Boater missing on Bluestone Creek; search ongoing Tuesday

Midlothian man presumed drowned after falling into lake Saturday afternoon

Sturdifen, Kelly launch bids for state senate seat

Contenders jump into Republican primary against incumbent Ruff

Suspect at large in Chase City shooting

Victim flown to VCU-MCV for treatment of wounded leg

Woman gets six years as bank getaway driver

A Roxboro, N.C. woman will spend the next six years in prison for her role in a bank robbery that took place in Bracey in 2015. On Friday, Circuit Judge S. Anderson Nelson sentenced Shermika Jessica Lea to 100 years in prison, with all but 10 years suspended for her role as the getaway driver in the February 2015 robbery […]

Rising unemployment, but stronger job market

People returning to the labor force in January drove up unemployment rates across Southside Virginia, according to the latest jobs report issued Friday by the Virginia Employment Commission. Economists see this as good news — a sign that people are being lured back to work by the promise of jobs and rising wages. Labor force participation usually grows fastest when […]

Putting out fires

With all the talk lately about solar power and the Lady Bug project in Bracey, it’s easy to overlook other trends in the energy business — including ones directly affecting those of us here in Southside Virginia.

Boydton mulls sewer upgrade

Boydton Town Council discussed improvements to the town’s sewer system at its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The changes are needed to handle additional wastewater that will flow to the Boydton treatment plant once the consolidated secondary school complex opens at the corner of Wooden Bridge Road and U.S. 58 in Baskerville. Public works supervisor R.H. Park III reported that he […]

Dragon boys blank R-H, 2-0

Hudson throws one-hit shutout

Bluestone posts 3-0 softball road win over Prince Edward

Shanklin throws two-hitter for shutout

Bluestone whips PE to even mark at 1-1

Bluestone takes 15-5 win over PE after falling to Statesmen in opener