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Drakes Branch Man Wounded in Late Night Shooting

Drakes Branch Man Wounded in Late Night Shooting

At 2:27 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject stating he had been shot at three times. In fact, he…

Drivers Walk Away from T-Bone Crash; Driver Charged with Failing to Yield

Drivers Walk Away from T-Bone Crash; Driver Charged with Failing to Yield

Both drivers were uninjured in a serious crash on 360 in Meherrin last week that caused thousands of dollars in damage. According to the State Police, Angela H. Walton, age…

Candidate for House of Delegates Charged With DUI

Jasper L. Hendricks, III, candidate for District 60 of the Virginia House of Delegates, was arrested Saturday, August 31, 2013 in Farmville and charged with driving under the influence. According…

Prince Edward Supervisors Hold Regular September, 2013 Meeting

By Wilkie Chaffin, Southside Messenger Staff The September 10, 2013 meeting of the Prince Edward County Supervisors started with complaints by three citizens. Citizen Sam Campbell questioned an item in…

HOPE Community Services to Appeal DSS Decision

In a letter dated September, 9, 2013, Margaret Ross Schultze, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Social Services (DSS), informed HOPE Community Services that DSS would be moving forward to…

Diamond Hill Debate Continues: Council Votes on Zoning and Regulations

Diamond Hill Debate Continues: Council Votes on Zoning and Regulations

With a crowd that filled the Council room and visitors spilling out into the hall and with a possible record number of people signed up to address them, the Charlotte…

Diamond Hill Debate Continues

With a crowd that filled the Council room and visitors spilling out into the hall and with a possible record number of people signed up to address them, the Charlotte…

World Habitat Day Brings Decent Housing Need to Forefront

In recognition of World Habitat Day 2013, Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity is inviting the faith community in the surrounding area to help raise support and awareness of our cause,…

Accidental Shooting Injures A Longwood University Student

On September 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm Farmville Police responded to the 500 block of High Street for a report of an accidental shooting.  Upon arrival police found the victim,…

Inaugural High Bridge Half Marathon and 5K Race

Inaugural High Bridge Half Marathon and 5K Race

By Mary Sansone, Southside Messenger Staff Last Saturday, September 7, runners came from all across Virginia, as well as some from out of state, to participate in the first ever High…