Brian Carlton, Author at The Charlotte Gazette



EMPOWER fiber project almost complete in Charlotte County

The fiber project run by EMPOWER is almost complete in Charlotte County. Work is finished in four of the five project areas, meaning that high-speed ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 10:48 am

Route 360


Investigation continues into what caused Route 360 crash

More than a week after the accident happened, Virginia State Police say they’re still investigating what caused the two-vehicle crash at the corner of Route ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 3:10 pm

Amish traffic


Expect heavy Amish traffic today. Why? An event in Buckingham

Drive slowly on the roads today in Charlotte County, especially around curves. That’s the warning from the Toga Volunteer Fire Department in Dillwyn. The reason? ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 12:31 pm

gas prices


Why did local gas prices spike so high?

It started just after New Year’s Day. Gas prices jumped more than 10 cents from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, then spiked again less than ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Thursday, January 12, 2023 4:00 pm

school delays

Winter Weather

Winter weather freezes roads, triggers school delays for Jan. 9

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE – Winter weather has triggered school delays in Charlotte County and across the region for Monday. Now the National Weather Service and ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Monday, January 9, 2023 2:23 am

Winter Storm

Winter Storm

Winter Storm Update: When will the power come back on?

“Please prepare your home for a hard overnight freeze.” That was the statement Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) officials released just before 10 p.m. Friday, warning ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Saturday, December 24, 2022 3:48 am

Trudy Berry

Virginia Elections

Trudy Berry enters race for redrawn District 9 seat

Since 2017, Jennifer McClellan has served as the state senator for Virginia’s 9th district. During that time, the district included Charles City County, along with ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Thursday, December 22, 2022 8:01 pm

Joe Carey


Former Charlotte Co. supervisor Joe Carey dies after traffic accident

A Wylliesburg resident and former member of the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors was killed Friday after a traffic accident. According to officials with the ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Saturday, December 17, 2022 12:26 am


Mask lawsuit ends in Virginia

When Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin took office, he signed Executive Order 2. The bill stripped school districts like Charlotte County of the ability to require ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Friday, December 16, 2022 8:30 am


WFLO-AM set for relaunch this week

A familiar radio station will be returning to the airwaves later this week. Over the weekend, the new owners of WFLO-AM confirmed to The Herald ... Read more

by Brian Carlton, Thursday, December 1, 2022 8:30 am

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