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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

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

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

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 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…

Route 47 Bridge Project Completion Delayed

With safety in mind, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has delayed the completion of the Route 47 Bridge project in Charlotte County until the first of the year. Originally…

Route 47 Bridge Project Completion Delayed

With safety in mind, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has delayed the completion of the Route 47 Bridge project in Charlotte County until the first of the year. Originally…

VSP investigates fatal crash in Campbell County

Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash Monday (Sept. 2, 2013) in Campbell County. The crash occurred at 10:55 p.m. in the 3100 block of Red Oak School…