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Ramping up for solar jobs

SVCC starts worker training program in anticipation of big demand for installer positions

Mecklenburg trustees take look at shorter school day

Proposal calls for shaving minutes off daily schedule

Brewery makes plans to move to lakefront

Clarksville’s hometown craft brewery is moving to a lakeside location, with a planned opening in summer 2019.


Post 8 scrappy, with solid offense, pitching

Defensive miscues prove costly, but team able to get over shortcomings





Helen Norton Bucknam / February 22, 2018

Helen Norton Bucknam, 83, of South Boston died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was born in Farmville on Aug. 2, 1934, a daughter of the late Henry Norton and the late Mary Elizabeth Hurt. Helen was a graduate of Farmville High School and had worked at Wal-Mart, Belk and Lowes.

Mrs. Bucknam is survived by her daughter, Kim Bucknam of South Boston. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bucknam and son, Mark Travis Bucknam.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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