Blaze wreaks havoc at South Hill business

An early Tuesday morning fire at B&D Nursery on Danville Street in South Hill damaged much of the interior of the store.

Chase City comes to aid of storm-stricken town

Chase City comes to aid of storm-stricken town Clean-up efforts have begun in Trenton, N.C. after Hurricane Florence caused the banks of the Trent River to flood the town under 29 feet of water. Closer to home, residents of Chase City are coming to the aid of the beleaguered North Carolina locale — accepting donations of cleaning products such as […]

Clarksville takes steps to establish shelter

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, members of Clarksville Town Council have recognized the need to establish a site in town that could serve as a storm and emergency shelter. In the days before Florence made landfall, weather officials said there was a strong likelihood that the storm would cut a swath through Mecklenburg County. To prepare, county emergency officials […]

Person reported missing found

A missing person report on a 78-year-old unnamed man living in the 300 block of Safford Road in South Hill was cancelled Friday after the man was found in a nearby shed. On Thursday, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s office received a report of a missing person. He was described as a 78-year-old white male who was last seen around 7:24 […]

Bicentennial opening Friday, big day of fun Saturday

The Town of Clarksville will celebrate its 200th anniversary this weekend in a big way. Opening ceremonies take place Friday, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Life Live stage at the corner of Fifth Street and Virginia Avenue. Local leaders including town council member Chris Clarke, supervisor Gregg Gordon and Mayor Kevin Allgood will provide opening remarks, the invocation and […]

Park View romps over Greensville, now 2-0 in district play

After giving up the first TD of the game, Park View took care of business the rest of the way and downed Greensville County, 36-14, at home Friday night in South Hill. With the victory, the Dragons improved to 2-0 in Tri-Rivers District action and 4-2 overall. Greensville won the coin toss and elected to receive. The Eagles started on […]

Blueston 2-2 in James River District with 29-14 Lunenburg loss

Bluestone (2-4, 2-2 JRD) fell to fifth place in the James River District on Friday night in Skipwith, losing 29-14 to Central-Lunenburg in a critical match-up. Both teams entered the game with identical records of 2-1 in the district and 2-3 overall. Lunenburg moved to third place and now stands at 3-1 and 3-3 overall. The Barons will host Nottoway […]

Park View golfers are regional runners-up, head to state finals

The Park View Dragons golfers have faced the Southampton Indians four times this year and played second banana three of those times. The fourth time was the charm, however, as the Dragons got past the Indians in the 3A Regional Golf Tournament held at Dogwood Trace Country Club in Petersburg Wednesday. By taking the runner-up spot in the regional tournament, […]

Bluestone scores back-to-back wins over Randolph-Henry in week

The Bluestone varsity volleyball team played two solid matches in recent days, defeating Randolph-Henry 3-0 on Monday and earlier by a score of 3-1 Thursday. The wins have the Lady Barons in fourth place in the James River District with a record of 6-3 in the JRD and 7-3 overall. Nottoway and Goochland share the No. 1 spot (JRD 7-1, […]