South Hill

Wilson is the MCMS Student of the Month

Ka’Shayla Wilson is Mecklenburg County Middle School Student of the Month. She resides with her grandmother, Linda Allen, and her two older brothers, one that is a Senior this year at Mecklenburg High School. Ka’Shayla is an amazing student at… ... Continue Reading

Aglow Community Lighthouse contributes to domestic violence program

The South Hill Aglow Community Lighthouse sounded the call to be a support to the Tri County Community Action Agency. Many in the community offered help in tangible ways. Not only did individuals purchase gift cards, donate school supplies and… ... Continue Reading

Jury indicts 13 in Sept; Two charged with second degree murder

A Mecklenburg County Grand Jury indicted 13 individuals in June. An indictment is not a verdict of guilt but rather a formal accusation initiating a criminal case. ... Continue Reading

Local loggers honored at annual conference in Roanoke

In August 2023, VLA held its annual meeting at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center to bring forth new ideas, viewpoints, and some outlook on the future. We celebrated two loggers who have shown extraordinary character and determination in the… ... Continue Reading

In-person, early voting underway in VA

Early voting kicked off in Virginia on Friday, September 22, 45 days ahead of the November election. The application period for the general election officially closed in August. ... Continue Reading

SHRC holds clean up event

The South Hill Revitalization Committee held their fall clean up event on Saturday. Volunteers took to the streets to clean up and beautify the neighborhoods in South Hill. The group is looking for new members who have a passion for… ... Continue Reading

State senator visits patients and providers at VCU

As one of the largest employers in his district, state Sen. Frank Ruff Jr. recently toured VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (CMH). Ruff wanted to meet Sheldon Barr, now in her ninth month as CMH’s president, hear about the hospital’s… ... Continue Reading

One dead in Baskerville crash

Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash in Mecklenburg County that occurred on Sept. 17, at 9:20 p.m. The accident took place on Route 58, approximately one mile east of Route 4. ... Continue Reading

MCHS announces scholarship opportunities for local students

The guidance department at MCHS would first like to thank the greater community for their unwavering support for their students. ... Continue Reading

Board approves over $600K bid to tear down middle schools

Early voting for this November’s General Election begins this Friday, September 22. Mecklenburg’s Registrar Office—located at 316 Washington Street in Boydton—is open every day Monday through Friday from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. with no break for lunch. ... Continue Reading