09/18/14 - 5:39 am
09/18/14 - 5:39 am
Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up
09/17/14 - 7:10 am
In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.
09/17/14 - 12:39 pm
Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…
09/19/14 - 7:16 pm
Virginia State Police have confirmed the identities of two persons who died Friday in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway in Alton. The dead are Jon Couch, 46, the pilot, and his mother, Frances G. Couch, 72, the plane's passenger. Both hailed from Annapolis, Md.
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A large crowd was on hand Saturday for the annual Skipwith Day festivities in Skipwith. The day featured a parade and plenty and food and fun. (Alta LeCompte photo)
10/05/10 - 12:18 pm Mecklenburg
Stuart Buchanan and Frankie Talley installed bricks at the Mecklenburg County Veterans Memorial Monument in Clarksville last week. There is space for more bricks. These memorial bricks are available to all veterans for $50 each. The forms are in the blue box at the monument, at the Clarksville Town Hall, or at David Buchanan's State Farm office or call Stuart Buchanan (434) 372-3466 and one will be mailed to you. At the time this photo was taken, the flags were flying at half-mast honoring Thomas Hupp and James "Lowdy" Crute. Hupp was the last POW (prisoner of war) from WWII from this area and was a native of Chase City. Crute was a US Army Veteran from the Korean War and a lifetime resident of Nelson.
Performers are seen underneath an aerostat during the opening ceremony for the 19th Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 3. This is the largest aerostat in the world and it was built by Lindstrand USA in South Boston.
10/05/10 - 9:49 am Halifax
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