Pamplin Dog Positive for Rabies

A pet dog in the Pamplin area tested positive for rabies on June 4th, 2019 (located in Appomattox county but near Charlotte and Prince Edward). A total of 12 persons were exposed and are undergoing post-exposure treatment; 8 family and friends of the dog owner and 4 at the veterinary clinic that treated the animal. A number of bats were … Read More

EAST COAST TRAFFIC SAFETY OPERATION SIGNALS START TO SUMMER TRAVEL SEASON

A total of nine state police and highway patrol agencies are partnering again this year for the East Coast’s most extensive traffic safety initiative targeting non-interstate highway corridors. This will be the seventh year for Operation Border to Border, which focuses on U.S Route 15 and U.S. Route 17. Both are popular highways with college students and families kicking off … Read More

Farmville Police Search For Store Robber

Farmville Police are looking for information about a robbery that took place on Monday night. In a prepared statement, Farmville Police say the crime took place int he 200 block of East Third Street at JW’s Express. The suspect reportedly went into the business as it was preparing to close. He displayed a knife to the clerk and then proceeded … Read More

Firefly Festival Friday and Saturday Night at High Bridge Trail State Park

HIGH BRIDGE TRAIL STATE PARK IS HOSTING ITS FIREFLY FESTIVAL TONIGHT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… PARK MANAGER DANIEL JORDAN SAYS THE FIREFLY FESTIVAL IS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT FROM 9-TO-11… (CUT) JORDAN SAYS THEY’RE ALSO GOING TO HAVE AN EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF INSECTS AVAILABLE TO EXAMINE.

South Hill Man Killed In Brunswick County Crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a one-car crash that took place on Monday that left a Brunswick County man dead. The accident happened on Route 46, south of Iron Bridge Road, according to a statement from VSP Spokesperson Corinne Geller. A 2007 Chevrolet Express Van, driven by Calvin Ray Edmond, was traveling northbound on Route 46, when the driver veered … Read More

Piedmont Senior Resources Offering Driver Training

PIEDMONT SENIOR RESOURCES AREA AGENCY ON AGING IS HOSTING A TRAINING SESSION LATER THIS MONTH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (cut) JORDAN MILES IS DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION AND NUTRITION… (cut) THE TRAINING SESSION IS FRIDAY, JUNE 28th FROM 11-TO-4. TO REGISTER, SEND AN EMAIL TO JMILES@PSRAAA.ORG.

Prince Edward County Girl Found Safe After Being Reported Missing

Prince Edward County authorities say a missing juvenile has been found safe. 16 year-old Synthia Rose Jabs was reportedly found in Wyming on Tuesday, according to a dstatement from the Prince Edward County Sheriff. A family member is reportedly en route to Wyoming to pick the girl up. No other details were provided about the case.

LWU ALUM NICK REED PACES WAY TO FRONT OF PACK AT BOSTON MARATHON

Nick Reed’s passion for running has taken him places. At Robinson Secondary High School in Fairfax, Va., it took him to the front of the pack where he was named All-Region and was recruited by former head coach Catherine Hanson to run cross country at Longwood. As a Lancer, it took him to the top of the program’s leaderboards where … Read More

Prince Edward County Courthouse Renovations Gearing Up

MAJOR CHANGES ARE COMING TO THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE COURT HOUSE…ABOUT TO UNDERGO A MAJOR RENOVATION PROJECT. COUNTY PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER KATE PICKETT EGGLESTON SAYS THE FIRST MAJOR CHANGE IS COMING NEXT MONDAY… (cut) THE ENTIRE RENOVATION PROJECT SHOULD COST ABOUT FOUR AND A HALF MILLION DOLARS AND TAKE ABOUT A YEAR TO … Read More