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Joe Reed has impactful NFL debut

Sunday, Sept. 13, was a momentous day for Joe Reed, his family, friends and all of Charlotte County. ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools campaign for referendum

A committee has been formed in an effort to inform county citizens of the 1% sales tax referendum ... Read more | Add your comment

Lambert Honored

The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors recognized Nan Lambert, the county’s longest-serving general registrar and director of elections ... Read more | Add your comment

Alcohol and cigarettes stolen from store

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the breaking and entering (B&E) of a convenience store in Madisonville. ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

School health coverage topic defeated

Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) board member Jay George, who represents the Keysville district, saw his motion to eliminate health insurance benefits for board members ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Local

County’s E911 system on track

Construction is set to begin this fall on a new telecommunications tower for the county’s new emergency services radio communication system. The telecommunications tower will ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Education

Cook resigns seat on School Board

Charlotte County Public School (CCPS) Board member Angela Cook has resigned after serving less than a year on the board. CCPS Board Chairperson Gloria Talbott ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:20 pm

Celebrations

Dodds celebrate 50th anniversary

Ralph and Nancy Dodd are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this week. The Charlotte Court House residents were married at Salem Baptist Church in Madisonville ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 11, 2020 2:24 pm

Church & Community

Bagley exhibit featured at MacCallum Museum

The Southern Culture Exhibit by Eldridge Bagley will be shown at the MacCallum More Museum in Chase City from Sept. 20, through Oct. 29. An ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:33 pm

Education

Mask selfies

Students in Charlotte County Public Schools are hard at work virtually to start the school year. The students are even making virtual art. Here are ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 4, 2020 1:45 pm

Lifestyle Main

Donation given

Lynchburg Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently donated $200 to Red Hill to cover the cost of restoring and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:12 pm

Education

Studying with a feline friend

Students across the area are having to get used to learning from home, although doing classwork in your pajamas is a plus. Pictured, Eureka Elementary ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:11 am

Education

Some citizens say board member should resign

Several citizens and educators addressed the Charlotte County School Board, continuing to ask that something be done following a Facebook post by an elected school ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:36 pm

Education

Facebook post spawns protest

Following a Facebook post by an elected Charlotte County School Board member, a peaceful protest was held in front of the school board office Friday, ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:04 pm

Education

The show must go on

Sometimes the conditions are not the best…hot days, long afternoons, rainy practices, repeating the same actions over and over, a car that was left in ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:11 pm

Business

Keysville hardware store to close

Butch Shook, owner of Keysville Hardware and Farm Supply, will close his store at the end of August after almost 30 years in business. Shook ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:47 pm

Education

Students, teachers protest after school board member’s Facebook post

Following a Facebook post by an elected Charlotte County School Board member, a peaceful protest was held in front of the school board office on ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Monday, August 3, 2020 12:01 pm

Celebrations

Newcombe honored by OFPA

The General Order of the Founders and Patriots of America (OFPA) honored J. Shane Newcombe during the 124th General Court in White Sulphur Springs, West ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, July 31, 2020 11:52 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Board member asked to resign after Facebook post

Following a Facebook post by an elected Charlotte County School Board member, a protest has been scheduled for Friday, July 31, at 10 a.m. at ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:57 pm

Business

Beginning business in a pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:07 am

Business

Centra designated Baby Friendly

Centra Southside Community Hospital (CSCH) has received the Baby-Friendly designation from the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:37 am

Education

Murphy chosen for scholarship

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter NSDAR is honored to announce the 2020 recipient of the Grace L. Jones Memorial Nursing Scholarship.  Audra Leighanne Murphy, a senior ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:13 pm

Business

Cardinal plans moving forward

Cardinal Homes Inc., a modular home construction company located in Wylliesburg, that was sold in February has hired additional workers and, while most businesses are ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:22 pm

Lifestyle Main

Dogs become quarantine companions

Although the pandemic has brought hardships for many, one group of furry friends has seen a bright side to the shutdowns and social distancing associated ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:39 am

Education

FUQUA SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

Fuqua School announced scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the fourth nine weeks grading period and the second semester. The honor roll consists ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:38 am

Education

R-H graduate speech featured by Senator Kaine

Alyssa Rapole, a class of 2020 graduate from Randolph-Henry High School (R-H), submitted a video of an original speech she would have liked to give ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:32 am

Education

Fuqua School announces top graduates

 VALEDICTORIAN  Fuqua School’s 2020 valedictorian is Roman Morris Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rick Davis of Victoria. Roman will attend Liberty University in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 29, 2020 11:00 am

Education

Layne, Walker get top honors

The valedictorian and salutatorian are the graduates with the highest and second highest grade point averages in the senior class. VALEDICTORIAN  Winfield Layne, is the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:20 am

Education

Students take part in parade

A procession parade for Randolph-Henry High School (RHHS) graduates was held Saturday, May 23, after a group of parents joined together to plan the celebration. ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:31 am

Education

Longwood announces pay cuts

Longwood University officials announced Tuesday, May 12, the university will be asking faculty and staff to take pay cuts over the coming year in an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:12 am

Education

GRASP services still available

Class of 2020 high school seniors have been dealt a major blow by the upheaval of traditional senior year events caused by the COVID-19 impact. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 18, 2020 11:26 am