Local News

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, ...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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June 29, 2017

Preserving Our History: Local group bands together to purchase historic Chase City roller mill

Members of “Save Our Heritage,” a Chase City preservation group, gathered on Thursday night to pop the cork on a...

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June 21, 2017

Building monuments to last forever

James Jefferson builds monuments that will last forever. Jefferson, owner and operator of Newsom Monument Company of Chase City, is in...

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June 14, 2017

Third solar project sets sights on Chase City

Brookfield Renewables has become the third firm planning to build a solar farm near Chase City. On Thursday night, representatives...

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June 7, 2017

Relay for Life has full day and evening of events planned

The culminating event for the 2017 Relay for Life of Mecklenburg County will be held this Saturday, June 10, at...

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June 7, 2017

Chase City farm market in full swing

The Southside Farm Market at Mecklenburg Supply in Chase City is up and running. The market started its season early...

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May 24, 2017

BHS valedictorian: ‘Don’t let numbers define you’

By Patrick Love Often at high school graduations, the valedictorian uses his or her speech to talk about the experiences the graduating...

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January 19, 2018

Memorial scholarship created to honor McInturfs

The Mecklenburg County Business Education Partnership, Inc. is pleased to announce that they- along with Mac and Julia’s family -will...

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January 19, 2018

Seven inches shuts down Southside

Many area businesses, as well as schools remained shut down on Friday morning as snow and ice still covered many...

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January 16, 2018

It’s Oyster Shuckin’ time – again!

The Lake Gaston Volunteer Fire Department is preparing to host its annual Spring Oyster Roast fundraiser, slated for Saturday, March...

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January 16, 2018

Learn about Virginia’s monuments and statues

The Old Brunswick Camp #512 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will have an informative program regarding the importance and...

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January 12, 2018

Black Ice blamed for 22 Tuesday crashes

Even though temperatures rose on Monday, the refreezing of water on Southside’s roadways overnight Tuesday proved to be quite treacherous...

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January 12, 2018

Celebrate the New Year with 10 free flowering trees from the Arbor Day Foundation

Residents in Virginia can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation...

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January 12, 2018

South Hill Fire responds to pair of diesel spills

South Hill Fire Department was called to two hazardous material incidents on Wednesday, both diesel fuel leaks that occurred when...

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January 5, 2018

Deputies dole out DUI’s amid dangerous, dropping temps

While most of us have been tucked away safely in our warm homes during the dangerously low temperatures experienced recently,...

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January 5, 2018

MCPS heating issues extend winter break

Mecklenburg County Public School students experienced and extended holiday break with school being cancelled on Thursday and Friday which was...

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January 5, 2018

Intense cold weather grips area as first flurries of 2018 fall

Temperatures around Southside have certainly taken what forecasters have called a “polar plunge” recently, with unseasonably cold temperatures gripping the...

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January 2, 2018

Stickers move makes dumping trash harder

New state rules coming into effect on January 1 might impact how local citizens use dumpster sites. Speaking on Friday morning...

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January 2, 2018

Shooting in South Hill results in property damage

Last Wednesday the South Hill Police Department responded to a 911 call of shots fired. A call came into the...

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