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Hometown Christmas preparations are underway as crews have started hanging downtown decorations and erecting our Town Christmas tree. 

RICHMOND – The Virginia State Police (VSP) is proud to announce the selection of Virginia State Police Trooper Jonathan R. Davis as the recipient of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2021 Leadership in Looking Beyond the License Plate Award. Trooper Davis, who is assig…

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Hayleigh Hylton of Brodnax was sentenced to 12 months, with two suspended, in a correctional facility for her part in the 2019 murder of Raekwon Roberts in Clarksville.

The Park View High School BETA Club donated over 100 stuffed animals to the South Hill Rotary Club’s Gleaning For The World Teddy Bear Brigade that has been a long standing project for the Club. The program is in place to make sure that children in orphanages in third world countries get a g…

At 4:11 PM, Company 7, Southside Rescue Squad and Virginia State Police were dispatched to the intersection of Highway One and Cedar Grove Road for a Motor Vehicle Accident with not much information. While en route, units were advised there were 2 vehicles and an overturned tractor trailer i…

Come meet this incredibly handsome Boxer mix named Tackle who is looking for a fun, active forever home! He loves to play, loves to run, and has a strong spirit. His antics, especially with toys, will keep you laughing. Tackle has a big personality and is a little bit full of himself. He can…

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LAWRENCEVILLE – The former Oak Grove School located at 22355 Christanna Highway has special memories for the students and teachers and is now a new stop on the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail. A marker with photos and the history of the school has been installed at the site and a de…

CMH Community Hospice volunteers are special people who choose to be there for others during the most difficult time of their lives. Our team of nurses, social workers, doctors, certified nursing assistants, chaplains and volunteers enhance patient lives through symptom management, comfort c…

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Please help the South Hill Enterprise and The News Progress welcome our new Office Assistant, Clarissa Hite. She joined us after the retirement of our longtime Office Manager, Barbara Arthur.

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Jireh Construction Company, Inc. requested the rezoning of property on Raleigh Avenue between West Atlantic Street and Forest Hill Drive from a single-family residential R1-15 to townhouse/condominium R2-8.

Mango is a shelter favorite. He could not be sweeter. Loves to be held and stroke with his paws, always claws in. Loves to play. Mango was found at a dumpster and then spent some time in a foster home where he thrived. Now he's about 6 months old and at the shelter waiting for an adopter. He…

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South Hill Masonic Lodge No. 297 AF&AM held its Annual Ladies’ Night on Thursday, October 21, 2021. There were Fifteen Masons and 27 Guests present.Rt. Worshipful Donald Strehle, Grand Senior Warden of the Grand Lodge of Virginia was the speaker for the evening. Highlights of the evening…

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The South Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Southside Rescue Squad, and the South Hill Police Department are responding to a motor vehicle accident at the HWY 58 Bypass, East Atlantic Street, and Country Lane intersection. 

The American Bass Angler’s National Tournament—one of the largest grassroots tournaments in the nation—came to Mecklenburg in October. Anglers from 21 different states made their way to Mecklenburg beginning October 16 and remained until the following Saturday, October 23.

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Election Day has arrived and Virginia’s citizens have cast their votes for Virginia’s new Governor. This year, former Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) and Republican nominee Glenn Younkin (R) face off for the seat left empty by Governor Ralph Northam after reaching term limit. 

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Brunswick Academy is pleased to announce that Faith Elizabeth McLawhorn has been chosen the October 2021 Student of the Month.  Faith, a senior is the daughter of Dale & Dana McLawhorn of DeWitt, VA. She has two siblings, Madison (BA, Class of 2015) and Trey (BA, Class of 2017).   Faith …

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Nettie is an amazing, sweet, super-loving, smart dog who is about 3 years old and weighs 44 lbs. She came to us as a transfer from the county pound. Nettie is very social and just wants to be loved-on. Staff members say she is gentle, quiet and beautifully mannered. Nettie has a pretty tanni…

The South Hill Chamber of Commerce has received a $50,000 “Welcome Back to Business” grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development as part of a $4.4 million program designed to revitalize communities across the state.

Members of the South Hill Rotary Club attended the annual District 7600 Rotary District Conference in Richmond over the weekend. They painted purple pinkies as a fundraiser for PolioPlus at the event. The purple pinkies in third world countries denote the fact that one has already received t…

The South Hill Lions Club made a donation to the Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge 51 recently to help with the "Cops For Kids" Christmas shopping program for 2021. The organization pairs children with police officers from Mecklenburg and Brunswick Counties for a Christmas shopping experience.…

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named South Hill’s own, Sophie Crowder, 16, “A Girl of the Future”.

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**Editor's Note: The correct location of this incident is Quick Stop #2 on South Mecklenburg Avenue next to the Colonial Center in South Hill.

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Chase City Police discovered the remains of a deceased male on Monday at approximately 10:41 a.m. The remains were found in a North Washington Street residence in the town of Chase City.

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The Mecklenburg County Public Library is excited to announce its new Media Studio. Patrons will have access to a computer, microphones, lights, camera and green screen for video recording, multi-track audio recording, live streaming, and video conferencing. Please contact the Boydton Public …

South Hill, VA – October 5, 2021: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Colonial Center recently made the difficult decision to cancel the C.A.T.S. Community Theatre production of ELF- THE MUSICAL, which had performances scheduled for December 4 – December 12, 2021. For more information about…

The Mecklenburg County Planning Commission voted unanimously to deny the construction on the proposed “7 Bridges Solar Project” in a Sept. 30 meeting.

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The South Hill Volunteer Fire Department hosted a small ceremony on Monday night honoring those who responded to, what many called, the worst entrapment they had ever seen on Interstate 85 early in September. 

(With Park View High School slated to merge with Bluestone HS to form the new Mecklenburg County HS in 2022, the South Hill Enterprise is running an ongoing series that looks back at some of the outstanding athletes, teams and coaches and their stories through the years. This is story No. 65…

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The South Hill Volunteer Fire Department passed a resolution naming Jimmie Keith Crowder an Honorary member for his continued support of the department. Fire Chief Michael Vaughn and Deputy Chief John Kelly presented Crowder with the resolution and an Honorary Member helmet. 

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The Chase City Police Department is still searching for missing Chase City native, Chris “Hunt” Rawlings. He was last seen on Fourth Street in Chase City on Monday, Sept. 27 around 8:30 p.m. wearing a dark hoodie with a grey hood, grey sweatpants, and black shoes. 

Like many college students, Darleen Ferguson has exciting plans for her future. But unlike many of her classmates, Darleen has already overcome the challenges of navigating a decades-long career path. She has also experienced the rewards that come from raising a family. 

Kenston Forest School is proud to announce the 2021 Homecoming Queen.The Lunenburg Nottoway Educational Foundation Vice President, Robert Hawthorne, Jr. and KFS Head of School, Lori Bacon, crowned Miss Caroline Bayne, daughter of Stuart and Kathy Bayne of Chase City during half-time of the K…

LAWRENCEVILLE - On Wednesday, September 22 at 10:30 a.m., School Resource Officers reported an incident between a juvenile student and a teacher at James Solomon Russell Middle School. Deputies responded to the school to assist and investigate the incident. After arrival at the scene, deputi…

Mecklenburg County Public Schools announced early Monday that they are having significant issues in meeting the demand for bus drivers to transport students to and from school this year. This comes as no surprise since the school system previously addressed the shortage following mishaps on …

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You know that colleague who everyone relies on because they’ve been there the longest? The one who knows everyone, does everything and can fix anything? That person is Donna Overton, a nurse at CMH Occupational Health and Wellness. She started her nursing career at Community Memorial Hospita…

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Based on the SOL pass rate of 60.46%, Mecklenburg County is ranked 50th out of 132 school divisions in the state of Virginia.

Families Embracing Autism Together (F.E.A.T) was recently awarded a Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund grant. With the grant, F.E.A.T. hopes to create an inclusive employment opportunities within Mecklenburg and surrounding counties.