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Approximately 8:24 am Monday morning tones rang out for a structure fire located on Union Level Road in South Hill. South Hill Volunteer Fire Department responded and with the aid of the LaCrosse Volunteer Fire Department were able to extinguish the fire quickly. There was no damage to surro…

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Cedar Grove Plantation is a hidden gem in Mecklenburg County. Originally built by John Taylor Lewis in 1838, this greek revival home was listed on the Registry of Historical places in 2010. In an interview with the Butler, Rick Spurlock, he expressed that the upkeep of the estate is truly a …

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During a one on one, candid interview with Republican Senator Frank Ruff on Thursday, he opened up about the state of the district and his run for re-election. Senator Ruff started his political career in 1993 when he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He was elected into the Vi…

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Katie Davis will not be appearing as planned on Saturday, September 7 for the Families Embracing Autism together event. The event has been cancelled due to possible inclement weather. The Women of the Moose yard sale will still go on at 7 am with breakfast items available, rain or shine. Be …

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The King of the County game between Park View High School and Bluestone High School has been cancelled. This action is taken as a disciplinary matter for the actions of the Bluestone Football team at last Fridays game against John Marshall. This decision was made after significant interactio…

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Friday nights concert in Centennial Park featuring Katie Davis, Jason Link and local Jason Houchins has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather. No reschedule date has been set at this time. 

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Last Saturday, a theft occurred at the Backdoor Bistro. During an interview with Katie Pridgen, owner/operator of the restaurant she stated “When a friend of mine came in to pick up his food, I said to him, ‘Take a look at our pumpkin! It’s gotten so big!’, he stepped outside and came back i…

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Saturday the SHVFD held its annual bucket drive to raise funds for new equipment and gear. According to Chief Rosser Wells, the drive was a huge success and the entire squad thanks everyone in the community who donated and support them in all of their efforts. Speaking with several firefight…

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We Care, located at 139 Country Lane, South Hill, Virginia is owned and operated by Executive Director, Kevin White. We Care is an upstart youth center that Mr. White opened with the goal in mind of creating a safe haven where kids can go not just for “after school” care but for enrichment a…

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Backyard Birds and Coffee plus more is a family owned business right off I-85 in Bracey, Virginia. Owned by Clyde Wilson, it is a sanctuary for the locals and the weary travelers that pass through. According Ashley, a traveler enjoying breakfast and coffee with her children while traveling h…

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There’s only one month left until The Complex’s (MCCSC) Live Auction Fundraiser on September 21, at 6 p.m. takes place. The Mecklenburg County Community Services Corporation (MCCSC) in Clarksville, commonly known as The Complex, is presenting their annual live auction fundraiser. This year t…

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Approximately 3:20 this afternoon, a car drove into a pond on Mile Rd. in South Hill. South Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Southside Rescue responded immediately. At the time of this posting no details were available. Check back as updates will be made when they become available.

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Wednesday, the DMV in South Hill held a fundraiser to raise money for the Alzheimers association and to help the homeless. Paula, a branch teller there, put herself in a chair outside on the front lawn and took water balloon bullets all day. Every person who stopped by paid a dollar per ball…

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Sophie Crowder, a fourteen year old South Hill native and Freshman at Kenston Forest, has had one heck of a year. Back in January, Sophie and a team of others with her who called themselves The Pisces Project, participated in the Go For Launch - Full STEaM Ahead event, hosted by Higher Orbit…

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South Hill is set to say goodbye as Peebles Department store changes to Gordmans. According to Stage Stores Manager of Brand Publicity, Blakeley Graham “Gordmans is an off-price retailer, which means that it has a wide array of merchandise for the entire family at the lowest possible prices …

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Joe Carey has been a staple around the town of Brodnax for many years, an actual Charlotte County, Virginia native, Joe has been the chief of police in Brodnax, Virginia, worked on the Mecklenburg County Sheriffs department and was a special officer to the Virginia State Police for the Tri-C…

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The South Hill Enterprise is currently out of power. It's being worked on but at this time we have no electricity and our phones are out. Our office is currently open. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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South Hill Police Department’s Goal is to End Drunk Driving

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It’s time to buy your tickets for The Complex’s (MCCSC) Annual Live Auction fundraiser to be held on Saturday, September 21 at 6 PM. ! The Mecklenburg County Community Services Corporations (MCCSC) auction theme this year is “The Love Boat,” and prizes will be awarded for the best dressed cr…

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Mecklenburg County Sheriffs office release:

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Deputy Don Blanton and K-9 Reba were able to quickly locate a subject from Brunswick County this morning after he walked away disoriented from his home. Great job Reba and Officer Blanton on this quick rescue!

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Yesterday, a woman entered the Kangaroo convenience store, the Family Dollar and the Dollar General stores in South Hill where she passed or attempted to pass counterfeit $100 bills. The bills appear to be bleached $10 dollar bills and then edited to appear as $100's. They look and feel auth…

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Candy Howerton has been promoted to service manager at First Citizens Bank at the company’s Crossings office located at 1145 E. Atlantic St. in South Hill.   

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Sydni Boyd, a rising Park View freshman created a mission when she was only 7 years old. Along with her mother and cousin, Malissa Walker and Chakiya Davis, she began a crusade to see to it that no member of her community went without. It's a heartwarming story and to see the rest be sure to…

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Caleb Conner won first place in the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association Championship played at the Emporia Country Club Age 7-9 group. He was given the honor of having his name engraved on a plaque that will be hung at the South Hill Country Club. A gift card from Dicks and a silver cup.

Councilman Sean Polster, who represents the Town of Warrenton, Va and his daughter were enjoying Lakefest in Clarksville, Va on Buggs Island Lake when a gentleman at the same boat dock, behind Uppys BP, the councilman was at, picked up a kitten and threw it in the lake. As they witnessed thi…

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A fire completely destroyed a home on Theatre Road on Wednesday of last week. Chief Rosser Wells of the South Hill Volunteer Fire Department said that the fire call came in at 8:55 a.m., and when the firefighters got to the scene the home was already fully involved. Two people were in the ho…

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The Mecklenburg County School Board voted Monday evening on the question of whether to make the phoenix the mascot for the new high school/middle school complex. There were three votes for the phoenix, two against, and two abstentions, with two absent. There was initially some confusion abou…

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A Thursday morning raid across Mecklenburg, Lunenburg, and Charlotte counties resulted in the arrest of 10 people on drug charges, with six more individuals now considered fugitives. According to Virginia State Police, the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force, made up of law enforcement agent…

Mecklenburg School Superintendent Paul Nichols presented a virtual “walkthrough” of Mecklenburg's new school complex on Monday before the board of supervisors as the group gathered for their July meeting.  Calling the new facility “an investment in education and economic development,” Nichol…

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Emergency responders from South Hill and surrounding areas responded to a structure fire on Theatre Road in South Hill about an hour ago. At this time, all residents of the home got out. Full injuries and damage reports are not verified at this time; however, a source close to the family sta…

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An estimated 3,000 people turned out for the annual Picnic in the Park event hosted by the Town of South Hill Wednesday. The evening was kicked off at 7 p.m. in Parker Park with live music from the Feature Attraction Band. In spite of the heat, guests got up to dance while the children enjoy…

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Brodnax celebrates native Keldon Johnson's selection as the first round pick of the San Antonio Spurs in the 2019 NBA draft. Pictured, left to right, are Johnson's sister, Krislyn Johnson; father, Chris Johnson, and mother, Rochelle Johnson; Brodnax Mayor Don Dugger; Vice Mayor Mitchell Mose…

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At a work session June 25, the Mecklenburg County School Board voted to allow all of the division’s elementary schools to take part in the federal Community Eligibility Provision that lets schools serve free breakfasts and lunches to all students. Director of Finance Christy Peffer said Chas…

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By a vote of 4-2, the Mecklenburg County School Board has given county residents another opportunity to voice their opinion about what the new combined middle and high school’s mascot should be. The three options on the new survey will be the maverick, the mud cat, and the phoenix. 

Gov. Ralph Northam has reappointed South Hill real estate agent Sharon Johnson to the state’s nine-member real estate board. Johnson said the real estate board is under the Virginia Department of Professional Occupation and Regulation and considers fair housing cases and recovery fund reques…

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An accident at the intersection of U.S. 58 and Route 4 sent three people to the hospital Friday afternoon. According to state police, the accident occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. when Elijah Adams, 18, of LaCrosse, was crossing the eastbound lanes of 58 in a 1992 Chevrolet and was struck…

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Virginia Homes, the Boydton based modular home manufacturer which closed last month, is reopening under original founder and owner R.T. “Tommy” Arnold.  Production is planned to resume at the factory on July 8.

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Bluestone High School will welcome a new principal as Magie Lenhart Wilkerson takes over at the Skipwith school.  Ms. Wilkerson has served as principal at Halifax County High for the past three years, taking over the spot in June of 2016.  Previously, she had served as assistant principal un…

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After five years of work and planning, the Southern Virginia Makers Market opened its doors Thursday to serve as a community classroom, coffee shop, banquet area, business incubator, and the storefront of the Southern Virginia Food Hub, a network of farmers and producers trying to get their …

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They are heroes from America's “Greatest Generation,” although they probably didn't consider themselves heroes during the days of World War II.  They were young men, many still teenagers.  They were probably anxious to get on with their lives, get married, start families, build careers.  Unf…

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Senator Mark Warner visited the soon-to-open Southern Virginia Makers Market on Friday. Area farmers and Food Hub coordinators discussed the benefits and challenges of getting food from small farms into rural communities and shared about how the hub is helping to make that happen. 

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Mecklenburg County was hit with waves of strong storms Monday night that produced thunder, lightning, and heavy rains. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the area that was in effect for much of the evening and into the early morning hours, as the already-wet ground…

VIRGINIA BEACH – Twelve people were killed in a shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building last Friday after a man described as a disgruntled employee opened fire as the end of the work week neared.

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UPDATE: The body recovered in Mecklenburg County on Thursday has been identified as that of Amy Renee Fabian, who had been missing since May 24.