Mecklenburg supes enact gun sanctuary resolution

Packed house cheers passage of Second Amendment declaration

Riding high in Christmas parades

$35 mil more added to Mecklenburg school project budget

The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday night to increase the construction budget for the consolidated secondary school in Baskerville by another $35 million, bringing the total to $152,380,000. The new amount covers construction costs of $124,950,000, land acquisition at $1,788,032, architect and engineer fees of $10,858,420, an allowance for furniture, fixtures, equipment and technology of $3,618,750, inspection and […]

Sturdifen named new principal at Park View High

The Mecklenburg County School Board approved Dominique Sturdifen as the next principal at Park View High School. She starts Jan. 1, replacing Wesley Swain who is leaving at the end of December to head the Regional Governor’s School. Sturdifen is the wife of outgoing school board chair Dale Sturdifen. Her appointment was announced at Monday night’s special called meeting of […]

Bluestone defense leads way in win over Lunenburg

The Bluestone Barons varsity basketball team matched stifling defense with more than adequate offensive play to defeat Central Lunenburg 64-26 on Tuesday to open the James River District season. Bluestone’s Da’Trione Shearin paced all scorers on the night with 18 points. Michael Harris added 10 points, and Tywen Hatcher and Larry Bullock each had eight. T. Wilkerson led Lunenburg (0-2) […]

Dragons stand 2-1 on season

Varsity tops Sussex on the road,loses to Greensville at home

Lady Dragons open play with three wins

The Park View Lady Dragons are 3-0 on the young season after winning two Tri-Rivers District games this week by comfortable margins, and taking a third victory after rallying from a 10-point deficit. On Monday the varsity girls traveled to Windsor and slayed the Lady Dukes 61-16. They returned Wednesday to the comfortable confines of the Park View gym and […]

Baron wrestling tourney draws large field

The Bluestone wrestling program held its Lake Country Classic Wrestling Tournament on Saturday in Skipwith and welcomed 12 schools and numerous spectators to the day-long event. This is the second year Bluestone has held the event and schools from as far away as Nandua and Maroin Senior, from the Virginia panhandle, participated. Other schools attending the tournament were Appomattox, Ameila, […]

Jayvees erupt in second quarter, rout Chargers

The Bluestone jayvee boys went on a 24-9 second period scoring spree to overwhelm the Lunenburg Junior Chargers en route to a 59-25 win in the season opener on Tuesday. Edward “EJ” Jones headed the Bluestone scoring on the night, sinking 19 points. Jones is a sophomore that will see court time with the varsity squad as well this season. […]

Baron grapplers have impressive showing as district competition begins

The Bluestone High School wrestling team got off to a good start in the 2019-20 season last week competing in a quad match with Amelia (host), Cumberland and Randolph-Henry. The Barons were highlighted by Kevin Price (120 pound division) and Jamar Tinsdale (126 pound class) going undefeated on the day. Hudson Moore, who wrestles in the 182-pound class went 2-1 […]