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Hospital sets construction start Oct. 3

Groundbreaking for 70-bed VCU-CMH
facility slated at 73-acre building site

Clarksville gets more time for Cove Project

Auctioneer recalls tobacco’s heydey

Back when tobacco, the “golden leaf” of Virginia was a celebrated crop, and tobacco auctions were a festive occasion, no one was more celebrated than the market auctioneer.


Comets: Low-key, but ambitious

Coach, team will leave the talking for the field





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Mecklenburg County jobless rate creeps up to 10.5 percent

Mecklenburg County’s jobless rate has climbed for a second straight month, clocking in at 10.5 percent in August.

Mecklenburg County Trustees delay bid award for gymnasium HVAC units

Progress on three elementary school gymnasiums is in limbo following a decision by the Mecklenburg County School Board on Monday to withhold approval of a lone bid for air conditioning units.

Fox, Hawkins lay out views in election rematch

The marquee race to be settled by Mecklenburg County voters on Nov. 8 is the contest for sheriff between incumbent Danny Fox and challenger Bobby Hawkins, who narrowly lost his bid to unseat Fox in 2007.

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

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