Local News

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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May 17, 2017

Annual pow-wow draws a crowd despite rainy weather

Cool temperatures and heavy rains on Friday and Saturday put a damper on the first two days of the third...

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May 17, 2017

‘Beauty and the Beast’ opens this weekend

The Clarksville Community Players’ opening performance of “Beauty and the Beast” will be this Saturday at the Clarksville Fine Arts...

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May 17, 2017

Bluestone seniors count down to the finish line

Another step toward graduation, the seniors of Bluestone High School were recognized with awards and scholarships at Friday’s annual Senior...

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June 23, 2017

Boat capsizes, 3 elderly men dumped in river

Three senior-aged men had to be rescued from the Roanoke River on Wednesday evening after their boat capsized, dumping them...

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June 23, 2017

Man injured after jumping in lake

Lake Gaston First Responders and Southside Rescue Squad were called to Lake Gaston in the Bracey area near the Cliffs...

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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 21, 2017

Gearing up for the Wine and Shine Fest

Angie Dickenson, one of the organizers of the Chase City Events group, appeared before the Chase City Chamber of Commerce...

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June 21, 2017

Heroin charges lead indictments

The Mecklenburg County grand jury handed down indictments in a number of cases on Monday. Amanda Joy Andrews has been indicted...

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June 21, 2017

South Hill historic district approved

The South Hill Commercial Historic District in Mecklenburg County was among 21 sites across the state that were recognized through...

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June 14, 2017

Zip code issue resurfaces

VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital CEO Scott Burnette attended the La Crosse Town Council meeting on Monday, speaking about the...

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June 14, 2017

SHPD wants to go mobile for tips

At Monday’s South Hill Town Council meeting, Police Chief Stuart Bowen suggested the town partner with a Minnesota-based company to...

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June 14, 2017

Chase City Town Council supports solar farm

At Monday night’s Chase City Town Council meeting representatives of the Grasshopper solar project asked for support. Walter Putnam and...

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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

South Hill approves cigarette tax, personal property increase

After taking into consideration the public’s concerns with the proposed changes to the original budget at Tuesday’s public hearing, the...

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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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