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Southside Virginia Community College wants you!!  There is still time to register for classes and  apply for Financial Aid for the upcoming semester starting August 20.  Come by to see us...  Go to SVCC's Christanna Campus in Alberta or the John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville or a location  in Emporia, Blackstone, Chase City, South Boston,  or South HIll for individual help or visit SVCC online at  Now is the time, SVCC is the place!!!!!

E.W. Wyatt Middle School will be hosting soccer conditioning/tryouts on August 14-15 from 10:00am - 11:00 am. 

Must have a physical to attend!

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The Improvement Association

Parent Educator

The Parent Educator is responsible for implementing the home visiting program for pregnant mothers and children 0 - 5 year olds. Supports the social, emotional, physical, and educational needs of the children and parents. Recruits and enrolls eligible families, completes developmental screenings, plans and participates in home visits and group activities. Must have a high school diploma/GED and willing to enroll in an educational program leading to a degree in Early Childhood Education.  At least two years supervised work experience with young children and/or parents.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

Submit resume by August 17, 2018 to:

The Improvement Association

Attn:  Human Resource Officer

1750 East Atlantic Street

Emporia, VA 23847


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Arby's of Emporia is seeking EXPERIENCED back line help.  Must be neat in appearance, able to lift up to 40 pounds, dependable, punctual and have work experience.  Apply in person only Monday to Friday, 9 am to 11 am or 2 pm to 4 pm.  Experienced only need apply.  Ask for Sam.  No phone calls.

For Sale

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Furniture, equiptment, office supplies, Books, pictures, and games -Closing Practice as of September 1, 2018 -Commonwealth Behavioral Healthcare,307B Dogwood Lane. Come by and see items Wednesday and Thursday from August 2 thru August 31. Time 10:00AM thru 3:00PM. All are priced to sell. Call 434-634-7676. (08/02/18-08/30/18)

New Monessen fireplace - gas or wood burning, 50w x 30h x 24d full kit, fire box, 8pcs x 4ft d.pipes, pipe shield, roof spark cap - sell $1000.00. Call 434-637-5049. Emporia


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Roommate Wanted - Decent, and clean Roommate wanted in city of Emporia! You will be responsible for half of the rent and utilities. Email at for the details, and put “Roommate Ad” as the Subject. (07/14/2018-08/14/2018)

ISO Home for rent - I am seeking a house for rent in the Emporia area. Preferably 3 bedrooms. Call  (434)594-2879 or email Willing to pay up to $650 ( 07/09/2018-12/31/2018)

Small Apartment or House Needed : My husband and I would like to rent a small apartment or house in Emporia area. Please call (252)432-8992. (01/15/2018-12/15/2018)

Homes and Land For Sale

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Why Rent When You Can OWN!? -Having trouble qualifying through a bank or lender? Don't worry! Weather you are self employed, bad credit, or no credit at all! We have a beautiful 3 bd 2 bath house available in Emporia for Sale by Owner. We prefer Owner Financing Deals! Please contact us today to help get you into a house of your dreams. $39,500. Contact Robert at (804)921-4549 For Info.PS: These deals go quick! Act Fast! (04/24/2018-05/31/2018)

Homes For Rent and Vacation Rentals

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