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Chase City looks at funding options

Chase City is still wrestling with the problem of hiring and retaining police officers. At their regular monthly meeting held on Monday night, members continued to discuss the problem which was the subject of a specially called Council meeting several weeks ago.“We had what we thought was a competi

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-08-17 10:15:00

Driver Injured in Keysville Rollover

A single car accident at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday resulted in the driver being transported to Centra Southside Hospital. Shane McAulay was driving home from work on Crab Orchard Road near Keysville when he said he was run off the road by another driver. McAulay’s 2002 Saturn Ion left the road on the r

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2018-08-16 13:39:00

Argument Leads to Murder in Keysville

KEYSVILLE – On August 11, 2018 the Charlotte County Sheriff’s office received a call from the Keysville area about a deceased male subject. When the Sheriff’s deputies arrived they found a Hispanic male covered up with a blanket. After an investigation the evidence collected resulted in the arrest

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2018-08-16 13:38:00

Crash results in serious injury, seizure of suspected drugs

Suspected drugs were recovered and a Chase City woman seriously injured as a result of a two-vehicle collision that occurred on Rt. 4 near Kerr Dam on Wednesday afternoon.The crash occurred when Debra Melton of Chase City crossed the centerline and struck a large truck, driven by Thomas Hill of Hend

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-08-17 10:13:00

Woman pleads no contest to abuse charge

A Bracey woman pleaded no contest this week on a charge of child abuse after she and her newborn tested positive for cocaine use. Originally facing charges of cruelty, injure child, abuse of a child with disregard for life and abuse of child causing serious injury, Crystal Poythress Moody agreed to

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-08-17 10:00:00

Local student injured in ATV crash

A Park View High School student was seriously injured in an ATV accident that occurred in the La Crosse area last weekend.The crash took place on Friday, Aug. 10 in or around the 39000 block of Highway 58, just after 8 p.m. and resulted in serious injury to a 15-year old male.

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-08-17 10:18:00

Head-On Crash Kills Lunenburg Man

MECKLENBURG – At approximately 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Virginia State Police was called to a fatal crash in Mecklenburg County. The accident involved two Lunenburg residents and resulted in the death of Edward Ghee.

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2018-08-16 11:27:00

Courthouse project sparks parking woes

As construction continues on the historic courthouse in Halifax, at least one business in Halifax is speaking out about parking issues the renovation project is creating.Edmunds Boulevard now is a one-way street while construction is underway taking away seven parking spaces it once offered.However,

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-16 22:34:00

Service station in Bracey robbed at gunpoint

The A Plus Sunoco gas station located on Highway 903 in Bracey was robbed at gunpoint just before 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.


Lunenburg man killed in head-on collision

A Kenbridge man was tragically killed in a head-on collision that occurred in the 3000 block of Union Mill Road (Rt.138), just outside of South Hill on Saturday morning.The crash occurred just before 6 a.m., when the driver of a 2011 Buick Regal, Daveyon M. Rainey, 20, of Victoria, ran off of the ri


Judge affirms jury verdict of eight years in robbery

Judge Kimberley S. White affirmed a jury’s verdict Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court that called for 52-year-old John Howard Lee to serve eight years in prison for robbery of a residence.White ordered Lee to pay $3,400 restitution to his victim, Kenneth Beadles, pay court costs in full within


Man dies in vehicle accident - Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

A Kenbridge man died early Saturday morning after a vehicle accident on Route 138 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia State Police confirmed.Edward C. Ghee, 51, of Kenbridge, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, police said.“A 2011 Buick Regal traveling southbound on Route 138, about a mile


Cigarette tax passage generates hard feelings in South Boston

South Boston Town Council adopted an ordinance on its first reading Monday night implementing a 10-cents a pack tax on cigarettes on a 4-1 vote, but the vote generated some hard feelings from merchants present at the meeting who feel it would hurt their bottom line.Vice-Mayor Tina Wyatt-Younger made


More funding needed for South Boston tree project to take root

A grant totaling $5,000 has been awarded to the South Boston Rotary Club to assist in its project to replace a portion of the Bradford pear trees in downtown South Boston.But the work is just beginning to move the project forward, according to Rotary President Mike Lyon, who told town council on Mon


Man arrested in Henderson stabbing death

A Henderson man was killed last week after a man he was familiar with stabbed him after attempting to rob him.Charles Antonio Hayes, 44, of Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill, has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery in the death of Derrick Antonio Davis, 31.According to a press release fro


Narcotic offenses net hefty jail time

A pair of “significant” drug dealers in Halifax County received stiff sentences Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court, according to Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Q. Martin.Brian Lamar Tucker, a 32-year-old Halifax man was sentenced to serve 30 years and 6 months in prison after hav


School's new traffic pattern successful

School officials and local authorities agree that the new traffic pattern for student drop off at the South Hill Elementary school was a success based on what was experienced on the first day of school.“I thought it went really well,” South Hill Police Chief Stuart Bowen commented on the new loop th


Suspect indicted in shooting death

A 57-year-old Nathalie man, Alton Glenn Beadles, was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury for first degree murder in connection with a domestic incident almost a year and a half ago.An indictment is issued by a grand jury against an individual who is charged with a crime. B


No arrest in shooting that left Warrenton man dead

No arrest has been in the shooting death of a Warrenton man in Vance County near the end of July, which the Vance County Sheriff’s Office released information about Monday.Demario Hicks, 29, of 469 Gum Pond Road, Warrenton, was shot and later died from his injuries after a verbal dispute escalated o


Preliminary data shows 8 of 9 schools accredited

If preliminary data of this year’s standard of learning test scores stands true, eight of nine Halifax County Public Schools could be accredited this year.Last year, four of the nine schools were accredited with Sinai Elementary, Clays Mill Elementary, Meadville Elementary, Scottsburg Elementary and