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Thornton eyes $3 mil increase in local funds

Superintendent asks supes for 30 percent boost in contribution

Farmer to be sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court

Mecklenburg County IDA to proceed on shell building


Season ending buzzer beater

Comets fall to Freedom on three-pointer with time running out






Allgood to run for Mecklenburg County supervisor seat

South Boston News
Ricky Allgood
Longtime Bluestone band director Ricky Allgood of Chase City announced this week he will run for the ED-8 seat on the Board of Supervisors now held by Orell Lenhart, who is retiring due to health reasons.

Lenhart retiring after 12 years as Mecklenburg County supervisor

Supervisor Orell Lenhart of Chase City area will not run for re-election this fall, ending his 12-year tenure representing ED-8 on the Board of Supervisors.

Thornton unveils new Mecklenburg County schools code of conduct

Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton on Monday proposed a new code of conduct that gives school principals broad authority to punish students for some violations while leaving decisions on more serious offenses to the School Board.

Mecklenburg County grand jury issues indictments Monday

A Mecklenburg County grand jury on Monday handed down indictments against suspects in a number of local crimes, including drug possession, forgery, and kidnapping.

Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office accredited by Virginia organization

Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) was unanimously chosen to receive Accreditation from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission at its quarterly meeting June 16.

Peebles marks 25 years at site

South Boston News
Peebles Distribution Center celebrated 25 years in South Hill last week. The distribution center opened in June 1986 and management and staff celebrated the milestone last Wednesday. (Contributed photo)

Retiring Old Glory

South Boston News
American Legion Post 79 in South Hill held a flag burning ceremony last week on Flag Day, June 14. Legion members retired old, unusable flags that were turned in by people and organizations throughout the community. Members of the Legion inspected each flag before placing it in the fire and saluting it, reminding all of what the flag stands for and the purpose it serves our country. (Lisa Clary photo)

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