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Veterans at Wayland Enjoy Christmas

American Legion Auxiliary Keysville Post 260 brought Christmas Gifts to Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on December 20, 2017 for the veterans in the facility. Pictured left to right are…

Centra Names New Chief Medical Officer

Centra has named Chris Thomson, M.D., as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Thomson currently serves as the Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Thomson will…

Alex Clark Wins Eureka Spelling Bee

EUREKA – On Thursday, December 7, 2017 Eureka Elementary School held their annual Spelling Bee. Two students from grades 1-5 competed in the Spelling Bee. Mrs. Jennifer Grey welcomed everyone…

Church Founder Turns 99

Mrs. Annie S. Gregory of Drakes Branch celebrated her 99th Birthday on October 25, 2017. She is the Mother of the St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch, VA.…

Fifth Citizens Police Academy To Begin In March – Students Get a Peek Into the Life of Farmville Officers

FARMVILLE – The Farmville Police Department is again inviting citizens to apply for the  Farmville Police Department Citizens Police Academy, which will begin in March 2018. This academy will consist…

Truck Slams into Utility Pole

Submitted Report KENBRIDGE – An accident outside of Kenbridge on the Friday night prior to New Year’s Day caused some residents in that location to lose power for a short…

Public Beware! – Local Man Falls Victim to Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

KEYSVILLE – On Tuesday of this week, a local man notified The Southside Messenger that Publisher’s Clearing House (PCH) would be delivering a 2.5 million dollar check and a new…

School Board Votes Not to Renew Superintendent Leonard’s Contract

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – In the January meeting of the Charlotte County School Board an agenda item was added to the closed session agenda under personnel at the request of…

Randolph-Henry Boys Basketball Drops District Game to Nottoway

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – The Randolph-Henry Varsity Boys basketball team took on Nottoway when they returned from the holiday break and fell by an 86-71 score. The Statesmen started the…

R-H Ladies Get First Win on the Hardwood

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – The Randolph-Henry Girls basketball team recently picked up their first win of the season in a victory over Central. The team continues to work and improve…