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  1. Branch to serve 10 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Farmville Herald

    A 23-year-old Burkeville man was sentenced Thursday to an active term of 11 years and 20 days in jail in connection with a crash that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Shelly Warner, according to the Virginia Court Case Information database. Torey Jamal Branch also received suspended jail sentences amounting to six years, 11 months and 10 days in addition to 30 years of unsupervised probation and 99 years of supervised probation.

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  2. Hazel Bisaillon, 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Hazel Bisaillon, 87, formerly of Marshfield, MA, died Sunday, October 1, 2017 in Burkeville, VA where she had resided since 2012. She passed away peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

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  3. Dog training program gives pups and prisoners a second chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... am, near Lynchburg; Haynesville near Tappahannock; Lawrenceville, between South Hill and Emporia; and Nottoway in Burkeville, an hour southwest of Richmond.

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  4. Branch enters guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A 23-year-old Burkeville man pled guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence on Wednesday in connection to a crash that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Shelly Warner, according to the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk's office. Torrey Jamal Branch, in addition to the involuntary DUI manslaughter, pled guilty to DUI, reckless driving, victim permanently injured; possession of marijuana; DUI third or subsequent offense and driving after forfeiting license.

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  5. Nottoway deputy seriously injured in accident while responding to incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | NBC12

    A Nottoway County Sheriff's Deputy is fighting for his life in the hospital after he was injured in an accident while responding to a breaking and entering incident. While deputies were responding, one of the deputies was involved in an accident in the 8000 block of West Court House Road in Burkeville.

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  6. Deputy seriously injured in Nottoway County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The Nottoway Sheriff's Office said the crash happened at approximately 10:40 a.m. while responding to a breaking and entering call on Cary Shop Road. The deputy, identified as 25-year-old Franklin Gregory Tanner, crashed in the 8000 block of West Court House Road in Burkeville.

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  7. Remembering - Shorty' SimmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... attention that H-SC has ever received. Simms lived his last three years as part of our Hickory Hill family near Burkeville, a resident of our special Memory Care "Van Hattem" wing. He died Aug. 31 at the age of 70 and could very well have been the ...

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  8. Virginia Breeder's preps, elims at ShenandoahRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | HarnesRacing

    ... and came home strong in a final quarter of:29.3. Frank MIlby drove the winner for the Hillbilly Haven Farms of Burkeville, Virginia. The runner-up was driven and is trained by Mark Gray. Tom Hall's Baddabingbaddabang was third. Freddie K dominated ...

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  9. UpdatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Porterville Recorder

    ... hugs well-wisher, Rhonda Rowland, of Farmville, Va, as he is released from Nottoway Correctional Facility in Burkeville, Va. Harward was released after the Virginia Supreme Court agreed that DNA evidence proves he's innocent of the 1982 killing of ...

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  10. Fallen forensics: Judges routinely allow disavowed scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Brunswick News

    In this April 9, 2016 file photo, Keith Allen Harward, center, hugs well-wisher, Rhonda Rowland, of Farmville, Va, as he is released from Nottoway Correctional Facility in Burkeville, Va. Harward was released after the Virginia Supreme Court agreed that DNA evidence proves he's innocent of the 1982 killing of Jesse Perron and the rape of his wife in Newport News.

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  11. FILE - In this April 30, 2015 file photo, Kirk Odom pauses during an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    ... left, Dana Delger, Chris Fabricant, and Olga Akselrod, as he is released from Nottoway Correctional Facility in Burkeville, Va. Harward was released after the Virginia Supreme Court agreed that DNA evidence proves he's innocent of the 1982 killing ...

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  12. Branch trial set for Aug. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A 23-year-old Burkeville man is set to stand trial Aug. 30 in connection in a crash that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Shelly Warner. Torrey Jamal Branch was indicted in Buckingham Circuit Court on eight charges in April, according to the Buckingham Circuit Court Clerk's Office and the Virginia Courts Case Information website.

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  13. Howard WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    Howard Ronald Walker, 77, of Burkeville, passed away, Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at his home. Born September 8, 1939 in Blount County, Tennessee, he was a son of the late Lewis Clay and Opha Brickey Walker.

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  14. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... worship at 11 a.m. Following morning worship lunch will be served. TIME CHANGE, for Calvary Baptist Church, Burkeville with morning worship service at 9:30-10:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 20 and 27. HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, at First Baptist Church, Farmville. ...

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  15. Thrilling from start to finishRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... in the State Dixie Youth Baseball AAA Minor League All-Star Tournament on Monday when they defeated the Crewe-Burkeville All-Stars 23-7. Watkins shined in that game as well, hitting two singles, two doubles and a three-run home run. Landis had two ...

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  16. A team with remarkable heartRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... into impressive composure and great effort. In PEFYA's first game of the tournament, it defeated the host Crewe-Burkeville All-Star team 15-4 on June 23. Following a bye June 24, PEFYA resumed play the next day, facing the Dinwiddie Nationals ...

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  17. Man found dead after Nottoway County house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... When crews arrived on the scene, the home was fully engulfed in flames. Crews from Blackstone, Crewe, and Burkeville were forced to fight the flames from the outside due to the roof of the home caving in. After 40 minutes, firefighters were able to ...

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  18. Official: Staff vacancies strain Virginia mental hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. At Piedmont Geriatric Hospital in Burkeville, they were 46 percent. In addition, the hospitals are consistently near capacity - at 95 percent on Monday and as high as 99 percent ...

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  19. After 33 years, Keith Allen Harward walks out of a Va. prison a free manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... Innocence Project. Harward is moving to Greensboro, N.C., to live with older brother Charles and Charles' family. BURKEVILLE - Keith Allen Harward stepped out of prison on a chilly afternoon Friday, a free man for the first time in more than 30 ...

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  20. Jury trial set for BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A 23-year-old Burkeville man indicted by a grand jury in April in connection with a crash that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Shelly Warner is set to stand trial in late August. Torrey Jamel Branch will face a jury trial Aug. 30 and 31 in Buckingham Circuit Court on eight charges, according to the Buckingham Circuit Court Clerk's Office and the Virginia Courts Case Information website.

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