2022-07-28 E-Edition

Rowe Selected As Interim Member Of School Board

NOTTOWAY COUNTY — The Nottoway School Board, meeting in special session here last Friday afternoon, chose Damien Rowe as an interim board member for District 3. He will complete the term of Clive Pettis, who resigned last month. Three of the board’s current four members gathered in the conference room of schools’ central office at 6 p.m. The only business […]

Farm-Use Tags Must Now Have Insurance

RICHMOND — It is a good bet that the “Farm Use” tag is one of the most common abuses of the law in Virginia. Often, they are displayed on vehicles of motorists who would not know the front end of a plow if their lives depended on it. The tags represent a sweet deal for those who abuse the law. […]

State Ponytail Champs Receive Donation From Nottoway GOP

Man Arrested In Crewe Florist Robbery

CREWE — An arrest was made Sunday, July 24, of a suspect who may have left his ID behind at the scene of a robbery on Friday, July 22. The incident occurred at Crewe Florist in the downtown business district. The Journal was given the suspect’s name but was unable to confirm the identity with Crewe police prior to Monday’s […]

Echoes Of The Past: Herman ‘Pie’ McCann Celebrates 82nd Birthday In 2012

1942 — 80 Years Ago This Week Mrs. R.W. Barlow of Crewe received a telegram on Saturday informing her that her son Pfc. Robert W. Barlow, Jr., had died on July 15, 1942 in Africa. No other details were given. Young Barlow was with the 116 Infantry, 29th Division, Company G. at Fort Mead when he volunteered for foreign service. […]

Pamela Venable, 63, Laid To Rest

Mrs. Pamela J. Venable, 63, of Petersburg, died July 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Alphonso Venable, Sr.; one son, Alphonso Venable, Jr.; daughters, Lashondra and Shaniqua Venable; grandson, Treyshawn Venable; one sister, Barbara Trucker; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Commandment Apostolic Worship Center, Blackstone. Interment followed […]

Services Held For Priscilla Moore

Mrs. Priscilla E. Moore, 92, of Blackstone, died July 9, 2022. She is survived by a niece, Iris Eppes; a nephew, Chermak Yates; a godson and his wife, Carl Hawkes, Jr. and Evelyn Hawkes; a host of cousins and friends. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Blackstone. Interment followed in the church cemetery. […]

Services Held For Herbert Hughes Jr.

Mr. Herbert A. Hughes, Jr., 59, of Crewe, died July 18, 2022. He is survived by his father, Herbert Hughes, Sr.; three sons, Brian Smith, Timothy Hughes and Marcus Hughes; stepdaughter, Shannon Williams; grandchildren; and two brothers, Verenander Hughes (Sandra) and Orlando Hughes. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 23, 2022, at W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home, Blackstone. Interment […]

Harold ‘Boogie’ Tucker Laid To Rest

Mr. Harold “Boogie” Tucker, 69, of Blackstone, died July 5, 2022. He is survived by his daughter, Kim (Kenny) Kitchings; grandson, Danny Blue, Jr.; granddaughter, Danaisha (Quincy) Howard; grand and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Tyrone Tucker, Sr. and Ben Tucker; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Friday, July 15, 2022, at Shiloh Baptist Church, Blackstone. Interment […]