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Alexa Massey, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Columns

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the bird out the oven and sliced it ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 26, 2021 5:30 pm

Local

Murals add pop of color to Southside SPCA

Fun and lively murals featuring colorful dogs, cats, puppies and kittens now line the walls throughout the Southside SPCA shelter in Meherrin. Local artist Audrey ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 26, 2021 12:21 pm

COVID-19

All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized booster shots ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:21 pm

Local

Toys for Tots program kicks off

Donations are now being accepted for this year’s Marine Toys for Tots program. Founded in 1947 by Marine Corps Reserve Major Bill Hendricks, the national ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:51 pm

COVID-19

Vaccination efforts continue

As areas in the U.S. are beginning to see rises in COVID-19 cases, the Piedmont Health District is celebrating several successful vaccination events as the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:15 pm

Local

Crossroads audit completed

After two rounds of forensic auditing with no unlawful misappropriation of funds found, the Crossroads Community Services Board (CCSB) has finally had its name cleared ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:19 pm

COVID-19

Pfizer authorized for children ages 5-11

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5-11. Meanwhile, the Piedmont Health District ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 5, 2021 6:13 pm

COVID-19

Moderna, J&J boosters now available

The health district is observing another week of reduced COVID-19 cases just as Virginians become eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 28, 2021 7:43 pm

COVID-19

50% of Piedmont now vaccinated

With cases continuing to slow over the last week, just over half of those eligible in the Piedmont Health District have now been vaccinated against ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 21, 2021 8:00 am

COVID-19

COVID pill authorization sought

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the news comes that an antiviral pill for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:29 pm

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