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Into the Flames! Firefighters Battle Early Morning Blaze

Into the Flames! Firefighters Battle Early Morning Blaze

Last Wednesday, the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to 602 Griffin Blvd. for a fully involved structure fire. The call came in at approximately 11:57 p.m., and Farmville Engine…

Southside Messenger Acquires Three Newspapers

Jones family owned and operated Hermes Publications LLC has taken ownership of The Monitor and its two sister papers, The Prince George Journal and The Sussex-Surry Dispatch. Company representatives say…

Shots Fired in Keysville

Over the past few weeks the Charlotte County Sheriff’s office has received several late night complaints regarding gunfire in the 8000 block of Church Street in Keysville. The Sheriff’s office…

No Injuries In Car Fire

No Injuries In Car Fire

Meherrin Volunteer Fire Fighters responded to a car fire at Rick’s Mini Mart on Highway 15 on Monday, December 2, 2013. According to the driver, trash in the bed of…

Drakes Branch Man Stabs, Kills Roommate

Drakes Branch Man Stabs, Kills Roommate

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 11:21 p.m. on Thursday, November 26, 2013. The caller stated that a man at 11155 Craftons Gate Highway in Drakes…

Longwood Student Found Dead In Apartment

A Longwood University senior was found deceased in his off-campus residence Wednesday morning, Dec. 4. Fitzhugh Gordon Samuel, 21, a theatre major from Falls Church, Va., died sometime late Tuesday…

All Hail the Queen!

Charlotte County Pageant Big Success On Saturday, November 23, over 39 young ladies competed for the chance to represent Charlotte County as the 2014 Miss Charlotte County. The pageant was…

Bad Month for Buses

 Fender Bender #2 for Prince Edward Another Prince Edward County school bus received minor damage in a fender bender on Thursday, November 21. Virginia State Trooper T.D. Walker responded to the…

State Police Investigating Death Of Hunter In Cumberland Co.

The Virginia State Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 18-year-old hunter found deceased in a wooded area on a farm off Amos Road (Route 640) in…

Charlotte Board Holds Questionable Closed Session And Called Meeting

Following the November meeting the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors went into closed session to discuss “ personnel issues.” The code of Virginia states, Closed sessions can only be held…