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Rustburg opened the volleyball season last night at home against the Amherst County Lancers.  With four returning seniors and five returning juniors, the Red Devils came out ready to play.

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The William Campbell football team began their 2021 season with a resounding 38-7 victory over Nelson County on Monday night in Charlottesville. The Generals struck first on their opening driv…

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The Altavista Colonels varsity football team returned to the gridiron for the first time since November 2019, the Colonels would fall in their season opener 42-6 against Appomattox County this…

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It has been a long wait for lights to be back on the grid iron.  2019 was the last time high school football players got to suit up and compete.  Now that football is back, Thursday’s Rustburg…

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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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Franklin O. Howard, 78 of  Altavista, VA passed away Wednesday…

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Ralph Morgan Farmer, 79, of Hurt died Saturday, February 20, 2…

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George Harry Day, 81, of Altavista, VA passed away on Friday, …