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Crystal Vandegrift, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

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Town hires police officer

The Town of Drakes Branch has a new employee. Charlie Brinkley who recently retired at 18 years with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is now ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, December 3, 2021 12:00 pm

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Fate of Confederate Memorial stalled

After more than a year discussing the fate of the Confederate Memorial that sits in the Court House Square, the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, December 2, 2021 4:24 pm

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Renovation of historic bridge complete

After six months of renovations, the historic bridge at Staunton River Battlefield State Park is complete. The $469,673.50 project began in May and included replacing ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, November 26, 2021 5:25 pm

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County ranks top for low crime

A recent ConsumerAffairs report has ranked Virginia as the ninth safest place to live. Each state was ranked based on violent crime, property crime, number ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:16 pm

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Area receives funds for tourism

Charlotte County is one of 133 Virginia counties and independent cities that has received funding for tourism. County Administrator Dan Witt made the announcement during ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:10 pm

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Input sought for mitigation plan

The Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) is in the process of updating its Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, and it wants to hear from citizens about their ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, November 19, 2021 5:06 pm

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Red Hill awarded humanities grant

Virginia Humanities announced earlier this month that the Red Hill-Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation has been awarded close to $12,000 in grant funds to help continue ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, November 19, 2021 4:45 pm

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Cigarette tax goes up in smoke

Charlotte County citizens are not likely to see a county-wide cigarette tax following a motion by the Board of Supervisors to table the idea indefinitely. ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:17 pm

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Christmas Parents seeking donations

Last year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, The Charlotte County Christmas Parents organization accomplished what some said could not be done and provided toys for area ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:09 pm

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Retirees to receive largest COLA in years

For the approximately 70 million Americans who receive Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits this January, their monthly checks will have something extra ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, November 12, 2021 6:31 pm

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