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Dozens of people at a family tailgate. Countless meals for friends and family. Several thousand gathered to celebrate Uncle Billy’s Day. 50,000 spectators gazing skyward at a fireworks display… Read more

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South Boston, VA--Good results can do a lot for a young racer’s confidence. That is true for 16-year-old Jacob Borst, a rookie competing in the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Mod…

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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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As a Dominion Energy customer, I am frustrated by what I see happening with our monopoly utility. This was brought into particular focus this past weekend by the infrequent yet very predictable ice storm that struck a large  swath of Dominion’s territory. Just like an occasional hurricane, w…

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Welford Hamlet Whitlow, 88, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday…

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Dewey Wayne Fannon, 76, of Gladys passed away Sunday, March 21…

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Bertha Hart Lane, 93, of Charlotte Courthouse passed away Wedn…