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FUNERAL HOAX DRAWS IRE

When courts re-open later this year after the COVID-19 pandemic, a Nottoway County jury could decide the fate of a Pittsylvania County farmer, who’s being sued for faking his death and then shockin

Local Connections

The main character in “Tiger King,” a Netflix documentary that’s the binge-watching talk of this nation during the COVID-19 pandemic, has ties to this area.

Hoping to build on success of the Pickett Officers’ Club, the Nottoway Board of Supervisors is putting some of the County’s millions to work.

Sports

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.

SHINES IN SHUT-OUT

Blackstone native McKenna Falwell struck-out 10 batters in her NCAA debut on Feb.

Columns & Opinions

Frank Ruff

OPEN WARFARE

 Big ‘News’ In 1976

One of the Courier-Record’s earliest April Fool’s front pages occurred back in 1976, with a big story about aliens landing at Fort Pickett, and a Bigfoot sighting along Ridge Road.

Bill Outlaw

Because of COVID-19, a number of media outlets have asserted that we are a “nation at war.”

It’s hard to argue against that premise. We’ve been attacked from abroad; Americans are dying.

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