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South Boston holds work session Tuesday

Walker named recipient of Principal’s Award

Virgilina draws huge crowd for Summerfest

Fine weather boosts holiday weekend turnout


Lady Comets drop Albemarle ... finally






Conviction handed down in cocaine prosecution

Frederick Townes of Highway 15 in Clarksville was convicted Sept. 16 in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to a second offense of possession and distribution of cocaine while in possession of a firearm.

Historian guest speaker at annual Prestwould Picnic on Sunday

Architectural historian Mark Randolph Wenger will be the guest speaker when the Prestwould Foundation holds its Annual Friends of Prestwould Picnic this Sunday at the historic site just outside of Clarksville.


South Boston News
Rachel Johnson, a teacher at La Crosse Elementary School in Mecklenburg County, has been named the Region 8 Teacher of the Year. Johnson, also Mecklenburg County's Teacher of the Year for the 2010-11 school year, is a Title 1 reading and mathematics teacher. She will now compete with the seven other regional finalists for Virginia Teacher of the Year honors.
Rachel Johnson, the Title I reading and math teacher at LaCrosse Elementary School, is one of eight teachers in Virginia, and the first from Mecklenburg County, to be named a Virginia Regional Teacher of the Year. Johnson represents Region 8.

Bluestone Marching Barons

The Bluestone High School Marching Barons performed Friday night during halftime of the varsity football team's game against Tunstall High School.

Person dies in Clarksville trailer fire

South Boston News
A single-wide trailer on Whitetail Road, Clarksville caught fire Wednesday, leaving one person dead.


South Boston News
The 9/11 commemorative service outside Chase City Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday. (Susan Kyte photo)
On the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the Chase City Volunteer Fire Department and the Kinderton Women’s Club in Clarksville held ceremonies to honor the victims of 9/11, living and dead.

Picking up the pieces

South Boston News
The blaze at Harris Funeral Home destroyed the company’s inventory of caskets, but no remains were inside the building at the time of the disaster. Below, firefighters go over the property after containing the fire. (Susan Kyte photos)
Funeral home will carry on after 
devastating blaze

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