Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 56)

Burton Encourages Students to Follow Passions

Burton Encourages Students to Follow Passions

Submitted by Dennis Smith  KEYSVILLE – Former Daytona 500 winner and 17-year NASCAR veteran Ward Burton of South Boston reminded students at Southside Virginia Community College to follow their passions…

The Charlotte Learning Center embraces a fun day of reading

The Charlotte Learning Center embraces a fun day of reading

On November 2, the Charlotte Adult Learning Center held their third annual literacy day from 10 a.m-12 p.m. Literacy day offered a little something for the whole family, including door…

November 18: Keysville Opens Collection Site For Global Christmas Project

Keysville Residents Packing Joy into Shoeboxes for Needy Children Overseas With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, Keysville individuals, families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a…

Shooter Accepts 25 Year Prison Sentence for Wounding 4 Men in Lunenburg County

Shooter Accepts 25 Year Prison Sentence for Wounding 4 Men in Lunenburg County

Codarrell Lee Yates, a 22-year-old man from Nottoway County, pled guilty recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to four felony wounding charges, one count of use of a firearm in the…

NWTF Hosts Wheelin’ Sportsman Hunt Dec. 14 The High Bridge Strutter’s Chapter of the “NWTF” will be sponsoring their 4th Annual Wheelin Sportsman Hunt on Saturday, December 14th in Cumberland…

Pamplin Volunteer Fire and EMS Throws Halloween Celebration

For the first time, this past Saturday, October 26, Pamplin Volunteer Fire and EMS hosted a Halloween celebration for the local community. Parents brought their children, dressed up in their…

Police Seeking Public’s Help With Food Lion Burglary

Police Seeking Public’s Help With Food Lion Burglary

During the early morning hours of Monday, October 28, 2013, Farmville Police responded to an audible burglary alarm at the Food Lion grocery store, at 1592 S. Main St. Police…

Prince Edward Citizens Have Positive Opinion of Schools with Some Notable Exceptions

During a September 26, 2012 meeting between Prince Edward County Supervisors and P.E. School Board Members, there was discussion about both the quality of Prince Edward Schools and the perception…

23 Arrested in Drug Bust

23 Arrested in Drug Bust

Since established in March 2013, the Piedmont Regional Narcotics and Gang (PRNG) Task Force conducted its first mass arrest operation in Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties. Twenty-three men were…

Brazen Burglar Cuts Hole Through Wall

Brazen Burglar Cuts Hole Through Wall

Deputies of the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the Darlington Heights area on Tuesday for a reported break-in. When officers arrived, they discovered that a…