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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 win season opener, 38-18

HCHS had success in all three phases of football and repelled a gritty effort by Patrick County Friday night.





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Mecklenburg school administrator departs for Isle of Wight

South Boston News
Heather Tuck
Mecklenburg County assistant superintendent of schools Heather Tuck has resigned, following former superintendent James Thornton to Isle of Wight Schools.

Mecklenburg County trustees air qualms about buses, roofs – and each other

Grumbling aimed at Central Office administrators and towards each other reached a pitch Monday night as members of the School Board bickered over a range of transportation and school maintenance issues.


South Boston NewsSouth Boston News
Mecklenburg County students headed back to school on Tuesday as opening day dawned on a warm summer morning. Students trundled to class at Bluestone Middle School, where the interior of the building has received a fresh coat of paint. At South Hill Elementary, many of the county’s younger students were still adjusting to the end of summer. Other youngsters were so happy to be back at school, they were singing as they entered the South Hill Elementary School building. (Photos by Lisa Clary and Susan Kyte)

Athletic trainers considered at high schools

EMS service at ball games may not be available this season

Palmer tapped to fill School Board vacancy

South Boston News
Lindell Palmer of South Hill is the newest member of the Mecklenburg County School Board. He was appointed Monday to fill out the remaining term of Mary Hicks (ED-4) who died Aug. 1.

Weeks after resigning due to ill health, school trustee passes

Mary Hicks dies over weekend

Hicks resigns, successor pending

South Boston News
Mary Hicks
Mecklenburg school board opens nominations for seat

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