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The Mecklenburg County Public Libraries reopened on July 1. All branches will be open to the public Monday through Friday until 5 PM. We will also continue to offer curbside pickup at all loca… Read more

Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, announced on Tuesday, June 30 that bar seating will continue to be prohibited as the state moves into Phase Three on Wednesday, July 1. Northam made it clear … Read more

Below are the wrestlers’ records for the season. Landon Lyles had the most wins this season with 24. Neil Clayton Jr. finished the highest at the State Tournament, coming in as the State Runne…

Basketball season is done at Bluestone, with both the varsity boys and girls teams falling on the road Saturday in the Region 2A tournament.

The summer I turned 13, we got a visit from a distant cousin from Northern Virginia.  He came partly to see us but I think mostly because he was anxious to visit the courthouse in Pittsylvania County in search of old family records.  He was looking for information about the Anglea line.

On July 1, legislation passed during the 2020 General Assembly session will become law, with some exceptions. This session was the first with Democrats newly in charge and they used their new legislative majority to pass sweeping changes in Virginia, often on party-line votes. Below is a sna…

Governor Northam recently announced his plan to reopen Virginia’s schools.  It followed the same pattern as his previous announcements -- vague and with little actionable information.

I’m an incurable romantic and Cheryl’s birthday was Sunday.  Birthday’s during the pandemic are tricky because we both agreed that we wouldn’t be going out but would enjoy a quiet birthday at home.  

Curtis Wayne Garner, son of the late Curtis and Frances Garner…