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Falconer teaches love of birds

Rodney Stotts, a Charlotte Court House resident, is one of only a handful of African American falconers in ... Read more | Add your comment

Red Hill remembers enslaved persons

On Saturday, June 5, a large crowd turned out for Patrick Henry’s Red Hill dedication of the Quarter ... Read more | Add your comment

Pyle named June member of month

Trey Pyle has been named the June member of the month for the Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue ... Read more | Add your comment

Drakes to host 100 Mile Yard Sale

After a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the region’s largest yard sale day will return on ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Meet and greet Joe Reed

Los Angeles Chargers Wide Receiver and former Randolph-Henry High School student Joe Reed will be at Tri-County Ford in Keysville, Saturday, June 19, for a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Report.

News

Fireworks show is a go

After a year of no fireworks due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue will hold its Fourth of July celebration Friday, July ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Local

Francis recognized

Charlotte County Sheriff Royal Freeman recently recognized Mary Sue Francis for outstanding service to the citizens of Charlotte County. Francis was employed at the sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 5:00 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Make godly behavior your daily choice

Recently I have seen Christ followers post things on social media which makes me think about Jesus Christ and how he behaved. Jesus never called ... Read more

by Yvette Perrin, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:49 pm

Local

Brinkley recognized

Charlotte County Sheriff Royal Freeman recently recognized Charlie E. Brinkley for outstanding service to the citizens of Charlotte County. Brinkley was employed at the sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:45 pm

Local

Lockridge recognized

Charlotte County Sheriff Royal Freeman recently recognized Keith Lockridge for outstanding service to the citizens of Charlotte County. Lockridge was employed at the sheriff’s office ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:44 pm

High School

Algeier makes state tournament in singles and doubles

The Randolph Henry Lady Statesmen Varsity Tennis Team hit the courts again this week.  June 1, competing in the VHSL 2A Regional Singles Tournament. Grace ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:40 pm

Community Calendar

Community News for the week of June 9

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:34 pm

Education

Tharpe graduates from Fuqua

Fuqua School held its commencement Friday evening, May 28, at 6 p.m. in Gilmer Gym on the upper school campus. Fuqua School’s Class of 2021 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:43 am

Local

Little broadband progress seen

Following a broadband work session Thursday, June 3, the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors is no further along in learning how RiverStreet Networks will begin ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:29 pm

News

Keysville man arrested

Joseph James Valania, 40, of Keysville was arrested in Lunenburg County Friday, June 4, following an investigation by the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:32 pm

Local

2,000 now signed up for VA Ready

The Virginia Ready Initiative (VA Ready), a 501(c)(3) public-private partnership dedicated to reskilling Virginians and helping them secure in-demand positions, has now enrolled 2,000 scholars ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:03 pm

Local

Patrick Henry Foundation receives grant

The Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation, in Charlotte County, will receive a grant award of $1,000 for its recycling project as part of a Keep America ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:04 pm

College

Tigers announce football recruiting class

Hampden-Sydney College head football coach Marty Favret has announced his incoming recruiting class that totals 45 newcomers to the program. The group includes first-year student-athletes ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:05 pm

College

Eight Lancer field hockey players named academic all-conference

After notching four-consecutive victories to end the 2021 season with eight wins, Longwood field hockey had eight players named to the Academic All-MAC team, the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:06 pm

Local

Grant funding available to help with flooding

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation today announced the opening of the first grant round for the new Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund. During the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:16 pm

Education

Fuqua announces honor roll

Fuqua School announces scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the fourth quarter, second semester, and for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The honor roll ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:14 pm

College

Longwood athletes set school record for GPA

Bolstered by record-setting team grade point averages (GPA) from five teams, Longwood athletics achieved a school-record cumulative GPA of 3.26 for the spring 2021 semester, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:10 pm

College

Livingston hired as assistant coach at HSC

Trey Livingston has been hired as an assistant basketball coach at Hampden-Sydney College. Livingston served as the head assistant coach for the post grad team at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:08 pm

Local

Thank a pollinator during National Pollinator Week

Anyone who enjoys sipping a cup of coffee or biting into a juicy strawberry can thank a pollinator for the pleasure.  June 21-27 is National ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:21 pm

Local

FCC to provide broadband discounts

The Federal Communications Commission recently kicked off the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will make available up to $3.2 billion ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:13 pm

Community Calendar

Community Calendar for the week of June 2

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:14 pm

Local

Area not seeing job seekers

After 14 months of claiming unemployment benefits via an automated message and push of a few buttons, beginning June 1, Virginians who remain on unemployment ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:58 pm

Church & Community

‘Bless this home’

It was October of 2018 when Hurricane Michael pushed its way through the area, downing trees and leaving many without power. The brutal storm caused ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:57 pm

News

Red Hill to hold dedication

After much research and archaeology, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill will hold a dedication of the Quarter Place Cemetery in remembrance of the enslaved population of ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:59 am

Local

Sailor’s Creek Park to host history hike

As part of the “National Trails Day 2021” initiative, Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a guided history hike with a Park Ranger ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:20 am

Community Calendar

Free ice cream for National Dairy Month

In celebration of National Dairy Month, the Charlotte County Extension Master Gardeners, the Southside Soil and Water, and the Charlotte County Tech Change Makers will ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:18 am