After the deluge

Floodwaters dampen Memorial Day holiday life on Buggs Island Lake

COVID-19 caseload leaps past 200 mark

Health district says test capacity should grow in June as county’s death toll ranks near top in Virginia

Attempted rape brings 30-year prison term

Judge: ‘Most horrendous case I’ve ever dealt with’

Fitness club alters reopening plans

A South Hill fitness club drew the attention of local law enforcement this week after announcing plans to allow members inside the establishment to work out, in violation of the state’s coronavirus public health restrictions. In a message to club members posted on social media, William Crowder, owner of The Fit Club, said he would reopen his gym to members […]

End of a landmark

Graduation plans change at Bluestone, Park View

Due to impending weather conditions, Bluestone and Park View high schools have made modifications to their commencement ceremony plans. Bluestone will hold commencement on May 30 at 9 a.m. Park View will hold commencement on May 30 at 1 p.m. Seniors will receive a numbered parking pass that will admit one vehicle per student onto the campus. Vehicles will park […]

Counting up

At this writing more than 100,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, a loss that overwhelms our ability to appropriately mourn the dead. With no vaccine and no known treatment in sight, the plan moving forward seems to be to hope for the best, even if by now we should all know hope is not a plan.