Current Weather Conditions

Seven Day Forecast for Emporia, Virginia


This Paid Political Advertisement does not represent an endorsement by Emporia News. Emporia News does not endorse candidates for any political office.

Spotlight on Jobs by the Virginia Employment Commission

Jail Officer:  Will coordinate, control and direct the movement of prisoners.  Jail Officers intake, process, transport and provide for the safety and security of inmates, staff members and the community.  Officers may be assigned other duties specific to specialized areas of the jail as well.  Must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid VA or NC driver’s license.  Shifts are normally 6:00 am to 6:00 pm OR 6:00 pm to 6:00 am.   Job Order # 1168180

Custodian:  Employer is seeking part-time custodians to maintain and care for facility in the Emporia area.  Normal cleaning custodian duties assigned.  Will work Monday – Wednesday and Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.   Job Order #1167964

Cashier:   Must be able to provide quality customer service in a fast paced environment.  Will request and record customer orders and compute bills using cash register.  Will accept payment from customers and make change as necessary.  Must be capable to handle cash transactions and use debit and credit cards in appropriate manner to complete transactions.  Will communicate with customer regarding orders, comments and complaints.  Will keep areas clean and organized.  Job Order #1197889

Millwright:  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 3 years of industrial mechanical maintenance experience.  Should include troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining industrial machinery ad mechanical equipment for improved reliability/uptime. Must have demonstrated knowledge and skills in:  advanced hydraulics, pneumatics, reading hydraulic schematics, fabrication, reading tap charts, basic layout, blueprint reading, precision measurement, knowledge of bearings, chains, sprockets, and gear boxes.   Job Order  #1195629

Mobile Equipment Mechanic:  Will maintain and repair a diverse fleet of mobile equipment to include inspection, diagnose and repair.  Will operate equipment for maintenance purposes.  Will perform PMs, routine repairs and maintenance involving disassembly, assembly and adjustments of equipment components.  Will work with vendors to get parts pricing and repair quotes and placing orders for parts.  Job Order #1193943



Emporia News

Stories on are be searchable, using the box above. All new stories will be tagged with the date (format YYYY-M-D or 2013-1-1) and the names of persons, places, institutions, etc. mentioned in the article. This database feature will make it easier for those people wishing to find and re-read an article.  For anyone wishing to view previous day's pages, you may click on the "Previous Day's Pages" link in the menu at the top of the page, or search by date (YYYY-M-D format) using the box above.

Comment Policy:  When an article or poll is open for comments feel free to leave one.  Please remember to be respectful when you comment (no foul or hateful language, no racial slurs, etc) and keep our comments safe for work and children. .Comments are moderated and comments that contain explicit or hateful words will be deleted.  IP addresses are tracked for comments. serves Emporia and Greensville County, Virginia and the surrounding area
and is provided as a community service by the Advertisers and Sponsors.
All material on is copyright 2005-2016 is powered by Drupal and based on the ThemeBrain Sirate Theme.

Submit Your Story!

Emporia News welcomes your submissions!  You may submit articles, announcements, school or sports information using the submission forms found here, or via e-mail on  Currently, photos and advertisements will still be accepted only via e-mail, but if you have photos to go along with your submission, you will receive instructions via e-mail. If you have events to be listed on the Community Calendar, submit them here.

Contact us at is hosted as a community Service by Telpage.  Visit their website at or call (434)634-5100 (NOTICE: Telpage cannot help you with questions about Emporia New nor does Teplage have any input the content of Emporia News.  Please use the e-mail address above if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the content on Emporia News.)