‘BOOST’ FOR VUMAC
More Apartments Planned Here
YES 773, NO 669
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LOCAL RESIDENT VICTIM OF SCAM
‘SINGLED-OUT’

News

‘BOOST’ FOR VUMAC

Once one of Blackstone’s biggest community assets, the former Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center has sat idle since 2016.

 

 

In an effort to make a planned hotel at VUMAC a reality, Blackstone officials have agreed to hire a bond attorney and use the Town’s Industrial Development Authority (IDA) to help developers secure

In the true spirit of gratitude and giving, members of a Blackstone family who recently recovered from COVID-19 each spent more than two hours Friday donating their plasma to potentially help other

Sports

BLACKSTONE OFFICIAL HAS ‘CHANGE OF HEART’

Blackstone’s outdoor basketball courts will remain open until further notice after Councilman Nathaniel Miller was whistled for political double dribbling last week by one of his colleagues.

BOSTON COLLEGE ‘BANKS’ ON NOTTOWAY COUGAR QB

Tyler Banks of Blackstone barely has his driver’s license, hasn’t even started his junior year at Nottoway High School, and already has a full scholarship offer to play NCAA Division I football.

Dance It Out, located at 124 South Main Street in La Crosse, will hold auditions for a December production of The Nutcracker in South Hill. Many roles are available.

Columns & Opinions

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Not one but two Blackstone residents were featured last week in a national tribute to veterans published by USA Today.

Featured Nationally

Former Fort Pickett Commander, Col. Tom Wilkinson of Blackstone, is shown above in last week’s USA Today publication with former Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Richard Myers (left).

While reading news accounts in this newspaper of Blackstone Town Council and Nottoway Board of Supervisors meetings, the thought came to me that at least some of those elected to public office aren

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