Category Archives: Local News

MCPS receives CTE support fund from Microsoft

Mecklenburg County Public Schools recently received an award from Microsoft’s Community Engagement fund to purchase a 6×14 fully enclosed food trailer with equipment and fire suppression. The trailer will be used by the Culinary Arts classes and the Career and…read more »

Police Chief addresses citizen concerns

South Hill Police Chief Stuart Bowen said at the Monday, May 9 Town Council meeting that it had come to his attention that several Council members had heard concerns from citizen about a rise in crime and the police department’s…read more »

Redistricting moving forward with Option C

Last month, both the Chase City Town Council and the Board of Supervisors approved a boundary adjustment on property owned by Microsoft. Microsoft originally approached the Board because they wanted to cut down on the regulatory agencies they would have…read more »

Aggravated malicious wounding charge filed

LAWRENCEVILLE – Keevonta Lavar Jones, 18, from Chase City, Virginia is charged with aggravated malicious wounding, strangulation, breaking and entering, steal property valued at more $5 from a person and unlawful use or injury to telephone lines, a misdemeanor, on…read more »

Chamber wins $10K grant for 2022 Hometown Christmas

Recently Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announced more than $2.7 million in matching grant and reimbursable sponsorship funds that will be awarded to 259 local tourism programs as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program (MLP) and Regional…read more »