Stevie Yancey of Blackstone was among 29 graduates receiving diplomas Friday evening at Kenston Forest School. The son of Steve and the late Sadie Yancey will attend Virginia Tech next Fall.
A hotel, restaurant, and retail development on Rt. 40 east of Blackstone is expected to provide employment opportunities for area residents.
Last Tuesday afternoon’s meeting between the Board of Supervisors and Blackstone Town Council was kinda like a friendly card game. Everyone was holding a pretty good hand.
If you live in Blackstone, you could be paying 15.5% more in real estate taxes later this year.
Commonwealth’s Attorney Terry Royall says she won’t prosecute any cases involving charges filed by Nottoway County’s new animal control officer.
Nottoway School Board members Monday night (22nd) approved three personnel moves.
Blackstone Town Council is proposing a balanced $15.47 million budget for 2017-18 that includes 3% hikes in water and sewer rates to finance new lines in the east end of town.
Man, oh man! 500 hotel rooms on Rt. 40! How many hotels are we going to get? 500 rooms has got to mean three or four. And which brands?
A developer planning to buy land from Nottoway County on Rt.
A Nottoway County woman was hospitalized for two nights after being struck by a copperhead while sitting on the steps to her home.
Negotiations between a prospective buyer and the Board of the former Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center in Blackstone reportedly are continuing this week.
A crowd estimated at between 200-300 persons from at least nine different local churches enjoyed an hour-long worship service 10 a.m. Sunday morning in Blackstone’s Seay Park.
A Nottoway County woman has been reunited with her pet cat after a two-hour hearing in General District Court.
Supervisor Steve Bowen said he wanted to “make a statement” to the School Board last Thursday.
But speakers urge officials to withhold new money
Authorities in Crewe are investigating their second armed robbery of the year at 24/7, also known as C-Mart convenience store.
An eight-year-old Nottoway County girl is undergoing a series of rabies vaccinations after being bitten by a raccoon that tested positive for the fatal disease.
About 100 people turned out Saturday on the lawn of Schwartz Tavern for a children’s Easter Egg hunt organized by supporters of renovating the Harris Memorial Armory, which is shown in background.
A Nottoway taxpayer, who for several years has been critical of school spending, says he will ask the Board of Supervisors to give the Division more money so it can keep Burkeville Elementary Schoo
Holy Week ‘sacrifice’ for School Board