Campbell Hall, a senior on the Altavista varsity volleyball team, has been named to VHSL Class 1’s 2nd Team All-State. Joining her in all-state volleyball honors are players from Rustburg High…

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The William Campbell Generals boys basketball team picked up their second road win of the young hoops season with a 62-55 victory over Rustburg on Dec. 10. The Generals would race out to an ea…

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The William Campbell varsity girls basketball team traveled to Lynchburg on Wednesday night to take on Brookville, falling in defeat to the Bees 37-27 in hoops action. William Campbell would h…

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The Altavista boys basketball team put on quite a show for the home crowd on Thursday night, easily defeating Randolph-Henry 78-25 in high school hoops action. The Statesmen (1-2) started the …

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Within our country, state, and counties there are many debates, pro and con, about removing or renaming statues. In reading out local paper this week I feel that it is time for Altavista and Campbell County to erect a statue. For all of the students who went through Altavista High School and…

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As you have probably heard, Pittsylvania County is the largest locality in the state of Virginia, covering nearly the same landmass as the entire state of Rhode Island. As a result of that size, Pittsylvania County residents have a lot of diverse situations, and it’s our job as your Board of…

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I represent the Staunton River District, which encompasses much of the northern end of Pittsylvania County. After the 2007 closure of Hurt’s Burlington Industries manufacturing facility, which was the economic linchpin of the region and one of largest employers in the entire region, the Town…

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Harvey Francis Elder, 89, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, …

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Curtis E. Hamlett, Sr., 96, of Brookneal passed away Saturday,…

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Mary Kathryn Colley Clowdis, 94, of Phenix passed away Novembe…

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Linda Shotwell Harper, 72, of Brookneal, passed on Tuesday aft…