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Some of you may remember a story about Sophie Crowder, the 14 year old Freshman who participated in the Go For Launch Full Steam Ahead event held in Durham, NC. Sophie was a member of a group called The Pisces Project that participated in the event, which brought together students to learn t…

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The South Hill Christmas Parade will take place on December 8 at 2p.m. ALL entries must be received at the Chamber of Commerce no later than Thursday, December 5. Each entry must be approved by the Parade Committee and must be decorated in a Christmas theme. No candy or Santa’s please. There…

Spooktober Fest kicked off Friday, October 25 with the Miss Spooktober Womanless Beauty Pageant.The event took place at the newly renovated, Dogwood Auditorium on Franklin Street. Each contestant put on a fully committed show for the crowd and they did not disappoint. 

The Ray of Hope Food Pantry held the sixth annual Fall Family Fun Day at the Bracey Community Center. The event was sponsored by Kingswood and Rehoboth United Methodist Church and offered a variety of games, contests, food, and fun for the whole family. There were hayrides available leading …

The annual Ford Drive 4 UR School fundraiser was held at First Christian School on Wednesday, October 9 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event raises money for the school by allowing participants to test vehicles provided by Hardee Ford of South Hill. The school received $20 for each driver who reg…

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This past week the citizens of Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas were treated to the annual arrival of the South Central Fair. The trucks, food vendors, and carnies rolled into Chase City the week of October 8. This year, as all the years before, the rides and amusements were prov…

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Auditions for the C.A.T.S. Community Theatre production of THE WIZARD OF OZ are scheduled for Sunday, January 6 at 2:30 p.m. and Monday, January 7 at 6:00 p.m. at the Colonial Center, located at 220 S. Mecklenburg Ave. in South Hill. Casting is open to people ages six and up.

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Beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, the Perseverance Praise Group (Dundas) will provide an afternoon of music for the South Hill Music Club at South Hill United Methodist Church.  Group leader, Joan Parrish, describes their music as “a mix of traditional hymns, country gospel, praise…

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The first ever three-day, family friendly Halloween celebration is coming to South Hill soon. The Shops of South Hill, the Town of South Hill, South Hill Chamber of Commerce, South Hill Market Square, South Hill Farmers Market, Southern Virginia Maker’s Market and South Hill Revitalization C…

On Monday, October 15, and Tuesday, October 16, at 6 p.m., the Colonial Center will hold open auditions for the C.A.T.S. Community Theatre production of Scrooge! – The Musical. Everyone should be prepared to sing a short song selection and read from the script when attending an audition sess…

They were two of the biggest rock bands on the planet in the 1980s and for the capacity crowd that flocked to the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Monday night, Def Leppard and Journey provided the soundtrack for a great night of music on their co-headliner summer tour. 

I sat in one of my favorite local spots this morning and pondered my life. While doing so I had an a-ha moment. Personal philosophy, wisdom and a sense of self-awareness can be found in the strangest of places unless, of course, you live in the south. Growing up in the Deep South I had a fro…

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Local dancers from Dance It Out dance studio in La Crosse recently performed at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida during the resort’s Dance the Magic parade and dance showcase. A handful of dance groups from various locations, including 22 dancers from Dance It Out, performed three origina…

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Park View Middle student, Dylan Newman, won 1st place for the middle school division in the 2018 VSBA (Virginia School Board Association) Art Contest. Her artwork will spend the year touring the State Superintendent's office, the Department of Education, and the Virginia School Board Associa…