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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR





Bluestone Classic Saturday / January 10, 2018

The Bluestone basketball programs will host the Bluestone Classic basketball tournament Saturday in Skipwith.

Guest teams competing for the girls’ will be Martinsville, Nottoway and Dan River. The boys will host Martinsville, Central VA High School, Sussex, Gretna and an undetermined team.

The girls will take on Dan River at 12:30 p.m., and Martinsville and Nottoway will play at 4 p.m.

On the boys’ side, Sussex and Gretna open at 2:15 p.m., while Central VA H-S and an unnamed opponent are scheduled to play at 5:45 p.m. Bluestone caps off the day with a 7:30 p.m. match-up with Martinsville.

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