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Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

Henry David Thoreau, 1851, “Nothing is so much to be feared as fear.” Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Martin Luther King,…

Sneezeville News Update!

Sneezeville News Update!

“Don’t confuse us with facts, we’ve already made up our minds” Just a reminder to my readers that Sneezeville is a fictional town. The people and events are fictional. For…

Charlotte Court House Fire and Rescue Authorized to Instruct CPR

Charlotte Court House Fire and Rescue has recently been designated as an American Safety & Health Institute first aid and medic training center. This achievement allows them to train and…

Operation Blessing Needs Your Help

The Charlotte County charitable organization “Operation Blessing” is asking for help from the community as it begins to reorganize after the loss of one of its most gracious benefactors. The…

 Things That go Whoosh and Boom Should Be Legal

 Things That go Whoosh and Boom Should Be Legal

Several years ago I wrote on the subject of fireworks in Virginia. At that time I asked four commonwealth attorneys what state code section applied. Two responded they could not…

Halifax Regional Merges with Sentara Healthcare

Quality, innovation and growth… continuing to serve our community.  February 1 marks another milestone in the Sentara Healthcare-Halifax Regional Health System partnership with the formal introduction of the Sentara Healthcare…

 Third Dui In 10 Years Makes Felony Conviction

 Third Dui In 10 Years Makes Felony Conviction

David Thomas Withrow, a 32-year-old Kenbridge man of 12449 Plank Road, pled guilty recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to a felony offense of Driving Under the Influence and was sentenced…

Lunenburg Co. Farmer Receives Service Award

Lunenburg Co. Farmer Receives Service Award

Lunenburg County grain producer and former tobacco grower Jerry M. Jenkins was recognized Jan. 28 for his 40 years of service on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.…

Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Those attending services at Spirit Life Church in Farmville came out to the unexpected Tuesday night. According to a statement released by acting Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington, “The Farmville…

Struggling Against Sleep

Struggling Against Sleep

I was thinking recently about how many of the first-time parents I mentored would say to me, “She won’t go to sleep at bedtime no matter what I do,” referring…