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  1. C-store theft investigatedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | SoVaNow.com

    Michael Lee Cousins, 33, who had been the object of a police search for the past several days, was arrested Friday afternoon in the northern portion of Halifax County, according For the second time in just as many months, Mecklenburg County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the theft of cigarettes from a local convenience store. The most recent event occurred on Oct. 5 around 5:07 a.m. when Deputies J. Watts and T. Baisey responded to an alarm activation at J Gills Store, 6267 Buggs Island Road, Boydton.

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  2. Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plantRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County and the Town of Boydton are working together to find the funds to upgrade the town's aging wastewater treatment plant, projected to cost around $4 million. County Administrator Wayne Carter said Mecklenburg is seeking $2,750,000 in TROF and GOF monies to undertake the project.

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  3. Town preparing for 38th annual Boydton DayRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The 2014 Flotsam Flotilla attracted 30 volunteers on Saturday who ended up working in three groups to collect trash from the Banister River and the public boat access area near Halifax County School Board trustees will get their first report on local and statewide SOL test scores when they meet this evening at 7:30 p.m. for their monthly public session The leaves are beginning to turn and, in the small town of Boydton, that means just one thing ... Boydton Day is coming! Saturday, Oct. 25, the 38th annual Boydton Day will kick off with a lively parade, the courthouse square filled with vendors and lots of music.

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  4. Mecklenburg supes agree to spending, but not without criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Monday honoring Harrison Walker of Buffalo Junction, who was elected by his peers to be Governor at the 72nd annual session of Boys State Virginia. The program, sponsored by the American Legion is one of the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students.

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  5. Deputies respond to rash of holiday theftsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Sheriff's deputies spent much of Labor Day weekend chasing down a rash of reported larcenies in the Boydton area, and one in Bracey, and made one arrest of a suspect for driving under the influence.

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  6. Mecklenburg school bus caught up in accidentRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A school bus was involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Skipwith and Rocky Mount Roads in Skipwith at approximately 8:35 p.m. Aug. 20. The school bus, driven by 70-year-old Barbara Edmonds of Boydton, was turning left when a vehicle, driven by 17-year-old Kalifornia Parker, traveling in the opposite direction collided with the bus.

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  7. Hydrilla being put in the lake, Corps fearsRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Despite efforts to stem the spread of hydrilla in Kerr reservoir, US Army Corps of Engineers officials continue to find new outgrowths of the invasive plant.

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  8. Child dies after going under at North Bend ParkRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A 4-year-old local boy who was pulled unconscious from the lake near North Bend Park on Sunday succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, Aug. 26 around 3:30 p.m. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins said that when police arrived at the scene around noon on Sunday, family members and the park rangers were already administering CPR.

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  9. Post offices to offer reduced serviceRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Community pleas not to close post offices in Baskerville and Skipwith were delivered to officials with the United States Postal Service during town hall-style meetings with local residents on Thursday.

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  10. Mecklengburg County school board extends Thornton's contractRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A federal search warrant unsealed in U.S. District Court in Roanoke states that former cigarette company executive Kathy Farley is suspected of committing wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering Charles "Zan" Womack Jr., publisher of 15 Virginia and North Carolina newspapers including the News-Progress in Chase City, the South Hill ... (more)

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  11. Anna Runs America ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The vote was four in favor, and none opposed. Council members Marshall Whitaker and Vice-Mayor Lisa Gillispie were absent from the meeting.

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  12. Holton praises SVHEC job effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The vote was four in favor, and none opposed. Council members Marshall Whitaker and Vice-Mayor Lisa Gillispie were absent from the meeting.

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  13. One killed in fatal crashRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device.

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  14. Mecklenburg trustees reschedule for July 31 to talk contract extension for ThorntonRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Destination Downtown South Boston has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, Marine Staff Sgt.

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  15. Mecklenburg's historic Elm Hill destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and Community Memorial Healthcenter of South Hill will celebrate their affiliation and introduce the new VCU Community Memorial Hospital at a community gathering in A lightning strike appears to be the cause of a fire that destroyed historic Elm Hill plantation, Wednesday.

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  16. Mecklenburg school board closes books, buys autosRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    It promises to be a festive occasion, to be sure, but the re-enactment of the Battle of Staunton River Bridge this weekend is serious business for the volunteers who will All things considered, life was good at Black Walnut plantation as Christmas 1862 drew near.

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  17. Monday shooting under investigationRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Sheriff' office is investigating a shooting that took place Monday near Boydton.

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  18. Microsoft's third expansion in Mecklenburg to create 90 jobsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Microsoft Corp. will invest $346.7 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County and create 90 new jobs as the software giant increases its cloud computing capabilities, it was announced Wednesday.

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  19. Next phase for the TrailRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    With a state tournament berth on the line, the Comets whiffed on early opportunities and made some costly mistakes, and the visitors took advantage.

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  20. Clarksville mulls sewage hike, adjusted taxRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The spending increase is mainly due to higher costs for servicing the debt on a Rural Development loan and grant for the upgrade to the Maple Avenue Wastewater plant, and Clarksville Town Council is considering a budget for the coming year that would raise the real estate tax rate by one cent and impose a 15 percent sewer increase, although only ... (more)

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