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Help Wanted - looking for groundmen to work construction site on new Dominion Power powerline in Emporia VA. Possible long term entry into IBEW. Call Mike for details at  989-884-1275. (09/11/2017 - 12/31/2017)

Administrative Help Wanted - Applied Technical Services, Inc. is looking for a full time, on site administrative assistant to help our group at the Greensville County power plant project. Minimum High School education required. Must be able pass background and pre-hire drug test. Hourly pay rate will be $12 - $15 depending on experience.  Send resume by email only to No calls please. (08/14/2017-06/30/2018)

First Year Taxpro - First-Year Tax Professional: Our Tax Professionals look at our client’s life through tax and find ways to help! H&R Block has been focused on quality client service for more than five decades and is the largest tax preparer in the industry1.

As an H&R Block tax professional, you are responsible for preparing complete and accurate tax returns while delivering outstanding client service and generating new clients through local marketing efforts.

The First Year Tax Professional duties include:

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Minimum Qualifications


High school diploma or equivalent. Additional course work in math, accounting, finance, or marketing is preferred.

Skills and Experience:

Experience necessary to apply may be acquired through the successful completion of the H&R Block Income Tax Course2 with a grade of 70% or better, or may be demonstrated through successful completion of the H&R Block Tax Knowledge Assessment Exam. Additional experience for this position is acquired through mentoring programs and training upon hiring.

  • Resilient and self confident with the ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to conduct local marketing activities and attract new clients · Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate in person.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills · Previous experience in a customer service environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with a Windows based computer system

Veterinary Hospital Manager -  Roanoke Animal Hospital located in Roanoke Rapids, NC is looking for a Hospital Manager to join our practice! The Roanoke Animal Hospital has served the Roanoke Valley since 1954, and is situated directly off the Route 95 corridor which travels north-south from Maine to the Florida Keys. Roanoke Animal Hospital provides primary and preventative care for dogs, cats and small mammals to a well-established clientele. The hospital manager is an integral part of the success of the hospital, providing supervisory and leadership support, multi-functional operations support including budget and labor management, and coaching and development of staff. We’re looking for a dynamic individual with 1-3 years of management experience in a veterinary hospital, non-profit, or retail management environment. Customer service and marketing experience a plus! Bachelor’s degree or LVT/CVT preferred. Come join a growing team who loves what they do! More information available at: ​Please apply by sending your resume to Lindsey Ryan,

Training Class starting SOON! Prefers Class B CDL with P&S Endorsements but will train the right candidates Good Driving Record Required Apply in person between 8am - 5pm Monday-Thursday at 
Greensville County Public Schools, 105 Ruffin Street, Emporia, VA 23847. Or apply on our website at:

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.

Help Wanted: Handyman - Need a handyman to do small to medium jobs to a house in Weldon, NC. Must have references and be serious about doing the work. Please call (804)586-7840 for details. (11/15/2016-11/16/2017)

For Sale

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Day Care Furniture and Accessories - Peace of Mind Child Care Close out Sale.  All Items negotiable.  Now through 8/31/2017.  8a-6pm. 550 N. Main Street Emporia, Va 23847 (08/21/2017- 08/31/2017)

Black & Decker Mini Fridge/Freezer - Used in college dorm room. Very good condition.  Sells new for $129.00  Asking $70. Call (434)637-6742.  (08/19/2017-09/30/2017)

Quilting Frame - Features: Four Sizes Included, Smooth Rolling Ratchet Wheels, Rail Extension, Built-in Accessory Tray.  $220. Call (434)637-6742. (08/20/2017-09/30/2017)

Black & Decker Mini Fridge/Freezer - Used in college dorm room. Very good condition.  Sells new for $129.00  Asking $70. Call (434)637-6742. (08/19/2017-09/30/2017)

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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Rental Home Needed - I need a three bedroom and one or two bath in Emporia or Jarratt Va. Willing to move in soon. Call (252)458-7825

Iso: 2 bedroom house, trailer or an apartment to rent - I am in search of a 2 bedroom house, trailer or an apartment to rent in the Emporia, Jarratt or Lawrenceville area. Rent could be anywhere from $500 to $650 monthly. I am looking to move in as soon as possible. If you have any helpful information please email ( or call 757-778-4776

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