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Memorial Day tribute slated Monday in Halifax

It’s official: Clark to run for second term as sheriff

Sheriff Fred S. Clark formally announced Tuesday he will seek a second term as Halifax County Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election.

VDOT closes access to Clarkton Bridge


Conference 16 tournament matchups

Halifax County High School will host four Conference 16 games in three sports Friday.





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Thornton renews push for pay hikes for Mecklenburg County teachers

Only months after failing to make headway in his push for higher teacher salaries, Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton revisited the subject Monday night with a presentation showing that Mecklenburg pay levels lag consistently behind those of other area school divisions.

Candidate confronts residency question

Just in time for the election season, Mecklenburg County has an under-the-radar dispute on its hands concerning the residency qualifications of a candidate this fall for Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors.

Mecklenburg County schools fall shy of AYP goals

After satisfying federal standards for educational achievement last year — one of only 12 school divisions in Virginia to do so —Mecklenburg County has fallen from the ranks of divisions making AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress).

McDonnell to attend South Hill conference

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is expected to attend the “Capitalizing on Southern Virginia’s Creative Economy” conference on Sept. 8 at the Colonial Theatre for the Performing Arts in South Hill.

Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s vehicles banged up in wrecks

Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office vehicles were involved in two separate accidents Tuesday, Aug. 9 on U.S. 58 near Boydton.

Three indicted in shooting

A Mecklenburg County grand jury on Monday handed down indictments against a number of suspects, including three juveniles who are being tried as adults for the felonious shooting of James Franklin Epps Jr.

Various thefts in Mecklenburg County investigated

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office this week investigated several crimes in Buffalo Junction, La Crosse, Bracey and South Hill.

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