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BACK TO SCHOOL

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.

Surprise!

Surprise!

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).

Cougar Commencement 2020

Cougar Commencement 2020

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.

NEWLYWEDS

NEWLYWEDS

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 New Champion

The New Champion

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.

Careers In Medicine

Careers In Medicine

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).

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Top Officer

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

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DEVOTED TO DEPT.

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

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