Local News

Foundation opens flower and art show

May 11, 2016
Close to 200 people gathered at The Wakefield Foundation Saturday to socialize and critique both original art work and creative floral designs on display. The 29th Annual Flower and Art Show welcomed the crowd to an evening reception, officially kicking...
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Art to celebrate new season

April 27, 2016
Prince George—The beauty of the season is welcomed at the Prince George County Regional Center with a new exhibition—“Art from the Garden: A Celebration of Spring”, opening April 23 and on display until May 31. During Historic Garden Week (April...
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Man pens book about Highway 301 businesses

April 27, 2016
You may have never heard of Tim O’Gorman or any of his books but if you are local you might want to check him out, especially his third and latest book, Traveling Virginia’s Tobacco Trail. If you are like O’Gorman...
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Tyler helps localities get their fines, fees back

April 27, 2016
Thanks to Delegates Roslyn Tyler and Riley Ingram’s collaborative efforts this 2016 session, localities can now have additional money for their local budgets after July 1, 2016. The 2015 state budget reduced the amount of money returned to the counties...
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Martin’s official doesn’t expect closures

April 20, 2016
The future of competing stores once the merger of Martin's Food Stores is complete should be secure, said a high-ranking official with Ahold, USA, which owns the outgoing chain. Christopher Brand, Ahold's External Communications and Public Affairs Lead, said the...
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Southside Heritage Days hosted by historic inn

April 20, 2016
Historic Fork Inn on Route 460 was once again open to the public this year for the annual Southside Virginia Heritage Days. Darrell and Michelle Olgers hosted the event at the inn, which was built in 1803 and has served...
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