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Prince Edward County’s FY17 Revenue Exceeded Budget

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Earlier this month, County Administrator Wade Bartlett updated the Prince Edward Board of Supervisors members with the status of the FY17 budget that…

Letter to the Editor

Are Biosolids Safe in Prince Edward County? What are Biosolids? It’s human sewage blended with industrial waste and put through a treatment process that is both vague and problematic. Is…

Carolyn Sue Cox Layne Obituary

Carolyn Sue Cox Layne, of South Hill, Virginia, died Wednesday July 19, 2017.  Ms. Layne was born 72 years ago and raised in Farmville, Virginia by her mother Katherine B. Cox.  After…

Gene Bishop Dixon, Jr. Obituary

Gene Bishop Dixon, Jr. Obituary

Gene Bishop Dixon, Jr. died on July 24, 2017 at his historic home, Chellowe, in Buckingham, Virginia surrounded by his loving family and caretakers following a brave battle with cancer.…

Have You Seen Him? Chase City Man Missing Since Tuesday, July 18

Have You Seen Him? Chase City Man Missing Since Tuesday, July 18

Chase City Police are asking for your assistance in looking for Nicholas Dale Clayton. He is missing and endangered from Chase City. Clayton is 33 years old and was last…

Passenger Killed in Sunday Morning Accident

Passenger Killed in Sunday  Morning Accident

KENBRIDGE – A tragic accident took the life of a passenger in a two-vehicle wreck in the Kenbridge area of Lunenburg County during the early morning hours of Sunday, July…

Child Killer Gets 25 Years

Child Killer Gets 25 Years

LUNENBURG – A Lunenburg County judge affirmed and ordered a 25-year prison sentence as recommended by a Lunenburg County jury on April 25th against Mario Davis who was convicted of…

Counterfeit Bills Found in the Chase City Area

Counterfeit Bills Found in the Chase City Area

CHASE CITY – Counterfeit money being passed along in the Chase City area has local authorities warning area businesses in Southside Virginia to be on high alert. A release from…

Mecklenburg County Authorities Search for Quizno’s Robbery Suspect

Mecklenburg County Authorities Search for Quizno’s Robbery Suspect

BRACEY – The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a business robbery last week. On Friday, July 14, 2017 at approximately 9:25p.m., a robbery occurred at…

Victoria Gets Ready for Annual Cowboy Weekend

Victoria Gets Ready for Annual Cowboy Weekend

VICTORIA – Victoria officials are ready for the Fifth Annual Cowboy Day event that will be taking place in town this weekend. On July 22, the National Day of the…