Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 4)

Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Attorney: Wife witnessed Scott being shot, killed by police Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... said the family had every intention to speak at the press conference Thursday afternoon outside the Mecklenburg County courthouse, but were unable to do so as they are still grieving the loss of their loved one. "This man was loved by his family and ...

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  2. The Latest: Records say man shot by cop had criminal recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Court records indicate that the man shot to death by Charlotte police had a criminal record including an assault conviction. Mecklenburg County records matching Keith Lamont Scott's name and birth date show Scott was charged in April 2004 with multiple counts, including felony assault with a deadly weapon.

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  3. Supply SlideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... products to more than 50 million people each day. In the immediate aftermath of the spill, drivers in Mecklenburg County felt few effects. Friday in Clarksville, gas prices ticked up by 10 cents a gallon at the two A-Plus stations in town, from ...

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  4. Mecklenburg supervisors consider funding request by hospitalRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Scott Burnette, president of VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital, spoke at the Sept. 12 meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors for two reasons - to provide an update on the construction of South Hill's new hospital and to request money for the VCU-CMH capital campaign.

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  5. Four Mecklenburg schools accredited, status of three under appealRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County schools achieved gains on state SOL test scores over the past year, helping the local division to gain full accreditation for four of its eight schools. The status of three other schools is yet to be fully determined while the division seeks reconsideration by the Virginia Department of Education.

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  6. Mecklenburg County records 3 percent gain in tourismRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... leadership. Tourism was again an important contributor to the local economy in 2015. Tourism revenue for Mecklenburg County reached $130.9 million, a 3.0 percent change over 2014. Local tourism-supported jobs totaled 1,394 while local ...

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  7. Mecklenburg supes to trustees: It's all or nothingRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Culley family travels to Big Apple to appear on Rachael Ray Show, with $90,000 in college saving accounts as a bonus One or none. That's the message that the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors sent to members of the School Board with a resolution adopted at Monday night's meeting of the supervisors.

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  8. At committee meeting, Mecklenburg supes speak up against two-school planRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... committee, said building a single consolidated complex for all high school and middle school students in Mecklenburg County was the only common sense option. A single facility would cost around $100 million, the amount that supervisors have said ...

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  9. Public use facility eyed at demolition siteRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... While Town Council does not have specific information on the location of lottery tickets sales in Mecklenburg County, a rough estimate suggests the legislation could produce revenue of $250,000 to $300,000 per year for South Hill, without imposing ...

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  10. Nichols spells out advantages of consolidated schoolRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Culley family travels to Big Apple to appear on Rachael Ray Show, with $90,000 in college saving accounts as a bonus At a Wednesday meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors' education committee, Baskerville supervisor Bill Blalock - who initially favored keeping separate school facilities on the east and west ends of Mecklenburg County - asked Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols to share his vision for a "21st Century education," and whether the goal could be best achieved in a consolidated school or multiple schools for county students in grades 6-12. Blalock said that he would support whatever option is deemed best for the children as long as it can be attained at a reasonable cost.

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  11. Banner day, fundraising haul at NHFVD MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Residents of Halifax and Mecklenburg counties looking to the southern sky Thursday around 6:00 p.m. witnessed a rare sight - a fireball streaking across the southern sky. The North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department had a banner day on Saturday, raising some $43,000 during their annual Marathon fundraiser at the fire station.

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  12. South Boston Council takes up budget, road upgradesRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Residents of Halifax and Mecklenburg counties looking to the southern sky Thursday around 6:00 p.m. witnessed a rare sight - a fireball streaking across the southern sky. South Boston Town Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street with a short agenda.

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  13. The adventure continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Residents of Halifax and Mecklenburg counties looking to the southern sky Thursday around 6:00 p.m. witnessed a rare sight - a fireball streaking across the southern sky. Stephanie and Donnie Culley and their expanded family of nine children traveled to New York to appear on the Rachael Ray Show, syndicated throughout the U.S. and shown locally on WSET-13 at 9 a.m. and WTVD-11 at 10 a.m. Today's episode features the host presenting $90,000 in college saving accounts to the Culley children.

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  14. Mecklenburg supervisors air opposition to two-school planRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... committee, said building a single consolidated complex for all high school and middle school students in Mecklenburg County was the only common sense option. A single facility also cost around only $100 million, the amount that supervisors have said ...

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  15. East Carolina University poised to advance medical school expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | HeraldSun.com

    ... board's permission to expand, from serving 160 students a year to about 200. Meanwhile, civic groups in Mecklenburg County have signaled that they'd like the state to establish a new medical school at UNC-Charlotte. UNCC's chancellor, Phil Dubois, ...

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  16. Counties snag nearly $2 million for community improvement projectsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of the projects funded in this round of federal block grants announced Thursday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Mecklenburg County will receive $999,997 to rehabilitate or rebuild 16 low- to moderate-income homes, demolish four dilapidated units and clear ...

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  17. Mecklenburg Jobless rate jumps to 5.7 percentRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Moving contrary to the national trend, Mecklenburg County lost jobs from June to July, causing the local unemployment rate to jump from 5.3 percent to 5.7 percent in July. For the second straight month, employment growth remained strong on the national level, with the country as a whole adding more than 255,000 jobs in July.

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  18. Revitalization funding rolls into countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    After a brief chase on foot, South Boston Police apprehended a 29-year-old South Boston man who has outstanding warrants for malicious wounding and abduction against him. Nearly $800,000 in revitalization grant funds will be rolling into Mecklenburg County to breathe new life into two empty structures - the abandoned Planters Warehouse in Clarksville, and the old Bob Martin Florist building in South Hill, future home of the Southern Virginia Food Hub.

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  19. Ancient tobacco structure to get new lease on lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... during this go-round of IRF funding and represents the maximum award allowed under the program. Also in Mecklenburg County, the Town of South Hill snagged a $179,036 award to create a Southern Virginia Food Hub for locally-grown and-produced ...

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  20. Jobless rate spikes up by half a pointRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... City of Danville joined Halifax in having the highest jobless rates of 6.3 percent, while to the east, Mecklenburg County had the next highest jobless rate of 5.7 percent. In June Mecklenburg had a jobless rate of 5.2 percent. Neighboring Charlotte ...

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