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Andy Ellington has been appointed Farmville’s acting police chief following the resignation of chief Curtis Davis.  Ellington Appointed Acting Farmville Police Chief

Andy Ellington has been appointed Farmville’s acting police chief following the resignation of chief Curtis Davis.   Ellington Appointed Acting Farmville Police Chief

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Farmville Town Council has appointed Andy Ellington as acting police chief for the Farmville Police Department. Ellington’s appointment follows the resignation of Chief Curtis…

Three Alarm Blaze Destroys Home

Three Alarm Blaze Destroys Home

By Evan Jones, Southside Messenger Assistant Editor Firefighters from Darlington Heights, Hamden-Sydney and Pamplin responded to a report of a structure fire just after a major thunderstorm blew through Prince…

Fire Damages Local Home

Fire Damages Local Home

Firefighters from Prospect, Hampden-Sydney and Farmville Fire Departments battled a house fire early Tuesday morning. There was one resident in the home when the fire broke out around 12:30 a.m.…

Suffolk Teen Missing: Believed to be in Danger

Suffolk Teen Missing: Believed to be in Danger

The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have issued an Endangered Missing Child Media Alert on behalf of the Suffolk Police Department on August 20, 2015. The Suffolk…

Indoor Pot Grower Nabbed

On August 21, 2015 the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force (comprised of narcotics investigators from the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, and the Virginia State…

Illegal Immigrant Convicted of Third Dui,  Perjury Gets Jail Time, May Be Deported

Illegal Immigrant Convicted of Third Dui,  Perjury  Gets Jail Time, May Be Deported

Roberto Rotos, a 30-year-old Kenbridge man of 605 Broad Street and a self-admitted illegal immigrant from Guatemala, pled guilty recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to a felony offense of Driving…

Woman Busted for Distributing Marijuana: Will Serve One Year of 25 Year Sentence

Woman Busted for Distributing Marijuana: Will Serve One Year of 25 Year Sentence

Cheryl Deloise Edmunds, age 53, of 1130 Mecklenburg Street, Victoria, was sentenced recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to 25 years in prison on five felony convictions of Distribution of  Marijuana…

Last Chance: LPN Misbehaves  on Probation, Gets Felony Convictions  and Jail Sentence

Last Chance: LPN Misbehaves  on Probation, Gets Felony Convictions  and Jail Sentence

Angela Brooke Wheeler, a 27-year-old Burkeville woman and LPN, ruined her chance to avoid two felony convictions by failing to successfully complete probation for a deferred adjudication in Lunenburg Circuit…

Mother of three Dies in Accidental Shooting

Mother of three Dies in Accidental Shooting

Tragedy struck when a 26-year-old mother of three died in an accidental shooting incident that occurred at her residence during the early morning hours of Sunday, August 16, just off…

117 Marjuana Plants Seized in Charlotte Co., Street Value $351,000

On August 6, 2015 the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force (comprised of narcotics investigators from the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, and the Virginia State…

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