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Charlotte County Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Honored

The Old Dominion Emergency Medical Services Alliance (ODEMSA) honored the unwavering spirit and dedication shown by its Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel at the council’s regional awards picnic held July…

Charlotte Co. Circuit Court News

Bank Robber Sentenced to 50 years Holly Skelton: charged with conspiring to trespass and tresspassing after being forbidden. The case was dismissed on a motion to strike. Lawrence Koslick found…

Body Found in Field Identified

Body Found in Field Identified

Prince Edward County Man Found Dead  On Thursday, August 1, a farmer in Lunenburg County made a grisly discovery next to a tobacco field near 5700 Davis Lowground Road. At…

Lieutenant Governor Candidate E. W. Jackson visits Southside

Lieutenant Governor Candidate E. W. Jackson visits Southside

The outspoken Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, E. W. Jackson, visited Southside last week. Jackson spoke with citizens and business owners sharing his vision for Virginia and America.…

Keysville Man Held in Robbery

On the morning of July 22, Johnson’s Tire Service reported a 1994 Cadillac was stolen from inside his garage.  The shop was entered by breaking the lock on a side…

Two convicted in Charlotte Jail beating

On October 11 and 12, 2012, an inmate in the Charlotte County jail was assaulted by two other inmates.  The 23-year-old victim was treated at Centra Southside Hospital and released.…

Women Plead Guilty to Stealing

Women Plead Guilty to Stealing

Completely Unrelated Crimes Happen On Same Date In a bizarre set of coincidences, two women, both from the Richmond area, both in their 20’s, on the same date, in the…

Eating Asphalt

Eating Asphalt

High Speed Motorcycle Chase Ends in Crash in Keysville By Italia Gregory, Southside Messenger Staff The town of Keysville was the ending site of a high-speed motorcycle chase on Friday,…

Tractor Trailer Blocks 460

The eastbound lanes of Highway 460 in Prince Edward County were blocked on Tuesday afternoon for several hours while crews attempted to right an overturned 2006 Freightliner tractor trailer. Virginia…

Crewe Police Make Arrests in Synthetic Marijuana Thefts

Loophole that allowed sale of “spice” closed on July 1 On May 29th, 2013 the Crewe Police announced it was investigating the break-ins to local businesses. On May 11th, 2013…