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November 22, 2017

Indictments handed down

Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg Grand Jury has handed down in several cases reported through the area. Darius Montrelle Carter, was indicted on Monday...

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November 17, 2017

Authorities investigating recent thefts

Authorities are warning citizens to take precautions against thefts as several have been reported recently in the county. The South Hill Police department is currently investigating...

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November 17, 2017

Holiday hours

The town offices of South Hill will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24...

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November 10, 2017

AstroCamp, an educational adventure Multi-faceted camp open to Mecklenburg students

IMG_5812For the past year or so, Mecklenburg County Public Schools has been exploring various educational oppurtunities...

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July 14, 2017

Planning commission recommends denying Grasshopper solar project

By a 7-2 vote on Thursday night the Mecklenburg County Planning Commission voted to recommend that the Mecklenburg Board of Supervisors deny a special exception...

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July 12, 2017

Henderson man drowns in Kerr Lake

A Henderson, N.C., man drowned in Kerr Lake on Sunday in a stretch of water just outside of the designated swimming area at Longwood Park...

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August 31, 2018

Why Americans celebrate Labor Day

While most people enjoy a day off of work and school to celebrate Labor Day, the meaning behind the holiday is sometimes forgotten. Labor Day...

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August 28, 2018

Ruff Elected Chairman of Major Economic Investment Commission

State Senator Frank Ruff (R-Mecklenburg County) has been elected to chair the Major Economic Investment Commission (MEI).   The Commission acts to oversee Virginia’s economic...

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August 24, 2018

MCPS to receive multiple grants

At Monday night’s school board meeting, it was announced that three of the county’s elementary schools will be receiving grants to assist with various student...

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August 21, 2018

Body pulled from Kerr Lake

On Thursday last week, around 4 p.m., authorities were called to respond to the Liberty Hill day use and swimming area on Kerr Lake in...

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August 17, 2018

Woman pleads no contest to abuse charge

A Bracey woman pleaded no contest this week on a charge of child abuse after she and her newborn tested positive for cocaine use. ...

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August 14, 2018

Supervisors hear from committees and citizens

The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a request from the Mecklenburg Department of Social Services for a supplemental appropriation in the...

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