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  1. Town struggles to keep police officersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 6 | SoVaNow.com

    'Back 2 School' rally at HCHS draws crowd of more than 1,000 for message of unity, hard work and achievement The Chase City Police Department is beset by a staffing crisis as officers leave the town force due to low pay and lack of benefits. That was the message shared by Town Manager Angela Lawrence and Police Chief Jay Jordan during a special meeting of Chase City Town Council Wednesday night.

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  2. National Night Out festivities come into focusRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 25 | SoVaNow.com

    ... party that celebrates community spirit and anti-crime efforts. For the neighbors who gather on Main Street in Chase City between 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7, "we will have games, music, food, a bouncy house, dunking booth, small petting zoo, goodies and tons of ...

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  3. Bringing convenience to North MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of the local history and being a stranger in the business community, Elmawri-whose family operates locations in Chase City, Lynchburg, Clarksville, and other towns in Virginia - is embracing the spirit of the lost North Main Street businesses by ...

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  4. Two indicted after death of Chase City manRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 18 | SoVaNow.com

    Two of the five suspects arrested in the December slaying of a Chase City man were indicted this week on separate felony counts by a Mecklenburg County grand jury. Jermaine Randale Nelson and Tylleah Shirley Russell of Chase City, held in the Dec. 9 slaying of Melvin Hatcher of Chase City, were charged with one felony count each of conspiracy to commit aggravated malicious wounding.

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  5. A 'Monumental' exhibition at The Valentine in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    Tom and Lyn Emory of Chase City examine a scaled replica of the Virginia Emancipation Proclamation and Freedom Monument during a visit to The Valentine in Richmond. The display is the first of a two-part exhibition examining Richmond's public monuments.

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  6. Chase City drops plans for cigarette taxRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Chase City Town Council shelved plans to enact a 15 cent-per-pack cigarette tax Monday during the regular meeting of Council. Ahead of the vote, Mecklenburg County supervisor Dan Tanner presented a resolution from the Board of Supervisors opposing cigarette taxes in all localities of Mecklenburg County.

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  7. Mecklenburg supervisors move on Microsoft water tank, trail expansionRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of Zoning Appeals. During board member comments Tanner asked the board to adopt a resolution opposing plans by Chase City's planned cigarette tax. A similar resolution was approved when the town of South Hill, last year, decided to implement a ...

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  8. Caution urged as heat index approaches triple digitsRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... beverages." This advisory prompted several local towns to post messages to their residents on social media. Chase City Town Manager, Angela Lawrence wrote, "Please check on your friends and neighbors who might be more vulnerable in this heat. Take ...

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  9. Fire forces shutdown of Clarksville donut shopRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... air work. He did not speculate on the work needed to restore the kitchen area. He also thanked the members of the Chase City and Boydton Volunteer Fire Departments for their help Thursday.

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  10. Chase City budget in limbo after Council casts tie voteRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Chase City Town Council deadlocked on a vote Monday night to enact a new town budget, leaving the matter in limbo with a deadline fast approaching for Chase City to have its budget in place. The vote was 3-3 with Lisa Gillispie, Winthy Hatcher and Brenda Hatcher in favor of the $3.37 million general budget.

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  11. Town takes look at 25-cent cigarette taxRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Looking for a new source of revenue to support town operations, members of Chase City Town Council held a first reading Monday night on an ordinance to levy a local cigarette tax. If it goes ahead with a proposed 25-cent excise tax, Chase City will follow the lead of the Town of South Hill, which last year enacted a 15 cent levy on the sale of cigarettes.

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  12. Hatcher praised as tenure on Town Council comes to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Monday night marked the end of an era as Winthy Hatcher Jr. wrapped up his 12-year tenure on Chase City Town Council. The event, marked with a proclamation and a party, prompted an outpouring of remembrances and tributes.

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  13. School safety concerns guide design of Mecklenburg County's new complexRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and the needs of our community have been a very central part of the planning" for the facility, Nichols told Chase City residents at a community watch meeting earlier this year. Mecklenburg County schools already have controlled access doors, ...

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  14. NASCAR tries to keep pace in today's ride-sharing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | SFGate

    ... which is among the NASCAR tracks turning to computerized racing as a way to attract new fans. Charlie Doss, of Chase City, Virginia, with his grandson Tucker Doss, 7, at a recent race at South Boston Speedway. NASCAR's fan base is aging more rapidly ...

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  15. A joyous occasion, tinged with sadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... late Evan Ashad "Meek" Smith, came to the stage to receive his diploma. Smith was murdered earlier this year in Chase City, cutting short the life of a young man who was an avid hunter, angler and outdoors enthusiast. PVHS Principal Wesley Swain ...

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  16. Public hearing on tax rate draws query on farm use tax exemptionRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... to develop a gourmet mushroom farm. A Voter Registrar Jason Corwin received permission to move a polling place in Chase City from its current location at the VFW to Butler Library. "I received a call the day before the election saying the Chase City ...

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  17. Storytelling over war whoopsRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Robert H. Morrison certified a murder charge against 80-year-old John Frederick "Jack" Brown on Tuesday, bumping up the case to Circuit Court after an Halifax County School Board trustees voiced support for building an $8.89 million replacement for outdated Tuck Dillard Stadium, but they split on the best way to move forward with the On Saturday, the sounds of song and drums echoed across the South Central Fairgrounds in Chase City as Native Americans from Virginia, North Carolina and beyond gathered for three days of celebration at the Southern Virginia American Indian Festival.

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  18. Thursday storm knocks out power in ClarksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... some 450 customers without power in Clarksville and Buffalo Junction. There also were scattered outages in Chase City, South Hill and the Gasburg area on Lake Gaston. Utility vehicles, fire trucks, police cars, VDOT and power company vehicles were ...

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  19. Native American Festival returns to Chase CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Understanding a culture requires experiencing it. The public can experience Native American culture by attending the annual Southern Virginia American Indian Festival at the fairgrounds in Chase City, May 11-13.

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  20. Voters shake up town council seatsRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... - were eligible to participate in the balloting. With no opposition, mayors of three towns - in Clarksville, Chase City and LaCrosse - claimed four-year terms to their respective offices. While Boydton has a new mayor, John M. "Johnny" Kirkland, he ...

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