Local News

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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May 24, 2017

Graduates bid farewell to Park View

Park View High School hosted its 62nd Commencement ceremony on Saturday morning with nearly 200 Class of 2017 graduates crossing...

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May 24, 2017

VSP celebrates new Area 22 office

Virginia State Police held an official celebration and commemoration last week of a major overhaul that resulted in the recent...

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May 17, 2017

SVCC alumnus sends off Class of 2017

“Don’t ever forget your experience at this college and how it shaped you,” urged Stephen E. Parker, alumnus and graduation...

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May 17, 2017

Modern country band to open Sunset Sounds series

Dirt Road Scholars will be performing for the South Hill Market Square Committee’s Sunset Sounds Third Thursday Concert Series on...

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July 21, 2017

School board approves county-proposed loan plan

At Tuesday’s Mecklenburg County School Board meeting the board approved the Virginia Public School Authority (VPSA) Reimbursement Resolution presented to...

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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 14, 2017

Skipwith man killed in crash

A car crash that occurred on Wilbourne Road just after noon on Thursday resulted in one fatality. Emergency personnel were called...

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July 14, 2017

Clarksville gets the blues

The third annual Big Buggs Island Blues Bash will be held on Sept. 30, rain or shine, from 2 p.m....

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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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July 12, 2017

First option is to resolve zip code situation cooperatively

The topic of zip codes was brought up at Monday’s South Hill Town Council meeting by Beth Farrar-Lett, representing Farrar...

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July 12, 2017

Supervisors move forward: If not consolidated school, then elementary upgrades

On Monday morning at its July meeting, the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors unanimously threw its support behind a series...

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July 12, 2017

La Crosse mayor resigns, replaced by Tanner

In a quickly unfolding chain of events at the La Crosse Town Council meeting on Monday night, council members played...

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June 29, 2017

Baby dies, mother charged in crash

A 4-month-old baby died in a Saturday crash in Brunswick County, and the infant’s mother was charged with failure to...

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June 29, 2017

Inmate apprehended shortly after escape

Law enforcement agencies gathered just east of Bracey for a manhunt on Monday after an inmate working on a road...

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June 29, 2017

‘Old Glory’ to fly at Clarksville parade

“Old Glory” will fly proudly over Virginia Avenue in Clarksville during the Ninth Annual Independence Day Parade which steps off...

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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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