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South Boston Council backs trail pathway

La Crosse educator named Region 8 Teacher of the Year

Howell enters running for honor of Virginia’s 2020 Teacher of the Year


Comets fall to Appomattox






Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival Saturday

South Boston News
The public is invited to downtown Clarksville this Saturday, April 9 for the fifth annual Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival, featuring the best of 16 Virginia wineries. In addition to wine tastings, the event will offer live entertainment by Jeff & Brian, delicious food offerings, games, great prizes and abundant shopping opportunities throughout town.

Plans developed to capitalize on Historic Route One

South Boston News
The South Hill Revitalization Committee meets at the Horseshoe Restaurant in town. (Lisa Clary photo)
The automotive age breathed new life into American’s small towns in the 20th century, and now, a decade into a new century, the Town of South Hill is hoping to capitalize on its place along the route of the granddaddy of American highways.

In praise of fine wine and cheese ...

South Boston News
Linda Davenport
When your Camembert Le Chatelain has warmed to room temperature, spread it on thick, brown crackers. Then watch the setting sun sink beyond the tree line.

HRH receives $50,000 Komen grant

South Boston News
Halifax Regional Health System has received grant funds from the Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The $50,000 grant will be used to provide free mammogram screenings to uninsured or underinsured women ages 40 to 64 who reside in Halifax or Mecklenburg Counties. Dr. Suresh Jayatilaka, rightt, accepts the first installation of the funds from Mike Malone, WWBT NBC 12, one of the Central Virginia Affiliate media sponsors.
Halifax Regional Health System has received a $50,000 grant from the Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a breast cancer organization funding unmet breast cancer needs throughout Central Virginia.

Teen defendant found guilty of second degree murder

South Boston News
Bradley June Brewer
Bradley June Brewer, 14, of Clarksville on Friday in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court was found guilty of second-degree murder in the Dec. 17 shooting death of a 16-year old–friend, Harold Vernon Cooper Jr.

Late delivery for The Mecklenburg Sun

Due to mechanical problems at the press operation that prints The Mecklenburg Sun, delivery of the newspaper to subscribers was delayed on the morning of Wednesday, March 30.


South Boston News
Hilda Lewis Williams talks with James Kinnear, who purchased Cedar Grove from the Lewis family in 1992. In the background is the Rev. Susan Grimm, rector of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, who gave the invocation.
More than 40 distinguished friends from near and far on Saturday joined retired Texaco CEO James Kinnear in celebrating the listing of Cedar Grove Plantation in Clarksville on the National Register of Historic Places.

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