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  • Friday September 04th, 2015

     The Crewe Police Department is investigating a credit card fraud incident that occurred on 8/1/15 at Crewe Exxon.  Two individuals are seen in security footage purchasing multiple cartons of cigarettes.  Another card was attempted at this store, but was declined.  The Crewe Police Department needs help identifying the individuals in the photos.  Any individual with information is encouraged to contact Detective Ella Turner at 434-645-7472.

     

     

  • Friday September 04th, 2015

    A reminder that you are invited to a dance tomorrow in Pamplin. The dance at Pamplin Depot is held on the first Saturday of every month, with neighbors coming from all around to talk, dance, and share a meal. A portion of the funds raised through meal sales goes to the Pamplin Depot Restoration Fund.

  • Friday September 04th, 2015

    Law enforcement in Charlotte County is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a yard on Four Locust Highway on Monday afternoon. The Sheriff’s office and Rescue Squad responded to the call, and found the body of 28 year old Jonathan James Loflin on the ground beside the well house on the property. The cause of death is undetermined; the remains were sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond. The Southside Messenger reports that the Sheriff’s Office does not believe foul play was involved.

  • Thursday September 03rd, 2015

    - With the start of the fall semester underway, the Longwood softball program has taken the time to give back to the local community. The Lancers enjoyed an opportunity to spend a day at the White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue in nearby Burkeville, Va., where the squad helped care for horses that had been rescued. The squad cleaned stalls, filled water buckets before later walking the horses from the pasture to their stalls and grooming them. The Lancers return five 2015 Big South all-conference selections for 2016, including Big South Pitcher of the Year Biz McCarthy, first team selections Justina Augustine and Emily Murphy, and second team selections Kelsey Sweeney and Glenn Walters.

  • Thursday September 03rd, 2015

    The Appomattox County Rescue Squad operations almost entirely on donations, and the squad has started its annual fundraising project for the year. The volunteers provide services all over the county. This year the rescue squad is offering free photo sessions on Sept. 19 for anyone who makes a donation.

  • Tuesday September 01st, 2015

    The Farmville Jaycees are inviting you to their upcoming September 11th , First Fridays event. The event will feature local band Southbound from South-Central Virginia. The First Fridays Concert Series is a signature event for the Farmville Jaycees and local community. The event begins at 5:30pm at Riverside Park in Historic Downtown Farmville. The family friendly event will feature activities for children, food from local vendors, a variety of craft beverages, and a signature raffle sponsored by Alcova Mortgage to be given out at the end of the season. Also Longwood Athletics will be onsite to promote the upcoming fall season.

  • Tuesday September 01st, 2015

    Farmville police are looking for a man who pulled off quite an unusual robbery at the Walmart on Peery Drive last week. Just past 3 pm on Tuesday, the man pretended to be an employee at the store,and took control of a cash register. He was wearing a blue Walmart vest,and he actually checked out two customers before cleaning out the cash drawer and leaving the building. He drove away in a black car that was parked between Walmart and Dollar Tree. Anyone with information on the case,is asked to call Farmville Police.

  • Monday August 31st, 2015

    Virginia State Police Trooper K.K. Brown is investigating a fatal crash in Fluvanna County. The crash occurred at 10:05 p.m., on Aug. 29, 2015, on Route 629, east of Route 15.

    A 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck was traveling along Route 629 when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

    The driver, Christopher G. Hart, 46, of Zion Crossroads, Va., was transported to UVA Hospital in Charlottesville. Hart died the next morning at the hospital.

    The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

  • Monday August 31st, 2015

    You’re invited to come to the Pamplin Depot on Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 5th, from 6-8pm when Farm Use String Band will be providing a free performance at the monthly Pamplin Dance. Held the first Saturday of every month, this popular event has become a mainstay of the community, bringing neighbors in from all around to talk, dance, and break bread with one another as various volunteers and chefs provide a healthful and satisfying meal for just $4. Doors open at 6pm with the music running from 6:30 until 8pm, and a portion of the funds raised through meal sales goes to the Pamplin Depot Restoration Fund. Donations directly to the fund are also accepted.

  • Monday August 31st, 2015

    As you can imagine, our local Chamber of Commerce folks were deeply affected by the shooting in our state last week that killed two members of a tv news crew. The shooter also wounded the person being interviewed, and that person was Vicki Gardner, the executive director of the Smith Mountain lake Regional Chamber of Commerce. Joy Stump, of the Farmville Chamber, says she met Gardner at a conference in Roanoke. Stump is asking all of uis to keep the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce in our hearts as they move forward from a shocking and traumatic experience.

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