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  1. Home engulfed before firefighters arriveRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | SoVaNow.com

    Firefighters from the Clarksville, Boydton and Virgilina fire departments spent hours Wednesday, Nov. 29 battling a blaze that destroyed a two-story home on Highway 49 in Nelson. No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

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  2. More charges lodged against suspect in arson, vandalismRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Jail records, Barden is incarcerated. His next court hearing is set for Dec. 14 in General District Court in Boydton. The charges against Barden and the arrest in the case stemmed from a joint investigation conducted by Sgt. Garner with the ...

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  3. Drivers, students caught up in crash at 58-15 intersectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | SoVaNow.com

    ... leg pains following the wreck. He added that Oliver gave no indication that she was injured. EMS personnel with the Boydton Life Station and Mecklenburg County Lifesaving and Rescue Squad in Clarksville were called to the scene, Powell said. Squad ...

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  4. Clarksville, Boydton eye extension of tobacco trail westRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | SoVaNow.com

    Officials in the Town of Boydton are looking to team up with Clarksville to extend the Tobacco Heritage Trail westward through Mecklenburg County. Jimmy Walters, Boydton's representative on the Roanoke Rails to Trails board of directors, met with Clarksville town leaders Tuesday night to discuss future plans for the Tobacco Heritage Trail.

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  5. Obituary listings for November 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Powhatan Today

    ... an Army veteran of the Korean War, a retired Henrico County Public Schools art teacher, husband of Linda J. Ross. BOYDTON - Fox, Mrs. Ruby Mae Bohannon, 78, a retired law enforcement officer for the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, wife of ...

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  6. Microsoft plans free WiFi around BoydtonRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | SoVaNow.com

    The whereabouts of 34-year-old Antone Lemont Hamlett remain unknown after police issued a warning to citizens that he may be armed and dangerous. Hamlett, the suspect in a malicious wounding During a brief meeting with the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors in early November, Tad Deriso, CEO of Mid-Atlantic Broadband Corporation announced that Microsoft is planning to bring free Wi-fi to Boydton - enabling access to the web for anyone passing by with a wireless device.

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  7. Mecklenburg trustees reject request to hire architectRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... The reasons given are: A Supervisors might then force the School Board to accept the former prison site in Boydton as the location for the schools; A it is too soon to hire an architect; and A hiring an architect is easy, it can be done quickly. The ...

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  8. Easy Does itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... plan and that investment has paid dividends," said Burnette. He expressed his thanks to the seven rescue squads - Boydton Life Saving Crew, Chase City Rescue, Alberta Fire, Victoria Rescue, Kenbridge Rescue, Greensville County Rescue, Lifestar, ...

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  9. New hospital plans for patient transfer Nov. 11Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... in the old CMH will begin being moved to the new hospital. "We have seven rescue squads: Southside Rescue Squad, Boydton Life Saving Crew, Chase City Rescue, Alberta Fire, Victoria Rescue, Kenbridge Rescue and Greenville County Rescue who will be ...

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  10. Mecklenburg supes overturn planners, approve Geenex solar farmRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    In a surprise move Monday, Mecklenburg County supervisors overturned the recommendation of the county planning commission and approved a request by Charlotte-based Geenex to install an 80-megawatt, utility-scale solar farm on land abutting Chase City at the intersection of Highways 47 and 49. The vote occurred Monday before a standing room-only crowd at the monthly meeting of the supervisors in Boydton. Most everyone in attendance wore green stickers with the words "I'm for Solar" written on them.

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  11. Prison site rezoned for industrial useRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Land that once housed the Mecklenburg Correctional Center at 386 Prison Road in Boydton was rezoned from agriculture to M-1 by the county planning commission on Thursday night. The action was taken in anticipation of the State of Virginia deeding approximately 172-1/2 acres of the nearly 220-acre site back to the county.

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  12. Boydton Hosts Its Big DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    An 80-year-old Vernon Hill woman was killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Pittsylvania County, on Route 29 at the intersection with Carter Lodge Road in Blairs. Those close to Henry Louis "Pete" Myers recall a modest man who held greatness inside - not only from surviving the Normandy assault on Omaha Beach in World War II, A big crowd flocked to the courthouse square this weekend with the 41st annual Boydton Days celebration.

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  13. Mark Inman wins Va Aft Event on Kerr LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | American Bass Anglers

    Mark Inman of Greensboro, NC won the RAM American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers Virginia Division 13 tournament held October 21st, 2017 on Kerr Lake. Running out of Rudds Creek near Boydton, VA Mark brought a five-fish limit to the scales that locked in at 11.30 pounds.

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  14. End of an era: Blalock to retire in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Longtime Baskerville supervisor Bill Blalock announced his resignation from the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, ending a career in local public office that dates back to 1968. Blalock made the announcement through a written statement read by Board Chairman Glenn Barbour at the start of the supervisors' monthly meeting Tuesday morning in Boydton.

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  15. For Danville health care facility, a federal funding waiting gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... many with multiple locations. For example, PATHS has offices in Danville, Martinsville, Chatham, South Boston and Boydton. Between Sept. 1, 2016, and the end of August this year, the five PATHS locations provided health care to 52,011 patient ...

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  16. Man held after trying to flee U.S. MarshalsRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... its investigation. After being apprehended, Jones was denied bond and taken to the Meherrin River Regional Jail in Boydton to await trial. Charges lodged against him by South Hill police include four felony counts of entering property to commit ...

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  17. Mecklenburg school site choice goes down to the wireRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Park View school buildings. A special called meeting of the Board of Supervisors is set for Monday, at 5:30 p.m. in Boydton. A decision on pursuing state bond financing has been held up as both boards hash out a site for the new school complex. The ...

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  18. Absentee vote opens with new track systemRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... online Citizen Portal at vote.virginia.gov, or you can contact the county registrar's office at 439 Madison Street, Boydton, or by mailing a request to P.O. Box 436, Boydton, VA 23917. Voters who choose to vote by mail-in absentee ballot must apply ...

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  19. Pullback of federal funding hampers Mecklenburg school budgetRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and around the school was diminished, and is funded by a grant from the Center for Disease Control. The building in Boydton known as the "In Service" building at 120 Madison Street in Boydton will be returned as surplus to the county. Nichols said ...

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  20. 20 years for fatal beating of toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Boydton woman was sentenced this week to serve 20 years in prison for killing a three-year-old Halifax child, her step-grandson, in a brutal beating at her home in February 2016. Jessica Baker, 40, was found guilty of one count of felony murder and one count of child abuse for the death of young Alonzo "A.J." Roane.

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