Team. The AIM Annual Teams represent the best of the…

Betty Coates Smith

Betty Coates Smith, 68, of George Washington Hwy., Keysville passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Virginia Baptist Hospital.  She was the wife first of the late Garvey Wayne Parsons…

Caravan Tour Remembers “Battle of Old Men and Young Boys”

“Let the church bells ring! Call out the Militia!” As the 150th anniversary of one of the most unique events in the history of the City of Petersburg and of…

Southside Electric Co-op Linemen Take Honors in Regional Competition

A total of 13 linemen from Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) recently competed in the 12th Annual Gaff-n-Go Lineman’s Rodeo, held at the Caroline County Agricultural Fairgrounds near Ruther Glen, Va.…

Keysville Depot Restoration Staying True to Original Workmanship

Local craftsman (and Depot volunteer) Gary Lied is shown cutting mortise holes in the replacement sills for the Keysville Depot renovation.   Mortise and tenon joints have been used for…