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Just Like Home… For the Holidays

The Home for the Holidays Event held December 7 at the John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College was a hit once again.  Many surprises and activities and…

Southside Christmas Parents Give the Gift of Glee to Families in Need

For the 16th consecutive year, the Southside Christmas Parents Inc. is bringing holiday joy to local children and their families. This past Saturday, the Randolph-Henry High School gym was transformed…

Charlotte County Woman’s Club Receives Literacy Grant

The holiday season is a time for spreading joy and that’s just what The Charlotte County Woman’s Club did. The Charlotte County Woman’s Club is a self-funded service organization and…

Messenger Newspaper Family Welcomes New Publications

Editor’s Note: The following article will appear in next week’s Dinwiddie Monitor, Sussex Surry Dispatch, and Prince George Journal. Family owned and operated Hermes Publications LLC has taken ownership of…

Election May Result in Shift in Future Decisions by PE Board of Supervisors

The November 5, 2013 supervisor election results may have a major effect on the future direction of Prince Edward County. For many years, Prince Edward Supervisors have often voted in…

Weather Woes

Emergency crews worked overtime this weekend responding to accidents all over Southside. In addition to the three pictured, another driver lost control and drove into the porch of a home…

Possible State Record Black Bear Killed in Keysville

Tyler Napier was hunting Saturday morning on his family’s farm in Keysville when he saw the 7 to 8-inch wide tracks of a large bear in the mud in a…

“A Very Mulberry Christmas”

The “halls are decked” and the “trees are trimmed” at historic Mulberry Hill Plantation in Randolph, Virginia. Mulberry Hill is the backdrop for the 2013 Antebellum Christmas Open House hosted…

Charlotte CH Welcomes Holiday

Friends and neighbors joined Charlotte Court House Mayor Stephen Walker and the Town Council this past Sunday afternoon on the lawn of the historic courthouse building for the 26th Annual…

Keysville Parade Grand Marshall Announced

The Town of Keysville is proud to have selected Mrs. Sheila Dodd Jones of Phenix as the Grand Marshall of the 2013 Christmas parade. Sheila was born on March 9,1966…