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South Central Bike Fest Deemed Successful

South Central Bike Fest Deemed Successful

CHASE CITY – The first annual South Central Bike Fest held June 8, 9, & 10, 2017 at the Chase City Fire Department Training Grounds was a success according to…

Chase City Woman Killed in last Thursday Wreck

Chase City Woman Killed in last Thursday Wreck

MECKLENBURG – A Chase City woman was killed in a tragic accident last week along Route 92 in Mecklenburg County. According to Virginia State Police investigators, the accident took place…

VSP Issues Warning About Traffic Ticket Email Scam 

STATEWIDE – Virginia State Police is warning all Virginians of an email scam that advises individuals they are receiving an “automated traffic ticket” from the State Police. The Virginia State…

Locals Head to Hurricane-Ravaged Areas to Lend a Hand – Couple feels “blessed” to have been able to help hurricane victims

Locals Head to Hurricane-Ravaged Areas to Lend a Hand – Couple feels “blessed” to have been able to help hurricane victims

By Brian Nowlin, Editor, Lunenburg Insider The recent hurricanes that have devastated Texas and Florida left millions of people with damage to their homes and towns and suffering the loss…

Another Accident at Crafton’s Gate – Driver Failed to Notice Traffic Light

Another Accident at Crafton’s Gate – Driver Failed to Notice Traffic Light

CHARLOTTE – An accident occurred on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 around noon when a 2001 Toyota Highlander driven by Ann G. B. Hunt of South Boston was traveling east on…

Area Churches and Businesses Pitch In to Assist Hurricane Victims

Several drop-off locations have been set up in the immediate Southside area to receive donations to be sent to Hurricane Harvey victims. One of the things we do best is…

Second Annual ‘Warr;or Walk’ Planned for September 23 – 5K, Candlelight Vigil to be held during the event

Second Annual ‘Warr;or Walk’ Planned for September 23 – 5K, Candlelight Vigil to be held during the event

By April Hall, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness month and to help raise awareness, the second annual ‘Warr;or Walk’ and Candlelight Vigil have…

Fire Destroys Farmville Home

Fire Destroys Farmville Home

Staff Report Farmville, Prospect and Hamden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a house fire on Sunday morning on Grace Street in Farmville around 11:42 a.m. The homeowner was cooking in…

Animal Cruelty Convictions Continue in Southside Virginia

SOUTHSIDE – Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced on Tuesday that his Animal Law Unit secured seven more convictions in animal cruelty cases in Mecklenburg and Buckingham counties. Attorney General…

Southside Messenger Guest Columnist, Fillmer Hevener, dies at 84

Southside Messenger Guest Columnist, Fillmer Hevener, dies at 84

Fillmer Hevener Jr. of Farmville, Virginia, fell asleep in Jesus on Aug. 25, 2017. He was 84 years young. Born in Churchville, VA to Fillmer Hevener Sr. and his wife,…