Wednesday's front page: Murder suspect awaits move, Solar project not yet DOA, Streetlamp lights stage, Preventable death by colonoscopy, and Easter on the Farm scheduled Saturday
Don't forget the Neighborhood Watch meeting on what to do in an active shooter situation will be held tonight in Jarratt.
Story on Alford murder from our sister paper.
Breaking news. 2 arrested in the Alford murder, home invasion, brutal beating, car theft, and arson at lake Gaston. Kevin Munn and Lester Kearney have been charged with first-degree murder and more charges are pending, they are being held without bond.
Prayers for Rev. Alford and family and good job law enforcement.
The Mercedes belonging to John and Nancy Alford has been located. No other details available. The Alfords were robbed, beaten, tied up, and their home was set on fire. John tried to save his wife but couldn't. She perished in the fire at their lake Gaston home. Prayers for the family and the quick apprehension of the 2 masked intruders.
ATTENTION CHURCHES AND OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP
If you have any concerns or want to set up a meeting to discuss the safety and well being of your congregation, p...lease call our office (434-348-4200) and speak with either First Sergeant R. Person or Sheriff Tim Jarratt. They will set up a time to come and meet with whomever you wish to discuss and offer suggestions to your security set up and plans.
The safety and security of our community and it's residents are our first and foremost responsibility and we are here to serve YOU.
W. T. Jarratt, Jr., Sheriff