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Under New Management!

Under New Management!

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Last March Sheldon’s Restaurant and Motel celebrated 75 years in business. Now, this year Grover Shelton is handing  the business over to new owner Jay…

ACO Convicted on Animal Cruelty Charge

ACO Convicted on Animal Cruelty Charge

Raymond Merkh, who was charged with animal cruelty in 2016 while serving as the Nottoway County Animal Control Officer was found guilty and convicted on misdemeanor charges this week. The…

Area Veteran Honored

Area Veteran Honored

The Piedmont Area Veterans Council held its monthly Board Meeting last week and Tom Hicks was presented a Vietnam Service Medal and Certificate by Co Founder, Ed Dunn and Presidents…

Total Loss

Total Loss

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – On Tuesday morning a concrete truck owned by W. C Newman of Farmville overturned at 2700 County Line Road in Charlotte County near Madisonville. The driver was…

FACES Will Not use STEPS Building for Partnership; Grant not Approved

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – STEPS, Inc. and FACES of Farmville recently learned that a $600,000 grant that would have helped them grow their businesses was not approved.…

Genesis Fire Quickly Contained

By Averett Jones, Editor KEYSVILLE – Monday afternoon at 1:41 p.m. area fire companies were called to 8818 Church Street in Keysville for a reported industrial fire.  Upon arrival to…

Lunenburg Woman Missing Since Monday Morning

Lunenburg Woman Missing Since Monday Morning

Staff Report LUNENBURG – Another Lunenburg woman is missing following her disappearance on Monday morning. The Lunenburg Sheriff’s Office issued information about Ruth Alice Howard early this week. She was…

DAR Guest Speaker

DAR Guest Speaker

Mr. Bob Flippen, Educational Specialist for High Bridge State Park was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter NSDAR.  Flippen, co-author of John Stanley James: …

Woman Hospitalized After Dog Attack

By Averett Jones Southside Messenger Editor CHASE CITY – On Saturday afternoon between 4 and 5 o’clock Michelle Thomas and her seven-year-old son were picking up trash on Trottinridge Road…

Closure for Local Family

Closure for Local Family

Remains Confirmed as Virginia Edmonds, Missing Since 2013 LUNENBURG – Sheriff Arthur Townsend and the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Wednesday, January 25 that they had received confirmation from…