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  1. Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across regionRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | SoVaNow.com

    The $113 mil price tag for a 'basic' design of Mecklenburg's proposed school complex for grades 6-12 is too much, supervisors say; school trustees says extra expense comes with U.S. Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill. Traffic on Danville's Riverside Drive was brought to a standstill late Friday afternoon as pools covered both sides of the busy roadway.

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  2. Big day arrives Saturday for graduatesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | SoVaNow.com

    Commencement ceremonies at Bluestone and Park View high schools will take place this Saturday. Ceremonies for graduates of Bluestone High School begin at 9 a.m., with doors opening at 8 a.m. for parents and visitors.

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  3. Deputies stay on go with arrests for drunk driving, break-insRead the original story

    Monday May 7 | SoVaNow.com

    Break-ins and drunk driving arrests kept deputies with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office busy over the weekend and into Monday. On Friday, Sgt.

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  4. Boydton man charged with robbery, assaultRead the original story

    Tuesday May 1 | SoVaNow.com

    Deputies in Warren County arrested a Boydton man wanted in connection with a robbery and assault that took place in South Hill last November, ending a manhunt by the South Hill Police and the K-9 Unit from Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Authorities discovered Skylar Seward, 36, hiding at a home in Warren County Friday.

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  5. Virginia education secretary hails local agenda in county visit to countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | SoVaNow.com

    Atif Qarni meets leaders from Mecklenburg County schools, business community and government Tuesday morning ahead of a tour of school facilities. Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni was back in Mecklenburg County Tuesday morning to learn about career and college readiness programs that Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols is implementing locally.

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  6. Mississippi man charged with possessing pot, driving offensesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 25 | SoVaNow.com

    For the fourth time in as many weeks, Mecklenburg County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect for marijuana possession while operating a motor vehicle. On Friday, April 20, Deputy Bruce King was patrolling Route 1 in South Hill when he observed a vehicle traveling northbound at a high rate of speed.

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  7. Town council, mayoral ballot slated TuesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 25 | SoVaNow.com

    Next Tuesday, May 1 is Election Day in Mecklenburg County, with voting slated for town offices around the county. Polls will be open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Several towns have competitive races for Council seats, although none of the mayoral contests feature more than one candidate.

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  8. With big-ticket items paid for, South Hill town budget falls 17 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    With the substantial completion of South Hill's new public works building, South Hill Exchange, Public Works Director Bill Wilson unveiled the bronze cornerstone plaque denoting the historic roots of the site as an early tobacco exchange. It will hang on the building once construction is completed in late May. South Hill Town Manager Kim Callis unveiled a town budget that cuts spending by nearly 17 percent as members of Town Council gathered for their monthly meeting Monday night.

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  9. Arrests ensue after traffic stopsRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Traffic stops in Mecklenburg County over the weekend resulted in charges being placed against a North Carolina man for driving under the influence and a Clarksville man for possession of marijuana. While patrolling U.S. 58 early Saturday morning, Cpl.

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  10. Budget hearing draws a blankRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    No one came forward to speak on the Mecklenburg County school budget at a public hearing Monday night in Boydton - to the consternation of at least one trustee. Looking around the room, South Hill trustee Gavin Honeycutt said, "I'm shocked this room isn't full.

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  11. Investment advisor gets 5 years in scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A $1.4 million Ponzi scheme ended with its perpetrator receiving an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County Circuit Court Judge Leslie Osborn on Thursday. Michael Sullivan, 37, of South Hill, doing business as Kenhill Financial, was also ordered to pay nearly $817,000 as restitution to the fraud victims.

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  12. New budget plan: $75 trash fee, no tax hikeRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Hill man, perpetrator of a $1.4 million Ponzi scheme, has received an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County The Halifax County Board of Supervisors is moving to ditch a proposed real estate tax increase and instead raise the county's refuse fee to $75 as members get ready to enact a new fiscal year budget. The refuse fee, charged annually to all county households, is now $50.

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  13. Winter's Last Hurrah?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Hill man, perpetrator of a $1.4 million Ponzi scheme, has received an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County Voices at the Halifax Count Board of Supervisors' public hearing Monday on the county budget divided into two main camps: those that opposed tax and fee increases, and others who Halifax County residents woke up Sunday to a wet coat of snow that fell overnight, extending winter well past its expiration date with the official arrival of spring last week. The snowfall was much heavier in western Virginia, causing widespread school cancellations there, but the local impact was minimal - after some forecasts last week suggested a heavy snowfall could be in the offing.

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  14. Microsoft taps Southside as site for TechSpark growth initiativeRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Hill man, perpetrator of a $1.4 million Ponzi scheme, has received an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County Voices at the Halifax Count Board of Supervisors' public hearing Monday on the county budget divided into two main camps: those that opposed tax and fee increases, and others who Halifax County resident Jeremy Satterfield is in select company as one of only six managers nationwide of Microsoft's new TechSpark initiative. Southern Virginia is Microsoft's newest TechSpark community, following in the footsteps of Fargo, N.D. and northeast Wisconsin, where the civic program debuted in October 2016.

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  15. School Market Day program wins statewide recognitionRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Hill man, perpetrator of a $1.4 million Ponzi scheme, has received an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County Voices at the Halifax Count Board of Supervisors' public hearing Monday on the county budget divided into two main camps: those that opposed tax and fee increases, and others who Halifax County is one of 46 school divisions to be recognized for outstanding K-12 programs by the Virginia School Board Association. The 22nd annual VSBA Showcases for Success Directory that came out Friday, highlights 89 school initiatives around Virginia that the school board association deems especially successful and unique.

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  16. Investment advisor gets prison sentence in Ponzi schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A $1.4 million Ponzi scheme ended with its perpetrator receiving an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County Circuit Court Judge Leslie Osborn on Thursday. Michael Sullivan, 37, of South Hill, doing business as Kenhill Financial, was also ordered to pay nearly $817,000 as restitution to the fraud victims.

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  17. Mecklenburg jobless rate swells to 5.7 percent in JanuaryRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County's latest jobs report contains grim news: the local labor force shrunk sharply from December to January, and the county's unemployment rate shot up to 5.7 percent in the first month of the new year. The local unemployment rate in December was 5.0 percent.

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  18. Seven suspects indicted by Mecklenburg County grand juryRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A Mecklenburg County grand jury handed down indictments against seven individuals Monday, including three individuals for felony drug charges. Kyheim Juwan Hayes of South Hill and Harold Thomas Bennett III also of South Hill, were each separately charged with possession with intent to distribute less than 5 pounds of marijuana.

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  19. Two arrested in connection with Boydton shootingRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Police arrested two men in connection with the murder of a Brodnax man and the wounding of a Boydton man, Saturday night. Bruce Alexander Wright, 53, of South Hill was charged with accessory after the fact to murder for his alleged role in the death of Lawrence Leon Thomas, 50, of Brodnax.

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  20. More info sought as suspect remains at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The South Hill Police Department and Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office have stepped up their efforts to find a Boydton man wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery and assault that took place in November. The suspect is 36-year-old Skylar Seward.

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