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Standing on the football field, bursting with suspense, Maggie Kidd wasn’t sure if she was going to win or not. She was competing against four of her classmates. The title of queen could have … Read more

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The Altavista/Motley Dixie Youth Fall Baseball League wrapped up their 2021 season last Thursday night, taking on Timberlake at the Altavista YMCA.

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The Brookville Bees picked up a big Seminole District win with a strong 36-21 victory over Amherst last Friday night at Stinger Stadium. The Bees started off hot and fast with rushing touchdow…

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The E.C. Glass Hilltoppers traveled to Rustburg Friday night for a Seminole showdown on Rustburg’s senior night. E.C. Glass kicked off to start the game and held Rustburg to a 3-and-out. Rustb…

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The Altavista Colonels hosted rival Gretna this past Friday night at English Stadium, falling to the Hawks 36-8 in Dogwood District football action. The first quarter saw both defenses dig in …

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Rep. Bob Good of the fifth congressional district is no good for his constituents, the district, or the country.

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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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Gail is preceded in death by her parents, Wiley Howard Roberts…

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William Edward “Eddie” Midkiff, age 63 of Gretna died Monday, …

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David Fleming “Boy” Layne, 82, formerly of Mollies Creek Road,…

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Ray L Owen rejoined his wife of sixty-four years on October 8,…

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Margaret English Lester, 87, died October 9, 2021 at Sovah Hea…