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Facebook Page Reveals School Board Improprieties

By Averett Jones Southside Messenger Editor The Facebook page (on the front of this week’s Messenger) belongs to new School Board member Teresa Dunaway. It is an invitation only page which…

Amelia Senior’s Death Felt Around Southside

AMELIA -As students returned to school on Tuesday, a tragedy in Amelia County touched not only people and students in that area, but all across Southside Virginia. Hannah Green, a…

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…

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…

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…

VCU Health CMH Blood Drive set for Jan. 4 & 5

SOUTH HILL – VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, January 4th and Friday, January 5th from 1:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. in the CMH Education Center…

Alzheimer’s License Plate will Bring Awareness

An Alzheimer’s support group has been working tirelessly to try to make a Virginia Alzheimer’s License Plate a reality. This plate would create awareness of the need for research for…

Haywood Hamlet Found Guilty of Misdemeanor

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Supervisor Haywood Hamlet appeared in Mecklenburg County court December 18 and was ultimately found guilty of a misdemeanor in connection with election proceedings for the Board of…

Edmonds Sentenced to 14 Years

LUNENBURG – Christopher Dale Edmonds, age 27, was sentenced recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to 14 years in prison for the armed robbery of a friend and his wife. Edmonds…

Family Loses Home to Fire

A Rice family has been displaced following a single-family house fire that occurred on Saturday morning on Monroe Church Road. The Rice Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Farmville Volunteer…