SPIRIT of Independence

Clarksville sets plans for Fourth of July parade

Baron girls ousted in region play

Goochland scores late run to eliminate Bluestone, 2-1, in Region B semifinals

Bluestone duo place in state track meet

Two female track and field athletes at Bluestone High School turned in strong efforts at the VHSL Group A State track meet at Radford University on Saturday.

Park View boys eliminated in soccer action

The Park View Dragons boys soccer team bowed out of the postseason with a 5-0 loss to Jamestown High School in the first round of the Region I tournament on Tuesday, May 28.

Home Care back in business in La Crosse

Maker of floor care products returns under new ownership, with plans to restore many of the 120 jobs lost at start of 2013

Saint Paul’s College to close at end of June

Lawrenceville 4-year institution falls victim to waning finances, loss of accreditation

Second degree murder alleged in shooting

William Raye Matthews, 39 of Boydton, died Thursday night from injuries inflicted by a single gunshot wound. Charged with second degree murder in the incident is 24-year-old Michael Toone of Baskerville. He is currently being held at the Meherrin River Regional Jail under no bond. According to Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Lt. Chris Whittemore, at approximately 6:00 p.m. on May 30 the […]

Project Based Learning supporters speak out

Monday night’s special meeting of the Mecklenburg County School Board turned into a forum for parents and teachers to tout the virtues of Project Based Learning, a curriculum that was instituted on a pilot basis this year among sixth grade students. Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, all students in grades five through nine will be taught using the program.

A bug’s (short) life

Cicadas are back, and boy can they be loud

Expanded Clarksville library to bear Burnett name

Donors boost the soon-to-be renamed Burnett Library and Learning Center