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  1. Fire chiefs seek funding for system upgradeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 |

    The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors expressed support for a request from the Mecklenburg County Fire Chiefs Association to fund a new communications system for local EMS and fire departments. The cost of the system is about $500,000.


  2. Mecklenburg education panel meeting: Exercise in futilityRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 |

    Simmering under the surface of tie votes for the next Halifax County School Board chairman are sharp disagreements among trustees about the direction of the school division and the leadership Members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors and School Board continued last week to float ideas for breaking the impasse that has developed between the two governing bodies over the future of Mecklenburg County school facilities, and their ideas for compromise continued to go nowhere. The latest exercise in futility was a meeting of the joint education committee, made up of three members of both boards who gathered in Boydton on Thursday to continue their discussions.


  3. Baskeville man gets seven years on kidnap chargeRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 |

    A Baskerville man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for his role in an attempted abduction of three teenage girls in South Hill in June. Kindely Lee Gregory, 55, offered an Alford plea in October and was found guilty of abduction with intent to defile.


  4. Baskerville man sentenced for role in abduction attemptRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 |

    A Baskerville man convicted of attempted abduction after trailing three teenage girls in South Hill from his vehicle stood before Mecklenburg County Circuit Judge Leslie Osborn on Tuesday morning to hear his punishment. The sentence: a five-year prison term, with all but six months suspended on the condition of good behavior.


  5. Nichols spells out advantages of consolidated schoolRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2016 |

    Culley family travels to Big Apple to appear on Rachael Ray Show, with $90,000 in college saving accounts as a bonus At a Wednesday meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors' education committee, Baskerville supervisor Bill Blalock - who initially favored keeping separate school facilities on the east and west ends of Mecklenburg County - asked Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols to share his vision for a "21st Century education," and whether the goal could be best achieved in a consolidated school or multiple schools for county students in grades 6-12. Blalock said that he would support whatever option is deemed best for the children as long as it can be attained at a reasonable cost.


  6. Baskerville man accused of abduction denied bondRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 |

    Kindely Lee Gregory, 55, of Baskerville was denied bond during a hearing Friday before Mecklenburg County Circuit Judge Leslie Osborn. Gregory was one of two men arrested last month in connection with an attempted abduction of three teenage girls in South Hill.


  7. Boyd lauded as James Beard food 'visionary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 |

    Baskerville farmer and civil rights activist John Boyd Jr. is one of six recipients of this year's James Beard Foundation Leadership Award, presented to individuals who promote America's culinary culture and diversity. Boyd, who became prominent for his activism on behalf of minority farmers subjected to discrimination in USDA lending programs, was chosen for his leadership in the fight for African American farmers' civil rights.


  8. Two held for attempted abduction of teensRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 |

    Mecklenburg County deputies arrested two men in connection with an attempt abduction of three teenage girls in South Hill. Kindley Lee Gregory, 55, and Michael Andre Baskerville, 37, both of Baskerville, were charged with attempted abduction and are being held at Meherrin River Regional Jail without bond.


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