Mecklenburg County tourism director leaving for Winchester

Kerns tenders resignation as visitor spending leaps 5.5 percent to $127 million


NAACP marchers bring their call for an end to social injustice to county

Oversight by town manager proposed

South Hill police chief would report to Callis instead of mayor

Chaplain joins ranks of Chase City Police Department

The Chase City Police Department became the first in Mecklenburg County to appoint a chaplain to its ranks when Rev. Dr. Ricky Lee, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, took the oath of office at the start of Monday night’s meeting of Chase City Town Council. George Chandler, a police chaplain from Virginia Beach who attended the ceremony, informed those present […]

Dragon girls sweep Surry in three lopsided games

The Lady Dragons volleyball team dominated in play against Surry on Tuesday, September 8. The varsity girls controlled the action as they won the best-of-5 match in three games, 25-1, 25-9, and 25-9. Haley King kept things moving for the Park View girls with 4 kills, while Madison Cliborne led with 4 kills and 2 blocks. Kirsten Bailey had 3 […]

Dragons get 20-stroke win over Southampton

The Park View Dragons golf team kept the pressure on their Tri-Rivers District rivals this week, besting Southampton, Windsor and Franklin at Cypress Hills on Monday with a team score of 166. Park View’s Brandon Lewis shot a 38 to lead his team and win medalist honors. Lewis’ teammate, Nick Clark, was also hot with the clubs, shooting a 39. […]

Baron golfers’ win streak comes to a halt

The Bluestone Barons lost their first golf match after six straight wins last week in a tri-match with Cumberland and Randolph-Henry at Kinderton Country Club. Bluestone scored a 192 in the match while James River District frontrunner Randolph Henry placed first with a score of 154. When the season first started Bluestone dropped its first two matches. Barons head coach […]

Bluestone stuns Cumberland in 43-0 blowout road triumph

The Bluestone Barons traveled to Cumberland County on Friday night and left the hometown fans speechless as they downed the Dukes, 43-0.

Dragons demolish Colonial Heights

The Park View varsity football team put on a show for fans as the Dragons trounced Colonial Heights 47-14 in the first home game of the season on Friday night. Park View dominated in every aspect of the game, with big defensive plays that produced touchdowns and an offense that gobbled up chunks of yardage, mostly with a punishing ground […]

Welcome to town

In lieu of my regular column this week, I’m reprinting a speech — the one I gave Monday night at the welcome dinner for the Garden Club of America, which has brought its annual conservation study trip to Southside Virginia.