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  1. DRS ribbon cutting draws visit by Lt. GovernorRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | SoVaNow.com

    Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax traveled to Clarksville on Friday for a ribbon cutting at DRS, the data processing company located at the Lake Country Industrial Park off Noblin Farm Road. The company, which has operated at the Clarksville site for 15 years, was celebrating its new affiliation with HiGro Group LLC, a private equity investment firm that invests in business and technology services companies.

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  2. A heart for Southside VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Farmville Herald

    ... Ruff's legislative assistant. They can both be reached at Sen.Ruff@verizon.net, (434) 374-5129 or P. O. Box 332, Clarksville, VA 23927.

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  3. Tobacco Ball closes out Clarksville's bicentennial celebrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | SoVaNow.com

    Clarksville residents celebrated in high style Saturday night as the town's year-long bicentennial celebration draws to a close. Nearly 200 people packed the Clarksville Community Center for an evening of dining and dancing at the Clarksville Bicentennial Tobacco Ball.

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  4. Aided by $150,000 grant, Players move forward with theater plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | SoVaNow.com

    The Clarksville Community Players recently received a $150,000 grant from the Cabell Foundation, a Richmond-based non-profit that supports higher education and the cultural arts throughout Virginia, with a particular emphasis on the Richmond area. Charlie Simmons, co-chairman of the Clarksville Fine Arts Center capital campaign steering committee, said to his knowledge this is the first time the Cabell Foundation has made an award to any organization in this area.

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  5. Celebration of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... valor from the Glory Quilters in recognition of his service. Thompson was one of a number of veterans honored at Clarksville's Veterans Day event. (Photos by Susan Kyte and Lisa Clary) Local service members, past and present, were placed in the ...

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  6. Mecklenburg YMCA launches $10,000 fund raising driveRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County YMCA has a major fund raising campaign underway, with an overall goal of $10,000. "Our annual support campaign ensures that we sustain our three locations, two in Clarksville, one in Chase City, and continue to provide the types of programs our community enjoys as well as financial assistance for members who need access to the YMCA but cannot afford the annual dues," said CEO and executive director Scott Worner.

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  7. Riggleman takes 5th District seat; GOP ticket wins countyRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... vote. Turnout was robust around the county. Assistant precinct chief Glenn Reyes, working a polling location at Clarksville, said "the line was around the room" when polls first opened at 6:30 a.m. and voting remained steady throughout the day. At 1 ...

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  8. Burglary conviction nets woman nearly six yearsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    One of four defendants charged in a series of January 2017 burglaries in the Epps Fork area near Clarksville pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felony counts that could have potentially landed her in jail for 260 years. Instead she will serve an active sentence of five years and eight months and one year of supervised probation following her release from prison.

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  9. Friday, Monday programs mark Veterans DayRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... is hosting its Veterans Day Service at the Mecklenburg County Veterans Memorial, 914 Virginia Avenue in Clarksville. The service will be on the plaza in front of the memorial unless it rains. In that case, it will be held at the House of Prayer, ...

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  10. Emergency response, mental health services top Mecklenburg supervisors' agendaRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... south." Among the calls, the 911 center received word that the front wall of the Planter's Warehouse building in Clarksville had collapsed into the street. "Our staff was tested, but they passed. I commend them," Duncan added. Both Taylor and Duncan ...

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  11. An inspiring storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... he 15th District senator in Virginia. He can be reached at Sen.Ruff@verizon.net, (434) 374-5129 or P.O. Box 332, Clarksville, VA 23927.

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  12. Doris Hester, veteran educator, dies at age 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Doris W. Hester of Clarksville, an educator and longtime community leader, died Monday at the age of 90. Born Sept. 2,1928 and raised in Mecklenburg County, Hester once said she developed her love of learning and education at an early age.

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  13. Thornton responds to anonymous attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Smithfield Times

    ... anyone by posting the video. Thornton came to Isle of Wight after serving in Mecklenburg County, where Clarksville is located. Another letter also criticized the lack of air-conditioning in school cafeterias. "The kitchens ...

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  14. Sun subscription drive continuesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 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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  15. Why many Americans don't plan to vote in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... me to do it; no one's told me it was important," said Zantwinette Ellis, 20, a single mother who has lived in Clarksville her entire life, and has spent most of it bouncing between homes and, in recent years, between low-paying jobs. "They pound you ...

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  16. In low-voting states, will people show up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... me to do it; no one's told me it was important," said Zantwinette Ellis, 20, a single mother who has lived in Clarksville her entire life, and has spent most of it bouncing between homes and, in recent years, between low-paying jobs. "They pound you ...

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  17. a Milestone CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | 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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  18. Clarksville takes steps to establish shelterRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | 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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  19. Person reported missing foundRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | 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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  20. Family bonds - a study in black and white: Search for roots exposes a debilitating legacy of slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | 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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