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Domestic violence is intentional intimidation, physical abuse, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive conduct, as part of a systemic pattern of power and control committed by one intimate partner against another (NCADV, n.d.). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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Dr. Daniel Gade has thrown his hat into the ring in hopes of beating out Democratic Senator, Mark Warner, for his seat in Congress. 

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Across America, the Daughters of the American Revolution stress chapter participation in a National Day of Service each fall.  The William Taylor Chapter learned that “Hands On Missions” from North Carolina was traveling to Blackstone, Virginia, to join with “Soldiers of Mercy Ministry “ to …

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Early Sunday morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. on October 18, shots were fired at a residence on Goodes Ferry Road in South Hill. A source says that 37 bullets were fired into the home and at a vehicle parked at the residence. 

Election Day is about 2 weeks away. We have had record turnouts so far for early in-person and by-mail no excuse absentee voting. We expect things to continue to be busy at the office until the LAST DAY of early voting, which is October 31, 2020. Please make sure that you and your families p…

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The October Town Council meeting kicked off with the announcement of a Resolution to honor Regional Teacher of the Year, Vickie Soyars. After the reading of the Resolution from Mayor Dean Marion, Councilman Joseph Taylor took a moment to say how proud he was of Mrs. Soyars having known her d…

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Around 11:45 a.m. on Friday, October 16, the South Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Southside Rescue Squad responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of the 58 Bypass, Atlantic Street, and Country Lane. Two vehicles were involved, a tractor trailer and a 4-door white Honda. …

Since the creation of the Lunenburg County Historical Society in 1999, the organization has attempted to preserve the history of sites in Lunenburg County through an annual photography contest. The contest encourages amateur photographers, who may live either in Lunenburg or outside its boun…

South Hill, Virginia, October 14, 2020:  The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council will meet on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  This virtual meeting is open to the public.  The meeting is for the purpose of conducting the business of the Council as enabled by the actions of the Vir…

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Mecklenburg County Schools are serving meals at no charge to children 18 and under. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved waivers for local school divisions and other federal meal program sponsors to implement the Summer Food Service Program to provide meals to children in t…

Southside Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce that members will soon receive a financial benefit due to their Board of Directors’ unanimous vote on August 20 to return $3.5 million in capital credits.  This amount is the second-highest refund in the Cooperative’s history.

On Saturday, October 3, Deputy Joey Carey responded to a fire at 2835 Nelson Church Road in Nelson. Upon Deputy Carey’s arrival he found the fire department was already on scene. The fire fighters were working to extinguish a hay barn on fire. This incident is being investigated as a suspici…

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At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13, a tractor trailer in the Eastbound lane of Highway 58 ran off the road, struck a power line pole just outside of the Brodnax town limits. Some Brodnax residents were left without power. There have been no details provided regarding injuries. 

The South Hill Rotary Club continued their community support by treating the staff at South Hill Elementary School to pizza on Friday. The club tries to support education in the area and due to COVID19  things have a changed for all so the members thought it would brighten the day of the edu…

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W. Scott Burnette, CEO, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital presented Hannah Conway, Occupational Therapy Assistant, the VCU Health CMH STAR Service Team Member of the Month Award for September.  There to congratulate Hannah was Todd Howell, Vice President of Professional Services, Donna …

The Southside Health District will be having a FREE Drive through Flu Vaccination clinic on Saturday, October 10th, 2020 at the Golden Leaf Warehouse, 101 Raines Street, South Hill, VA from 9am to 12Noon or as long as supplies last.  We have 200 free doses to give away.  This free flu vaccin…

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UPDATE: Fabiola Riveros-Sotero of La Crosse was driving a 2017 Volkswagon Jetta when her vehicle crossed the centerline causing her to hit a 2015 Honda Civic driven by Dell D. Cook of Brodnax, head on. Both vehicles sustained massive front end damage with airbag deployment. Riveros-Sotero ha…

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South Hill, Virginia, September 30, 2020:  The Southside Planning District Commission will meet on Thursday, October 15, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  This meeting will be held in hybrid fashion:  some members will be meeting live at the SPDC office while others will join by Zoom.  The meetin…

The South Hill Chamber of Commerce has seen many changes in 2020. From the remodeled building to the faces that greet you when you walk in, there are a lot of new and exciting things to look forward to. 

Over and over again Exile Motorcycle Club has proven themselves to be an exception to “motorcycle club” stereotypes. Every year on the first Saturday in October, they hold “You Are Not Alone Day” for a family in need. This year all proceeds from the event will go to Clyde Bracey, who was dia…

Buds and Blossoms has been a small business in South Hill since April of 2019. The market/ garden center offers a variety of products from plants and produce to seasonal crops and home decor. 

The South Hill Rotary Club dedicated the benches placed at the all-inclusive playground in Centennial Park in South Hill on Thursday. The club placed the benches with plaques honoring late members Carol Crough and Jerry Klingenberg. Crough's daughter Kerry McCarville (seated) set the project…

The 2020 Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign will begin October 1. Lake Country Detachment 1085, Marine Corps League of South Hill has been supporting this program for the last 17 years for the children of Mecklenburg County. You can help the Marines Corps League Members this year by…

South Hill, Virginia - South Hill Wellness Center will be hosting a COVID-19 Wellness Fair at The Dogwood Auditorium on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This event is free to the public, social distancing and other CDC recommendations will be followed.

Nana’s Attic has been a small business in South Hill for just a year and like many local businesses, they have felt the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The South Hill Revitalization Committee will kick off Operation Clean Up Day on Saturday, October 3. The event will take place on the upper field in Centennial Park from 9 a.m. to noon. 

SOUTH HILL- Park View High School seniors Jared Cruz and Luke Richey have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program, Principal Dominique Sturdifen announced this week. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC…

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RICHMOND — Seven Virginia public schools are among the 367 schools named today as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors high performing schools and schools making exemplary progress toward closing achievement gaps.The Vi…

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The South Hill Rotary Club welcomed Jon Evans, Manager of the new Microtel in South Hill as guest speaker recently.  The all-new 88 room Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham is now open on Arnold Drive in South Hill and he updated the club with some of the amenities being offered by the new …

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Paul Nichols opened the Mecklenburg County School Board meeting on Monday night with a progress report from the first two weeks of face-to-face and virtual learning.  Mecklenburg County was one of the few counties in the state that decided to have some of their students return for classroom …

Earlier in the month The South Hill Enterprise ran an article about the state of Westview Cemetery on Halifax Street in South Hill. Many of the graves are in terrible condition with some starting to sink into the ground and others with collapsing headstones. Remembrance trees planted by fami…

Park View High School teacher, Vicki Soyars, has been named Regional Teacher of the Year by the Virginia Department of Education. Region VIII is made up of twelve schools including those in Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mec…

The Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church General Trustee Board will sponsor a drive-through fish fry on Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2504 Rocky Branch Road, La Crosse, Virginia A donation of $10 is requested. The menu will be fish, baked beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, ca…