News

Nottoway Sheriff Larry Parrish says “numerous shots, believed to be more than 10” were fired early Saturday morning in a shooting that left one Blackstone man dead and another wounded.

Lawyers defending the Town of Blackstone have filed a “Special Plea of Sovereign Immunity” in the lawsuit filed by 8th Street resident Melissa “Mell” Crawford.

After deliberating 15 minutes Monday afternoon in closed session, Nottoway officials appointed Noel Shekleton of Blackstone to serve as District Five Supervisor until a special election date is set

Sports

Kenston Forest’s #3 seeded JV volleyball team saved its best for the recent VCC tournament, which it won after defeating two teams that had the Lady Kavs’ number all season. On Saturday, Nov.

Nottoway High School’s varsity volleyball team was seeded #1 in the Region tournament when it lost Nov. 6th at home to #3 seeded Poquoson. The Lady Cougars ended the season at 18-6 overall.

After a seven-game winning streak to end their regular season, the Nottoway Cougars were stopped in their tracks Friday night in the first round of the state football play-offs.

Columns & Opinions

Dual Enrollment programs operate as collaborative partnerships between high schools and colleges.

Millions of Americans must be wondering--as am I--when college kids and college-age kids were given the power to decide who gets to speak on campus and who doesn’t.

For some time now, we have been bombarded with endless news stories that amount to attacks on the American way of life by those who are determined to destroy it. Just this week we read:

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