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  1. Local contenders step up for Circuit judgeshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    A hearing in Danville on a request to dismiss a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the South Boston Police Department did not produce a decision Tuesday morning. Two members of the local bar have signaled their interest in filling an open Circuit Court judgeship with the pending retirement of Halifax County judge Joel Cunningham Sr. Among the contenders for the position are S. Anderson "Andy" Nelson of Clarksville, who currently presides as a judge with the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in the 10th Judicial District, and Nora J. Miller, Mecklenburg County Commonwealth's Attorney.

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  2. Man brought in from out of the coldRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Deputies with the aid of Virginia State Police located 70-year-old Lawrence Clay of Clarksville, who was missing from his home for nearly a day this weekend. Clay appeared uninjured, but was transported to a nearby hospital "to get checked out," according to a report filed by Deputy Cody Mull.

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  3. For women coping with crisis pregnancies, Selah Center offers help and loving approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    ... The Selah Center, offers options with a loving approach. When Christie Russell and her husband Ryan moved to Clarksville in 2001, they met and ministered to many pregnant teenagers and young girls on the verge of becoming sexually active. The girls ...

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  4. Winter Barges InRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Friday and Saturday, clearing primary roads and some secondary roads. Brothers Grayson and Anderson Wilmoth of Clarksville used their day off from school Friday to earn a few extra dollars, shoveling walks and driveways. Though with the snow ...

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  5. Abandoned home torched, inflicting a tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | SoVaNow.com

    What started out as a controlled burn of an abandoned building in Clarksville owned by Sterling Huff turned into a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning. Clarksville Fire Chief Andy Elliott said his department, along with firefighters from Chase City and Boydton, were dispatched to the scene at West Street shortly after 8:30 a.m., Saturday.

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  6. Rescue squad stalwarts receive honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | SoVaNow.com

    A U.S. District judge handed down a sentence of 60 months in prison for former Cherokee Tobacco president Kathy Farley, who was ordered to report to a federal penitentiary to Marlene and William Harris receive the Warren Griffin Service Award, presented by the Mecklenburg County Lifesaving and Rescue Squad at the annual squad banquet Saturday in Clarksville. The honor was presented by Alex Greene who called the honorees pillars of the squad.

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  7. Before the Land Stand, Custer's most brazen theft - finally exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Magazine, authored by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer T.J. Stiles. Stiles' story takes place in the Clarksville area, scene of the theft of Don Juan, considered during the day one of the great racehorses of America. "For 150 years, it has been ...

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  8. Rarely a Dull MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... 1. Hells Angels July was all about Angels, Hells Angels. The motorcycle club held its annual convention in Clarksville the last week of July, bringing in hundreds of members from all 50 states. Once the initial fear that often follows news that the ...

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  9. Burlington Industries' Charlie Chase To Receive Wool Excellence AwardRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    ... processing and fabric manufacturing. Charlie started to work for Burlington Industries Wool Company in Clarksville, Va., on Sept. 1, 1972. Charlie had previously worked in the wool trade and came to BI Wool Company from Mariner & Company in Boston. ...

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  10. Welcome giftRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A federal judge presiding in a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the Town of South Boston has set a Feb. 2 hearing date to consider the town's request to Virginia police misinformed state investigators about their use of force against Linwood Lambert, a man who died after officers repeatedly tased him in a hospital doorway, according to files from When born in 1998, Shamahad Bowers of Clarksville suffered a crippling injury to his right arm and other complications that left him without movement in the limb.

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  11. Patrick MynsterRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Morning Journal

    ... two grandchildren, all of Unionport, Ohio; two brothers, Fred Mynster of Richmond, Ohio, and James Mynster of Clarksville, Va.; and a sister, Mary Risler of Cape Coral, Fla. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The Brings Broadway Chapel, ...

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  12. Mecklenburg County, town officials exchange views on vehicle decalsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Town officials shared their concerns about the elimination of decals during a meeting Thursday with members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors' Budget and Finance Committee. Attending the meeting were officials from Boydton, Chase City, Clarksville and South Hill who voiced the objections to Mecklenburg County Treasurer Sandra Langford, Commissioner of Revenue Ed Taylor and County Administrator Wayne Carter.

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  13. Basic Sportswear closing up in ClarksvilleRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight in regular session to consider the creation of a Drug Court for low-level offenders - a move that could save the The Basic Sportswear Kinderton Distribution Center is closing its doors after 11 years operating from the warehouse on Burlington Drive near Clarksville. Machelle McClain, direction of operations for the company, said they are downsizing, moving to a smaller facility in Martinsville.

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  14. Santa Claus, the busiest man aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight in regular session to consider the creation of a Drug Court for low-level offenders - a move that could save the Santa Claus was an active fellow this weekend as he hop-scotched across Mecklenburg County to ride in Christmas parades in Clarksville, Bracey, South Hill and Chase City and to attend events to hear the gift lists of good girls and boys. His first stop was Friday night with parades in Clarksville and Bracey, with South Hill and Chase City holding their Yule processions on Sunday.

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  15. Retired teachers die in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... as of Sunday. The first confirmation of the Schwabs' deaths came Tuesday night when members of their church, Clarksville Presbyterian in Clarksville, posted a short note on Facebook: "Terrible news tonight. Bob and Diana Schwab were both killed in a ...

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  16. Mecklenburg County looks to ditch decals, reclaim revenueRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... three outside vendors who currently sell decals - the South Hill Chamber of Commerce, Frames and Stitches in Clarksville, and Tina Evans in La Crosse - would see an end to their payments. "We cannot pay a vendor that is not providing a service. They ...

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  17. Phil concert to blend fun, wonder, spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... Having performed "Knoxville" nearly 20 times, A Chandler- ;Eteme says the piece reminds her of summer visits to Clarksville, Virginia, to see her grandmother and her father's brothers and sisters. She says it was always lovely to see her family ...

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  18. Russell, III, William HoraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Elizabeth Hunter Russell, and his sisters, Mary Elizabeth and Jean. Born in Marion, S.C., his family moved to Clarksville, where he grew up and met his high school sweetheart, who would later become his wife. Bill graduated from Virginia Polytechnic ...

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  19. Teen suspect arrested after robbery victim held at gunpointRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Sunday, investigating two vandalism complaints and a larceny. On Friday, Mull was at 363 Dock Side Drive near Clarksville where the victim reported the theft of a green ezgo golf cart and a green Polaris Ranger 4-wheeler. The victim last saw the ...

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  20. Generous gift for cancer causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Highlighting the Cindy Hite Memorial Golf Tournament this Friday in Clarksville, Sandra Hubbard presented a check for $10,000 to the Mecklenburg County Cancer Association on behalf of Rick and Linda Hendrick, of NASCAR racing fame. The gift by Hendrick, a native of Palmer Springs, and his wife helped to push the tournament fundraising total to $50,000.

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