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  1. Murder investigation launched in Clarksville's man deathRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 |

    Chase City Police have opened an investigation into the death of a Clarksville man Wednesday night. Officers J. Carey and A. DeSantis responded to a "shots fired" call in the 400 block of Washington Street around 11:56 p.m. Wednesday.


  2. Mecklenburg supervisors pledge $250,000 for VCU-CMH buildingRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 |

    In a weekend of high drama for the presidential campaign, Donald Trump's supporters in the area responded to calls for the Republican candidate to drop out of the race with The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to contribute $50,000 annually over the next five years to VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in support of the hospital's capital campaign. The money will be used to partly fund the construction of the new medical office building adjacent to the new hospital being built on a 70-acre site in South Hill.


  3. Suspect charged in woundingRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 |

    A Nathalie man and the suspected driver in a Aug. 27 fatal hit-and-run wreck in Pittsylvania County has been arrested by Virginia State Police after weeks of searching by authorities. The U.S. Justice Department has closed its review into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr., the Richmond man who died on May 4, 2013 after being tased by South Boston A 53-year-old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding, felony reckless handling of a firearm and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.


  4. New South Hill mayor seated, longtime chief departsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 |

    South Hill marked the end of an era Monday night as a new mayor was seated and the town's longtime police chief attended his final meeting of Town Council in an official capacity before he retires. Dean Marion, elected mayor in May, presided over the meeting as successor to longtime mayor Earl Horne.


  5. West Side Story debuts Friday on Prizery stageRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 |

    West Side Story opens at The Prizery Friday. Four professional performers carry the lead roles for this production; Caroline Atteyak, Jake Smith, Kelly Glyptis and Evan Woods Gunter.


  6. Battle anniversary celebrated at parkRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 |

    "Are you ready?" are words that echoed 152 years ago as circulars went out to Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg and surrounding counties in an urgent plea for the defense of the Staunton River Bridge - the Civil War clash that became known in local lore as the Battle of Old Men and Young Boys. This Friday and Saturday, the Historic Staunton River Foundation in conjunction with the Staunton River Battlefield State Park will host a Commemoration of the 152th Anniversary of the Battle of Staunton River Bridge.


  7. Murder suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 |

    Today marks the seventh anniversary of the disappearance of 48-year-old Hattie Brown who was last seen at Sheetz in Riverdale, accompanied by her nephew, Derek Brown on May 16, 2009. U.S. Marshals and Amelia County investigators have arrested a Chesterfield man, Stephon Lamarr Wallace, in connection with the death of a Bluestone High School graduate, Shy'Nisha Walker.


  8. Courthouse rally marks three-year anniversary of Linwood Lambert's deathRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 |

    Three years ago, Richmond forklift operator Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr. died in South Boston police custody - an event that has stirred national attention, a $25 million civil lawsuit and local protests. On the anniversary of his death, Lambert's family, friends and supporters will gather at the Halifax County Courthouse for a rally and march on Wednesday, May 4 to demand action against the South Boston officers who used Tasers to subdue Lambert.


  9. Two Chase City residents killed in Sunday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 |

    With two buyers seeking to purchase the abandoned school which now belongs to Halifax County, Davis said he is trying to evaluate the two offers in "an objective way, not Sandy L. Tucker and Kenneth Shores, from a web page created to help pay for Kenneth Shores' funeral expenses. A single vehicle crash Sunday, claimed the lives of two Chase City residents: Kenneth R. Shores and Sandy L. Tucker, both 24 years old.


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