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  1. Arson suspected in Tuesday morning fire in ClarksvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | SoVaNow.com

    An early morning garage fire in Clarksville yesterday is being investigated as possible arson. Shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday, callers contacted county 911 after seeing smoke rising from a garage at 115 Mansion Drive in Clarksville.

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  2. Rash of break-ins keep deputies on the goRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Break-ins continue to keep Mecklenburg County sheriff's deputies on the go. This past weekend, the Sheriff's Office responded to five separate incidents - three that took place in and around Clarksville, and one in Buffalo Junction and one in La Crosse.

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  3. From struggle, resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Simmering under the surface of tie votes for the next Halifax County School Board chairman are sharp disagreements among trustees about the direction of the school division and the leadership MLK Day Freedom Fund Banquet speaker Avis Jones-DeWeever, a Mecklenburg County native who has gone on to become a radio host, commentator and author, with Everette Burwell of the Mecklenburg County NAACP. This year's NAACP Freedom Fund banquet, held Monday night in Clarksville on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, brought forth calls of protest and resistance as African Americans and others brace for the impact of Donald Trump's presidency.

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  4. Mecklenburg supes tap Barbour, Gordon for leadershipRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Park View High School in South Hill has been arrested after allegedly stealing a school bus and taking it on a joyride into an open field, striking Members of the Halifax County School Board hit an impasse on Thursday afternoon after trying unsuccessfully to elect a new chairman and vice chairman to lead the board for the As the first order of business during their reorganizational meeting for the new year, Mecklenburg County supervisors last week re-elected Glenn Barbour as chairman and Gregg Gordon as vice chairman. Supervisors convened on Jan. 10 to lay the groundwork for meetings in 2017, with Barbour and Gordon tapped to fill the same leadership roles they held in 2016.

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  5. After storm, pace of life slowly returns to normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Hunters venturing out into the woods with blaze-orange caps and vests may have a new fashion choice with a bill coming up this session of the General Assembly- blaze pink. State lawmakers have pre-filed nearly 1,000 bills with more on the way as the Virginia General Assembly opens for business Wednesday with the start of the 2017 session.

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  6. Woman talked out of jumping off bridgeRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Buffalo Junction woman who threatened to jump off the U.S. 58 Bypass bridge in Clarksville was convinced not to go through with the suicide attempt Thursday night by first responders at the scene. The high bridge over Buggs Island Lake was closed for more than two hours around 10 p.m. as Virginia State Police and others negotiated with the woman as she clung to the bridge guardrail.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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