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South Hill veterans benefits office slated to close

Rent cited as site’s downfall


After years of preparation and with help of seven area rescue squads, VCU-CMH completes ‘flawless’ transfer of patients to new facility Saturday

Hospital improves grade on safety evaluation


Comets focus on Xs and Os





Halifax: Not so fast on courthouse

Responding to Halifax County’s plans for site modifications, Halifax officials point to complications

Mysteries lost to the sands of time

South Boston News
Bill and Sally Allgood of Lawrenceville digging for Native artifacts at the Abbyville site on Buggs Island Lake, near the confluence of the Staunton and the Dan. The expedition took place from 1966-1970. (From “Abbyville,” by John Wells)
Secrets to civilizations and distant cultures were lost forever when farmland and sandy islands were plunged underwater with the construction of the Kerr Dam. But for a brief four years in the late 1960s, a handful of intrepid amateur archeologists got a fleeting second chance to solve some of history’s daunting mysteries.

Council backtracks on town manager choice

After an hour-long closed-session discussion, members of the Clarksville Town Council voted unanimously to rescind their offer to Jeff Parrott, putting an end to his very brief tenure as Clarksville’s new town manager. He had started work earlier this month.

Fatal shooting of Boydton woman under investigation

Mecklenburg County Sheriff investigators are continuing their probe into the fatal shooting of a Boydton woman who was found inside her car Saturday at Mt. Ararat Road near Clarksville.

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