Victim in Canoe Accident On James River Dies

A deadly boating accident on the James River near Howardsville, near the Buckingham County line. We first told you about the accident yesterday. Now we know the 58 year-old woman involved – has died. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says the victim, Deborah Stacil, was with another female in a canoe on Tuesday. They were managing swift water … Read More

Wrong Way Crash Kills One In Campbell County

Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Campbell County. The crash happened Saturday at 11:30 p.m. on Route 460 Business, approximately 500 feet east of Route 647. According to a statement from VSP Spokeswoman Corinne Gellar, a 1994 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck was traveling the wrong way in the eastbound lane of Route 460 Business and struck head-on … Read More

VSP INVESTIGATING FATAL CAMPBELL COUNTY CRASH

Virginia State Police Trooper T.M. Wertz is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Campbell County. The crash occurred June 17, 2017, at 11:30 p.m., on Route 460 Business approximately 500 feet east of Route 647. A 1994 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck was traveling west in the eastbound lane of Route 460 Business and struck head-on an eastbound 2007 Jeep Cherokee. The … Read More

CHAD EISELE NAMED ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT HSC

Hampden-Sydney College announced today the appointment of Mr. Chad Eisele as director of athletics. Mr. Eisele’s appointment follows a comprehensive, nationwide search led by a committee that included Hampden-Sydney coaches, members of the Faculty, and representatives from the Board of Trustees. Mr. Eisele comes to Hampden-Sydney from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, where he served as director of athletics for … Read More

Unique Camping Experience At High Bridge State Park

HIGH BRIDGE TRAIL STATE PARK IS HOSTING A UNIQUE CAMPOUT EXPERIENCE SATURDAY NIGHT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… IN CELEBRATION OF THE GREAT AMERICAN CAMPOUT, THE STE PARK IS HOSTING A CAMPOUT ON HIGH BRIDGE SATURDAY NIGHT… (cut) DANIEL JORDAN IS PARK MANAGER… (cut) JORDAN SAYS THEY’VE DEVIDED THE TRAIL INTO 30 6-BY-10-FOOT CAMPSITES.

Weekend Standoff At Meherrin Ends Peacefully

A brief standoff over the weekend in the 4000 block of Meherrin Road after authorities say a man fired into an occupied house. James R. Scott was arrested by Prince Edward County deputies on Saturday when they responded to a call for help stating that a man had a gun outside the home. In a news releasse, Sheriff Wesley W. … Read More

LWU LANCERS IN THE PROS: JUNE 19 UPDATE

    FARMVILLE, Va. – While Longwood shortstop Michael Osinski heard his name called in the 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft, the three Longwood alumni currently in the professional game continue their pursuit of the Major Leagues. Former Lancer stars, Mark Montgomery of the Memphis Redbirds, Aaron Myers of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, and Kyri Washington of the Salem Red … Read More

Garbage Route Changes for July 4th Holiday

With Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 being Independence Day, there will be some changes in your collection days.  Monday will have its normal residential and business collection services.  On Tuesday, July 4th there will be no residential garbage collection.  Wednesday, July 5th will be Tuesday’s residential garbage collection day and the normal Wednesday business collection.   Thursday, July 6th will be Wednesday’s … Read More

VIRGINIA YOUTH TRAIN TO BECOME TRAFFIC SAFETY ADVOCATES

    (HARRISONBURG, Va.) — Nearly 100 teens representing 30 high and middle schools from across the commonwealth are arriving at James Madison University (JMU) Monday (June 19) for a week of educational and hands-on activities that focus on safe driving practices and the importance of making responsible decisions while driving. The 2017 Summer Leadership Retreat is sponsored by Youth … Read More

Fatal Crash IN Nelson County

Another crash in Nelson County left one person dead. It happened Saturday when two cars collided on Route 29 near Route 617. A statement from VSP says a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica was traveling east on Route 617. The minivan stopped for the posted stop sign and then proceeded across Route 29. The minivan pulled into the path of a northbound … Read More