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Second Woman Dead in Tent Due to Cold. Advocates Call for Real Solutions.
( Links in story do not benefit author) Nation- A second woman has been found deceased in a tent in asany months. Homeless advocates say they are outraged and heart broken the Federal government is providing luxury accomodations while eticans sleep outside in freezing weather. J.M El-Amin, who work to assist the homeless said," The time for real solutions to homelessness has come and passed."
Bella Italia: Exploring the Three Must-Try Italian Eateries in South Hill
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional Italian restaurants located in South Hill. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
From the Warren County Sheriff’s Office
• Erica Danyielle Shele Davis, 33, of US Hwy. 158, Warrenton, was taken into custody on Feb. 19 on one count of felony animal cruelty and two counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty. Bond was set at $20,000 secured. The Sheriff’s Office report indicates that Davis turned herself in, brought a bail bondsman and was bonded out immediately. A Feb. 21 appearance in Warren County District Court was scheduled.
Police investigating murder-attempted suicide in South Hill
SOUTH HILL — On February 18, 2024, at 7:19 p.m., the South Hill Police Department (SHPD) responded to the 1000 block of Green Hill Road after receiving an emergency call for a person being held at gunpoint and then shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two individuals with gunshot...
Greensville County Public Schools delayed 2 hours due social media threat, student charged
Administrators have announced that Greensville County Public Schools will be delaying the start of the school day this morning after a social media threat was posted last night.
SBI investigates complaints of improper use of force by Warrenton police officer
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation into complaints of improper use of force by an officer of the Warrenton Police Department. According to documents filed with the Warren County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office on Feb. 12, District Attorney Michael Waters filed a motion for a temporary restraining order for the preservation of records in the custody of the Warrenton Police Department and WatchGuard Video, Inc.
Civil rights activist making sure history of Black farmers is told
Farmer and civil rights activist John Wesley Boyd Jr. founded the National Black Farmers Association in 1995. The organization has more than 100,000 members, with some of them located in New York state. Boyd owns and operates Boyd Farms in Baskerville, Virginia. In an interview with NewsChannel 13’s Tiffany Payton,...
Tyner fills vacant Littleton Board of Commissioners seat
A familiar face in Littleton is going to become more recognized. On Feb. 12, Mattie Tyner took the oath of office as a member of the Town of Littleton Board of Commissioners, filling a seat that has been vacant since September when Evelyn Melton stepped down after relocating to Smithfield, Virginia.
Benchmark Community Bank celebrates 25 years of service
Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 was a day of celebration at Benchmark Community Bank in Lawrenceville, Virginia. Drawings were held each hour, gifts were awarded and visitors enjoyed cupcakes and other refreshments to celebrate 25 years of service in Lawrenceville. Loren Allen, left, Nicole Young, Kim Nicholson, Taylor Walker, Crystal Carnish and Robin Moore greeted customers and thanked them for choosing Benchmark Community Bank located at 220 West 5th Avenue. Kerry Neal is not pictured. For more information call (434) 848-6552 or visit bcbonline.com. (Sylvia Allen/Brunswick Times-Gazette)
GCPS receives second shooting threat in 2 days, student facing charges
A sixth-grader at Greensville County public schools is being charged for a threat posted on social media on Tuesday evening, according to the Greensville County Sheriff’s Office. The student is the second in two days to face charges for threats against GCPS. The sheriff’s office began receiving reports that...
Lawrenceville, February 21 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The William Campbell High School basketball team will have a game with Brunswick High School on February 21, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
Local Students: Apply Now for Two Mecklenburg County Scholarships
The Mecklenburg Scholarship Association has announced two scholarships for Mecklenburg County students. These scholarships aim to provide financial aid to students with good character who require funds for tuition and mandatory fees.
The Warren County Middle School Lady Warriors finished the basketball season as undefeated regular season champions. They recently won the conference tournament, adding a conference championship to their unblemished record. Pictured at right, Madison Lynch and ZyLiah Lynch took home All Tournament honors.
Council approves demolition order for former B. Marks building
Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday adopted a demolition order for the former B. Marks building following a hearing which drew no speakers. The order directs code enforcement to demolish and remove the building at 201-203 Roanoke Avenue as it is unfit for use and lawful occupation. The ordinance, which was...
Woman with fake ID wanted after $4,000 scam effort at North Carolina bank, police say
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) — Police in a Halifax County town say they are looking for a woman who tried to scam $4,000 from a bank account in Roanoke Rapids nearly two weeks ago. In a news release Monday, police said the woman entered a bank around noon on Feb. 7 on East 10th Street […]
MCHS Softball players make college commitments
Two Mecklenburg County High School senior student-athletes recently signed letters-of-intent to play college softball. Danasia Sturdivant, right, an infielder and utility player from South Hill, is committed to join Coach Dominique Mulero’s program at Virginia Union, while Alex Love, an outfielder who is also from South Hill, is committed to join Coach Dawn Simmons’ team at the University of Lynchburg. Love, whose club team is Dixie Chicks of Richmond is the daughter of Patrick and Brooke Love. Sturdivant, whose club team is Tophand Storm of Emporia is the daughter of Chris and Kim Sturdivant. (MCHS photo)
School board votes Tuesday on closing elementary schools after 2025-26
During its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Warren County Board of Education is expected to vote on a school system recommendation to close the county’s three existing elementary schools after the 2025-26 school year. The decision is needed to determine whether plans for a proposed consolidated elementary school on the Warren New Tech High School campus will move forward.
Brunswick, VA High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 21
If you're looking for how to watch high school basketball in Brunswick, Virginia today, we've got you covered below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Brunswick, Virginia High School Girls Basketball Games Today. William Campbell...
Use of photo in campaign literature not authorized
I must inform you that Michael Wray, a Democratic Party candidate for the NC House of Representatives, District 27, was unauthorized to use my picture in his distributed campaign literature. He did not ask me to use my image, nor did I approve its use. Using a person’s picture taken...
A Decade In The Making: Birdie’s Pimento Cheese Celebrates 10 Years
SOUTH HILL — Birdie’s Pimento Cheese, a premium pimento cheese brand, proudly commemorates its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of culinary innovation as a women-owned brand. Renowned for its bold flavors and 'curious twist on tradition,' Birdie’s Pimento Cheese has redefined the classic Southern delicacy, pimento cheese.