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  1. a Milestone CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County educators are keeping a watchful eye on students' use of Juuls and other e-cigarette brands at a time when the federal government is warning of epidemic levels of Above, hot air balloons adorned Clarksville's skies for the Town's 200th bicentennial celebration this weekend. Top, local veterans present the colors at opening ceremonies Friday night.

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  2. Clarksville takes steps to establish shelterRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | SoVaNow.com

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, members of Clarksville Town Council have recognized the need to establish a site in town that could serve as a storm and emergency shelter. In the days before Florence made landfall, weather officials said there was a strong likelihood that the storm would cut a swath through Mecklenburg County.

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  3. Person reported missing foundRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | SoVaNow.com

    ... also served with a protective order. Lipscomb was released after he posted a $1,500 bond. Clarence Jones, 66, of Clarksville was arrested Wednesday, for driving without a license after having been declared a habitual offender. Jones was initially ...

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  4. Family bonds - a study in black and white: Search for roots exposes a debilitating legacy of slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Since the 1950s, my extended Sizemore family has held a reunion every August in the rural community near Clarksville, Va., where my father and his five siblings grew up. Dozens of my relatives across multiple generations show up every year, some ...

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  5. Veteran's life takes a turn for the better after interventionRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... for and erected an access ramp at the house because Kelley was confined to a wheelchair and the VFW Post 8163 in Clarksville arranged for Kelley to receive new furniture. Other helpers delivered food for Kelley and his dogs, and the Lake Country ...

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  6. Harris appointed to vacated seat on Clarksville CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The newest member of Clarksville Town Council was sworn in Tuesday during a special called meeting. Loretta H. Harris has been appointed by Council to take over the seat vacated by Kristy Somerville-Midgette, who departed after being tapped to be the new superintendent of schools for Brunswick County.

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  7. VDOT plans roundabout for problem intersectionRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Motorists in the Clarksville area could see a new traffic pattern at the intersection of U.S. 58-15 North on the eastern edge of town under a plan developed by VDOT to address persistent complaints about the busy junction. VDOT is planning to install a traffic roundabout to slow down vehicles entering the intersection, reducing the potential for accidents and eliminating much of the confusion drivers face in the intersection due to poor visibility.

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  8. Hidden Gem: Sand Dollar Island off the North Carolina coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    As summer winds down, there is a hidden gem on the North Carolina coast you may want to add to your list if you are trying to squeeze out one more trip to the beach. "I would tell people it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience," said Angie Williamson who made the three-and-a-half-hour drive from Clarksville, Virginia, after hearing about the island best accessed in low tide.

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  9. Indictments issued against 20 defendantsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Quinn Kizzie of La Crosse was charged with one felony count of unlawful wounding. A John Edward Davis III of Clarksville was charged with one felony count of destruction of property. A Bernard Henderson Winn of South Hill was charged with one felony ...

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  10. VDOT to test roundabout at 58-15 intersectionRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    VDOT representatives will meet with local officials Thursday in Boydton to answer questions about a proposed roundabout for the intersection of U.S. 15 North and U.S. 58 on the east side of the lake in Clarksville. Long a target of complaints among local motorists, the crossing at the nexus of the 58 bypass and business routes into Clarksville is slated to receive a temporary roundabout, which VDOT will install to give community members and officials a chance to evaluate it as a viable solution to the traffic problems that plague the 15/58 intersection.

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  11. Pickpocket suspect tied to Clarksville theftRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Roxboro, N.C. Police Department has released a newly acquired photo in an appeal to the public to help identify a man said to have been involved in a "criminal matter." While the photos are not clear, the man appears to be the same one believed to have stolen a wallet from a woman's purse at The Cottage Barn in Clarksville on June 5. In both photos, the man appears to be wearing the same plaid shirt, ball cap and glasses Clarksville Town Police said immediately following the theft in June, the suspect or someone working with him used credit cards stolen from the female victim at Bridgeview Exxon and Walmart in South Boston.

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  12. Sun subscription drive beginsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... stage-paid envelope for your convenience. No need to buy a stamp! Or, drop by our office at 602 Virginia Avenue, Clarksville, with your subscription information and payment. We thank you in advance!

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  13. Overcoming AmnesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Editor's note: Bill Sizemore is a retired journalist with the Virginian Pilot in Norfolk and a former Clarksville resident. This excerpt is from his new book, Uncle George and Me: Two Southern Families Confront a Shared Legacy of Slavery, coming Sept.

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  14. Gregg's 2017 Shelby GT350, Track Weapon, Carves Corners at VIRRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Modified Mustangs & Fords

    Gregg Garrett of Clarksville, Virginia, is the owner of this beautiful 2017 Shelby GT350 in Race Red. Affectionately known as Track Weapon, this GT350 is no stranger to carving the corners of Garrett's home track at Virginia International Raceway.

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  15. Thaxton prevails for Late Model Stock victory at SoBoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... oval, Thaxton became the fourth different driver to visit Victory Lane at South Boston Speedway this season. The Clarksville, Virginia resident pulled away from his challengers after the final restart with eight laps to go and was never seriously ...

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  16. Students in Clarksville to receive free breakfast, lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The district announced Monday all students who attend Clarksville Elementary, Clarksville Middle, Clarksville High and Renaissance Academy will receive free meals regardless of income. "We are excited to be able to offer this program to all our students," Superintendent Tina Bennett said in a press release.

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  17. GOP candidate for Congress touts agenda on local swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Denver Riggleman, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 5th District, visited Clarksville on Thursday to meet with members of the local Republican party to discuss pressing issues that face Southside Virginia. Party leaders in June picked Riggleman, a former Air Force Intelligence officer and current senior consultant with the Department of Defense Office of Electronic Warfare and Countermeasures, to replace Rep. Thomas Garrett on the November ballot, following Garrett's surprise announcement that he would not seek re-election after only one term in Congress.

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  18. Edwards: Test for rock before purchasing siteRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Schools. Fees, due on or before Aug. 9 during the schools open house, were fixed as follows: Elementary Schools Clarksville and South Hill Elementary students only Student Planner, Grades 2-5 - $4 Middle Schools Art, Grade 6, 7, 8 (Supplies Only) - ...

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  19. Lakefest Week is here againRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Southern Virginia's biggest party of the summer is back this week as the Town of Clarksville hosts the 41st annual Virginia Lake Festival, with events Thursday through Saturday. The fun begins Thursday night with tethered balloon rides, weather permitting, as well as food and children's games.

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  20. Obituaries, July 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Henry Linward Green of 961 Epps Fork Road, Clarksville, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018, at Duke University Hospital, Durham. He was born on Aug. 31, 1931, in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, to the late Henry Hunter Green and Bertha Moody Green.

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