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High School Football: Fuqua sees Growth

They broke through last week. After an 0-2 start to the season, where they were outscored 128-10, the ...


Miss Janie’s Sit & Sip Wine Festival is Saturday

Barksdale Cancer Foundation is busy finalizing plans for its fifth annual wine festival, “Miss Janie’s Sit & Sip”, ...


Quentin R. Johnson: Governor’s School students

The U.S. Department of Education reports that students who earn college credits before high school graduation reap numerous ...


County will not apply for funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development recently announced the availability of $2.5 million in grant funding ...

Phenix Elementary kindness club


Phenix launches Kindness Club

Phenix Elementary School is introducing the Kindness Club this semester. August was all about being kind to one ...

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Task Force breaks up cocaine operation

Residents from Charlotte, Lunenburg and Prince Edward counties are all facing charges after a task force operation this ...

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Church and Community Calendar: week of Sept. 20

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday ...

Charlotte County Confederate Monument


County unveils historic context of monument

On a sunny September afternoon, in the shadow of the 200-year-old courthouse designed by Thomas Jefferson, Charlotte County ...

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More changes coming to Route 360 intersection

If you’re heading down Route 360 starting on Friday, things could be a bit slower. The Virginia Department ...

Bacon District


Bacon District officials determine cause of Saxe housefire

We now know that lighting caused a home at 2526 Hebron Church Road in Saxe to catch fire ...

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Daughters urge people to reflect during Constitution Week

The local chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution want people to reflect on the United States ...


Barksdale Cancer Foundation Wine Festival set for Sept. 23

The month of September traditionally heralds the slowly declining temperatures of summer and, with that, the beginning of ...

Condrey's Pumpkin Patch


All in the Family: Condrey’s Pumpkins part of long tradition

‘Tis the season … for pumpkins, that is, and one Charlotte County farm may have just what you ...



PSR earns third USAging award

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) received its third national USAging award for its Volunteer Wellness Check-in Call Program. The ...



Master Gardener warns of butterfly decline

They’re vibrant and elusive, often vanishing as quickly as they appear — making each unexpected visit all the ...


New General Manager hired

Brandon Brown, who brings with him an extensive and varied background in the motorsports industry, has been named ...

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Movie Review: Jerry and Marge Go Large

So I know I am over a year late to the game on this, but when I watched ...


The Word: Let’s win this game together

“I’ll always remember this as the night that Michael Jordan and I combined to score 70 points.” — ...


South Central Fair talent competition seeks contestants

The South Central Fair Association will host the fourth annual “South Central Fair Idol” contest during Fair Week ...

Randolph-Henry homecoming court


Randolph-Henry celebrates Homecoming Court 2023

Randolph-Henry’s homecoming is set for Sept. 22 this year, with the king and queen announced during halftime activities. ...