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6 time state champ Jefferson ends chapter at National Junior Olympics

Recent Greensville County High School graduate, Jazlyn Jefferson, finished her last chapter in track here in Greensville County. Read more

SVHEC welcomes new community college presidents

It was a day of camaraderie and collaboration as the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) hosted a welcome reception for the r… Read more

Vaughan named Southside Regional Jail Employee of the Quarter

Southside Regional Jail Superintendent Mark Shiflett recently presented Lt. Robert Vaughan with a plaque recognizing him as the jail’s Empl… Read more

Sports

6 time state champ Jefferson ends chapter at National Junior Olympics

Recent Greensville County High School graduate, Jazlyn Jefferson, finished her last chapter in track here in Greensville County. Read more

Jefferson makes it official

Recent Greensville County High School graduate Jazlyn Jefferson made it official signing on the dotted line to run in track and field at Ha… Read more

Eagles return to the gridiron

While most Greensville County students still have a little more than a month of summer vacation others will begin their 2019-20 school acti… Read more

Community

Emporia celebrates National Night Out

The Emporia community gathered for a night of fun, education, and entertainment at National Night Out Tuesday evening at the Veterans Memor… Read more

Emporia Manor’s blessing

Since Sept. 12, 1977, Juanita Jefferson has worked at Emporia Manor. Nearly 42 years later she has been honored with her portrait now hangi… Read more

Greene’s Service Center a local business legacy

It’s pretty safe to say Greene’s Service Center is one of those few iconic Emporia businesses that generation after generation of Emporians… Read more

Obituaries

Arthur W. Harrison, Jr.

Arthur W. Harrison, Jr. passed away peacefully on August 14, 2019. He was born on June 6, 1925, to the late Arthur W. Harrison, Sr. and Dai… Read more

Wendy Woodruff Ward

Wendy Ward passed away on July 30, 2019, after a short illness at 58 years of age. She is survived by her husband, Robert Carl Ward, of Che… Read more

Charles Lester Hoke, Jr.

Charles Lester Hoke, Jr. died July 25, 2019 at The Residences at Thomas Circle in Washington, DC. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Doo Wop legends bring exciting curtain call to MRAC 2019 season

Danny & the Juniors was the first of six acts to hit the stage at the Emporia-Greensville Performing Arts Center Saturday for the Doo W… Read more

Meherrin River Arts Council 2019 Concert Series features old school entertainment May 11

The Meherrin River Arts Council is presenting the final performance of its 2019 Concert Series on May 11 with Doo Wop Live. Read more

Million Dollar Quartet rocks MRAC

As show time neared for Saturday night’s third show of the Meherrin River Arts Council’s 2019 season, the crowd was noticeably excited even… Read more

Upcoming Events

Bingo

Bingo hosted at Roanoke-Wildwood Vol. Fire Dept., Aux. Bldg, Vandeveer Hall, 790 Lizard Creek Rd. (… Read more

Yard Sale

Saturday, November 2 Holiday Yard sale hosted at Roanoke-Wildwood Vol. Fire Dept., 790 Lizard Creek… Read more

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Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

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Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
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Cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s.Sat
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Cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.Sun
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Mon
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More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Tue
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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Wed
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Slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Thu
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