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Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

French author Jules Verne (1828-1905) is often called one of the creators of science fiction.  He is known for many works, but his most famous are Around the World in…

Charlotte County Man Named Farm Bureau Ambassador

Charlotte County Man Named Farm Bureau Ambassador

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Chandler Vaughan of Keysville has been named the 2017 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador. He was honored at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Spring Conference, held March 17-19 in Williamsburg.…

Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Charter Oak

Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Charter Oak

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department is investigating vandalism and a bomb threat that occurred Friday morning at Charter Oak in Charlotte Court House. According to…

Haywood J. Hamlet Seeks Re-election to BOS

Haywood J. Hamlet Seeks Re-election to BOS

Haywood Hamlet has announced that he will seek re-election for the Aspen-Phenix seat on the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors in the November 2017 general election.  Hamlet was first elected…

The Dream Became Reality

Keysville Building Supply Celebrates 20 Years Twenty years ago, Lacy Mylum and Ashley Myers took a huge chance by leaving their full-time jobs which they had held for a combined…

Trashy People, Listen Up – Southside is NOT your trash can

I am often encouraged to write an article on littering to shame people into doing what they should. I always reply. These people are without shame. It will take more…

Keysville Business Closes After 41 years

Keysville Business Closes After 41 years

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer KEYSVILLE – After 41 years in business, Heidi Ho of Keysville has closed. The contract sewing company closed mid-March, and the building has been sold…

Tractor Trailer Overturns on Waterworks Road

Tractor Trailer Overturns on Waterworks Road

At approximately 3pm on Wednesday, March 29, a tractor trailer overturned on Waterworks Road in Farmville. The tractor trailer was delivering chemicals to the Town of Farmville water plant when…

Lynchburg Man Arrested Following Bomb Threat to County Courthouse

Lynchburg Man Arrested Following Bomb Threat to County Courthouse

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – A Lynchburg man has been arrested after allegedly making a bomb threat to the Charlotte County General District and Juvenile and…