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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April 20, 2018

Sturdifen promises Task Force will work to makes streets safe

sturdifen Special Agent Dale Sturdifen, new coordinator for the Southside Regional Drug...

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April 17, 2018

US publishers worry about pricier newsprint with new tariffs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Newspaper publishers across the U.S. already strapped by years of declining revenue say they're dealing with an...

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April 13, 2018

Chase City fights back against violence

Members of the Chase City Town Council devoted a good deal of time on Monday night to discussing a special...

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April 10, 2018

Local Conservation Officer honored as Boating Officer of the Year

Virginia Conservation Police Officer Matthew S. Sandy, who is assigned to Mecklenburg County, has been selected for the prestigious honor...

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April 6, 2018

Whiniest returning to Virginia’s only lakeside town

The 12th Annual Lake Country Wine Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 14 with a wide selection of wines from...

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April 3, 2018

School boards sends budget to supervisors

The Mecklenburg County School Board met for the third time this month on Wednesday last week to vote on the...

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March 30, 2018

Clarksville homes and gardens to be showcased in Virginia’s 85th Historic Garden Week

Clarksville_Mill Village Cottage_3 The 85th Annual Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden...

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March 27, 2018

Get your tickets for the LGVFD Oyster Roast this weekend

There are only about 50 tickets remaining for the Gaston Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Spring Oyster Roast, upcoming this weekend. This...

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March 23, 2018

Sullivan sentenced in Ponzi Scheme

Michael Paul Sullivan, the South Hill man who entered pleas of guilty to 15 counts of embezzlement and one count...

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March 20, 2018

Man found sleeping in car at intersection arrested for DUI

A Bracey man has been arrested for Driving Under the Influence after he was discovered asleep behind the wheel of...

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March 20, 2018

MCPS Superintendent announces no snow make up days needed

According to Mecklenburg County Public School’s Superintendent, Paul Nichols, the county schools will not have to make up any days...

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March 16, 2018

Wine Fest Tickets on Sale

WineFest WINE FEST TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW – Tickets are now available for...

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