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Mayors meet to discuss progress, challenges

FARMVILLE — The Pitt County Mayors Association met for the first time since the pandemic last week to discuss progress and shared goals. The group gathered June 23 at Bonnie’s Café in Farmville. Led by Chairman Billy Ray Jackson, the staff and mayors from several localities provided an update of major points from the past two-plus years. Farmville Town Manager David Hodgkins said Farmville has demonstrated growth both residentially and...
FARMVILLE, NC
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Words from the Chamber

Going on a vacation or an Independence Day weekend trip? Take some literature about Appomattox with you. If you get an opportunity to share it with somebody directly, please do so. If you do not have that degree of personal contact, leave some literature in your condo or hotel for someone after you to see.
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3rd Juneteenth event held in Appomattox

Appomattox for Equality hosted the third Juneteenth (June 19) celebration June 18 at Courtland Festival Park. The “Celebrating the Legacy of Emancipation” event invited everyone to explore history, learn new things and open themselves up to new experiences. Families gathered around the park amphitheater to hear speakers and...
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2022 13-15 Brunswick Babe Ruth All Stars

Come out and support these boys in Crewe this weekend! The first game is July 1. 2022 at 6 p.m. at Golubic Stadium! Front row, left to right, Aj Garnes, Jalique Jackson, Landon Edwards, Cole Powell, Evan Rock, Javyion Meredith; back row, Coach Craft, Damari Hawkins, Jayden Satchell, Jack Mitchell, Coach Moore, Jevonte Tucker, Kaeden Moore, Colton Powell, Coach King. Coach Farmer, Jake McAden, Colton Irby and Kolby Irby are not pictured.
CREWE, VA
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Brookneal theatre invites community to take the stage

Brookneal has certainly seen many changes during the course of the past few years, especially due to the impacts of COVID-19, but 246 The Main Cultural Arts Theatre has continued to provide a strong focal point for the community. “The arts are so crucial to our wellbeing and give us...
BROOKNEAL, VA

Black bear spotted walking streets in Halifax

HALIFAX, Va. (WFXR) — A black bear was spotted roaming the streets of Halifax, according to police. The Halifax Police Department says multiple sightings of the bear were reported on Wednesday, June 29, specifically in the area of Houston Street and Snead Lane. Police stated earlier that they are aware of the bear, and would […]
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Brookneal man competes on American Ninja Warrior

Josiah Singleton, a native of Brookneal, is competing in his third season of the NBC contest program, American Ninja Warrior. The show presents contestants with obstacle courses and chances to move on to higher levels of competition. “It’s an obstacle course that athletes get invited to and get to run,”...
BROOKNEAL, VA
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Virginia Woman Injured in Buchanan County Crash Tuesday

A Virginia woman suffered injuries in a Buchanan County crash Tuesday morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 10:20 Tuesday morning on I-29, two miles south of Faucett, as a vehicle driven by 46-year-old Chase City, Virginia resident Amy J. Schiffer headed southbound. Troopers say Schiffer’s...
BUCHANAN COUNTY, MO
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Residents spot bear walking through Town of Halifax

HALIFAX, Va. (WSET) — Halifax residents spotted a black bear wandering through town on Wednesday. The bear was seen in the area of Houston Street and Snead Lane. The Halifax Police Dept. said it is "aware and will be further spreading the information to best assist our community." HPD...
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Pamplin museum open house held

You don’t need to visit an exotic location to see reflections of the past. Your own community contains many historically rich sites, and the stories they invoke contain information that is fascinating and worth preserving. One such effort at preserving the past is happening in Pamplin. This past Sunday...
PAMPLIN, VA
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Dog abandoned in a crate by the river in Appomattox

APPOMATTOX, Va. (WSET) — There's a reward offered in an animal cruelty case in Appomattox. The Appomattox Animal Shelter posted on their Facebook page saying that someone left a dog in a crate by the river. The dog was found on Monday. There's a $400 reward for information leading...
APPOMATTOX, VA
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Longwood names Kylar Ferguson new head coach of women’s lacrosse

Longwood University Associate Athletics Director Austin Shaver announced the appointment of Kylar Ferguson as the school’s new head coach for the women’s lacrosse program. Ferguson, formerly the head women’s lacrosse coach at Life University, will be responsible for all aspects of the program. This includes oversight of practice, game preparation, game strategy and recruiting.
FARMVILLE, VA
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Town election candidates locked in; Ward II seat up for grabs in South Hill

The November 8 Town elections candidates have been finalized as of Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. South Hill’s Ward I representative, Lillie Feggins-Boone, is looking to keep her seat as she is running unopposed. Ward II representatives Mike Moody and R. Alex Graham are hoping to keep their seats on the Council while Ben Taylor has decided not to run.
SOUTH HILL, VA
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