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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June 15, 2018

Police warn of local loan scam

Local authorities are warning the public to not provide personal banking information over the phone or through text messages following...

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June 12, 2018

Storm brings more rain, downed tree, to Chase City

Residents around the Chase City area were without power for a while on Sunday evening after a massive thunderstorm passed...

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June 12, 2018

Pair arrested for drugs, outstanding warrant

A traffic stop on Monday lead to drug charges for one subject, as well as the arrest of a wanted...

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June 8, 2018

Phi Beta Lambda Business Club of SVCC Donates Books

SVCC PBLBC Book Donation Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish,...

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June 5, 2018

VCU Health CMH Receives National Recognition for Stroke Care

VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality...

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June 1, 2018

Daniels sentenced for role in Coleman murder

Dakerie Daniels, one of three people convicted in the January 24, 2016 murder of Terrance Terrell Coleman near Boydton, will...

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May 29, 2018

Teen driver escapes injury in crash

A 17-year-old motorist escaped injury on Saturday when she overturned her vehicle in the 1500 block of Rocky Branch Road. Saturday...

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May 25, 2018

Fire destroys home after four hour battle

IMG_0306 Amid the extreme temperatures and high humidity on Thursday afternoon, firefighters...

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May 25, 2018

Hicks found guilty, mandatory life sentence no parole

Willie Lee Hicks Jr., 21, of Baskerville was found guilty on Thursday evening on charges of aggravated sexual battery of...

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May 22, 2018

Teen indicted in Chase City Murder

Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down indictments on a number of crimes committed in the area. A...

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May 18, 2018

Splash Park opening in time for summer

Occoneechee State Park will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday May 19, to mark the opening of its newest...

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May 15, 2018

Body recovered from lake after possible drowning

A body was recovered late Sunday evening from Kerr Lake, near the Satterwhite Point recreation area in Henderson, North Carolina,...

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