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Chase from Charlotte to Lunenburg Nets 2 ½ Years in Prison

Chase from Charlotte to Lunenburg Nets 2 ½ Years in Prison

LUNENBURG – Khalil Abdul Al-Aziz Ali Brooks, formerly known as Jeremy Brooks, a 45-year-old Orange County man, formerly of Farmville, was convicted recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court of a felony…

Robber Shot, Killed After Holding Up Store

Robber Shot, Killed After Holding Up Store

VICTORIA – A scary scene took place last Thursday night in Victoria where a masked robber attempted to take money from the Little B Convenience Store located in the 1700…

The Southside Messenger Begins 14th Year of Service to Southside

On June 4, 2004 the first edition of The Southside Messenger was published. Every year since The Messenger has grown in every way.  We have increased our number of pages,…

More Than Just Bikes!

More Than Just Bikes!

This past weekend brought motorcycle enthusiasts to Chase City for the first ever SouthCentral Bike Fest. Formerly known as the South Central Bike Fair, a new group has taken over…

Arrest Follows Malicious Wounding Incident

KENBRIDGE – Following an incident last week in their town, Kenbridge Police Department officers have charged and arrested Derrick Tyler with aggravated malicious wounding. The charges followed an incident on…

PE Sheriff’s Department Seek Information on Shooting

Staff Report FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information following a shooting last week at 110 block of Hatton Lane. According to Sheriff Wesley Reed, on…

Charlotte Teen Hospitalized After Heroin Overdose

DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public STATEWIDE – A Charlotte County teenager remains hospitalized following what was described as a heroin overdose last weekend. The previous week in…

SVCC Nurses Graduate in Keysville

SVCC Nurses Graduate in Keysville

Associate Degree Nursing graduates from Southside Virginia Community College John H. Daniel Campus are, left to right: first row: Alma Cornell – Cumberland, Koriella Benson – Rice, Casey Bailey –…

SVCC Nurses Earn Associate Degree in South Boston

SVCC Nurses Earn Associate Degree in South Boston

Southside Virginia Community College held a Pinning Ceremony in May to recognize students from the Associate Degree Nursing Program. These students from the South Boston site are now eligible to…

Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force Busts Keysville Area Meth Lab

KEYSVILLE – On May 24, the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force, comprised of narcotics investigators from the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia…

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