Set to play, but looking forward to life ahead

Bluestone’s Shanklin misses out on chance to showcase mound skills

Buffaloe adds to martial arts success

Kyokushin Karate U.S. champion and Hollister, N.C. resident Chris Buffaloe added to his list of martial arts accomplishments when he recently defeated Dustin Stanley by unanimous decision in MMA action at Rocket Combat Sports/ Battle at the Hornet’s Nest 3 in Orange. The fight went all three rounds with Buffaloe taking a 30-27 decision. Buffaloe, whose dad Kenneth is from […]

A ‘good soul,’ stolen away by the virus

South Hill painting contractor is first person in Mecklenburg County to die of COVID-19

Disease caseload in Mecklenburg rises to 57

Meadowview Terrace outbreak sends residents to hospital

Amid pandemic, work goes on

Meadowview Terrace social workers offer updates to residents’ families

Social workers at Sentara MeadowView Terrace in Clarksville are offering daily telephone updates to residents’ families during the COVID-19 pandemic, should they desire to receive calls this often on the status of their loved ones. This service includes residents who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus and those who have not. “We’re offering to call families every day in the […]

Frustrations aired on response

Some area residents with relatives living at Sentara Meadowview Terrace in Clarksville have expressed frustration with the lack of information on the COVID-19 outbreak at the long-term care facility. They generally praise the staff for their dedication to residents but criticize those responsible for updating family members. For nearly a month, Meadowview Terrace has banned visitors to facility, hoping to […]

Mecklenburg supes turn to YouTube for monthly meeting

Board sets policy for creation of no-wake zones on Gaston, Kerr

Jobless claims continue sharp rise across region

Unemployment claims surged across Southside Virginia during the first week of April as the spread of the COVID-19 virus forced non-essential companies to close and others to lay off workers due to a sharp slowdown in business. Initial unemployment claims in Mecklenburg County rose from seven during the week of March 14 to 286 for the week of April 4. […]

Hundley Center maintains vigilance

The Hundley Center in South Hill has implemented new protocols designed to keep residents and staff at the extended care facility in South Hill safe as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas continues to grow. Betty DeOrnellas, administrator of the Hundley Center, said, “We have been following the Center for Medicare and […]