Mecklenburg school reopening plan comes into focus

Protocols for four-day school week spelled out, but schedule could be quashed if Virginia pulls back with resurgence of virus

School fees to rise; policies set on Chromebook use by students

School fees are on the rise for the 2020-21 school year.


YMCA volunteers hand out free ice cream to Chase City children

COVID-19 surfaces at Hundley Center; mass testing set

The Hundley Center long-term care facility in South Hill has reported its first COVID-19 case. “A staff member working in the Hundley Center has tested positive for COVID-19. This staff member was using appropriate safety protocols and personal protective equipment when at work,” said Todd Howell, vice president of professional services in a statement issued by VCU Health. “VCU Health […]

One dead after I-85 pursuit

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a high-speed chase through Brunswick County early Monday morning. Troopers with the Virginia State Police continue to investigate the crash, which happened around 5:21 a.m. Monday. It ensued from a traffic pursuit initiated by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. According to the State Police preliminary investigation, a 2019 Porsche Cayenne driven […]

18 indicted by Mecklenburg County grand jury

A Mecklenburg County grand jury handed down indictments against 18 individuals on July 20, including seven who face drug-related charges and three for assault and battery of a family member, one involving a child. James Lavonn Lewis of was charged with one felony count for assault and battery of a family member, third or subsequent offense, and one felony count […]

NBA’S Johnson aids hometown

Practice begins for free Mini-Ball season

Kids have the opportunity to play ball again as the Clarksville Dixie baseball and softball organizations began practices last week at Shaver Field for a free Mini-Ball season. After having to cancel their spring season due to COVID-19, the Dixie organization decided it still wanted to offer some kind of play. At the time that Clarksville Dixie made the decision […]