Brian Carlton, Author at The Charlotte Gazette


Election held as appeal is filed

Buckingham County’s Republican Committee is back from the dead. Just a couple weeks after 5th District Republicans voted to dissolve the group, Buckingham’s Republicans have ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Friday, April 19, 2024 12:30 pm

Randolph-Henry Statesmen

high school sports

Randolph-Henry Statesmen suit up to beat cancer

It’s been a strong start to the season for the Randolph-Henry Statesmen. The baseball team averages 9 runs a game, while sporting a 8-1 record, ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Monday, April 15, 2024 5:00 pm

storms Charlotte County

Severe Weather

Charlotte County in path of potential severe storms, NWS cautions

This could be a problem. That’s how officials from the National Weather Service (NWS) summed things up early Monday, when talking about the forecast. The ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Sunday, April 14, 2024 10:50 pm

solar eclipse


Students explore as eclipse rolls through

A total solar eclipse is a rare thing and one that all of Central and Southside Virginia got to witness on Monday, April 8. It’s ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 8:00 am

Phenix man

Sheriff's Office

Phenix man faces multiple charges, linked to child porn

A Phenix man is in jail today, facing multiple charges in connection with child pornography and possession of obscene items. According to the Charlotte County ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Friday, April 5, 2024 2:09 pm

Oliver Anthony music

Oliver Anthony

A new ‘Hymnal’ released on Easter by musician Oliver Anthony

He meant to tell a story. That’s how Chris Lunsford, or Oliver Anthony as he’s better known, sees this new project. On Easter Sunday, Lunsford ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Friday, April 5, 2024 8:30 am

Charlotte County schools

charlotte county public schools

Eclipse won’t change class schedule in Charlotte County schools

Charlotte County schools will be on regular schedule Monday. The district is one of several in the region that plans to use the upcoming solar ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Friday, April 5, 2024 8:00 am

Ninth District Mulchi Tommy Wright


Tommy Wright primary bill signed into law by governor

The problem wasn’t that Farmville attorney John Marsden withdrew from the 50th District Virginia House Republican primary last year. It was when he did it ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Friday, April 5, 2024 8:00 am

Virginia War Memorial


Virginia War Memorial officials want to collect veterans’ stories

Every veteran has a story to tell. That’s how representatives from the Virginia War Memorial (VWM) in Richmond feel. And coming up this Sunday, they ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Thursday, April 4, 2024 8:00 am

Senator Frank Ruff


State honors Ruff in multiple ways

They paid tribute to Virginia State Sen. Frank Ruff in a number of ways this past week. The former lawmaker, who stepped down in the ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Wednesday, April 3, 2024 8:00 am

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