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Child Killer Gets 25 Years

Child Killer Gets 25 Years

LUNENBURG – A Lunenburg County judge affirmed and ordered a 25-year prison sentence as recommended by a Lunenburg County jury on April 25th against Mario Davis who was convicted of…

Counterfeit Bills Found in the Chase City Area

Counterfeit Bills Found in the Chase City Area

CHASE CITY – Counterfeit money being passed along in the Chase City area has local authorities warning area businesses in Southside Virginia to be on high alert. A release from…

Mecklenburg County Authorities Search for Quizno’s Robbery Suspect

Mecklenburg County Authorities Search for Quizno’s Robbery Suspect

BRACEY – The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a business robbery last week. On Friday, July 14, 2017 at approximately 9:25p.m., a robbery occurred at…

Artist Studio Opens in Keysville

Artist Studio Opens in Keysville

Photos & Story by Shelley D. Sheets For well over two years Katy Sheldon Clark kept her vehicle packed to the hilt with art supplies so she could conduct various…

Public’s Help Sought in Kenbridge Fatal Hit-and-Run

Public’s Help Sought in Kenbridge Fatal Hit-and-Run

Staff Report KENBRIDGE – The Kenbridge Police Department continues to investigate a fatal hit and run incident that took place prior to the July 4th weekend. The department is exhausting…

Lope Fest Venue, Food Highlight Well-Known Location

Lope Fest Venue, Food Highlight Well-Known Location

HALIFAX COUNTY – Tickets are going fast for this year’s Virginia Cantaloupe Festival, and with good reason. Lope Fest, as it’s known to many, has become a summer event Southern…

Area Students Represent Mecklenburg Electric at Washington Youth Tour

Area Students Represent Mecklenburg Electric at Washington Youth Tour

CHASE CITY – Four area high school students, representing Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), joined a record-setting group of 1,800 students from 46 states for this year’s 53rd annual National Rural…

Edmunds Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Edmunds Receives  Environmental Stewardship Award

Delegate James Edmunds is honored to receive the Environmental Stewardship Award from Woodmen Chapter 106, South Boston, in recognition of being a good steward of the land, and ensuring that…

Fatal Tuesday Night Car Crash Under Investigation

Fatal Tuesday Night Car Crash Under Investigation

Staff Report LUNENBURG – A fatal single car accident on Tuesday night has claimed the life of one person whose identity has not been officially released by investigators for the…

Critical Red Cross Blood Shortage Prompts Emergency Call for Donations

Give blood or platelets now and help save lives STATEWIDE — The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood…