Planners hold off on Ladybug Solar request

Despite assurances from developers, Bracey-area residents keep up protest


Riggleman stumps for votes at Boydton Day

Doris Hester, veteran educator, dies at age 90

Doris W. Hester of Clarksville, an educator and longtime community leader, died Monday at the age of 90. Born Sept. 2,1928 and raised in Mecklenburg County, Hester once said she developed her love of learning and education at an early age. She often spoke of playing school with her older brother. She would sit on the steps of the family […]

Mecklenburg closes on land for consolidated school site

Mecklenburg County is one step closer to building its new consolidated secondary school complex, now that it has closed on the purchase of land at the corner of Wooden Bridge Road and U.S. 58 in Baskerville. On Tuesday, two deeds were recorded in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court: one transferring an undivided one-half interest in two parcels of land totaling 172.99 […]

Our endorsements: Cockburn for the House, Kaine for Senate

Voters in the 5th Congressional District will go to the polls Tuesday to do their part to chart the nation’s course over the next two years. And the results of the Nov. 6 election will determine one big thing, if nothing else: Whether Washington Republicans, led by Donald Trump, can continue to run amok in their quest to consolidate power […]

Toward the light

The darkness has been heavy this past week. Hate is on the march in these United States of America.

Clarksville defers action on request for apartment permit

Clarksville Town Council took no action last week on a request by Roswitha and Richard Colton for a special exception permit to convert commercial space at 110 Third Street into a one-bedroom apartment. The property was last used by a beauty salon, but has been vacant for the last several years. The request was the subject of a public hearing […]

Election overview: Candidates for U.S. Senate, House, local board seat

Mecklenburg voters will casts ballots in three races on Tuesday, Nov. 6: for U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and in Election District 6, an uncontested special election for a seat on the county Board of Supervisors. The general election ballot also asks voters to weigh in on two proposed state constitutional amendments. U.S. Senate Three candidates are seeking election to […]

Trick or Treat on the Avenue tonight in Clarksville

The annual “Trick or Treat on the Avenue” in downtown Clarksville will be held on Halloween, up and down Virginia Avenue. Scary monsters, superheroes, princesses and other costumed revelers are invited to come out and join the fun starting at 5:30 p.m. It will be a grand time for all, and parents are especially encouraged to “dress up” for a […]

Park View routs Indians, solidify playoff spot

Park View runs out early lead, dominates Southampton 48-8