News

A Blackstone man and two children, ages 8 and 9, were riding in this truck Saturday afternoon when it ran off Darvills Road (Rt.

Blackstone’s Harris Memorial Armory on High Street received a new look of sorts Saturday after power washing donated by Jake & Allyson Allen, owners of Under Pressure Power Washing in Dinwiddie

A total of 2,110 voters are registered to cast ballots next Tuesday, May 1st in what could be one of Blackstone’s most historic Town elections.

Sports

Nottoway High School’s varsity softball team improved to 9-0 last week with three victories, including a wild one in Victoria.

Nottoway High School’s varsity baseball team improved last week to 3-5 in the James River District with a 5-4 home victory over Central of Lunenburg.

The varsity Nottoway Lady Cougars’ softball team entered this week with a 6-0 record after winning four games last week, including a 10-inning, 10-6 victory Friday over Park View in South Hill.

Columns & Opinions

Some think that we should simply expand Medicaid and move on.

Nottoway County’s school budget process “isn’t as transparent as it should be,” citizen Sonny Abbott told the Board of Supervisors last Thursday night.

Finally, some of our intransigent Republican legislators have had the “ah ha” moment and are now in favor of supporting Medicaid expansion.

Blackstone Courier Record

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