The Blackstone Chamber of Commerce will hold another Drive-Thru Food Drive for HELP (Helping Every Life Prosper) this coming Saturday, Aug. 1st, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Farmville has added three specialized consultants to help small business owners meet the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘Fifi,’ a four-year-old Maltese owned by Lee & April Cox of Nottoway County, appears a bit discouraged in her President Trump re-election cap.
Full Circle Schools in the Rice area of Prince Edward County has announced that it will be reopening to all students on Monday, Aug. 17th.
At their July 6th meeting outside the Rosewood Cafe´ in the village of Lunenburg Court House, Lunenburg County Republicans presented their annual $1,000 scholarships to Dalton Ashworth, Kayla Chaffin, and Victoria Simmons.
Family and friends of Nottoway High School graduate Madison Armes threw a surprise party for her Thursday morning behind the fire station after she received her diploma at school. She’s the daughter of Asst. Fire Chief Ray Armes and wife, Melanie (lower right photo).
Nearly a month later than its scheduled date of May 16th, Nottoway High School last Thursday and Friday held its pandemic-delayed graduation in the Main Auditorium, with students assigned times in alphabetical order. ABOVE: Jaylin Bryant, Kyara Chalkley, Tyzheem Booker. BELOW: Madison Brooks and twins Jayme Boudreau (right), brother Ya’Akov Yoseph, and Mike James of Chesterfield.
Chris and Tedi Jo Hendrix of Blackstone announce the birth of their son, Daxx Roller Hendrix.
Kenston Forest Head of School, Lori Bacon, has announced the names of 75 students in grades 8-12 earning academic honors for the 3rd quarter grading period. Seventeen made All A’s, and 58 made All A’s & B’s.
Daniel and Elizabeth (Perkins) Chambers held a small wedding with only close family on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Faith Baptist Church, Blackstone, VA.
The only thing missing Friday on Bible Road was a tickor-take parade.
EASTER EVENT THIS SUNDAY AT 10:00 A.M.
A black tie awards gala at the Altria Theater in Richmond was cancelled due to COVID-19, but long-time Courier-Record publisher Doug Coleburn is now a member of the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame anyway.
Where did all of this town’s clothing stores go?
Mac McMillian, the new Chairman of the Blackstone Chamber of Commerce, was dressed-up like former pro wrestler, the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper (1954-2015) at Friday night’s annual chamber banquet, which fell on “Friday the 13th.” He’s shown here with Chamber Executive Director, Beverley Ambs.
Jalia Hurt (left) and Nyaila Tuggle, both juniors at Nottoway High School, addressed the School Board last Thursday night on their Medical Assisting 1 classes at the Amelia-Nottoway Technical Center (ANTC).
Blackstone Vol. Fire Dept. Captain, Ben Haug, was named Officer of the Year during the department’s annual banquet on Dec. 21st. Haug was praised by Fire Chief Dion Tomer for
For the first time in 15 years, Phillip Armes isn’t the recipient of the Anderson Mayton award, which goes to the non-officer in Blackstone Vol. Fire Dept. who ran the
Blackstone Baptist Church recently collected more than 2,600 pairs of shoes to help those in need in third world developing countries. The church endeavor grew and evolved into a community-wide
Miss Mallory Lauren Dunn and Mr. Christopher Paul DuPuy were united in marriage on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon at “Sea Castle” on the beach