Mecklenburg YMCA’s Program Director and a 4-H All Star—led another successful archery workshop Sunday, February 21. She was assisted by Lori Rausch—a 4-H mom, teacher, and a certified archery instructor. Monty Hightower donated warehouse spac… Read more

Ginger was adopted for about a week or so, but recently returned. The adopter felt Ginger wanted to be around other dogs and might have a happier life in a different home. A beautiful pup, reddish-brown and white with ticking or speckles on h… Read more

For years I heard of the Lenten Rose and wondered if there really was a plant that bloomed during Lent. Indeed there is, the hellebore, Helleborus. Read more

The Thyne Institute was a private faith-based institution run by the United Presbyterian Church of North America. The students who attended the school paid their own tuitions. The school began under the teachings of Reverend John Ashenhurst i… Read more

In 1935 parents, teachers, grade students, and a few administrative public school staffers saw the need for a high school in the western part of Mecklenburg County, Virginia.  Mr. Lawrence O. Quallo, the principal of the Averette Grade School… Read more

After 23 years of protecting and serving Mecklenburg citizens, Dale Sturdifen has retired from the Virginia State Police. Sturdifen began his stint with the Virginia State Police (VSP) in Stafford County in 1997. From Stafford, he moved to Pr… Read more

Would you like to do something to show your gratitude to all the lineman and first responders that have been working around the clock to restore power and help keep our communities safe?  Please drop off individual bottles of Gatorade and sma… Read more

Elliot is so cute and cuddly. He came to us 12/20/20 as a transfer from the county shelter. At 50 lbs., this tri-colored guy is guessed to be about 4 years old. The shelter manager had this to say, "Elliot is a handsome, huggable, beautiful, … Read more

Clarksville Ruritan President Greg PIpan presents Vicki Garrett as Ruritan of the Year for 2020, which is the highest award bestowed on a member of the club. In announcing this award Pipan told of Vicki’s many years of service and of her unpa… Read more