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Farmville Lawyer’s License to Practice Law Revoked by Disciplinary Board

On October 15, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Marjorie Lancaster Wall’s license to practice law for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, safekeeping property, communication, fees,…

Lunenburg Accused of Banishment

The Lunenburg County chapter of the NAACP and the ACLU of Virginia are currently complaining regarding the Lunenburg County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s policy of allowing those charged with a crime access…

Prince Edward Director is Inducted into Conservation Hall of Fame

Prince Edward Director is Inducted into Conservation Hall of Fame

Wilkie W. Chaffin, who is a Prince Edward County Director for the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District, was inducted into the Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame on August…

P.E. Supervisors Postpone Decisions on Development Below County Dams

Prince Edward County Supervisors held two public hearings at their regular October 9, 2013 meeting.  The first of these hearings related partially to an amendment to Prince Edward County Zoning…

Project Lifesaver Brings Missing Family Member Home

Project Lifesaver Brings Missing Family Member Home

The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Tuesday morning that an elderly gentleman had wandered away from his home in the Green Bay area. Thankfully, the man…

Fatal Crash in Charlotte: Lynchburg man killed, three others seriously injured

Virginia State Police Trooper J.V. Bavely responded to a fatal crash involving three motorcycles in Charlotte County. The crash occurred on Oct. 5, 2013, at 11:17 a.m. on Route 47,…

HOPE Community Services Announces Name Change; Still Plans to File Appeal with Dept. of Health and Human Services

HOPE Community Services Announces Name Change; Still Plans to File Appeal with Dept. of Health and Human Services

In a press release dated September 30, HOPE Community Services announced that their board of directors has voted to change the organization’s name to “New Horizons Community Action Partnership.” The release…

Drakes Branch and Bacon District Respond to Call

Drakes Branch and Bacon District Respond to Call

Firefighters from two companies, Drakes Branch and Bacon District Volunteer Fire Departments, responded to a fire on Towler Road in the Drakes Branch area. Crews arrived on scene to find…

Dept. of Social Services Continues Moving Forward to De-Designate HOPE

In a letter dated September, 9, 2013, Margaret Ross Schultze, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Social Services (DSS), informed HOPE Community Services that DSS would be moving forward to…

One Man Injured in Early Morning Crash

One Man Injured in Early Morning Crash

One man miraculously received minor injuries in a serious crash on Abilene Road this morning. According to the Virginia State Police, Raymond Adams, age 25 from the Abilene area, was…