Local News

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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May 12, 2017

No action on cig tax, alternatives discussed

After hearing from multiple business owners in town who opposed the proposed $0.30 per pack, $3 per carton cigarette tax,...

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May 5, 2017

Strawberry picking season: Local growers work year-round for one tasty month

With summer quickly approaching, the time to pick strawberries has arrived. Local strawberry patches are open for business with strawberries...

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May 5, 2017

Mecklenburg, Lunenburg communities host Warrior Hunts

In its second year, Warrior Hunts of Virginia, composed of many local volunteers, recently hosted its annual weekend-long wounded warriors...

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May 3, 2017

Schools receive computer science grant

Mecklenburg County Public Schools has been selected by Microsoft to receive the Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) AP...

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April 28, 2017

County gives input on VA Chamber Blueprint

Business leaders from across Mecklenburg County came together to listen and give input on the longterm statewide economic development plan,...

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July 20, 2018

Grand Jury Meets

The Mecklenburg Grand Jury met last week, handing down indictments for crimes reported around the area over the last few...

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July 17, 2018

Boydton’s new mayor welcomed by town

DSC_0163 Tuesday night’s Boydton Town Council meeting marked the first official meeting...

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July 13, 2018

Intoxicated driver responsible for Park View student’s death sentenced to 17 years

Ryland,Glen Anthony The intoxicated driver responsible for the death of Park View...

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July 13, 2018

Clarksville gearing up for LakeFest

The biggest party of the summer returns to Clarksville next week as the Clarksville-Lake Country Chamber of Commerce hosts the...

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July 10, 2018

MCPS Assistant Superintendent headed to BCPS

Mecklenburg County Public School's former Assistant Superintendent takes on the role of Superintendent in neighboring county.  As of July 1, Dr....

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July 6, 2018

Chase City man sought in Lynchburg shooting

DarrionRomaineReynoldsweb Police in Lynchburg are searching for a former Chase City resident...

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July 6, 2018

Authorities encourage residents to keep house markers posted and visible

Authorities are urging county residents to keep house marker signs accurate and visible to ensure everyone’s safety. When emergency responders...

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July 2, 2018

Local Conservation Officer offers advice for safe boating this holiday

With the summer in full swing and the waters of Mecklenburg County coming to life, boaters are advised to be...

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June 29, 2018

Man who slashed girlfriend’s throat sentenced for attempted murder

Jessie Roy Wiley Jr. was sentenced on Thursday to a total of 180 years for an assault Wendy Ashworth that...

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June 26, 2018

Barden gets 8 year active sentence in arson case, Mental health issues raised during trial

A Clarksville man was sentenced on Thursday to an active sentence of 8 years for an arson at a home...

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June 22, 2018

Indictments handed down

Meeting this week, a Mecklenburg Grand Jury has handed down a number of indictments related to crimes which have taken...

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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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