Attention Readers: Effective immediately all contact forms on have been removed to prevent spam. Anything you wish to send to Emporia News should be sent to

Current Weather Conditions

Seven Day Forecast for Emporia, Virginia

Community Calendar Sponsored By...


2019 Capital News Service



The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will hold its regular meeting Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services located at 1748 East Atlantic Street.

Emporia News needs your help...

Do you read Emporia News every day? Have you ever considered supporting this community based news service with a donation? You may also make a recurring donation with a subscription.

Emporia News needs your help because it is time to replace a laptop and a camera, so that I may continue to bring you a quality site. It troubles me to ask for donations, but without support, Emporia News may be forced to shut down. Thank You.

Mortality Rates for Breast Cancer Reflect Health Disparities

Farms Feed Food Banks to Fight Hunger

As Hospitals Monitor Drugs, Opioid Deaths See Decline

GOD’S GOUDA: Sisters in Albemarle County Make Cheese

New Civil War Museum Sheds Light on Untold Stories

Could Hemp Join Tobacco as Big Cash Crop in Virginia?

Hate Crimes in Virginia Jump Almost by Half

White Supremacy Movements Spark Rise In Religion-based Hate

Demystifying Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy

6 Businesses Win Funds to Address Coastal Flooding

Virginia Coastal Towns Brace for Rising Sea Level

Campaign to End Plastic Straw Use Comes to VCU

Global Expert Panel Discusses Worldwide Politics

Your Personal Guide to Richmond’s Thrift Shop Scene

Richmond Growing Faster Than State and Nation, New Data Shows

Virginia Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children With Relatives

Think Tank Warns Against Raising Cigarette Taxes

Citizens Expand Efforts to Preserve Historically Black College’s History

Attorney General Mark Herring supports bill to make D.C. the 51st state

Horse Racing Returns as Gaming Parlors Open in Virginia

Virginia student-athletes receive further concussion protection

Northam Signs Proclamation Recognizing Victims of Violent Crimes

CBD and THC-A Oil Dispensaries Set to Open Across Virginia

State Health Officials Take Steps to Ban Conversion Therapy

Virginia Preparing for 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Officials Seek to Attract Grocery Stories to ‘Food Deserts’

Gov. Northam Vetoes Bill Creating ‘School Protection Officers’

Governor Signs Bill Requiring Clergy to Report Child Abuse

Governor’s Amendment Would Ban Using a Phone While Driving

Skill-based Slot Machines Put Vegas at the Corner Bar


Subscribe to RSS - 2019 Capital News Service

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 2005-2019 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.)