Mecklenburg school board seeks $63.3 million budget

The Mecklenburg County School Board is sending a $63.3 million budget proposal to the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors for the fiscal year that starts July 1.. The school budget request is $2.7 million more than was awarded in the current budget year, FY 2020-21, and includes debt service of nearly $8.5 million on the new consolidated secondary school campus […]

Updated for 2021

CVS offers vaccinations at some Virginia pharmacies

Clarksville, South Boston stores confirmed on the list once doses become available

Clarksville Marina restroom, office upgrades go forward

Plans are moving forward to upgrade restrooms and office space at Clarksville Marina as the town begins negotiations to renew the sublease on the property that the Diamond family has operated for more than 45 years. Speaking to members of Clarksville Town Council during their Feb. 16 meeting, Town Manager Jeff Jones said he is coordinating with Beth, Scott and […]

‘Voice of South Hill’ passes one day shy of 70th birthday

Death of Frank Malone mourned

‘No-loss’ funding formula deals blow to school budget

State budget plan to make school divisions whole from pandemic has uneven consequences

Clarksville Dixie doubles up with donation match drive

League looks to make sweeping upgrades with 2021 resumption of baseball, softball

Johnson, four Spurs out under COVID-19 protocols

The San Antonio Spurs’ Keldon Johnson won’t be in the starting lineup against Oklahoma City tonight due to being under the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Rudy Gay, Devin Vassell, Quinndary Weatherspoon and Derrick White are the other four Spurs joining Johnson on the league health protocols. Week 9 of the Spurs’ schedule and a Monday game versus the […]

Southside Electric struggles to get lights back on for thousands in area

More than 6,000 Southside Electric Cooperative customers remain without power more than a week after two ice storms swept through Virginia and knocked out power to homes across the region. Southside Electric customers were among the hardest hit. At one point during the storm and its immediate aftermath, more than 80 percent of the cooperative’s customers in Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Lunenburg, […]

Chase City gets $50,000 for Lee building

Chase City learned Tuesday that it will be receiving a $50,000 grant from the Virginia Brownfields Assistance Funds to carry out upgrades at the Robert E. Lee community center on Second Street. The money will be used to remove an underground oil storage tank and for lead paint abatement at the Lee bullding. Chase City recently began renovations to the […]