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Granite Falls Conference Center Contract Cancelled

Granite Falls Conference Center Contract Cancelled

Developer Cites Financing Difficulties, Will Continue to Pursue New Market Tax Credits in 2014 The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors met on August 13, 2013 in regular scheduled session.…

State Health Dept. Warns of Swine Influenza

Suggests Safety Tips For Fair Season The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reminds those attending agricultural fairs this summer and fall to take precautions when coming in contact with swine.…

STEPS, Inc. Hosts “Friendship Visit” With “Journey of Hope”

STEPS, Inc. Hosts “Friendship Visit” With “Journey of Hope”

By Italia Gregory, Southside Messenger Staff Pino’s Italian Restaurant of Keysville had some special guests to drop in on Tuesday, as they played host to “Push America” on their “Journey…

“360 Get-N-Go” Houses 18th Village Post Office in Richmond District

“360 Get-N-Go” Houses 18th Village Post Office in Richmond District

By Italia Gregory, Southside Messenger Staff Postal customers now have an easier way to do business after hours in Drakes Branch. “360 Get-N-Go,” located at the intersection of 360 and…

Chase City Man Convicted of Fraud

Chase City Man Convicted of Fraud

Stanley Steven Watson, a 39-year-old Chase City man formerly of 2178 Fort Mitchell Road, was recently convicted in Lunenburg Circuit Court and sentenced to six months in jail for selling…

Drunken Anger + Brass Knuckles=Jail Sentence for Kenbridge Man

Drunken Anger + Brass Knuckles=Jail Sentence for Kenbridge Man

James Louis Stith, Jr., a 39-year-old Kenbridge man, pled guilty recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to Possession of Concealed Weapon by a Felon, namely brass knuckles, and probably avoided a…

HOPE Springs Eternal

Despite Resignations, Agency Works To Continue Services By Italia Gregory, Southside Messenger Staff On Tuesday, July 23, the Governing Board of HOPE Community Services held a special emergency meeting at…

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,…

Two women killed in Cumberland County

Virginia State Police are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle crash that claimed the lives of two Cumberland County women. At 1:55 p.m., state police were called to the scene…

Two injured In Log Truck Crash in Charlotte Co.

Two injured In Log Truck Crash in Charlotte Co.

By Italia Gregory, Southside Messenger Staff Virginia State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on Thursday June 11, at approximately 11:40 a.m. Carrol B. Christian, 63, of Appomattox was traveling…