News

Nottoway County and much of Southside Virginia continue to feel the wrath of Tropical Storm Michael -- the worst natural disaster here since Hurricane Isabel in 2003.

Blackstone couple were shaken-up but escaped injury after a large tree fell and nearly levelled their home. The incident occurred last Tuesday evening, Oct. 2nd, at 816 Falls Street.

Blackstone’s newly-appointed Beautification Committee and the Design Committee of Downtown Blackstone, Inc.

Sports

Nottoway’s Oden Alaric (left) was the fastest Cougar runner at last Wednesday’s home cross country meet, finishing 5th.

The Nottoway Gators’ Flag football team continued its quest for a perfect season Sunday with a 21-0 home victory over Emporia.

Nottoway Cougar stand-out golfer, Jay Carr of Blackstone, is shown above at right retrieving his eagle holeout at the par-4 eighth hole in Big Stone Gap (Wise County).

Columns & Opinions

Much has been made of Donald Trump’s criticisms of biased media coverage and those seeking to undermine policy changes he was elected to make.

Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor that got the United States into WWII, reportedly wrote in his diary, “I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant

In 1992, James Carville, an aide to candidate Bill Clinton, earned widespread acclaim with his statement, “It’s the economy, stupid.”

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