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School Board Responds to FOIA Request

By Averett Jones, Editor The response to The Messenger’s Freedom of Information (FOIA) request from Charlotte County’s School Board members was revealing. The School Board office promptly provided all requested…

Virginia Society Participates in Crossing of the Dan Ceremony

Pictured at the conclusion of the wreath-laying ceremony of the Crossing of the Dan are representatives of the Virginia Society and the National Order (left to right): Dr. Mike Weyler,…

R-HHS Staff Member Named Varsity Brands Finalist

By April Hall, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – Mr. Wallace Stokes, a paraprofessional/bus driver (and much, much more than his title describes), of Randolph-Henry High School (R-HHS), has been…

Public Shows Overwhelming Support of CCPS, Superintendent

By Averett Jones, Editor The Charlotte County School Board met Tuesday evening to a packed house. The crowd filled the meeting room and lobby and some attendees remained outside. Dr.…

Victoria Man Arrested in Attempted Murder Plot

VICTORIA – On January 29, 2018 the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Virginia State Police and the Victoria Police Department executed a search warrant and arrest…

VPD Investigates Monday Morning Break-In

VICTORIA – A break-in that took place in Victoria during the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 29 is being investigated by the Victoria Police Department. The incident took place…

Boise Sentence Finalized Following Arrest – Rape Charges Get 20 Years

LUNENBURG – An Alford plea deal saw a 20-year sentence for a Charlotte County man reduced by 17 years in Lunenburg County. An investigation that led to the arrest of…

Pierantoni Responds to FOIA Request

At the January 9, 2018 Charlotte County Board of Supervisors meeting The Southside Messenger editor Averett Jones addressed the board and presented a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request to the…

Skeletal Remains Identified

Staff Report CHASE CITY – Human skeletal remains that were discovered on November 21, 2017 in a field adjacent to Dollar General in Chase City have been identified by the…

Truck Slams into Utility Pole

Submitted Report KENBRIDGE – An accident outside of Kenbridge on the Friday night prior to New Year’s Day caused some residents in that location to lose power for a short…

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