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  1. Chase City seeks ways to restore businesses; solar concerns airedRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | SoVaNow.com

    In a meeting delayed three days by winter weather, members of Chase City Town Council learned last week that a business that originated in Chase City - Atlantic Medical - would be closing its doors downtown. In response to this news, Mayor Eddie Bratton called for finding a way to grow and retain new businesses in Chase City.

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  2. Mecklenburg officials weigh budget pros, cons of solar farmsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County officials continue to weigh the consequences of allowing solar farms to spread in Mecklenburg as the revenue implications of the partially tax-exempt projects become clearer. Solar energy and its economic impact in Mecklenburg - in particular, the possible adverse impact of solar projects on the flow of education funding from the state - dominated the discussion Thursday night at a joint meeting of the county Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.

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  3. Solar energy's impact on school funding mulledRead the original story

    Monday Jan 2 | SoVaNow.com

    Could solar energy, widely considered a low-impact industry, sap Mecklenburg County of precious tax dollars that its schools need to function? That's a question the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors will consider next week when members review the county's newly enacted zoning ordinance for solar farms, two of which are already planned for the Chase City area. At the December board meeting, ED-3 Supervisor David Brankley expressed reservations about the impact solar farms could have on the quality of life for residents of the Chase City area, where one solar installation has been approved and another application is pending.

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

    Monday Jan 2 | 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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  5. Chase City approves cemetery paving workRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Chase City Town Council's final meeting of the year Monday night featured only one action item: approval of a contract to repave the roads in the town cemetery. Council agreed to take $75,000 from the Allen Gregory Cemetery Endowment to pay for Lanco Paving of South Boston to pave the roadways within Woodland Cemetery.

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  6. Mecklenburg trustees turn to vendor to save on school energy billsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County School Board agreed Monday to enter into an energy performance contract to pay for much-needed repairs and improvements to four elementary school buildings. The final decision to enter into a sole source contract with Trane is pending an audit that take place over the next six months to determine whether the promised upgrades and repairs will actually be cost-free and save money for the county.

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  7. Ridin' High With SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    It felt like winter just in time for Christmas parades this weekend in Clarksville, Bracey, South Hill and Chase City. In the Chase City Christmas Parade on Sunday night, Brenda Hatcher and Lisa Gillispie, above, kept dry nestled inside a parade vehicle that rolled through town.

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  8. Consider some Toast of Rabbit with your holiday feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    While other Thanksgiving chefs spend time in their kitchens, John Bowman of South Boston will recreate history in his. "The Chautauqua Cook Book," dating back to 1889, recently came into Bowman's possession- given to him by Larry Maxted of Chase City, a fellow veteran and member of American Legion Post 45 in Clarksville.

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  9. Lawrence named new Chase City managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Chase City has a new town manager, Angela Lawrence, who was officially hired Monday night at the regular monthly meeting of Chase City Town Council. Lawrence, who moved to Chase City earlier this year from Kansas City, takes over the position held for three decades by Rickey Reese until his untimely death in June.

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  10. New solar farm proposal toutedRead the original story w/Photo

    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 Juergen Fehr, COO of Geenex shows off a minature prototype of the photovoltaic panels that will be installed at the solar farm the company is developing in Chase City.

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  11. 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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  12. Utility scale solar energy coming to SouthsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A developer of utility-scale solar energy projects in North Carolina, including in nearby Person and Vance counties, is making its first foray into Virginia with a proposed solar farm in the Chase City area. The company, Carolina Solar Energy, is proposing to build a 330-acre "photovoltaic solar energy facility" near Spanish Grove Road in Chase City with a timetable for completion in late 2018 or early 2019.

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  13. Mecklenburg planners clear auto storage yard, solar farmRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Planning Commission has tentatively approved a request for a special exception permit to operate an auto storage yard in the 3000 block of Highway 49 in Nelson. Their recommendation must now go before the Board of Supervisors for final approval, expected to occur at the supervisors' next monthly meeting on November 7. Petitioner Robert Mallory was told that he has six months to erect a privacy fence around his storage yard - one that will completely obscure any stored vehicle from the road or neighbors' views.

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  14. Halloween highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    James Lloyd Terry, the convicted killer of 84-year-old South Boston widow Charlotte Rice, will spend the rest of his life in prison after Circuit Judge Joel Cunningham rejected the death It was a night of ghoulish fun Monday as the Towns of South Hill, Chase City and Clarksville each hosted hundreds of children at Halloween events. Top, at South Hill's Centennial Park, a huge crowd turned out for the Monster Mash, the last event of the year for the Market Square series.

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  15. Talking presidential politics with 'Dr. Bob'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The normally wonky annual meeting of the Southside Planning District Commission came with a twist this year - an election year twist, that is. Robert Holsworth, a former VCU professor and political analyst who has earned renown in the pundit ranks as "Dr. Bob," regaled local officials and planners with his observations on the 2016 presidential election as guest speaker at the event, held Thursday night in Chase City.

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  16. Here Comes the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Plans are afoot for Chase City to become home to two solar energy fields - one developed by Charlotte, N.C.-based Geenex, and the other by Carolina Solar Energy of Durham, N.C. Carolina Solar Energy is asking Mecklenburg County to grant a special exception permit that would allow it to operate a 330-acre "photovoltaic solar energy facility" near Spanish Grove Road in Chase City. Geenex has not named the site it has under consideration.

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  17. Changes looming for local, state academic programsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg Count trustees got their first glimpse at changes ahead in the academic program for students in Mecklenburg County and throughout Virginia during Monday night's meeting of the school board. Superintendent Paul Nichols told members, "We now have a flood of information from the federal and state departments of education regarding changes to educational policies" as the No Child Left Behind law passed during the Bush administration gives way to President Obama's Every Child Succeeds initiative.

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  18. Chase City woman faces heroin indictmentRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Mecklenburg County grand jury handed down indictments against eight individuals on October 17, including two suspects who have been charged with drug-related offenses. Tiffany Dawn Ferrell of Chase City was charged with one felony count of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

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  19. Murder investigation launched in Clarksville's man deathRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Chase City Police have opened an investigation into the death of a Clarksville man Wednesday night. Officers J. Carey and A. DeSantis responded to a "shots fired" call in the 400 block of Washington Street around 11:56 p.m. Wednesday.

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  20. After the delugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    In a weekend of high drama for the presidential campaign, Donald Trump's supporters in the area responded to calls for the Republican candidate to drop out of the race with Saturday's heavy rainfall made for a light turnout at the Chase City Autumn Jubilee, which took place Sunday. Those who turned out on the sunny day enjoyed funnel cakes and cotton candy, music from the One More Time band and the ever-popular pumpkin chunkin' contest.

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