Life on Pleasant Drive hasn’t been so pleasant lately for new resident Steve Koptchak or neighbor Charlie Daniel, who lives on nearby Lunenburg Avenue Extension.

The Courier-Record sought and received, via Facebook, photos from readers after last Wednesday’s winter storm, which dumped about five inches of snow in Blackstone and up to seven in Burkeville.

Local voters could decide building’s fate next year


Eagles or Patriots?

And what’s going to be the final score Sunday night in Minneapolis, Minnesota?

Nottoway High School’s varsity boys basketball lost a nailbiter to undefeated Goochland last Tuesday, 57-56.

Tommy & Beth Robertson and son, Vaughan, were among the sold-out crowd of 19,090 football fans attending Saturday’s NCAA FCS Championship game in Frisco, Texas, which is 1,217 miles west of the

Columns & Opinions

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A few days have passed, and I just can’t get over the openhanded support of some of the patrons of the $1.9-million-plus inauguration of our new Governor, Ralph Northam.

There’s plenty to celebrate in the December Bureau of Labor Statistics report showing black unemployment at 6.8 percent, the lowest ever since they started reporting the data in 1972.

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