News

LTC Paul Gravely, Commander of Fort Pickett, threw the softball and baseball ceremonial first pitches Saturday during opening ceremonies at the Town of Blackstone’s Wrigglesworth Sports Complex.

A Blackstone mother is urging the School Board to overhaul and strengthen its disciplinary policies after the young man who brutally attacked her son was suspended for only five days and returned t

Two local men--Nicholas D. Pennell, 18, and Dylan Toth, 22, both of Blackstone--escaped serious injury Thursday evening in this single vehicle crash on Darvills Road (Rt.

Sports

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.

Kenston Forest’s golf team improved to 8-0 in the VCC (9-1 overall) heading into this week.

It’s impolite to ask a Lady Kavalier her age, but it’s OK to inquire what year she graduated from Kenston Forest School.

Columns & Opinions

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

I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of all the speculation about whether or not the Russians meddled in our last Presidential election.

Of course they did. I know it for a fact.

“Who are we, if not our memories and the things that bind us to our past? The same holds true for nations. Nations too, are their memories.

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