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Superintendent Dismissal Decided Before Meeting

None of the five Charlotte County School Board members who voted last week to non-renew Superintendent Nancy Leonard’s contract responded to our requests for additional information. Leonard’s contract will remain…

Skeletal Remains Identified

Staff Report CHASE CITY – Human skeletal remains that were discovered on November 21, 2017 in a field adjacent to Dollar General in Chase City have been identified by the…

Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run Accident – Charlotte County Man Still Being Treated For Life-Threatening Injuries

HALIFAX – Virginia State Police have charged an Appomattox County man in the hit-and-run of a pedestrian in northern Halifax County on Friday, Jan. 12. Following up on several tips and leads…

Blizzards, Trampedes and The Whole Truth 

Original Run Date: February 11, 2010 We are having a blizzard and I have been riding around in Slight Si, my little minivan and counting the fools who are out…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Well, the next produce shortage has been announced, after citrus from Florida, at least, and that seems to happen every winter. Some expert on NPR this morning told the world…

Nothing New Under the Sun

Have you ever just chuckled when hearing an idea presented as a brand new concept when it is really an age-old idea?  This week several TV programs featured a segment…

Mrs. Mary Louise Foster Sings on 90th Birthday!

On December 10, 2017, Mary Louise Foster celebrated her 90th birthday at her new residence in Clarksville, Va. The celebration was a joyous occasion that was attended by her family…

Kickstarter: “I Have a Dream”

Did you ever have an idea for a project you wanted to undertake, but not have any idea how you were going to fund that project?  Maybe you invented something…

Fact or Fiction

The Southside Messenger is expected by some citizens to “just trust” the presenters of the alleged petition to the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors in July 2016 by Kay Morgan…

Transparency

At the July 2016 Charlotte County Board of Supervisors meeting Kay Morgan Pierantoni and Ludie Collie addressed the board with what they claimed was a petition “containing almost 800 signatures…