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Small Plane Crashes And Burns in Field

Small Plane Crashes And Burns in Field

Virginia State Police Trooper J.A. Reichard responded to a plane crash in Prince Edward County July 3, 2017, at 1:05 p.m.  The Piper PA-15 ran out of fuel while in…

Pilot Injured in Plane Crash

Pilot Injured in Plane Crash

One man was injured in a plane crash on Monday afternoon around 1 pm. The plane came to a rest in a cornfield near the intersection of Moore Road and…

Chase from Charlotte to Lunenburg Nets 2 ½ Years in Prison

Chase from Charlotte to Lunenburg Nets 2 ½ Years in Prison

LUNENBURG – Khalil Abdul Al-Aziz Ali Brooks, formerly known as Jeremy Brooks, a 45-year-old Orange County man, formerly of Farmville, was convicted recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court of a felony…

Robber Shot, Killed After Holding Up Store

Robber Shot, Killed After Holding Up Store

VICTORIA – A scary scene took place last Thursday night in Victoria where a masked robber attempted to take money from the Little B Convenience Store located in the 1700…

The Southside Messenger Begins 14th Year of Service to Southside

On June 4, 2004 the first edition of The Southside Messenger was published. Every year since The Messenger has grown in every way.  We have increased our number of pages,…

More Than Just Bikes!

More Than Just Bikes!

This past weekend brought motorcycle enthusiasts to Chase City for the first ever SouthCentral Bike Fest. Formerly known as the South Central Bike Fair, a new group has taken over…

Arrest Follows Malicious Wounding Incident

KENBRIDGE – Following an incident last week in their town, Kenbridge Police Department officers have charged and arrested Derrick Tyler with aggravated malicious wounding. The charges followed an incident on…

PE Sheriff’s Department Seek Information on Shooting

Staff Report FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information following a shooting last week at 110 block of Hatton Lane. According to Sheriff Wesley Reed, on…

Charlotte Teen Hospitalized After Heroin Overdose

DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public STATEWIDE – A Charlotte County teenager remains hospitalized following what was described as a heroin overdose last weekend. The previous week in…

SVCC Nurses Graduate in Keysville

SVCC Nurses Graduate in Keysville

Associate Degree Nursing graduates from Southside Virginia Community College John H. Daniel Campus are, left to right: first row: Alma Cornell – Cumberland, Koriella Benson – Rice, Casey Bailey –…