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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…

Set in Stone

Set in Stone

  In a newly released document, Attorney Ford Stevens states plans for the new courthouse will be executed as drawn. See this week’s Messenger to read the full story and…

Charlotte Co. Mourns Loss of Long-Time Businessman, Community Supporter

Charlotte Co. Mourns Loss of Long-Time Businessman, Community Supporter

Curtis Tharpe Loses Courageous Battle With ALS By April Hall, Staff Writer “If it was easy, anybody could do it,” are words that the children of Curtis Wayne Tharpe would…

Keysville Landmark Celebrates 75 Years

Keysville Landmark Celebrates 75 Years

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer A Keysville landmark has celebrated 75 years in business.  Sheldon’s Restaurant and Motel is still continuing to serve generations of people and newcomers alike. “In…