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On June 8, Circuit Court Judge J. William Watson Jr. ordered the Town of South Hill to provide Midlothian Attorney Richard Hawkins with documents that were requested from the Town under the Freedom of Information Act back in 2019.

The Friends of the R. T. Arnold Library in South Hill wish for our many friends, vendors and patrons to know that the 38th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be cancelled due to public health considerations. We fully expect to resume next year with the 39th Annual Holiday Bazaar on 11.19.22 at the E…

Bethel Baptist Church is excited to announce and welcome their new pastor and family. Pastor Lee Benton has worked as a pastor in Georgia and Tennessee for 17 years and is excited to serve and minister to the family of Bethel and it’s community.  He is married to Angie Benton and they have t…

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Mecklenburg County residents will see an increase in their personal property taxes in the coming weeks as invoice preparations begin.

During the pandemic Governor Northam and the General Assembly halted disconnection of utility services such as water, gas, and electricity. As of Sept. 1, all localities and companies are able to begin disconnecting services for nonpayment. 

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Discount Furniture Center played sponsor and host to the Steak Cookoff Association on Saturday, Sept. 4 on the front lawn of the store located on Peebles Street in South Hill. 

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Roads from 313 Franklin Kitchen and Cocktails down the Windsor Street and Franklin intersection are currently closed as South Hill Police Department and South Hill Fire Department work to clean up a motor vehicle accident. 

CREWE, Va. –Twenty-five graduating high school seniors across Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area received Southside Opportunity Fund scholarships this year.

South Hill, VA ‐ Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance has named Bryant Reese, LUTCF a Gold Agent during its annual sales conference held virtually this year due to Virginia’s social distancing restrictions.

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The Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down 16 indictments in July and August. An indictment is not an admission of guilt but a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

Clara R. is an 8 month old chocolate colored Lab/Chessie mix, weighing 25 lbs. She is a super sweet, friendly & playful puppy who is HOUSE-BROKEN spayed, vaccinated & HW negative. She lived in the country and unfortunately went after the owner's ducks, chickens & turkeys, killing…

SOUTH HILL -  Another school year is approaching, and the staff of Park View High School’s highly acclaimed all-color yearbook is already hard at work on the 2022 edition, which will be a loving tribute to and celebration of more than six decades of Dragon history.  As students and staff pre…

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Shaun Phelps, a student in the Industrial Maintenance program at Southside Virginia Community College, will complete his Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree at the end of the 2021 summer semester. The occasion marks a significant milestone in his life’s journey, professionally and personally.

Last week, following a mandate from Governor Northam requiring all state employees to be vaccinated, VCU Health CMH announced that it is now mandatory it’s 800 employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Every year the Mecklenburg County Business Education Partnership, Inc. hosts a dinner to honor the new teachers that are hired in Mecklenburg County Public Schools. The program is designed to help these teachers become familiar with businesses and people within the community who are supporti…

Following a recommendation from the Mecklenburg County Planning Commission, the Board of Supervisors presided over a public hearing for the application by Blackacre Hypothetical, LLC to rezone seven acres of land on Oak Road to make room for three apartment buildings. The buildings will each…

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Amongst steeply rising COVID-19 case numbers in the Commonwealth, due in part to the Delta and other three variants, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced a Public Health Emergency Order to require universal masking in all indoor settings in Virginia K-12 schools.

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David Brankley opened the Board of Supervisors monthly meeting by presenting Odicci Alexander with a resolution honoring her outstanding performance as the star-pitcher of the James Madison University team and leading the team to their first ever Women’s College World Series.

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An outpouring of emotions and memories started to hit social media after photos of the demolished Buckhorn Elementary School building began circulating on Aug. 9.

Every year the Mecklenburg County Business Education Partnership, Inc. hosts a dinner to honor the new teachers that are hired in Mecklenburg County Public Schools. The program is designed to help these teachers become familiar with businesses and people within the community who are supporti…

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8/6/21 (South Hill, VA) – A nurse at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH)was recently honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patien…

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The South Hill Chamber of Commerce unveiled the newly re-imagined, one-of-a-kind LOVE sign on Thursday last week. 

Boydton,  VA, - July 23, 2021 – Martha Overton, Acting Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Mecklenburg County today reminded farmers, and other agricultural producers that they have until August 2, 2021, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on the Mecklenburg Count…

The South Hill Rotary Club welcomed Rotarian John Evans as guest speaker recently. Evans updated the club about his experience 50 years ago as a bank robbery hostage at Citizens Bank in South Hill.  He talked about how the stars aligned on that day for events to happen that led to having imm…

(South Boston, Va.)  -- In order to protect the health of residents and visitors, the Southside Health District is issuing a notice about a skunk that tested positive for rabies on or around Oakes Avenue in South Boston.

At last week’s regular meeting, the Mecklenburg County School Board denied a request from teachers and staff to reconsider removing from policy teacher compensation for unused sick leave over 120 days.

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Virginia State Police are currently investigating a fatal car accident that occurred on Sunday, July 25 at 8:01 a.m. on Springfield Road, south of Barnes Road in Lunenburg County.

Misty Moo needs a new home. She is a beautiful 5 year old, 11 lb. Tabby/Calico surrendered by owner due to having to move to an apartment. This kitty is so affectionate and loving. She craves attention and reaches out with her paws to pat your face with gentle taps. Misty is a real lovebug. …

Indictments bring a formal accusation against the individuals as a means of bringing the case to trial they do not determine guilt.

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Virginia State Police Trooper J. J Kempo is investigating a single-vehicle crash on Shiney Rock Road in Mecklenburg. The accident occurred on Saturday, July 24 at 5:37 p.m. less than a mile south of Hill Top Road. 

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Richmond — Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI) Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state a…

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South Hill, VA (7/22/21) – David Matthews, MSN, RN, AMSN, CC, is the new Nurse Manager of Acute Care and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH). He began his nursing career there while serving in the Army National Guard 25 years ago. David has mo…

The Clarksville Elementary Art GATE students created a mural for their summer session.  They painted the sun mural on an exterior shed near the kindergarten playground. Clarksville Elementary Art GATE would like to thank ACE Hardware in Clarksville for their paint donation. Pictured from lef…

South Hill, VA (7/15/21) – In mid-summer, the last thing you want to think about is school! But for some employees at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) college is front of mind. Some are just starting out to further their education, some are taking graduate-level course…

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South Hill, VA (7/14/21) – Sometimes the least intervention is best. When a patient came out of a procedure with complications, it looked like they were going to have to be sent to the ICU. But because of quick thinking by a respiratory therapist at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VC…

Sheriff Bobby Hawkins introduced four new deputies to the Board of Supervisors at the Monday morning meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Deputy Adrian Guerrero, Deputy Aaron Huff, Deputy Nathan Towery, and Deputy bailey Townsend. (Jami Snead photo)

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A public hearing was held at the Monday morning Board of Supervisors meeting to consider over turning a decision made the Planning Commission to deny two Comprehensive Plan Review applications submitted by Mecklenburg CSG 1, LLC. and Mecklenburg CSG 2, LLC.