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  1. Fire leaves four homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | SoVaNow.com

    Firefighters from Clarksville, Boydton, Virgilina and Midway responded early Tuesday morning to a house fire on White House Road in Nelson. Firefighters arrived on the scene around 6 a.m. and found smoke and flames showing from the front of the single-family home.

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  2. SCSB updates Mecklenburg supes on mental health servicesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Beth Engelhorn, executive director of the Southside Community Services Board , began the new year by updating Mecklenburg County supervisors on the activities of her organization during 2017. The update took place during the regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Monday, Jan. 8. The SCSB is a public entity that delivers community-based services to children, adults and families with mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual disability needs.

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  3. Mecklenburg supes secure site for new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors reorganized for the year and approved a $14,824,000 bid for Blair Construction Company to complete the courthouse renovation project. The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors has secured purchase options on a 176-acre site for a new middle school-high school complex, but the final site selection must be approved by Top, the location is east of Boydton, across from Route 4 leading to Kerr Dam.

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  4. Mecklenburg supervisors eye site for new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | SoVaNow.com

    The tract as viewed from U.S. Route 58, across the highway from Route 4 running to John H. Kerr Dam. Mecklenburg County may be one step closer to building a new school for grades 6-12.

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  5. Fire takes holiday tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | SoVaNow.com

    A Vernon Hill woman who picked up a stray dog by the side of the road thinking she was doing a kindly deed is now seeking help of her own: Volunteer firefighters with four area companies braved high winds and frigid temperatures Sunday night while battling a house fire near Mooresville Estate just outside of Clarksville. Clarksville Fire Chief Andy Elliott said a call came into the 911 center about a house fire at 104 Browns Cove Road around 8:40 p.m. New Year's Eve.

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  6. Five arrested in Chase City shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 26 | SoVaNow.com

    A shooting in the vicinity of Westside Village on Saturday afternoon left one man injured. A Dumphries man was arrested on a concealed weapons charge as police continue to investigate Five people were arrested Thursday in connection with a Dec. 9 shooting in Chase City that left one man seriously injured after the bullet lodged in his brain.

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  7. Options eyed for 2018 Mecklenburg school calendarRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Clover 22-year-old was arrested Monday on a felony charge of aggravated assault after he allegedly rammed a vehicle into a Scottsburg house and injured another man, who is currently The Mecklenburg County School Board will consider two options for the 2018-19 school year calendar, with proposed dates of Aug. 9 and Aug. 13 for the start of school. Trustees were asked to review the two options at their monthly meeting Monday night in Boydton.

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  8. Home engulfed before firefighters arriveRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | 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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  9. More charges lodged against suspect in arson, vandalismRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Clarksville man faces new charges in connection with an Oct. 4 arson attempt at a home in Merifield Acres near Clarksville and a second incident that same evening involving the destruction of Sue's Place gift shop on College Street in Clarksville. On Monday, grand jury indictments against Dan Barden were released, charging the Clarksville man with attempted murder, three counts of vandalism and one count of breaking and entering.

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

    Nov 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The intersection of U.S. 15 and 58 near Clarksville was the scene of a two-car crash Tuesday morning that sent the driver of one vehicle to the hospital. According to Clarksville Police Officer Matt Powell, Ivory Oliver was traveling east coming off the U.S. 58 Bypass bridge when the school fleet vehicle she was driving was struck by a car coming from Clarksville on Business 58, driven by Donna Garland of Red Oak.

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

    Nov 29, 2017 | 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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  12. Microsoft plans free WiFi around BoydtonRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | 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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  13. Mecklenburg trustees reject request to hire architectRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A majority of Mecklenburg County school board members rejected a request to hire an architect to design the new consolidated high/middle school complex during the trustees' Nov. 2 meeting. The motion to authorize staff to draft an RFP for an architect was advanced by Dale Sturdifen at a special called meeting of the board.

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  14. Easy Does itRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Area EMS volunteers gather at the new VCU-CMH facility to assist with the move of patients from the Buena Vista Circle facility. The first patient is wheeled through the door.

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

    Nov 8, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    After months of planning, a tabletop exercise, and countless walkthroughs of both the old facility and the new facility, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital will open its Incident Command Center at 5 a.m. on Saturday to begin the process of moving from the old to the new. Planning for the move was one of the biggest undertakings ever for VCU Health CMH, according to Scott Burnette, CEO of the hospital.

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Man held after trying to flee U.S. MarshalsRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Hill man who is believed by police to be behind a number of storage unit thefts and larcenies throughout Mecklenburg County was captured Thursday by South Hill police as he attempted to flee U.S. Marshals. According to South Hill Police Chief Stuart Bowen, Jerry Antonelli Jones Jr. was picked up by town officers near the 600 block of E. Ferrell Street in town.

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