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Accidents Happen
Accidents Happen
Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen

Blackstone Police say they aren’t sure what caused this accident Thursday morning at Wal-Mart, where this vehicle backed into the local supercenter. Police identified the driver as 78-year-old Rene Vargas, Jr. (lower right) of Burkeville. Neither Vargas nor his wife (lower left) were injured, and he appeared to take Thursday’s accident in stride.

Cruising With Class

Cruising With Class

Graduate Makayla Alvis was among the members of Nottoway High’s Class of 2020 enjoying a parade Saturday morning through downtown Blackstone. Makayla and her classmates received diplomas Thursday and Friday with assigned times in the auditorium due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Saturday’s procession was organized by class parents, and the Town of Blackstone purchased and erected a banner (inset) to congratulate graduates of both Nottoway High and Kenston Forest. Photo by Isaiah Jones

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