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AROUND TOWN

Many want to know who was driving the vehicle that struck and killed David W. Williams on Rt. 460 in Crewe early December 5th and left the scene. State Police once again told me Monday that the vehicle has been located, but still no charges have been filed. Our efforts to learn the make, model, and owner of that vehicle have been unsuccessful. We’ll keep trying. Newspapers typically are bad about following up -- but not this one.

DEAD DOG MESSAGE?

DEAD DOG MESSAGE?

Remains of a canine -- one that authorities say appeared to have been badly mistreated and suffering -- were discovered Friday evening in a crate that was placed at the end of Luke Street in Blackstone.

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AROUND TOWN

I’m writing this under quarantine. Like a lot of you, I’ve been exposed to COVID-19 and am taking necessary precautions. All members of my family and I feel fine, and I’m able to do most of my work from home -- thanks to technology and a super staff at the office.

KILLER PLEADS

KILLER PLEADS

The suspect accused of killing Leslie D. Crews -- the 82-year-old Nottoway County man who was murdered two years ago today (Dec. 2nd) -- pleaded Guilty last week to First Degree Murder, Robbery, Grand Larceny, and Breaking & Entering.

‘BOOST’ FOR VUMAC

‘BOOST’ FOR VUMAC

Once one of Blackstone’s biggest community assets, the former Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center has sat idle since 2016. The 1922 building originally was home of Blackstone College for Girls, which closed in 1950.

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