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South Boston Police sued for $25 million in Richmond man’s death

The South Boston Police Department is facing a $25 million federal lawsuit with the death two years ago of a 46-year-old African-American man whose family alleges he died of cardiac…

Martin: ‘Second set of eyes’ to review facts in Lambert probe

The Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney office has brought in a special assistant, Richmond prosecutor Michael Herring, to weigh evidence in the death of Linwood Lambert, whose family has sued the…

Wilborn gears up to run for Board of Supervisors

A third candidate is looking to run for the Board of Supervisors in ED-5, joining a field that already includes incumbent Barry Bank and challenger Joseph “Joey” Rogers.


Season comes to end for Dragons in playoffs





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Supes questions school spending, hiring moves

Mecklenburg County School finance director Dr. John Keeler came to Monday’s Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors meeting intending to update the Board on the positive changes at Mecklenburg County Schools.

Mecklenburg County jobless rate rises to 9.9 percent

Thieves strike two local churches

Two area churches were hit by thieves this past week, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff Danny Fox.

Deputy injured in mishap on US 58

A Sheriff’s Department vehicle was involved in a wreck Tuesday on U.S. 58 in Boydton.

Plans continue for wine fest

The South Hill Chamber of Commerce and the South Hill Rotary Club will host the first-ever South Hill Wine Festival on Oct. 1 at Centennial Park from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Clarksville lands shared grant with Lawrenceville

Clarksville’s Fine Arts Building and the Clarksville Community Players may benefit from a $95,000 grant awarded by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Rural Virginia Initiative. At the August 2 Town Council workshop, Town Manager Melinda Moran revealed the award, which would be shared by Clarksville and Lawrenceville. After explaining the nature of the grant, Moran encouraged Council to spend Clarksville’s portion of the grant on renovations to the Fine Arts Center.

Chase City officials: let’s stay positive

The monthly meeting of the Chase City Town Council, although brief, saw members of Council, and a representative from the Chamber of Commerce call for unity and a more positive focus as the town strives to revitalize its downtown.

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