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  1. Mecklenburg school board flips; 5-4 majority backs single countywide complexRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    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 A newly reprised, 5-4 majority on the Mecklenburg County School Board voted Tuesday night in favor of building a single consolidated school complex to replace Bluestone and Park View high and middle schools - on the condition that the county, if at all possible, locate the facility on land centrally located between Park View High School and Boydton.

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

    Jan 16, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    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.

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  3. Charges pending in bus joyrideRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Park View High School in South Hill was arrested this week after allegedly taking a school bus on a joyride into an open field, striking a ditch. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins confirmed the arrest of Jonathan William Cabaniss of South Hill on Friday.

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  4. Joyride on stolen school bus leads to charges against Park View studentRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Park View High School in South Hill has been arrested after allegedly stealing a school bus and taking it on a joyride into an open field, striking a ditch. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins confirmed the arrest of Jonathan William Cabaniss of South Hill Friday on charges of larceny for stealing a school bus and a golf cart.

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  5. Richey, Bailey lead Mecklenburg school boardRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Hunters venturing out into the woods with blaze-orange caps and vests may have a new fashion choice with a bill coming up this session of the General Assembly- blaze pink. State lawmakers have pre-filed nearly 1,000 bills with more on the way as the Virginia General Assembly opens for business Wednesday with the start of the 2017 session.

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  6. Mecklenburg trustees tap Richey, Bailey for leadership rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County School Board voted in Brent Richey as board chair at a specially called meeting of the trustees Wednesday night, ending the tenure of Dale Sturdifen in the leadership position. After months of controversy over school facilities - whether the county is better served by constructing a single consolidated high school/middle school complex or two complexes, one end on the east and west ends of Mecklenburg - the sharply divided board voted for change.

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  7. Bracey woman gets brief jail stint for felony child abuseRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The deaths of Halifax County High School juniors Casey Pulliam and Olivia Noblin have left feelings of emptiness for their families and the community that will never be filled, but Scholarship funds have been created in memory of Olivia Noblin and Casey Pulliam, close friends and Halifax County High School athletes who lost their lives just days before Christmas in A Bracey woman who was arrested with her husband on charges of bomb-making and paramilitary activity came before Mecklenburg County Circuit Court on Tuesday to learn her fate on a separate conviction of child endangerment.

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  8. Normandy veteran dies at age 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Scholarship funds have been created in memory of Olivia Noblin and Casey Pulliam, close friends and Halifax County High School athletes who lost their lives just days before Christmas in Two days after Christmas, another member of the Greatest Generation passed away. Roland Pickett Bugg, Sr., a Mecklenburg County World War II veteran who fought in the beach assault of D-Day, died Dec. 27. He was 100 years old.

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  9. Park View basketball parents get appealRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Two Halifax County teens were killed Thursday night in a single-vehicle crash on Bethel Road , two miles east of the Town of Halifax. Perpetrators in the fight that led to the cancellation of the boys basketball season at Park View High School may face criminal charges, pending a review of the incident by The Mecklenburg County School Board agreed to hear the appeal from the Park View varsity boys basketball team suspension, after parents requested the board reconsider the decision it made Monday night to suspend the team from further play following an altercation in Brunswick during the Bulldog Classic.

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  10. Park View basketball season cancelled after players brawl in the standsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Nearly 100 people gathered in freezing temperatures Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil dedicated to Tearron Clayborn, who died Dec. 9 in a shooting that police say was related to The Mecklenburg County School Board voted Monday night to suspend the Park View High School varsity boys basketball team from play for the remainder of the season following an altercation that took place at a tournament in Brunswick County Saturday night. Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols said he felt the school trustees had no other option, after viewing a videotape of the brawl.

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  11. Mecklenburg supes fix roof, lament lack of progress on school facilitiesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Discussion of school facility improvements, large and small, dominated the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors' year-end meeting Monday night in Boydton. On the low end of the cost spectrum, supervisors approved a request to spend $37,00 from the county's school roof replacement fund to repair some 17,000 square feet of flat roof at Park View Middle School that leaks whenever it rains.

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  12. Microsoft adds 44 jobs with latest expansionRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Microsoft will invest $251.6 million to expand its Boydton data center for the fifth time since the software giant first arrived in Mecklenburg six years ago. This time, the expansion will bring 44 new jobs to the community.

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  13. Microsoft embarks on fifth expansion at Boydton, adds 44 jobsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Governor Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that Microsoft Corporation will invest $251.6 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County and increase capacity to serve its growing customer base, a project that will create 44 new jobs. Microsoft's original project in 2010 involved an investment of up to $499 million and 50 new jobs.

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  14. Mecklenburg supes okay land use requests, amend waste rulesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    With the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the cusp of being decided Tuesday, one sign of heightened voter interest in Halifax County is a sharp increase in The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation and the Community Arts Center Foundation have struck an agreement to transfer The Prizery performing arts center facility to the SVHEF, allowing the arts During a short meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors approved two special exception permits, made amendments to the county's solid waste ordinance and received an update from Southside Community Services Board director Beth Engelhorn.

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