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Shoplifter Receives 10 Months in Jail

Robert Lewis Brown, a 46-year-old man of 226 West Fourth Ave., Kenbridge, was sentenced recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court on one felony count of shoplifting as a third offense of…

Miller ‘Earns’ Felony

Failure to comply results in Grand Larceny conviction Shannon Marie Miller, a 24-year-old Glen Allen woman, who was given an opportunity last July to avoid a felony conviction for stealing jewelry…

`First Business Coming to Heartland Industrial Park

Heartland Food Center will be coming to the Heartland Industrial Park in Keysville. Heartland Food Center is a public/private partnership between Charlotte County Industrial Authority and The Virginia Aquaculture Network.…

Phenix Car Wreck Claims One

Virginia State Trooper J. Wilborn responded to a single vehicle fatality at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday, December 22 in Phenix. According to the report, 29 year old Casey Clowdis of…

Former Farmville Officer Sentenced

Former Farmville Police Officer, Timothy A. “T.J.” Long of Keysville has been sentenced following his trials in Charlotte and Prince Edward Counties on charges of arson and assaulting a police…

13-Year-Olds Charged in Kroger Break-In

Two 13-year-old males have been charged with unlawful entry and property damage following an incident that occurred on November 30 at the former Kroger location in Farmville. The minors were…

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

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…