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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…


O-Zone tournament continues in South Hill





Mecklenburg > Chase City

Minors struck by vehicle while riding bikes in the dark

On Friday, Virginia State Police responded to a collision involving a car and two bicyclists on Route 722 near the Kinderton Distribution Center and the EDS/Hewlett Packard facility outside of Clarksville.

South Central Fair starts next week

The 101st anniversary of the South Central Fair kicks off on Sunday, October 10 at 6 p.m. with a parade on Main Street in Chase City, and a ribbon cutting ceremony at the fairgrounds entrance, immediately follow the parade.

Mecklenburg schools accredited by state

Mecklenburg County is one of 97 school divisions out of 132 in the Commonwealth to be fully accredited, according to the Virginia Department of Education. The accreditation is based on SOL testing carried out last spring.

Hudgins offers farewell to constituents

IDA okays easement at La Crosse property

The Mecklenburg County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) met briefly this week to elect officers and approve two separate matters involving the town of La Crosse — a lease agreement and a utility easement.

Regional marketing initiative funded

Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday announced $280,000 in funding for four projects in Virginia through the Building Collaborative Communities program. The new initiative was created through a recommendation from the Governor’s Commission on Job Creation, and is designed to assist regions in creating and sustaining new economic opportunities in economically-distressed areas across Virginia.

Radiothon planned to support CMH’s expansion project

Norm Talley, retired radio announcer and former owner of WJWSAM & WSHVFM, has announced plans for a Radiothon to celebrate 50 years of radio in the community and to raise funds to support the Community Memorial Healthcenter (CMH) Expansion Project.

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