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Letters to the Editor

We don’t all get a free lunch Thank you, Mr. Ramsey, for your letter informing us of the lunches for the Board of Supervisors before each of their monthly meetings,…

Trump, Hillary, Biden et al may save America

Trump, Hillary, Biden et al may save America

Even an idiot knows that a U-turn on a busy road is stupid. With the death of Justice Scalia, both political parties are making U-turns. Years ago when a similar…

Obituaries

Shirley Adams Scott Shirley Adams Scott, age 79, of Drakes Branch, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her husband James “Jimmy” R.…

Two Chase City residents killed in Sunday wreck

MECKLENBURG – A Sunday afternoon accident in Mecklenburg took the life of two Chase City residents. The Virginia State Police Public Relations Director Corinne N. Geller issued the following release…

New school board member hears concerns 

New school board member hears concerns 

SAXE – Newly appointed school board member for the Bacon-Saxe District, Jon Berkley, held a town hall meeting on Monday, February 22 at Bacon District Elementary School to discuss concerns…

Farmville Officer Assaulted during Arrest

FARMVILLE – At approximately 1:41 a.m. on Sunday, February 21st, Farmville police responded to a report of people arguing in the Walmart parking lot at 1800 Peery Dr.  Officers arrived…

Wylliesburg man shot in leg – Shooter Charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder

Wylliesburg man shot in leg  – Shooter Charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder

WYLLIESBURG – Keeshaun Rhyshand Terry, age 20 of Buffalo Junction, has been charged with attempted second degree murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and malicious shooting following an incident in…

At it again – Read charged with convenience store robbery

At it again – Read charged with convenience store robbery

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Charlene Read, age 49, of Farmville, has been arrested and charged with Robbery and Grand Larceny following the robbery of the Stop-In Food…

Tigers swimming breaks 11 school records at ODAC championship

Tigers swimming breaks 11 school records at ODAC championship

Hampden-Sydney Swimming broke 11 school records and finished third over the weekend at the ODAC Championship meet. The final scores for the teams were Washington and Lee 1036, Randolph-Macon 576,…

Former Charger helps Randolph-Macon top ODAC preseason poll

Former Charger helps Randolph-Macon top ODAC preseason poll

Defending ODAC champion Randolph-Macon softball received the top spot in the 2016 Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason poll in voting by the leagues head coaches and released by the conference…