Kenston Forest junior, Charlotte Walker, has been accepted into Virginia Commonwealth University’s Summer Intensive Arts Program to be held July 8-27th at VCU in Richmond.
Deacon John Wilson of Spring Hill Baptist Church in Blackstone delivered the Invocation for Nottoway County’s Board of Supervisors last Thursday night.
Barbara Y. Gibbs and Associates (BYGA) has a tough and colorful new business and tax client in downtown Blackstone.
Seventh grader Keesha Jones correctly spelled “barrel” to win Nottoway County Public Schools’ division-wide spelling bee last Tuesday, Jan. 16th, at Nottoway Middle School.
Heads turned in Blackstone on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 11th when Erin Stubblefield of Crewe and “Gus,” a 10-year-old quarterhorse, trotted around the parking lot of Hardee’s.
Nottoway Middle School shined at Thursday night’s School Board meeting with recognition of the Teacher, Student, and Support Staff Member of the Month.
Blackstone Primary School teacher Annette Brown, who also serves as Energy Manager for Nottoway County Public Schools, displays 1st Place plaque the division received in the Virginia School Boards
Shelli Hinton of Blackstone was re-elected Chair of the Nottoway County School Board last Thursday night.
Chadd Harding (right) and Mercedes Masters, both of Rehoboth, were engaged Friday evening, Dec. 22nd in Blackstone’s Seay Park.
A Blackstone native has been named one of Southwest Florida’s 25 Most Influential Black American Achievers.
Carole Hagaman settled for 2nd in our Thanksgiving Photo contest, but the Blackstone “shutterbug” would not be denied victory in the Courier-Record’s 1st Annual Christmas Memories photo contest.
Holiday lights weren’t all that glowed in Seay Park on the evening of Friday, Dec. 22nd.
Rebekah Brown noted recently that in certain situations and lighting, Santa Claus bears a striking resemblance to her husband, Rev. Mat Brown.
The home of Dan & Mary Irby on Kenbridge Road received the Tri-Color ribbon last week in the Courier-Record’s 11th Annual “Deck The Halls” Christmas home lighting contest.
Several members of the Lunenburg-based 5 O’Clock Women’s Club delivered Christmas gifts and goodies on Tuesday, Dec. 12th to Clay’s Assisted Living facility in Blackstone.
Patricia Lord Booth and Tony Scott Mayton, both of Blackstone, proudly announce their engagement. Two hearts will become one on April 28, 2018.
This Christmas “tree,” which for more than 50 years stood every December in the yard of the late Max & Ercelle Dewey on South Main Street, has been donated by their son, Greg, to Blackstone Vol
Esther Hudson recently saw a news release in the Courier-Record, announcing that Nottoway County’s Literacy Program was offering an Ancestry class.
A cherished sight at Christmastime for many local residents will continue this year, but at a different location.
Kenston Forest School Junior and Student Government Association Vice-President, Juniela Perez, has been leading a project, Blanket for Veterans.