Enjoying a day of wine and water

Voting system decertified, leaving Mecklenburg County with the bill

Mecklenburg taxpayers on the hook for $250,000 replacement expense

Rabid skunks prompt health alert in Mecklenburg County areas

The Mecklenburg Health Department has issued a health alert for residents of Dove Road, Rogers Road, Redlawn Road and Trottinridge Road after finding a number of skunks in the area infected by rabies.

Mecklenburg supervisors act to re-stablish county library system

The county system had been in place from 1939 until 1944, when it was merged into the Southside Regional Library System — serving Mecklenburg and Lunenburg counties.

Cox, Hawkins poised to compete for job of sheriff

Retired Mecklenburg deputy Paul S. Cox has qualified for the fall ballot, setting up a competitive race for sheriff against the incumbent, Bobby Hawkins, who is planning to seek re-election for a second term in office. Hawkins has not filed his paperwork as of press time, but assured The Sun that he fully intended to seek re-election. The election is […]

More than a man to the manor born

‘Bev’ Skipwith, last of his line born at Prestwould, carved out his own legacy as a father, husband

Efforts under way to help family regroup after house fire

Wednesday blaze strikes Franklin Street home in South Hill

Mecklenburg County gets positive news on employment front

Mecklenburg County received more good news on the employment front according to the most recent jobs report issued by the state last week. While the county’s unemployment rate remained fixed at 7.4 percent for the third straight month, Mecklenburg added an additional 82 workers to its labor force and 87 more jobs between January and February. Similar good news popped […]

All eyes on the water

Maybe the news isn’t quite as thick as the pollen nowadays, but there’s still plenty of activity out there to sift through. Let’s take a sniff:

Park View girls dropped in overtime by Franklin

The Park View girls soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision in overtime Monday against Tri-Rivers District rival Franklin at Bunny’s Field in South Hill. The Dragon girls played tenacious defense against the visiting Lady Broncos but had a hard time on their own getting shots at the goal. Park View’s lone score came at the 18 minute mark of the […]