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  1. Duncan to manage county 911 centerRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County 911 Emergency Operations Center has a new director, Ben Duncan. He replaces Linda Cage, who retired March 31 after nearly 20 years on the job.

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  2. Bank draws flak for 'tale of two cities'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A meet-and-greet that serves as a forum for local officials to discuss their goals and plans left some real estate agents flummoxed by a recent speaker: Halifax County supervisor Barry Bank. Bank, who represents ED-5 on the Board of Supervisors, was among the guests at the monthly meeting in Clarksville of the Southern Piedmont Land & Lakes Association of Realtors , comprised of real estate agents in Halifax and western Mecklenburg counties.

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  3. Sun rising to 50 cents on newsstandsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Beginning with the April 8, edition, the price for a single copy of The Sun will rise from 25 cents to 50 cents at area newsstands and store outlets. Copies of The Sun can be purchased at various locations in Boydton, Bracey, Buffalo Junction, Clarksville, Chase City, La Crosse and South Hill - either on the newsstand or at store counters.

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  4. Boydton man wounded in Monday shootingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office has not identified the victim of a shooting incident that took place Monday, at 87 Botetourt Court in Boydton, aside from describing the victim as a white male. According to police reports, the man was shot as he confronted a would-be robber who had broken into the residence.

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  5. Former Halifax resident returns home to run Svhec it AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has named Kelly Shotwell as its new IT Academy Project Manager/Trainer. Shotwell will be responsible for IT Academy recruitment and initial course instruction in A+, Server+ and Network+ computer hardware and software certifications.

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  6. Grand jury returns indictments against four suspectsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down indictments against four individuals on March 16, including Dalton Bland Harmon of Bracey for the alleged unlawful wounding of his father-in law on Dec. 5. Sara Jane Smart of Alton was charged with one felony count of shoplifting of merchandise valued at $200 or more from Walmart. Mark Pjetri of Stamford, Connecticut was charged on one felony count of eluding.

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  7. Mecklenburg County trustees spar over need for whistle blower policyRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Highway 58 Business Bridge in Clarksville - "the old bridge," in local parlance, that connects Virginia Avenue to Highway 58 on the east side of Buggs Island Lake - Construction work is nearly complete on the first 38 miles of the Virginia Southside Expansion - the natural gas pipeline project from Pittsylvania to Brunswick - with sections through Halifax The Mecklenburg County School Board sparred over whether to adopt a comprehensive whistle blower policy during the March monthly meeting in Boydton Monday. Traditional whistle blower policies are designed to protect persons who expose misconduct, alleged dishonest or illegal activity occurring in an organization.

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  8. HAPPY 250THRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Behind Alexis Walton's 36 points, Bluestone vanquishes East Rockingham in region action; next up, chance to advance to eastern final, state tourney Mecklenburg County kicked off its 250th anniversary on Sunday - on the same March 1 date when the county was officially recognized in 1765 - with a celebration at The Boyd Tavern in Boydton, featuring "guest appearances" by several figures who loom large in local history. Among the historical figures on hand, as recreated by the living: Samuel Goode portrayed by Jimmy Walters, Col.

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  9. 10 indicted by grand juryRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down indictments against ten individuals on Feb. 18, including Corey Jermal Jones of Chase City for the alleged murder of Wesley King Jr. and Trevor W. McKoin of Boydton for allegedly raping and forcibly sodomizing a victim who was not his spouse. Justin Michael Briggs of Kenbridge was indicted on one felony count of strangling Natalie Briggs which resulted in bodily injury to her.

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  10. Storm brings life to a standstillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Samuel and Benjamin Moss, from left, enjoyed a chance to slide down the hill in their front yard at Merifield Acres outside of Clarksville on Tuesday. The winter storm that passed through Mecklenburg County starting Monday afternoon and continuing through the early morning hours Tuesday brought life hereabouts to a standstill - though it was far less serious than the predicted weather event that prompted a state of emergency declaration by Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday.

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  11. Leadership profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    For nearly 20 years, Glanzy Spain's motto as a member of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors has been that "the actions of a leader speak louder than words." He represents Mecklenburg's second electoral district on the Board, a position he has held since his first election in 1995.

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  12. Rash of burglaries continues around MecklenburgRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County continues to be plagued by a rash of burglaries, the most recent ones taking place in La Crosse and Boydton on Saturday and Sunday. Deputy Don Blanton received a report that a 20 foot black trailer was stolen from Jamies Discount Auto Sales located at 38802 Highway 58 in LaCrosse.

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  13. 20 years on call: Cage retiring as E911 directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    After nearly 20 years on the job, Linda Cage, director of emergency communications for the E911 center, is retiring. She is only the second person to hold the position since Mecklenburg County implemented its 911 emergency calling system in 1995.

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  14. Grand jury indicts 10Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down indictments against ten individuals on Jan. 20, including four individuals for credit card forgery. Indictments are not findings of guilt, but rather a determination that sufficient evidence exists to bring the cases to trial.

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  15. Two hospitalized in U.S. 58 mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A single-car crash on U.S. 58 near Boydton, Monday sent both the driver and passenger to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Steven Liles, of Chase City, was heading west on U.S. 58 near Herbert Road when his 1992 Ford Ranger ran off the road into the embankment and slammed into the nearby guardrail, according to State Police reports.

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  16. Suspect charged with murder of Chase City manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The reduction in costs that Halifax County could achieve by consolidating health insurance coverage for county and school division employees works out to around $400,000 - a sum greater than A Sunday night altercation at a Meadows Road residence in Chase City ended with one man dead and the other in jail facing first degree murder charges, Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins said. Deputies charged Corey Jermel Jones, 32, with fatally stabbing Wesley King Jr., 59, multiple times in the chest outside the home of Emma Harris on Sunday, Jan. 11. The two Chase City men - Jones lives at 111 Jackson Road, King on Wrightman Road - were purportedly visiting Harris when they began fighting, according to four officers - Sgt.

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  17. Mecklenburg supes order school study, eye referendumRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The reduction in costs that Halifax County could achieve by consolidating health insurance coverage for county and school division employees works out to around $400,000 - a sum greater than The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to hire a consultant to conduct a comprehensive study of school facilities and sample public opinion ahead of a possible voter referendum this fall on new school construction. The supervisors moved forward after hearing a cost estimate of $40,000 for the consultant - considerably less than the $200,000 that the School Board has sought for a study of its own.

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