Campbell Hall, a senior on the Altavista varsity volleyball team, has been named to VHSL Class 1’s 2nd Team All-State. Joining her in all-state volleyball honors are players from Rustburg High…

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The William Campbell varsity girls basketball team traveled to Lynchburg on Wednesday night to take on Brookville, falling in defeat to the Bees 37-27 in hoops action. William Campbell would h…

On the afternoon of December 21, the winter solstice, a male house finch died beneath the bird feeder on the deck of our house. I saw him bunched up with his beak deep in his feathers—puzzling at that time of day and in weather that was not terribly cold. And then, perhaps to be out of the p…

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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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Silas Andrew “Andy” Payne, Jr., age 77 of Gretna died Wednesda…

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Donnie Ray “Flash” Barbour, 65, of 3833 Dearborn Road, Evingto…

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Glenna Lois Hogan Floeck, 65, of 15579 Welcome Road, King Geor…

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John Avery Mattox, 52, of Hurt, VA passed away Saturday, Novem…