At its annual banquet Friday night, the Blackstone Chamber of Commerce paid a special tribute to local police, fire and rescue personnel. Among them, from left: Sgt.

About 140, or 24%, of Nottoway High School’s 592 students participated in last Wednesday’s “National School Walk-Out Day,” which came one month after the Feb.

Nottoway School Board members Thursday night adopted a proposed 2018-19 budget but only after a 4-1 vote and several questions about the High School Athletic Director’s title and duties.


Michael “Doc” McGhee came to the Blackstone community nine years ago as Fort Pickett’s Command Sergeant Major with the Virginia Army National Guard.

Kenston senior Chance Whitehead (left) and freshman Moe Moe Morrison recently were honored in varsity boys basketball by the Virginia Colonial Conference.

Nottoway County’s combined 12U and 10U girls’ basketball All-Stars swept a best-of-three series Saturday against Buckingham’s All-Stars and enjoyed success in an abbreviated version of “March Madne

Columns & Opinions

President Trump has signed into law bipartisan legislation establishing the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to celebrate Douglass’ life and work.

Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.

Over the last 50 or so years, we have seen a dramatic change in our culture; most of this change is not for the better.

The Virginia Constitution allows 60 days for the General Assembly to consider and act on all legislation. Saturday was the last day.

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