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Blevins, Toombs Engagement

Blevins, Toombs Engagement

Chester and Tammy Blevins of Crewe announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Nichole Blevins, to Cody Brandon Toombs, son of Denise Hancock of Red Oak and Brian Toombs of…

James Ray Jones Obituary

Red Oak, Va. James Ray Jones, age 80, of Red Oak, Va., passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, John H. and…

Phillip Martin Jefferson Obituary

Phillip Martin Jefferson Obituary

Phillip Martin Jefferson, Charlotte CH, Va Mr. Phillip Martin Jefferson, age 72, of Charlotte Court House, died on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in Virginia Baptist Hospital. Phillip is survived by…

Half Whitt for President

Half Whitt for President

It is with great reluctance that I have agreed to run for President. It is a nasty job but someone has to do it. My main reason is if someone…

Letters to the Editor

The Stupid Party  As the final months play out before the presidential election, it’s clear to see the Republicans deserve to lose. Donald Trump doesn’t but, the party does. The…

Liars Lie and Character Counts

Liars Lie and Character Counts

This week U. S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost his sponsorship from Speedo, Ralph Lauren   Airweave and Gentle Hair Removal for lying. “We cannot condone the behavior that is counter to…

Amelia Man Sentenced to Eight Years for Possession of Child Pornography

Amelia Man Sentenced to Eight Years for Possession of Child Pornography

AMELIA – Xavier Lopez, 30, of Amelia, was sentenced to eight years imprisonment in Amelia County Circuit Court following his conviction by a jury in February 2016 on 15 counts…

Red Oak Woman Killed in Early Morning Crash

Staff Report CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Virginia State Police Trooper D.B. Meeks Jr., is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Charlotte County. The crash occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at…

Carpenter Sentenced for Car Theft and Wreck

Carpenter Sentenced for Car Theft and Wreck

Staff Report KENBRIDGE – Derrick George Carpenter, a 20-year-old Lunenburg man was convicted recently of stealing a motor vehicle from a convenience store in Kenbridge. Carpenter was sentenced to five…

Cocaine Purchase from Undercover Officer Earns Jail Time

Cocaine Purchase from Undercover Officer Earns Jail Time

Whitehead Convicted on One Felony Count of Distribution of Cocaine Staff Report LUNENBURG – A Victoria man had a conviction of nine months in jail handed down to him recently…