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A former candidate for Mayor of Burkeville -- and long-time community volunteer -- has been arrested on a felony count of election fraud.
A preliminary hearing has been set for March 17th in Nottoway General District Court for the man charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in the motor vehicle accident that killed well-known Crewe realtor Ronald V. Dunn.
The Town of Blackstone is seeking proposals from development firms or individuals interested in buying a two-acre lot owned by the Town at 610 Second Street.
Three-month-old Tressie Grace Jackson was among those captivated by the Dec. 30th edition of the Courier-Record, including the front page “Baby Shocker” story about the surprise birth of unexpected Samuel Elliott Emerson, whose photo got Tressie’s attention. Tressie, shown here with her father, is the daughter of Lucas & Becca Horn Jackson of Dinwiddie. Grandparents include Bob & Ruth Ann Horn of Crewe, Frankie & Stephanie Jackson of Crewe, and Daphne & Gregory Warner of Victoria. According to mom Becca, who took this photo, Tressie “recently has discovered herself in the mirror and is all about looking at babies right now!”
Several readers reached-out to me last week and raised a good question. If the feds rename Fort Pickett, will the Town follow suit and rename Pickett Court? If so, I recommend “Paul Lacks Lane.” And let’s put some traffic calming devices (speed bumps) out there.
The turbulent year of 2020 ended tragically in Nottoway County with the death of a well-known Crewe realtor.
It’s known as one of the U. S. military’s best training sites on the East Coast, but Fort Pickett also will become known by a new name.
Doctors and staff at Crewe Medical Center received their COVID-19 immunizations this past Monday, Jan. 4th, with a second round of the Moderna vaccine set for early February. Head Nurse Deborah Alder is shown here injecting R.N. Jenny Inge (left photo) and Dr. Clay Hall (right photo), as Dr. Jonathan Marston waits his turn. All staff at Crewe Medical, which is the only COVID testing site in Nottoway County, are getting the shots, said Drs. Hall and Marston. Hall emphasizes the shots were proven safe in extensive clinical trials and added, “The only way we’re really going to get out of this pandemic is to vaccinate ourselves out of it.” Photos courtesy of nurse Laura Outlaw
After nearly 90 minutes of closed door talks Monday night (Jan. 4th), Nottoway Supervisors returned to open session and named John Prosise Deputy County Administrator.
The vehicle that struck and killed David Wayne Williams in the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 12th -- and then left the scene on Rt. 460 in the west end of Crewe -- has been identified by authorities.
The outspoken Nottoway Supervisor that some accuse of expediting the retirement of County Administrator Ronnie Roark (See today’s The Forum) is pubicly commending him for his 46 years of service.
A Nottoway County couple are the proud parents of a baby boy, who was born fullterm but only one day after the mother first learned she was pregnant.
Select high-risk front-line staff at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) in South Hill began receiving their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines last Thursday, Dec. 17th. Among those taking their ‘shots’ like a champ were Jackie Daniel (right) of Lunenburg County. VCU Health CMH is receiving a daily shipment to be used each day to interested high-risk, front-line medical workers. The state of Virginia is receiving an estimated 480,000 doses of vaccine for health care personnel and long-term care residents. VCU Health is working closely with the Virginia Department of Health, and expect to receive approximately 3,800 doses for initial distribution across the VCU Health System. Retired local physician, Dr. Charlie Rosenbaum, has offered his research and thoughts on the vaccine in op-ed on page 4.
Nottoway Supervisor Steve Bowen says the County’s website, which is being redesigned to promote the theme “Where Heroes Are Trained,” should no longer include a photo of the Confederate Memorial in front of the courthouse.
What had been an ordinary Nottoway Board of Supervisors meeting ended Thursday night with the announcement that long-time County Administrator Ronnie Roark will retire April 1st.
Shelli Hinton opened Thursday night’s School Board meeting by praying for “peace, love, and hope,” but any Christmas spirit in the room soon vanished after a dispute between Madam Chair and outspoken District Three rep Clive Pettis. Moments before going into
Blackstone officials next Monday night will be asked whether or not they want to allow metal detecting on Town property.
A retired Miami-Dade police Major, whose dream was to serve as a Chief of Police, will lead the Town of Crewe’s PD.