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After a break for summer vacation, Emporia-Greensville’s Community in Action group returned for its first meeting since July, gathering to discuss ways to proactively tackle the issues facing youth and families in the area.

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced the launch of his annual Veteran of the Year program to honor the service of veterans living in Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District.

RICHMOND – Virginia State Police Superintendent, Colonel Gary T. Settle, is proud to announce the appointments of three new executive staff leaders, in the wake of the retirement of the Department’s first female deputy superintendent. Effective Aug. 19, 2022, Colonel Settle appointed Lieuten…

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Melanie Hall won the Overall Miss Virginia Peanut Pageant here in Emporia. Hall is 4 years old. She’s the daughter of Shenae and Isaiah Hall. Born and raised here in Emporia. Melanie is so loving sweet and very outgoing. Her favorite things to do are sing, dance, and play with her siblings T…

(Petersburg, Va.) - The Petersburg Health Department has re-opened the Men’s Sexual Health Clinic. The health department is located at 301 Halifax Street, Petersburg, Virginia, 23803. The clinic provides “Monday Night Checkups” and is open on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month from 5:00 p…

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RICHMOND, VA — On Monday, Governor Glenn Youngkin unveiled the 2022 Virginia Energy Plan in Lynchburg, Virginia. The plan focuses on an all-of-the-above approach that harnesses nuclear, natural gas, renewables, and new energy sources to satisfy the increasing energy needs of the Commonwealth…

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LAWRENCEVILLE - The 25th Annual Taste of Brunswick Festival will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brunswick County Airport, formerly the Lawrenceville-Brunswick Municipal Airport, 77 Airport Drive, Lawrenceville. The festival is free and parking is also free.

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RICHMOND, Va. – Rail workers in a union with Virginia members reached a second tentative agreement with railroad corporations days ahead of another planned strike, though some members said they are still not happy with the new terms.

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LAWRENCEVILLE – Justin Rashad Hill, 28, from Warfield, Virginia is charged with rape, strangulation, assault and battery and abduction on Sept. 27, 2022. He is being held on no bond at the Meherrin River Regional Jail.

LAWRENCEVILLE — If you are interested in learning more about tools to help you with stress and strengthen your network of colleagues and family, join us in the auditorium at Extension Office at 100 Tobacco Street, Lawrenceville, Oct. 18, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cynthia Martel from Franklin Co…

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After months of painstaking meetings, debates, and recalculation after recalculation, the process of redrawing the district maps in Greensville County ended rather anti-climactically with a meeting that lasted less than 10 minutes.

Even though Ian is projected to significantly weaken as it makes its way inland from South Carolina, Virginia State Police is still preparing in advance of its arrival:

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Time hasn’t been kind to the Community Youth Center tennis courts. Enter Slammer Tennis World owner Marvin Tyler. Emporia’s favorite tennis pro returned to his hometown to fulfill a dream of renovating the CYC tennis courts in spectacular fashion.

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Linda Thomas led a contingent of adults into Anthony Harris’ Belfield Elementary School classroom last week, forcing quizzical looks on the face of Harris and his classmates. State House Delegate H. Otto Wachsmann, Va. 75th) was one of the adults stepping foot through the door. The students …

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After receiving a letter of intent to deny license renewal from the Department of Social Services back in August and operating on a provisional license, Fillmore Place is now shutting down and must re-house its residents.

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On Jan. 8, Terrence Washington spearheaded a group of volunteers to host the Youth Empowerment Summit at the Washington Park Center. It triggered numerous events by Washington and his We Got Your Back Community Team with a mission of empowering youth in the Emporia-Greensville community.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) and Congresswoman Maria E. Salazar (FL-27) introduced the bipartisan Youth Coastal Fishing Program Act to create a grant program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish youth fishing programs for…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The 2022 Taste of Brunswick Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brunswick County Airport, 77 Airport Drive.