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  1. 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

    This Civil War-era map of western Mecklenburg County, Va., shows two Sizemore farms: slave owner Daniel Sizemore's in the center just below Skipwith's Island, and his son Leroy Sizemore's at far left. This Civil War-era map of western Mecklenburg County, Va., shows two Sizemore farms: slave owner Daniel Sizemore's in the center just below Skipwith's Island, and his son Leroy Sizemore's at far left.

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  2. Tornado reported in western Mecklenburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | SoVaNow.com

    Under three of the seven options for school consolidation presented by Moseley Architects, only four elementaries would remain: Meadville, Scottsburg, South Boston and Cluster Springs. The Skipwith area of western Mecklenburg County was struck by a tornado Monday morning as remnants of Hurricane Florence made a path northward from North Carolina.

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  3. Wild day of storm damage in Mecklenburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... moving north at 55 mph toward Fairview, Plantersville, Wilburn, Loves Mill, Finchley, Fort Mitchell, Finneywood, Skipwith and Wightman, uprooting trees and damaging buildings in its path. A mobile home was partially crushed when a tree fell on it. ...

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  4. Mock orange: An old favorite for today's gardenRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... sent directions to his gardeners to procure and plant mock oranges in circular beds that he had designed. Lady Jean Skipwith also planted mock oranges at Prestwould Plantation near Clarksville. There's lots to love about the mock orange ...

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  5. Big day arrives Saturday for graduatesRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... gym. There are no tickets available at the door or the day of the event. Bluestone High School is located at 6825 Skipwith Road, Skipwith. Park View High School ceremonies will begin at 11 a.m. Visitors with disabilities will be allowed to enter the ...

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  6. Boxes for birdsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A Skipwith man will spend the next 70 years in prison for the fatal shootings of Terrance Terrell Coleman and his two dogs in January 2016. Land and wildlife conservation issues took center stage at Monday's South Boston Town Council work session as Ward Burton requested support for two important projects spearheaded by the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation.

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  7. Skipwith man to spend 70 years in prison for murderRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A Skipwith man will spend the next 70 years in prison for the fatal shootings of Terrance Terrell Coleman and his two dogs in January 2016. Quashawn Jamal Lester was sentenced Friday to 178 years in prison, with all but 70 years suspended.

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  8. Defendant pleads guilty to murder in Boydton slayingRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    One of three individuals charged in the January 2016 shooting death of Terrance Terrell Coleman entered a guilty plea in court Thursday. Jaquan Hickman, 21, of Skipwith pleaded guilty to one count of first degree murder in the commission of a robbery and one count of animal cruelty.

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  9. Student likely to face Class 6 felony chargesRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Bluestone High School in Skipwith will most likely be charged with a Class 6 felony after allegedly posting threats on social media Friday about a shooting that would take place at the school. The freshman claimed that people would be shot at 12:45 p.m., Feb. 16, according to sources at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Suspect sought in Sinai Road abduction, rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Bluestone High School in Skipwith was taken into police custody Friday morning after allegedly posting threats on social media about a shooting that would take place at Police are searching for a 21-year-old man with ties to the Sinai community who is suspected of breaking into a home in the early morning hours Friday and committing rape and abduction. Richard Elijah Jacobs faces felony charges of breaking and entering, abduction and rape in connection with an incident on Sinai Road early Friday.

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  11. House budget writers relent on Medicaid growthRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Bluestone High School in Skipwith was taken into police custody Friday morning after allegedly posting threats on social media about a shooting that would take place at Virginia is closer to expanding Medicaid for the working poor with the release of a two-year budget plan by the GOP-controlled House of Delegates on Sunday. The move by House budget writers to accommodate a longstanding demand by Democrats to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act comes after legislative elections last year wiped out a huge Republican majority in the House of Delegates and left the Governor's Mansion in Democratic hands.

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  12. River heroicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Bluestone High School in Skipwith was taken into police custody Friday morning after allegedly posting threats on social media about a shooting that would take place at Members of the Guilford Courthouse Militia led the march to Constitution Square where memorial wreaths were presented by members of various chapters of the Sons of the Revolution and the Daughters of Revolution. Halifax County's place in Revolutionary War history was celebrated anew Saturday at the 237th anniversary commemoration of The Crossing of the Dan.

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  13. Garden goal: Produce a healthier communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Bluestone High School in Skipwith was taken into police custody Friday morning after allegedly posting threats on social media about a shooting that would take place at If you visit the Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens at South Boston's Edmunds Park this spring, you'll find the "Healthy Harvest Community Garden," a 30' x 100' strip of land designed to address the top two health issues in Halifax County: diabetes and heart disease. At a presentation of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital's 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment, a spark of an idea tugged at marketing and public relations manager Faith O'Neil.

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  14. Bluestone student taken into custody after threats of shooting at schoolRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A student at Bluestone High School in Skipwith was taken into police custody Friday morning after allegedly posting threats on social media about a shooting that would take place at the school. The student claimed that people would be shot at 12:45 p.m., according to sources at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Education briefs for Monday, Dec. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... Stoney and Richmond Public Schools Interim Superintendent Tommy Kranz were on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. SKIPWITH - As part of Computer Science Education Week across the U.S., Microsoft hosted an Hour of Code at Blue Stone Middle and High ...

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  16. Sustainability Days event showcases Ruffner Hall solar installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Cavalier Daily

    ... rooftop installations on grounds are owned and operated by the University, such as the rooftops of Clemons library, Skipwith Hall and the Alderman Road substation. "Rooftop renewables are really important because they send a signal that the ...

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  17. Water main break in Henrico County could disrupt traffic through midnightRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Henrico Government tweeted out shortly before 9:30 a.m. warning drivers to look out for water in the road and to expect a detour. Crews are responding to a water main break on Three Chopt Rd. near Skipwith Rd. Look out for water in the road.

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  18. West End water main break closes Three Chopt RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    "Crews have closed all lanes of Three Chopt Road between Skipwith and Horsepen roads to repair a broken water main," a spokesperson for Henrico's Department of Public Utilities said. "Residents living in the affected area off Three Chopt are encouraged to access their homes by way of Skipwith, Glenside Drive, Forest Avenue or Patterson Avenue."

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