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Farmville Police Department Activity Report

November 5 800 block of Orchard Street to assist fire department with a structure fire. 1700 block of Lee Drive for a medical call. November 6 400 block of Doswell Street for a loud noise complaint. November 7 200 block of North Virginia Street for report of suspicious individuals. 200 block o


Coats donated in son's memory

Close to three dozen festive gift bags, lined with colorful tissue paper, contained warm winter coats for children in Buckingham County. The donations were headed by Justina Barber, the mother of Jaiden Bartee, 6, who died from a tragic tractor-trailer accident at a bus stop in March that also clai


Fundraiser set to help Meherrin UMC

On Friday, November 17, at 7 p.m. you will get to witness a rare and spectacular voice, most people will tell you, if you have never heard Kyla sing. Kayla is a former studio musician to Ray Charles, Mary J. Blige, Lou Rawls and Cee Cee Penniston. An Evening of Music will be a fundraiser to help Meh


Billy Dunn Enters Alford Plea

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE - On Monday Billy Dunn entered an Alford Plea on each of three charges of aggravated sexual battery of a victim less than 13 years old. An Alford plea means formally pleading guilty while still asserting innocence. Dunn was first charged on April 6, 2017 with aggravated sexual

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-17 18:27:00

Buckingham Sheriff asks for help in suspicious death investigation

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Buckingham County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police are investigating the death of Marshall "Peter" MacArthur Newton who is stated to have died unattended and under suspicious circumstances. Deputies were summoned on Friday, November 10, to the 76

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-11-17 23:35:00

Investigation launched after man found dead in Buckingham

The Buckingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death, according to a news release. On Friday, Marshall "Peter" MacArthur Newton, 74, was found dead in the 7600 block of Bridgeport Road, near Arvonia, according to the release. Sheriff William Kidd is asking that anyone who inter

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 15:15:00

NO Charlotte Taxes Due until After Christmas

The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to extend the real estate and personal property tax deadlines to January 5, 2018 due to computer software issues that have prevented the bills from being mailed on time. Although the board believes the bills will be mailed in November it was

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-17 18:31:00

Chamber Annual Meeting, Banquet Date Set

LUNENBURG - The Lunenburg Chamber of Commerce has set the date and location for their Annual Meeting and Banquet event. The Chamber uses this dinner event to announce and honor the winners of the Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year. They also hold a business meeting to nominate and vote on

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-17 17:55:00


Stock up on gently-used books, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks at Highland Park Public Library's used book sale running now through Nov. 19. The used book sale, which is run by the Friends of the Library, offers bargains on hundreds of gently-used books and more. Bargain hunters can find ple

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 18:10:54

Highland Park HS picks charity for 2018 drive

Highland Park High School announced Nov. 17 that Cal's Angels has been selected as the beneficiary of the school's 2018 Charity Drive to be held in February. Cal's Angels is a pediatric cancer foundation based in St. Charles that grants wishes to children with cancer. The organization also raises aw

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:00:13

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Lights Up Downtown Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - Come out to downtown Highland Park this weekend to celebrate the start of the holiday season with music, dance and family-friendly fun. The Holiday Lighting Ceremony is set for Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Participants in a scavenger hunt through downtown can win prizes, Santa


Highland Park lines up support from school districts for Briergate TIF

The City of Highland Park is lining up support for its plan to create a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District in the sprawling Briergate business area west of Route 41. But the backing of three school districts and a park district will come with a few strings attached. In exchange for the support o


Man dies after being found shot in driveway, Graylake police say

A 38-year-old man died early Saturday morning after being found shot in a Hainesville driveway in what police are describing as a domestic violence-related incident. Grayslake police were dispatched to 110 W. Big Horn Drive at 11:26 p.m. Friday, where the man was lying face down in the driveway and

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 23:06:00

Woman Beats Knife-Wielding Robber With Her Cellphone in North Suburb

NBC 5 A woman who was approached by a robber armed with a knife Friday evening in north suburban Lake Forest repeatedly hit him in the head with her cellphone until he ran away. The attempted robbery happened about 5:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Western Avenue, Lake Forest police said. The wom

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-18 03:36:23

Lake Forest Halloween Party Homicide: 'People Of Interest' ID'd

LAKE FOREST, IL - At least half a dozen people of interest have been identified in connection with the fatal shooting of a North Chicago teen outside a crowded costume party in Lake Forest last month, and some of them were known to the victim before his death, authorities said. Around 12:05 a.m. on

PATCH - 2017-11-18 21:48:34

Woman fought off knife-wielding attacker by hitting him with her phone: Lake Forest police

A woman was able to fight off a knife-wielding attacker in Lake Forest Friday night by striking him in the head with her cell phone, Lake Forest police said. The victim said a man with a large kitchen knife approached her shortly before 5:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Western Avenue, according

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 22:36:00

History resurfaced: Film tells story of Great Sacandaga Lake

Charlie Kraebel -- ckraebel@digitalfirstmedia.com The Conklingville Dam is shown facing the Stewart's Bridge Reservoir in Hadley, which eventually empties into Sacandaga River and then flows into the Hudson River. By Paul Post, The Saratogian EDINBURG, N.Y. >> Centuries of local history, along w

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

100 years ago in The Saratogian: Nov. 18

While most of Saratoga County has been raising money for the Y.M.C.A. War Work fund for the past week, fundraisers in Mechanicville are just getting started. The city has a $5,000 quota as part of a nationwide $35,000,000 fundraising goal. After this afternoon's mass meeting in the Park Avenue Theat

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Painter charged with Spa jewerly theft

SARATOGA SPRINGS - A worker hired as part of a group painting a city home is accused of swiping jewelry worth more than $13,000, city police said Friday. Police said the painter -- whose name is James M. Brush -- is charged with grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, police said.

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-18 11:29:12

New Aviation Mall general manager: Mall 'ready' for new stores

QUEENSBURY - Aviation Mall has a new general manager, and he is already walking the halls, trying to figure out how to propel the mall into prosperity. Last year, the Aviation Mall got new floors and lighting. Everything is gleaming and new. But there's still a lot of empty space between stores. "We

POST-STAR - 2017-11-18 19:00:00