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Two Charged in Rape

Two Charged in Rape

Staff Report Two men from Blackstone and Dinwiddie are facing rape charges following an investigation stemming from an incident on Wednesday, March 15. The men facing these allegations are 28-year-old…

Saturday Incident Leads To Felony Malicious Wounding Charges

A Saturday night altercation led to the arrest of a Lunenburg man with more charges pending as the investigation continues. Major DJ Penland,  of the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office said…

Charlotte Man Arrested Again for Eluding Police

Staff Report A speeding incident led to the second arrest of a Charlotte County man within the past two months. Danzelle Clark was arrested following a pursuit after the 35-year-old…

Big Plans for Farmville’s Hotel Weyanoke

Big Plans for Farmville’s Hotel Weyanoke

Project Will Bring 76 New Jobs and More Than $7 million in Economic Impact Staff Report Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Wednesday that more than $12.2 million will be invested…

VPD Makes Another Drug Bust Sunday

The Victoria Police Department continues to take a strong stance against drugs in the community. The latest drug related bust took place on February 26, 2017 after Officer M. Gatling…

Found! – Howard Discovered Dead at Site of Automobile Crash

Found! – Howard Discovered Dead at Site of  Automobile Crash

LUNENBURG – The disappearance investigation of Lunenburg resident Ruth Alice Howard came to a tragic end on Sunday afternoon when her remains were discovered following a call for a traffic…

Messenger Postal Issues Resolved

By Averett Jones, Editor KEYSVILLE – As reported last month the Southside Messenger was having delivery problems with the Post Office. Since that article was written, we have been working…

One Killed in Friday Afternoon Wreck

Staff Report Virginia State Police Trooper J.T. Farris is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County. The crash occurred Friday, January 20, at 12:40 p.m., on Route 460,…

Farmville Man Arrested for abduction, rape

Farmville Man Arrested for abduction, rape

FARMVILLE – A 23-year-old Farmville man has been arrested and charged with rape and abduction. According to police reports, Luis Eduardo Herrera has also been charged with forcible sodomy, making…

Driver Walks Away

Driver Walks Away

A two-vehicle accident occured Wednesday, January 18 at approximately 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Old King’s Highway and Hwy. 360. The car was t-boned by a semi-truck. Miraculously, the…