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On 1/2/20 at approximately 9:57pm, SHPD officers responded to Dollar General, located at 301 E. Atlantic Street in reference to an armed robbery. Officers learned that the suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, light faded jeans with gold shorts underneath, a gold hat with an emblem i…

Bringleton’s Coffee House has already attracted a lot of attention from the local community. The quaint location, cozy atmosphere, and menu selection keeps the customers rolling in from open to close. Whether you are grabbing a to go order or plan to enjoy your time in the comfy seating area…

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After protecting and serving the citizens of Mecklenburg County for 26 and a half years, Sergeant Scott Mull is calling it a career, retiring from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. Mull signed off for the last time on Thursday, December 19. He started his career in service in 1982, en…

It has been a very exciting year here in South Hill Virginia. Events like the car show, golf tournament, Spooktober Fest and Hometown Christmas have brought an essence of small town charm back to the local community.  The streets of downtown were recently transformed into a Christmas wonderl…

             On Wednesday, December 11 at approximately 1:20 p.m., Chief K.S. Foster of the La Crosse Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle on Highway 58 West Bound for traveling 66 miles per hour in a posted 50 mile per hour zone. During the initial traffic stop attempt, the driver …

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Jeanette Thomas- House has been writing for many years but has always tucked her stories and poetry away, never sharing them with the public. Though the reason was unclear at the time, she woke up one day feeling an intense need to revisit her works and type them up.  She worked for six mont…

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Village Fields Hemp is a Georgia based hemp production company that is looking to have a big impact on farming in Southside Virginia and its surrounding areas. Focusing on the CBD oil market, the company was able to branch out into South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia in 2019. Farmer…

The road to breaking ground on the new school facilities has been a long process, but with new construction bids coming in slightly lower than the first attempt, the Joint Education Committee has decided to move forward in requesting that the Board of Supervisors allow the budget to be raise…

For twelve years Olive Branch Baptist Church has served the community by hosting a Thanksgiving Luncheon for adult group homes in the area. This year brought food, fellowship, music and singing for residents and staff The luncheon is part of their churches missions outreach to the community.…

            Carolyn Black, of Miles Creek Road in South Hill, lost her life to injuries sustained after she lost control of her 2002 Chrysler Sebring on November 28. The accident occurred while Mrs. Black was traveling southbound on Skyline Road as she was heading home from town. She could n…

About a year ago, Janay Messick had the idea to paint snowman boards and post them on Facebook for sale. She told her sister, Stephanie, that she wanted to sell seven so she would have extra Christmas money. As big sisters do, Stephanie encouraged her to go for it. Janay was hesitant at firs…

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…

Every year the Chamber of Commerce selects a Grand Marshal to lead the Hometown Christmas Parade through the streets of downtown South Hill. This honor is bestowed on a local citizen who displays a sense of pride in the community and this year that person will be South Hill Police Officer, C…

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Amber and Amanda met taking group fitness classes at Freedom Life Fitness. The two started training for a half marathon together in November of 2018 where they would spend their time getting to know each other during the 10 to 13 mile runs. They talked about their individual fitness goals an…

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Feed More invites you to join them Wednesday, November 13 for the opening of the South Hill Branch. This distribution center will support agencies in Brunswick, Charlotte, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg counties as well as the city of Emporia. 

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Southside Virginia Community College congratulated the first graduates of the Utility Solar Panel Installation Technician Program on November 1. The courses are taught at the SVCC Occupational/ Technical Center. Throughout their training students earn the following credentials: Solar System …

State Farm of South Hill would like you to meet their newest Customer Service Representative, Maria Venegas. She has been with the agency since July and looks forward to helping and getting to know the clients. Maria has always worked in sales in the past and is currently striving for a degr…

The Episcopal Veteran’s fellowship will be holding a service of prayer at All Saints Episcopal Church on Monday, November 11 at 6 p.m. In remembrance of their service, we would like to pray for Veteran’s, living or deceased, and for those are still serving. 

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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City of Refuge held a 5K run on August 11. City of Refuge is an organization based out of Atlanta, GA that spreads light, hope, and transformation to it’s community. Impact Church of God is merging with this organization to do the same. With this merge, Impact outreach programs will assume t…

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City of Refuge held a 5K run on August 11. City of Refuge is an organization based out of Atlanta, GA that spreads light, hope, and transformation to it’s community. Impact Church of God is merging with this organization to do the same. With this merge, Impact outreach programs will assume t…