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SOUTHSIDE MESSENGER HOLIDAY HOURS

The Southside Messenger will close at 2 p.m. this Thursday, December 22. Offices will be closed on Friday, December 23, Thursday, December 29 and Friday, December 30. We will be…

Lady Chargers Lose Overtime Game Against Buckingham

The Central Chargers varsity girl’s basketball team took on Buckingham last week and lost a close contest in overtime against the Knights. Central started off on fire as they surged…

Chargers Drop JRD Game Against Nottoway

LUNENBURG – The Central Chargers varsity basketball team hosted Nottoway last week in a James River District contest and an early deficit proved to be more than Central could overcome…

5th Annual Small Town Christmas Event in Victoria

5th Annual Small Town Christmas Event in Victoria

Santa was a big hit once again during the 5th Annual Small Town Christmas event in Victoria this past Saturday. Families lined up in and out of the door at…

Unity Road Resident Addresses Supervisors Regarding Convenience Site

LUNENBURG – Convenience sites in Lunenburg continue to be a major topic of discussion at county meetings. The Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors has continued their moves to cut down…

Farmville’s Newest Hotels, Parking Issues Top Council Meeting

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – During last week’s Farmville Town Council meeting, Town Manger Gerald Spates informed council that Farmville’s two newest hotels are now beginning construction. The…

Show Appreciation To Those Who Deserve It

Show Appreciation To Those Who Deserve It

On the night of April 14, 1865, at 7:22 A.M., as Lincoln drew his last breath, all the dignitaries who had crowded into a little bedroom in a boarding house…

Christmas in Art 

Christmas in Art 

The first painting considered modern art is Goya’s The Executions of May 3, 1814.  It depicts Napoleon’s troops sweeping into Madrid and placing the last resistance fighters before a firing…

“The Little Match Girl”

“The Little Match Girl”

Today, I simply want to share with you the story of The Little Match Girl, by Hans Christian Andersen, which is in the public domain. I have added a scripture…

Traditions versus Transitions

Traditions versus Transitions

It’s Christmas time, the time of traditions.  Are you facing more transitions than traditions?  Has your family changed because of marriage, job change, kids moved out of state, loss of…