Vaccines headed to Mecklenburg nursing homes

South Hill, Chase City, Clarksville facilities to inoculate residents, staff

First baby of 2021

No let-up as virus surges; outbreak hits regional jail

110 new cases in past week; inmates sickened in Alberta

Out in 2021: cell phones and driving, online firearm training

New laws have taken effect in Virginia with the start of the new year. Among the most prominent changes: motorists are now barred from holding or using a cellphone while driving, and Virginia has disallowed online training classes to obtain a concealed carry gun permit, requiring gun owners to undergo in-person training. Hands-Free Law Along with the start of a […]

Mecklenburg County job market improves, but not back up to strength

Unemployment across Southside Virginia edged downward in November as job and workforce numbers continued to bounce back from the pandemic. Mecklenburg County saw its unemployment rate fall from 5.8 percent to 5.0 percent between October and November. During the period, 159 workers returned to the labor force and the number of jobs grew by 247, according to the latest Virginia […]

Starting out 2020 with a Resolution Run

South Hill 5K benefits group scholarship fund

YMCA, league programs offer outlet for county athletes

As spring approaches recreational sports still viable option for many