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  1. Clarksville woman charged with brandishing weaponRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    With eight inches of snow on the ground and bitter cold in the air, Halifax County hunkered down for a weekend of minimal activity - other than those who bundled A Clarksville woman was arrested Wednesday for brandishing a gun in public, capping a day of what police depict as bizarre behavior. Stephany Bowes was taken into custody by Clarksville Police Sgt.

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  2. Train car carrying pipeline derails in ClarksvilleRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The suspension of the Park View High School varsity boys basketball season will remain in effect for the rest of the year following a unanimous vote of the Mecklenburg County A single train car carrying steel pipe for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline slid off the tracks early Monday morning en route to the vacant Burlington plant site near Clarksville where materials for the project are being stockpiled. Officials with Buckingham Branch Railroad said the derailment happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday morning as the train was delivering pipe to the razed factory site.

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  3. Counterfeit bills crop up in areaRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins is warning business owners and employees at retail locations to be on the lookout for counterfeit money that is circulating around the area. The fake bills have been discovered in both $100 and $20 denominations.

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  4. Council greets new officer, wraps up yearRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A week ago, the lives of two 16-year-old girls - Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg, and Casey Pulliam of South Boston - were lost during a fatal car crash. In the The newest member of the Town of Clarksville police force was sworn in at the final meeting of the year for Clarksville Town Council, Dec. 18. Matthew Powell is a 2012 graduate of Halifax County High School in South Boston.

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  5. EMS community stunned by murder charge against rescue squad medicRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    "Shock" is the word that may best describe the reaction of friends and co-workers in the Clarksville area to the news that William Maurice Medley, a full-time medic for the Mecklenburg County Lifesaving and Rescue Squad, has been charged with the murder of his estranged partner and mother of his four children. Medley, 35, turned himself in to authorities in Halifax County shortly after the Dec. 9 shooting death of Tearron Sidlaine Clayborn, 34, at a home on U.S. 58 west of South Boston.

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  6. Line workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Steel pipe for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline began arriving in Clarksville last Tuesday morning as the date draws near for start of construction of the 554-mile natural gas transmission line that Dominion is building with three other major U.S. energy companies from West Virginia to South Carolina. The abandoned Burlington Industries plant site in Clarksville will serve as a storage area and staging site for construction of the pipeline through the region.

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  7. Suspect arrested in convenience store theftRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Clarksville man was arrested this week following a break-in at Lee's Convenience Store on Highway 15-N, the second time this month that the establishment has been broken into. However, police say there's no indication that the crimes are related.

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  8. Leading the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Top, The Clarksville Chamber 2016 Citizen of the Year, Heather Hite Keeton, receives her award from county tourism director Jacob Bowers. Above, the Kathleen Walker Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Peggy Bowlin by Charlie Simmons.

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  9. Mecklenburg supes fix roof, lament lack of progress on school facilitiesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Discussion of school facility improvements, large and small, dominated the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors' year-end meeting Monday night in Boydton. On the low end of the cost spectrum, supervisors approved a request to spend $37,00 from the county's school roof replacement fund to repair some 17,000 square feet of flat roof at Park View Middle School that leaks whenever it rains.

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  10. Community steps up to aid family ousted by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    It was a devastating weekend for the Loveday family after a fire ripped through their Buffalo Junction home on Sunday. While no one was injured, the family did lose two pets that were inside the house at the time.

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  11. Turning out to vote, and bring the election to an endRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    As Election Day unfolded in Southside Virginia, turnout was strong - but the oft-expressed desire among voters for it all to be over was even stronger. One of the bigger polling spots in Clarksville was the Clarksville Community Center, located in town.

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  12. New radios sought to get town, county police in syncRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Clarksville Police Department is seeking funds to upgrade its radio equipment from analog to digital, a change that will allow the town police to communicate directly with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, which currently is not possible. Police Chief Ricky Wilkinson made the request during the monthly meeting of Clarksville Town Council Tuesday.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Mecklenburg supervisors pledge $250,000 for VCU-CMH buildingRead the original story

    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 The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to contribute $50,000 annually over the next five years to VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in support of the hospital's capital campaign. The money will be used to partly fund the construction of the new medical office building adjacent to the new hospital being built on a 70-acre site in South Hill.

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  17. Months shy of 104th birthday, George Gordon Jr. passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    At 103, George William Gordon Jr. was one of the area's oldest living citizens. He died Tuesday, Sept.

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  18. Boydton Day offers fun for all Oct. 29Read the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    An art show, antique tractors, cars and fire trucks, a quilt show and music to please everyone. That's just a few of the activities that will delight folks at the 40th annual Boydton Day on Saturday, Oct 29. The agenda for the day includes a parade at 10 a.m., craft demonstrations and vendors of all kinds from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and live music from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Clarksville Artisan Guild will hold an exhibit of their work at the Boyd Tavern, accompanied by a quilt show.

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  19. At age 69, Slingshot Rally rider takes to the open road - lots of itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    If Anita Kirkman had a maxim to live by, it would be, "You're never too old for an adventure." The 69-year-old Seattle, Wash., native - she was actually born in Kansas but moved to the Seattle area as a young girl - proved her belief in this philosophy earlier this summer when she traveled cross-country from Virginia to California alone in her Slingshot.

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  20. Supply SlideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    An English teacher at Halifax County High School was arrested Friday and is currently in jail in Halifax awaiting a hearing on a felony charge of forcible sodomy of a Some motorists in Southside Virginia have experienced the hiccup of rising gas prices and fuel disruptions as filling stations in the area cope with the effects of the Colonial Pipeline leak. Clarksville's A-Plus station located across town on Buggs Island Lake was completely out of gasoline Tuesday and employees there do not know when they will receive another shipment of fuel.

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