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Good Neighbors Give Roses

 By Mary Sansone, Southside Messenger Staff In celebration of Good Neighbor Day, local flower shops, Rochette’s Florist and Carter’s Flower Shop, gave out free roses to those who stopped by. Every…

Search for Missing Kenbridge Woman Continues; Weeklong Ground Search Halted

The discovery of a missing Lunenburg County woman’s vehicle on September 1, 2013 prompted a weeklong ground search by local and state public safety professionals. Using the location of the…

P. E. Supervisor Gantt is Unable to Convince Board to Lower Airplane Tax Rate

By Wilkie Chaffin, Southside Messenger Staff Prince Edward County Supervisors held a particularly long regular Board meeting on September 10, 2013.  Much of the time was spent on the topic of…

One Injured in Early Morning Crash

One Injured in Early Morning Crash

An Abilene man received minor injuries in a serious crash on Abilene Road on Thursday, September 5, 2013. According to the Virginia State Police, Raymond Adams, age 25 from the…

Route 307 Tree Removal To Take Place

Motorists should expect some minor delays on Route 307 in Prince Edward Count between Route 460 and the Nottoway County line beginning Monday, September 16, weather permitting, as several trees…

Longwood Small Business Development Center Sponsors QuickBooks Class

Patrick deFur, a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, will demonstrate the initial setup and capabilities of the #1 rated small business accounting software. This informative seminar will help you determine how…

What to Expect from the Southside Youth Festival

 By Mary Sansone, Southside Messenger Staff  On Sept. 21, the ninth annual Southside Youth Festival will be held at Hooper Park in Crewe. The event will be starting at 1:00…

What to Expect from the Southside Youth Festival

 By Mary Sansone, Southside Messenger Staff  On Sept. 21, the ninth annual Southside Youth Festival will be held at Hooper Park in Crewe. The event will be starting at 1:00…

Rescued Horses and Other Attractions at Zephyr Stables

By Mary Sansone, Southside Messenger Staff Located in Cumberland, Va. is Zephyr Stables, a barn specifically created to give rescued horses a home. The owner, Rhoda Cooper, has about 80…

Two Injured in Three Vehicle Crash

Two local people were injured in a three-car crash at the intersection of Highway 15 and 15 Business on Friday, August 30, 2013. According to the State Police, Katashee M.…