2022-10-27 E-Edition

Local Voters Heading To The Polls In Hugely Consequential Election

NOTTOWAY COUNTY — Early voting already has begun here in midterm elections that also are being conducted across the country in what many observers view as one of the most consequential votes by the people in all of American history. The nationwide vote is being taken against a backdrop of allegations of voter fraud stolen elections, and related shenanigans by […]

Homecoming Princess And Prince To Be Crowned

Nottoway High School will announce its homecoming prince and princess during Friday night’s football game at Nottoway Stadium. Senior princes and princesses are pictured above. Senior princesses seated on the front row, left to right are Niyana Vaughan, TamBrea Smith, Kamryn Hughes, Sierra Wilson, and Lauren Fulford. On the back row, left to right, are senior princes Tarfari Hayes, Sam […]

Town To Pay Delinquent Water Bills Incurred In Pandemic

CREWE — Crewe Town Council voted unanimously last week to use money allocated to the municipality from President Biden’s economic rescue package to pay some $34,000 in delinquent utility (water) bills incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. Town council, meeting at the Stinson Community Center on October 17, was informed that then Town Manager Brian Thrower had not advised the town […]

Don’t Be Fooled — This Isn’t ‘Normal’ Midterm Election

Those saying and writing that the ongoing November 8th midterm election is getting “more normal” all the while may be right, but I don’t think so. Maybe I am expressing my hopes rather than reality. But I believe many Americans understand that the Republicans have no plan to deal with inflation that their last White House administration helped bring about […]


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Echoes of the Past

Crewe Community Holds Harvest Festival In 1952

1942 — 80 Years Ago This Week D.R. Shelton and Mrs. Julia B. Madison of Blackstone leased Hotel Crewe from Mrs. W.C. Shorter for a term of five years with privilege of purchasing it within 12 months, according to announcement of D.E. Nelson, real estate broker of Roanoke, who handled the deal. Mr. Shelton and Mrs. Madison are both experienced […]

Council Pays Homage To Shelton

CREWE — The late Toney Shelton and his family were acknowledged during last week’s Crewe Town Council meeting. During the council’s monthly meeting at the Jim and Anne Stinson Community Center, Mayor Phil Miskovic asked those in attendance to remember Mr. Shelton and his family. The mayor’s homage came at the meeting’s opening moment of silence. Mr. Shelton served the […]

Services Held For Barbara A. Miller, 86, Of Burkeville

Mrs. Barbara A. Miller, 86, of Burkeville, died October 11, 2022. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, James Miller; four daughters, Linda, Pamela, Almeta and Deborah; two sons, Tyrone and Harvey (Sandra); godchildren David and Mable Dodson; other relatives and friends. Funeral service were held Friday, October 21, 2022, at Macedonia Baptist Church, Burkeville. Interment followed in […]

Virginia (Jenny) Moore Beard Dies

Virginia (Jenny) Moore Beard, 91, of Durham, NC, passed on October 17, 2022, at Hock Family Pavilion following an extended illness. Virginia was born on August 20, 1931, in Nottoway County (Crewe), VA. she is preceded in death by her parents, Noel D. Moore and Doris Culliton Moore, her husband, William A. Beard, and a son, William A. Beard, Jr. […]