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Southside Opportunity Fund awards scholarships

Eighteen high school graduates from across Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area earned college scholarships awarded by the Southside Opportunity Fund. “These students have worked hard ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

No track championships at SBS

South Boston Speedway officials remain optimistic there will be some racing at “America’s Hometown Track” in 2020, but due to the lack of remaining weekends ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Towns determining whether to accept CARES funds

A portion of the $1,036,484 in CARES Act funds the county received in May has been allocated to each town based on population, if the ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

County tax collection strong despite pandemic

Close to a month after Charlotte County officials extended the tax collection deadline, County Treasure Patricia Berkeley said collections were slightly higher than the previous ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Red Oak man sentenced on drug charges

Donald C. Bass of Red Oak was sentenced on three charges of distributing cocaine in Charlotte County by Judge Kimberly S. White Wednesday, July 22, ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Fire damages family home

Five Fire Departments responded to an early morning house fire in 11000 Block of Patrick Henry Highway between Phenix and Brookneal that left a family ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Gov. Ralph Northam warned over the weekend that if COVID-19 cases keep rising, he may take further actions to decrease the spread. “We will be ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Citizens complain of drop in U.S. Cellular signals

The county is currently working with U.S. Cellular to address concerns about loss of cell phone coverage in the county. County officials announced last week ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Beginning business in a pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

CCPS abandons plans for in-person instruction

Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) Superintendent Robbie Mason announced Friday afternoon that, following a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases this week, CCPS will now move ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

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