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Concert series set

Red Bank Revival and jazz singer Stella Jones will kick off the First Friday summer concert series in the parking lot of the Prizery located ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Report.

Virtual Virginia provides online options

As this unconventional school year comes to a close, many public school districts in the commonwealth are announcing students will have the option to enroll ... Read more

15 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Governor eases some restrictions

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating locally as Governor Ralph Northam eased some restrictions concerning mask wearing and restaurant regulations. According to Rhonda Pruitt, senior epidemiologist for ... Read more

16 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Pettus remembered for his compassion

The Drakes Branch community is mourning the loss of one of its lifelong residents and former town council members. Walter Harold Pettus Jr., known by ... Read more

16 hours ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Drakes Branch Farmer’s Market to open

The Drakes Branch Farmer’s Market will open for its sixth season under the pavilion Friday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market ... Read more

16 hours ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Gazette wins eight VPA awards

The Charlotte Gazette received eight awards during a virtual presentation of the 2020 Virginia Press Association News and Advertising Contest Thursday. The Gazette received six ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Report.

National Stroke Awareness Month

A stroke happens when a clot or rupture interrupts blood flow to the brain. Without oxygen-rich blood, brain cells die. There are three types of stroke: ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Road construction planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues.  For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.   District-wide activities: Crews will perform ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Free health careers summer camp open to high school students

This summer the Southside Virginia Area Health Education Center (SVAHEC) will provide a free virtual four-day Health Careers Summer Camp.  Open to high school students, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Red Flag Warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for multiple counties in Central and Eastern Virginia between noon and 8 p.m. today. This means ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

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