A man has been arrested in Crewe in connection with two violent incidents including a stabbing.
22 year old Chakel Davis was charged with malicious wounding . Police say a man was stabbed twice outside of the 400 block of Powell Street. The stabbing was the second altercation that took place in the 400 block of Powell Street on the same day. Chakel Davis was arrested on charges of abduction, strangulation and assault and battery in connection with the earlier incident, in which the victim was a woman.
It may be early, but it is time to start thinking about those that are less fortunate in our local area. Both Appomattox libraries have referral forms from the Appomattox County Department of Social Services for “Be a Santa to a Senior “It’s sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, and is supported by donations. The Jamerson Library will host the “angel tree” that will feature many of the names that qualify for this program. The library will also accept general gifts for seniors whose names haven’t been selected off the tree. The Jamerson Library also will participate in the annual “Community Christmas Tree”, which will start in the beginning of November. This collection box will be for St. Anne’s and their sister church, collecting gently used and new items for children pre-school through high school students who may not otherwise have a Christmas.
A steady stream of cars flowed through the Keysville Auto Center’s new LaserWash carwash. The longtime local auto center had it’s grand opening earlier this month (October 18th), and the new addition attracted quite a few folks who were curious about the state of the art carwash. Keysville Auto Center staff says the computer programmed washer is a worry- free operation and can really run itself, all the way down to adjusting how much water and soap it uses. The brand new, bright white annex with a big sky blue roof and American flag at the entrance, sits in the corner of the lot of the home town car dealership.
A Farmville attorney, accused of embezzlement, will soon learn her fate. The Southside Messenger reported, a hearing to appoint council, scheduled earlier this month in the case of Marjorie Lancaster Wall, on charges she violated ethics rules, was ordered continued. Walls, who was indited by a grand jury in 2013, is now facing two charges of Felony Embezzlement, after allegations of wrongdoing against two of her clients. The hearing date set for the continuance is November 18.
Raffle tickets are now available from Appomattox County Library Association. They have a big basket filled with lots of great items! Everything you need to “Curl Up With A Good Book” is included, items such as; a large Yankee candle, hand-crocheted neck scarf, fancy cookies, chocolates, travel mug for hot beverages, gift certificate for Baine’s Books & Coffee, fleece blanket, and more! Chances are $1.00 each or 6 chances for $5.00. Total value of this basket is over $120.00. Drawing to be held on Friday, November 21st just before closing, you do not have to be present to win.. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help support the upcoming winter events, purchase craft supplies, books, and more.ACLA will also be hosting a book sale starting on Tuesday, November 4th, and wrapping up on Saturday, November 8th, during normal business hours of the Jamerson Library. ACLA is a non-profit organization that raises money to help support the needs of the library. ACLA has been a vital part of the library community for over 15 years.
There was good economic news for Charlotte County last week concerning the expansion of Blue Ridge Railcar Repair. The proposed expansion, estimated at approximately 2.4 million dollars to realize, will include a new, state of the art, sandblasting and railcar painting facility capable of coating the railcars with the longer-lasting epoxy based finish that most customers prefer today. The new Blue Ridge Rail/ Patriot Rail operation, when underway, will provide nearly 40 new jobs to our area.
A chance of showers after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 6 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Chance Showers Temp: 37 °F
A chance of showers before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Breezy Temp: 53 °F
Sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Clear Temp: 32 °F
Clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunny Temp: 61 °F
Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.