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Applications for Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled Persons, Tax Relief for Landowners with 5 acres or more productive agriculture and Personal Property Relief for Certain Veterans can be obtained from the office of the Greensville County Commissioner of the Revenue starting September 1st.  The application must be signed and filled out completely with all required documents and returned to the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office no later than November 1st.  If eligible, credit will be given for 2017 taxation.  My office is located at 1781 Greensville County Circle,  Room 132, Emporia, VA – Highway 301 North – Sussex Dr.  Our telephone number is 434-348-4227.  THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY OCTOBER 21ST.  My staff and I will be attending a computer seminar.

Martha S. Swenson

Master Commissioner of the Revenue

Greensville County

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WHEN:       Wednesday, October 26, 2016  

WHERE:    The Improvement Association Emporia Office
1750 East Atlantic Street, Emporia, VA 23847

TIME:          9:00AM – Noon


Two Forms of I.D.

Three Letters of Reference or three names with contact numbers

Copy of High School Diploma/GED/Degree 

Please call (434) 634-2490 ext. 221 to confirm your attendance by 12:00 noon on October 21, 2016.

Family & Community Partnership Coordinator

Responsible for recruiting and maintaining Head Start enrollment including children with disabilities; determining, verifying, and documenting eligibility; integrate parent and family engagement strategies to support family well-being and promote children’s learning and development; and establish/maintain community partnerships that are responsive to children and family needs.    Minimum requirements:  Associate’s Degree or Credential in Social Work, Human Services, Counseling, or related field; valid Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record; and satisfactory criminal record.  Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Submit resume by October 21, 2016 to:

The Improvement Association
Attn:  Human Resource Officer
1750 East Atlantic Street
Emporia, VA 23847


The Greensville/Emporia Extension Office is looking for a Part Time Extension Program Support Specialist. The required qualifications are a Minimum of high school diploma with related work experience preferred. This position requires basic knowledge of horticulture, insect pest identification and control measures, home lawns and gardens, crops, and related issues. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers; and experience in developing positive interactions with the public. For more information or to apply: Job Posting: # SW0160771 Job posting closes: 10/24/2016


Now hiring and seeking mature and dependable security professionals for unarmed full-time and part-time security officers in the Greenville - Emporia area. Several positions open with an immediate need to hire.

Must be available to work evenings, nights, weekends, and shifts up to 12 hours in length.

Assignment may require officer to wear a hardhat and steel toed boots. May require performing patrols in industrial and/or construction areas.

*Must be able to walk lengthy and frequent patrols and stand for long periods of time in any weather conditions.

*High level of customer service skills and patrol experience preferred.

*Strong written and verbal communication capabilities

*Ability to understand security and patrol procedures,

*Observant, alert and diligent.

*Unarmed DCJS Registration not required. Training will be provided free of charge.

*Must be neat in appearance and properly groomed.

*Must have reliable transportation.

*Must be detail oriented and willing to follow policies to the letter.

*This position requires an officer who will be at work for EVERY scheduled shift. If you are not dependable, please do not apply

Pay - $9.50 - $10.00 per hour.

*Must be 21 years old and possess no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions.

Full-time positions may include benefits such as: health insurance (with employee paid contributions), 401K, free life insurance, paid vacation, and free uniforms.

Submit resumes to will or call Rich Wade at 804-370-7432.

Do you need a babysitter -  If you need run errands,go out,or work .I'm available to your schedule Mon-Sun I fix meals,change pampers,interact play games.I have experience I have kids myself.I'm caring ,experience I have kids and I have babysit.I'm caring,dependable and have patient.If you on a budget I will work with you with payment plan call 434-378-3296 for more info Your Telephone Number: 434-378-3296.  $7 per hour. (03/17/2016-12/31/2016)

Handyman -  Need handyman to do periodic yard work and small odd jobs around the house in Emporia.  Must be dependable and must have references.  Call (302)393-1502.  (01/11/2016-12/31/2016)

Baby Sitting - Mother-Daughter Babysitting team is offering babysitting.  After School until 6 P.M. for $15 (must be picked up at or around this time).  If they need to stay over night to be put on the bus in the morning $20.  Available Mon-Fri once School starts and available upon request some weekends.  Located on Second Street by the Middle School.  Call 434-430-5321. (09/09/2015-06/08/2016)

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.

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06 Volkswagen New Beetle - Red, black leather heated seats, second owner, cc, great stereo, kept all oil changes up to date, beautiful car.  It has 139,000 miles. Drives great.  New inspection, fairly new tires. $7000. Call (434)378-0144.  (10/12/2016-12/19/2016)

Bunk Beds with Mattresses in Plastic - Real wood authentic , sturdy oak-pine with ladder step in front.  Barely used and mattresses are still in original plastic. Very nice for children and teenagers. $400. Call (434)637-1376 (10/07/2016-2/19/2016)

New Fireplace - Full Kit, Gas or Wood.  Monessen Hearth Systems, 50"x30"x24", $1200. New Sauna - Full Kit by Steamist.  White Cedar, 6'x8'.  Paid $3600, selling for $1500.  Call 434/637-504


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Please Help-Does anyone know who has the blue 2005 Hyundai Elantra listed on craigslist?  Please call 336.287.7233

Homes and Land For Sale

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Three lots for sale near 435 Tillar Street. First lot: .19 acre lot with shed - $11,700.00 / Second lot: .23 acre lot - $13,300.00 / Third lot: .28 acre lot - $16,300.00. Call (804)370-9006. $11,700.00. (09/27/2016-11/30/2016)

435 Tillar Street. Home & .31 acre house lot. Ten Rooms - Two dens, Family room, Dining and Living room with fire place. Five bedrooms (3 downstairs & 2 upstairs) - Two and a half bathrooms with two full kitchens. Two story house built in 1941. 2,827 Sq. ft. living area, with covered front porch, attached one car garage with attic and attached apartment with separate entrance. Call (804)370-9006.  $198,700.00 (09/27/2016-11/30/2016)

11.66 acres of timber land for sale in Greensville County, between Crescent Road and the back of the Elementary School. Also, lots for sale on Crescent Road. Contact Mike Davis @ (434) 594-4742

3 bedroom 2 full bath Double wide home - Double Wide three bedroom 2 full bath house for sale, Eat in Kitchen , great room , laundry area. must move off property, $50,000.  Call 434-634-0232. (08/15/2016-11/30/2016)

Brick home on 7.3 acres Brunswick Co - Search Zillow. com for pictures and description at 1108 Connell Rd., Brodnax, VA/Gasburg Home is off of Christanna Hwy. Near Lake Gaston and new Dominion Power Plant. $115,000. call 434-774-5676.

BRICK RANCHER FOR SALE - 798 DRY BREAD ROAD, EMPORIA, VA 3 BEDROOM/1.5 BATH COMPLETELY RENOVATED.  New kitchen floor, double sink, faucet, garbage disposal, Refinished hardwood floors, New roof' All new windows, Freshly painted inside and outside, New light fixtures.  $50,000/ best offer call: (301) 318-5848

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