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3 Arrested for Convenience Store B&E

3 Arrested for Convenience Store B&E

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COUNTY – The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department has arrested three individuals for allegedly breaking and entering the Get-N-Go convenience store at Crafton’s Gate. According to…

Medical Testimony Key in Conviction of Child Killer

Medical Testimony Key in Conviction of Child Killer

A Lunenburg County jury convicted Mario Davis of Felony Homicide and Felony Child Abuse on April 25th for the killing of 15-month-old Aja Cofield, his stepdaughter, last June. The jury…

Bank Robbery in Farmville – Citizens Bank Hit; Suspect Left on Foot

Bank Robbery in Farmville – Citizens Bank Hit; Suspect Left on Foot

FARMVILLE – At approximately 10:18 a.m. Wednesday morning Farmville Police responded to a reported robbery at Citizens Bank & Trust on South Main Street in Farmville. Upon arrival, police were…

Lunenburg Jury Finds Davis Guilty – Sentenced to 25 Years Active Prison Term

Lunenburg Jury Finds Davis Guilty – Sentenced to 25 Years Active Prison Term

LUNENBURG – A Lunenburg County jury returned two guilty verdicts this past Tuesday in the case involving the death of 16-month-old Aja Cofield. Mario Davis was the child’s stepfather and…

Dunn Incarcerated in Piedmont Jail

Dunn Incarcerated in Piedmont Jail

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Following his previous arrests for aggravated sexual battery against two unrelated Keysville boys, ages 5 and 10, Drakes Branch resident Billy Dunn was incarcerated without bond in…

Police Officers Talk Man Down from Tower

Staff Report Longwood University Police Officers, Town of Farmville Police Officers and Virginia State Troopers responded to a report of a person in distress on West Third Street on Wednesday…

Auto Club Donates to Worthy Causes

Auto Club Donates to Worthy Causes

The Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club made donations to The Southside S.P.C.A. and Meals on Wheels. The H.O.V.C.A.C. is a service organization and donates yearly to organizations. The club…

Billy Dunn Charged with Sexual Battery Accused of Abusing 5-Year-Old Boy

Billy Dunn Charged  with Sexual Battery  Accused of Abusing 5-Year-Old Boy

Staff Report A 73-year-old Keysville man has been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual battery of a juvenile following a complaint made on April 6. According to the Charlotte County…

Charlotte County Man Named Farm Bureau Ambassador

Charlotte County Man Named Farm Bureau Ambassador

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Chandler Vaughan of Keysville has been named the 2017 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador. He was honored at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Spring Conference, held March 17-19 in Williamsburg.…

Keysville Business Closes After 41 years

Keysville Business Closes After 41 years

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer KEYSVILLE – After 41 years in business, Heidi Ho of Keysville has closed. The contract sewing company closed mid-March, and the building has been sold…