The spread of COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County has accelerated in the past week, fueled in part by a new outbreak of the disease at the Baskerville Correctional Center.
Mecklenburg County passes on $102,776 to ease damage from pandemic
Manpower, safety concerns complicate the work of county’s first responders amid coronavirus pandemic
With work stalled on a 0.6-mile extension of the Tobacco Heritage Trail near Alberta, the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is threatening to rescind a $104,000 grant to Roanoke River Rails to Trails for the project. Sangi Cooper with the Southside Planning District Commission told members of the Rails to Trails Committee this week that when the Virginia Tobacco Commission approved […]
Town fire chief for past three decades to retire in January
The Mecklenburg County Dixie Majors (19 years and under) traveled south to Ozark, Ala., this past weekend to represent Virginia in the Dixie Majors World Series. The local team was in high spirits after winning the Virginia state championship and were looking to make some noise at the World Series tournament. Things didn’t go as planned, however, and the team […]
Why Confederate statues should come down now.