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‘Phase Two’ work begins at Tower Park Playground in Keysville

By April Hall, Staff Writer Keysville’s Tower Park Playground was the recent recipient of a $15,000 donation from the Shentel Corporation for its 2015 Philanthropic Projects. As part of the…

Easter Egg Hunt at Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation

Easter Egg Hunt at Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation

Children of all ages took part in an Easter Egg Hunt that was held at the Wayland Nursing home in Keysville on Saturday, March 19. During the event, the Easter…

Barksdale Cancer Foundation’s 7th annual bingo raises over $6,000

Barksdale Cancer Foundation’s 7th annual bingo raises over $6,000

By April Hall, Staff Writer WYLLIESBURG – The cloudy, cold first day of spring didn’t darken the spirits of Barksdale Cancer Foundation supporters as they came out in droves on…

Big dream comes true – Davis to play football at Averett

Big dream comes true – Davis  to play football at Averett

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – Randolph-Henry High School multi-sport athlete Dajour Davis stated in his personal profile, “Playing football beyond the high school level is my biggest dream. I love the…

Construction begins on Dollar General store

Construction begins on Dollar General store

Construction is underway for the new Dollar General store in Drakes Branch. The 9,000 square-foot store, which is located at the intersection of Saxkey Road and Hwy. 47, is set…

Single vehicle accident injures one

CHARLOTTE – Virginia State Police Trooper J.V. Bavely responded to a single-vehicle crash March 18, 2016 in Charlotte County. The crash occurred at 8 p.m., on Route 40, less than…

Prospect teen arrested for burning and destroying a dwelling

Prospect teen arrested for burning and destroying a dwelling

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer PROSPECT – James Dalton Wolford, 19, of Prospect, has been arrested and charged with Burning or Destroying a Dwelling. Wolford was arrested on February 24…

Father, Son Arrested Following Assault 

Father, Son Arrested Following Assault 

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – Two Charlotte County men were arrested last Saturday following an assault on their neighbor. According to police reports, John Henry Noblin,…

Bingo! for Barksdale Foundation

Bingo! for Barksdale Foundation

Annual Thirty-One/Vera Bradley Bingo fast approaching By April Hall, Staff Writer The Barksdale Cancer Foundation’s seventh annual Thirty-One/Vera Bradley Bingo will be held March 20 at the Bacon District Volunteer…

Man found in Lunenburg fire died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

LUNENBURG – According to information from the State Medical Examiner’s Office, 74-year-old Drakes Branch man, Donald F. Roark, is believed to have died from a self-inflicted contact gunshot wound to…