New director takes reins at community services board

Engelhorn sets goal of broadening treatment options, improving public awareness of area’s leading provider of behavorial health services

Virginia Homes sold to Texas design build firm

R.T. “Tommy” Arnold has sold his Boydton-based modular home company, Virginia Homes Manufacturing Corporation, to Texas-based STACKit Design-Build. The sale, which was first announced by STACKit in June, brings an end to Arnold’s nearly 50 years in the modular home industry, during which his company designed, built and delivered more than 17,000 homes throughout the east coast of the United […]

Early voting starts in Mecklenburg County

Light interest so far, despite presidential choice on the ballot

At age 69, Slingshot Rally rider takes to the open road – lots of it

If Anita Kirkman had a maxim to live by, it would be, “You’re never too old for an adventure.” The 69-year-old Seattle, Wash., native — she was actually born in Kansas but moved to the Seattle area as a young girl — proved her belief in this philosophy earlier this summer when she traveled cross-country from Virginia to California alone […]

Bracey break-ins, ABC store theft investigated

Deputies Joshua Carroll and Mark Thomas with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office are investigating break-ins that took place in the Tanglewood Shores Subdivision in Bracey Friday night and early Saturday morning, Sept. 23-24. Based on reports received from the homeowner, the first theft appears to have taken place around 8:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. A garage in the 100 block […]

Boydton Day offers fun for all Oct. 29

An art show, antique tractors, cars and fire trucks, a quilt show and music to please everyone. That’s just a few of the activities that will delight folks at the 40th annual Boydton Day on Saturday, Oct 29. The agenda for the day includes a parade at 10 a.m., craft demonstrations and vendors of all kinds from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., […]

Autumn is in the air as Clarksville hosts Harvest Days on Saturday

The 21st annual Harvest Days Festival will bring a major celebration of the autumn season to Virginia’s only lakeside town Saturday. The event features free hayrides from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through downtown Clarksville. The rides will be provided by Chris Williamson of Clarksville Collision, who is helping to fill out the lineup of activities offered during the day for families. […]

Barons fall 14-6 to Prince Edward

Bluestone (2-2, 2-1 JRD) fell to Prince Edward Friday 14-6. The loss dropped Bluestone one game out of first place in the James River District. The Barons just couldn’t seem to find any consistent offense Friday. Bluestone was two for 13 on third downs and one for six on fourth down. The offense had negative 10 yards rushing on 23 […]

Dragons demolishes Franklin 44-14

Park View beat Franklin Monday 44-14, giving Park View another win in the Tri Rivers District after the game was pushed back from Friday night. Franklin scored first. But Park View quickly tied the score at 6-6 when Trevell Ratliff ran for a touchdown, and went ahead 8-6 when Ratliff scored the two-point conversion. Franklin scored again and made the […]

Park View girls hammer ARGS, Greensville

The Park View varsity volleyball team swept ARGS Tuesday winning 3-0 with scores of 25-7, 25-7 and 25-5. Madison Cliborne recorded four kills, and Katherine Mosier, Lexy Sjurseth and Camden Powers brought in three kills each. Kirsten Bailey added two kills and five assists to complete the evening. Thursday against Greensville, the jayvees beat Greensville 25-10 and 25-8. Grayson Hudson […]