South Hill

Clinical nurse earns award for caring and compassion

Lovellah Ballesteros, BSN-RN, of South Hill, won the VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital November Team Member of the Month award for her STAR (Safety, Teamwork, Accountability and Relationships) service. Ballesteros, a clinical nurse who specializes in caring for patients with… ... Continue Reading

Southside Health District Offers Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in Halifax

HALIFAX, Va. - The Southside Health District will conduct a public health exercise offering a free seasonal flu vaccine at a clinic Friday, February 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mary Bethune Complex Gymnasium, 1030 Cowford Road.… ... Continue Reading

South Hill Food Pantry shares stellar performance in 2022

Rick Carroll, Treasurer of the South Hill Food Pantry, attended January’s regular Board meeting to report on the Pantry’s unprecedented performance this year due in part to the help of the Board of Supervisors. ... Continue Reading

Blackwell elected to serve District 2

The Board of Supervisors postponed the election of a new member to fill the vacant spot in Election District 2 after County Attorney Russell Slayton revealed that the elected member must reside in the newly drawn District 2 map approved… ... Continue Reading

Dicks charged in Chase City murder; 13 more indicted by jury in Jan.

A Mecklenburg County Grand Jury issued 14 indictments to individuals in January. An indictment is not a verdict of guilt but rather a formal accusation initiating a criminal case. ... Continue Reading

Mecklenburg Scholarship Association offers opportunities to local students

The Board of Directors of the Mecklenburg Scholarship Association is presently offering three scholarship opportunities for Mecklenburg County students for the 2023-2024 academic school year. Students are encouraged to apply for the specific scholarship that best fits their eligibility as… ... Continue Reading

Chamber honors MCMS Student of the Month

Together with First Citizens Bank, Southside Mortgage, and VCU Heath CMH, The South Hill Chamber of Commer would like to congratulate Mecklenburg County Middle School October Student of the Month Kevon White-Smith. Kevon's teachers describe him as a model student.… ... Continue Reading

Cash receives distinguished Rotary award

The South Hill Rotary Club recognized Randy Cash as Paul Harris Fellow +8 at the last meeting and presented him with his updated pin. The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who make a commitment to, or have a commitment… ... Continue Reading

Former PV standout is changing the landscape of his old neighborhood

Most will remember Jamethro Rogers as a former Park View Dragons sports standout in Mecklenburg County but now, the former Juvenile Probation Officer and Qualified Mental Health Professional has traded his business suits for working boots. In recent years, Rogers… ... Continue Reading

Taylor named Mecklenburg’s Teacher of the Year

Miss Elizabeth Taylor had been named the Mecklenburg County Teacher of the Year. Miss Taylor is a “huge asset” to LaCrosse Elementary Family and to Mecklenburg County Public Schools. ... Continue Reading