Charlotte County Newswire

Charlotte County Newswire

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  1. Charlotte County Fed Up With Slow Mail DeliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The sight of an empty mailbox in Charlotte Courthouse is more than just an inconvenience for businesses and citizens. It's straining communication and commerce in the county, and now even public officials have had enough.


  2. School Board elects new chairmanRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Hopewell News

    ... retired at the end of the school year. Melody Hackney, who has served for 10 years as superintendent of Charlotte County Schools in Virginia and, most recently, served for two years as deputy superintendent in Mecklenburg County, also here in ...


  3. PEFYA's Austyn Jamerson waits to bat.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Farmville Herald

    Rain and hot weather could not stop the Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Majors during the District 5 All-Star Tournament, but Dinwiddie American did on Wednesday night with a 6-3 win that ended PEFYA's season. Prince Edward-Farmville began the tournament with a win over Colonial Heights and then was defeated on the second day by Prince George, setting up the elimination game with Charlotte County.


  4. PEFYA Eliminates Charlotte In District Five TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Majors took a 4-1 win over Charlotte County today in the District 5 All-Star Tournament, which eliminated the team from play.


  5. School Board picks interim superintendentRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | Hopewell News

    ... it gave me extra time.' Before arriving in the city, Hackney has served for 10 years as superintendent of Charlotte County Schools in Virginia and, most recently, served for two years as deputy superintendent in Mecklenburg County, also here in ...


  6. Jobless rate ticks up to 7.1 percentRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 |

    ... labor force also grew by one hundred people. There were 67 more people employed in May than in April. Charlotte County also saw its unemployment rate rise to 6.4 percent in May, up from the April rate of 5.7 percent. There were 33 more people ...


  7. Elam NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Farmville Herald

    ... the shot as the train rolled by at 40 miles per hour. He enjoyed the "amazement of the Amish children in Charlotte County who had probably never seen a steam engine before." Erica Foster observed that the train photographers and chasers "wanted to ...


  8. Virginia to experiment with offering all high school courses onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... continue to get state funding for students who enroll in the pilot. Online teachers will be provided by Charlotte County, which contracts with the state to staff online classes, Department of Education spokesman Charles Pyle said. Students can sign ...


  9. Hoofin' it through HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 |

    Law enforcement officers and supporters laced up their shoes to run through Halifax County yesterday as part of the Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Virginia. Each summer, law enforcement officials carry the Flame of Hope across the state in the lead-up to the opening of the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games.


  10. Halifax County jobless rate plunges in April to 6.5 percentRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 |

    ... jobless rate drop in April to 6.3 percent, down from the March rate of 6.9 percent. The rate also dipped in Charlotte County, from 6.0 percent in March to 5.7 percent in April. Pittsylvania County also registered a drop to 5.6 percent in April. ...


  11. 'Ranger Barb' retires from partnership coordinator positionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... to a position where it's been integrated into the day-to-day business," Bailey said. Walker grew up in Charlotte County, Virginia, and began her professional career as a high school teacher before moving to Utah to work in the ski industry. She ...


  12. VDOT closes access to Clarkton BridgeRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 |

    The fate of the historic Clarkton Bridge is once again in question after a recent inspection by the Virginia Department of Transportation revealed problems with the soundness of the structure. DOT has closed the bridge truss at the Halifax County end and will conduct further evaluation during the remainder of an annual inspection.


  13. Charlotte County Prepares For 250th Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... ceremony will wrap up the day, and will feature dignitaries from around the county. Beverly Fitz from the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce says "All of the town mayors will be there from Drake's Branch, Phenix, and Keysville. We just hope to ...


  14. Highway marker near Battlefield park honors Jefferson cousin, rivalRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 |

    David Irby, a longtime law enforcement officer in Halifax County, announced Thursday that he will wage a write-in campaign for Sheriff, becoming the third declared candidate in the race along Days after receiving a letter disavowing his services from one-half of the membership of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, County Attorney Jeremy Carroll has quit his post. John Randolph of Roanoke will be the subject of a new historical highway marker being placed at the intersection of Highway 360 and River Road in Charlotte County.


  15. 'Boyd' Colgate, founder of Chase City business mainstay, recalled fondlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 |

    ... Colgate, in Buckingham County. Colgate considered Chase City home and "my city," having moved there from Charlotte County when he was 15 years old. He once said he moved to the area to find work and be nearer to an older brother who ran a restaurant ...


  16. Mecklenburg County gets positive news on employment frontRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 |

    ... good news popped up throughout Southside Virginia. Brunswick County added 30 new workers and 47 job, Charlotte County 89 workers and 97 jobs, Halifax County 69 workers and 84 jobs and Lunenburg County 26 workers and 28 job. This was the second ...


  17. Duncan to manage county 911 centerRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    The Mecklenburg County 911 Emergency Operations Center has a new director, Ben Duncan. He replaces Linda Cage, who retired March 31 after nearly 20 years on the job.


  18. Halifax County's jobless rate rises, but so does number of jobsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 |

    ... percent. Rising unemployment rates were reported throughout Southside Virginia in January. In neighboring Charlotte County, the jobless rate stood at 8.5 percent in January, up from December's even 8 percent. There were 539 people looked for work in ...


  19. Hackney resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 |

    ... County. Hackney returned to the school division in 2013, after serving ten years as the Superintendent of Charlotte County Public Schools. She came at a time when Mecklenburg was beginning to transition its instructional program away from ...


  20. Elderly Chase City man dies in single-car crashRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 |

    Chase City grocer John David "Johnny" Farmer appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Richmond to learn his fate after earlier pleading guilty to swindling the Kellogg Company out of Ending a short-lived truce on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, ED-4 representative Doug Bowman fired off a letter this weekend pillorying fellow supervisors William Bryant Claiborne and Barry Bank Supervisors William Bryant Claiborne and Barry Bank - targets of withering criticism in a letter by fellow member Doug Bowman - pushed back against their board rival in a joint An 85 year old Chase City resident died at the scene of a single vehicle crash last Monday, March 2 in Charlotte County.