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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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August 10, 2018

Woman escapes injury after flipping SUV

A Clarksville woman managed to escape injury and charges after overturning her Ford Explorer on Highway 58, near Sandy Fork...

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August 7, 2018

Invasive insect found in Virginia; Residents urged to report spotted sightings

image An invasive insect that damages farm crops, stinks of vinegar and...

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August 3, 2018

Boydton VFD to host Community BBQ event

Boydton Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a Community Barbecue on August 25. The event being held in the Town’s...

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July 31, 2018

Authorities investigate area larcenies

Local authorities are currently investigating several area larcenies, including a recent jewelry theft in the Chase City area and the...

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July 27, 2018

Clarksville praises success of Lake Fest

During Clarksville’s Town Council meeting Tuesday night, Town Manager Jeff Jones took the time to commemorate all those who assisted...

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July 24, 2018

MCPS gearing up for back-to-school

With the new school year quickly approaching, the Mecklenburg County Public School system has a few important dates for students,...

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