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New VCU Hospital Unveiled Saturday

New VCU Hospital Unveiled Saturday

SOUTH HILLL – VCU Community Memorial Hospital held their official ribbon cutting event Saturday, October 14 to unveil the new location of the South Hill hospital location. Administrators stated, “It…

Search Warrant Nets Cocaine, More

LUNENBURG – The Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force (3V) executed a search warrant on a residence in the town of Kenbridge on October 6. Assisting the Task Force was…

Party Time! – Village Drive In Organizes Halloween Bash for APEX

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – Village Drive In in Charlotte Court House is leading the way in working to provide a Halloween Party for individuals who…

Pedestrian Killed on Route 360

Staff Report Virginia State Police Trooper J.D. Gregory is investigating a fatal Charlotte County crash. The crash occurred Oct. 8, 2017, at 9:58 p.m., on Route 360 approximately one mile…

Colton Osborne Bench Controversy Resolved – Superintendent, Family Say Bench Will Be Moved

Colton Osborne Bench Controversy Resolved – Superintendent, Family Say Bench Will Be Moved

The Charlotte County School system has been under fire regarding a memorial bench that includes the Bible verse Philippians 4:13. It was placed on the athletic field in honor of…

Truckers Parade Against Cancer Rolls Out This Saturday!

For the first time ever the Truckers Parade Against Cancer will begin in Charlotte Court House. Trucks will be lined up in the parking lots of Randolph-Henry High School and…

Former NFL Player Arrested in Charlotte Co. – Drakes Branch Native Also Wanted in California

Former NFL Player Arrested in Charlotte Co. – Drakes Branch Native Also Wanted in California

Staff Report Drakes Branch native and former NFL player John Jerome McCargo was arrested last weekend in Charlotte County. According to court records, McCargo was charged with possession of a…

Meet Local Author Jeanne Grunert at Book Signing Event

Meet Local Author Jeanne Grunert at Book Signing Event

Staff Report Local author Jeanne Grunert will be signing copies of her novel, I Believe You, and her new novella, The Last Run of the 6:01 at Baines Books & Coffee, Main…

Colton’s Bench a Source of Controversy – Scripture May Be “Unconstitutional”

Colton’s Bench a Source of Controversy – Scripture May Be “Unconstitutional”

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – Last year the family and friends of Colton Osborne, a Charlotte County teenager who died in a tragic ATV accident, donated a memorial bench to the…

Court House Resident Volunteers in Texas

By Tiffany Dunn, for the Southside Messenger The 2017 Hurricane season has proved to be an active one causing much devastation to the US, Caribbean and Mexico.  Among all of…