Big flag raised in Burkeville
‘I THOUGHT IT WAS A LOG’
AROUND TOWN
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AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow, May 28th, marks a very somber anniversary in Blackstone. It will be one year since the tragedy that killed four members of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Big flag raised in Burkeville

The smallest town in Nottoway is now home of the largest American flag waving in this county.

‘I THOUGHT IT WAS A LOG’

A local family enjoying a walk on the beach came within 10 feet of an alligator that had swum ashore.

“I thought it was a log,” Kaitlyn Williams Meredith of rural Blackstone recalled.

Sports

ANOTHER ALBATROSS ON #7

College-bound Jay Carr of Blackstone has become the second golfer this year to record a score of double eagle “2” at Nottoway River Country Club’s par-5 seventh hole.

THE RAREST SHOT IN GOLF

Senior golfer Billy Armes holed his 178-yard second shot last Friday afternoon at Nottoway River Country Club’s par-5 seventh hole for a rare double-eagle.

RISING STAR

Most golfers play their entire lives without making a hole-in-one.

Will Johnson, 13, now has two.

Columns & Opinions

Trump puts America first

Dear Sir:

If you’re a person who wants Trump out -- whether you’re black, white, yellow, or green -- you’re making a big mistake.

The Ruff Report: FROM RICHMOND

MEMORIAL DAY WEEK We began this week as we have traditionally done with Memorial Day -- mourning for those who we have lost in various wars in which our nation has fought to protect the valu

THE FORUM

Certifiable in California

Dear Sir:

Nancy Pelosi wants to give away three TRILLION dollars! I think she’s drinking too much. That chick is legally crazy.

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