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  1. Tillis, Berger ask judge to let them intervene in marriage casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Q-Notes

    Published: October 9, 2014 in News , Special Coverage: Marriage in N.C. Updated: October 9, 2014 at 6:27 pm Pictured Above: Couple Scott Lindsley, center, and Joey Hewell, right, have camped out for two days to receive their marriage license at the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Republican leaders in North Carolina submitted their motion to intervene in two same-sex marriage cases shortly after 4 p.m., meeting a federal judge's 5 p.m. deadline.

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  2. Deadline for Halifax County taxes Dec. 5Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of operating the county's transfer station and the transporting of refuse to the regional landfill in Mecklenburg County. Foster asked citizens to call 476-3314 or 476-3318 with any questions concerning this fee. For payments, you can detach all ...

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  3. Hospital advocates make case for new facilityRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... each year are transferred to other cities for cardiac care after being diagnosed with heart disease. Mecklenburg County administrator Wayne Carter and Board of Supervisors chairman Glenn Barbour shared the economic reasons for building a new ...

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  4. Jobless rates climb in Mecklenburg, regionRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Michael Lee Cousins, 33, who had been the object of a police search for the past several days, was arrested Friday afternoon in the northern portion of Halifax County, according For the third straight month, area unemployment rates have climbed, according to data released by the Virginia Employment Commission last Wednesday. In August, the unemployment rate for Mecklenburg County was 9.7 percent, up from 9.2 percent, 9.0 percent and 8.8 percent in the prior three months, July, June and May. Halifax, Brunswick, Charlotte and Lunenburg Counties saw similar results.

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  5. C-store theft investigatedRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Michael Lee Cousins, 33, who had been the object of a police search for the past several days, was arrested Friday afternoon in the northern portion of Halifax County, according For the second time in just as many months, Mecklenburg County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the theft of cigarettes from a local convenience store. The most recent event occurred on Oct. 5 around 5:07 a.m. when Deputies J. Watts and T. Baisey responded to an alarm activation at J Gills Store, 6267 Buggs Island Road, Boydton.

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  6. Fleet Manager Detects Dangerous Black Ice In Charlotte, North CarolinaRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | PRWeb

    L and M Construction was bidding on contracts for snow and ice abatement with Mecklenburg County. They wanted something that would set them apart from their competition.

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  7. Celebrity Cook-Off, Oktoberfest Beer Garden kick off the fun in ClarksvilleRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... that will be offered throughout the afternoon. Prize winnings will be donated to the cooker's favorite Mecklenburg County charity or non-profit organization. Previous beneficiaries have included the Lake Country SPCA and State Police Benevolent ...

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  8. History told on the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... three branches of the West End High School Alumni Association - Richmond branch, Metropolitan branch and Mecklenburg County branch - helped to celebrate the unveiling of the Highway 49 marker commemorating the school this Saturday near Skipwith. The ...

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  9. Mecklenburg church break-ins reportedRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Sheriff's deputies responded to two separate break-ins at area churches on Sunday and Monday. The first call was on Sunday.

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  10. Blue Ridge Parkway sees increase in visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WBTV

    ... 2012. Heather was 34 weeks pregnant and slipped into a coma. Her son, John, was delivered by c-section. Mecklenburg County now has the state's highest-paid sheriff, but the person who soon will be elected to succeed him is expected to get a smaller ...

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  11. Mecklenburg has highest-paid sheriff in NCRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | WBTV

    Mecklenburg County now has the state's highest-paid sheriff, but the person who soon will be elected to succeed him is expected to get a smaller paycheck. Sheriff Chipp Bailey's total annual pay $182,417 includes a base salary of about $175,000 and longevity pay of about $6,700.

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  12. Meck has highest-paid sheriff in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Mecklenburg County now has the state's highest-paid sheriff, but the person who soon will be elected to succeed him is expected to get a smaller paycheck. Sheriff Chipp Bailey's total annual pay – $182,417 – includes a base salary of about $175,000 and longevity pay of about $6,700.

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  13. NASA Langley Offers Glimpse of Tomorrow at the Inaugural Virginia Science FestivalRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Freshnews

    ... will also support the festival through mid-week presentations at several public schools in Mecklenburg County before traveling to the festival's finale in downtown Roanoke Oct. 10-11. The festival will touch the Hampton Roads region, too. NASA ...

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | KXVO

    ... will also support the festival through mid-week presentations at several public schools in Mecklenburg County before traveling to the festival's finale in downtown "As soon as we heard that NASA Langley would be a part of the Virginia Science ...

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  15. NASA Langley Offers Glimpse of Tomorrow at the Inaugural Virginia Science FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    ... will also support the festival through mid-week presentations at several public schools in Mecklenburg County before traveling to the festival's finale in downtown "As soon as we heard that NASA Langley would be a part of the Virginia Science ...

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  16. Halifax County school officials point to improvements with graduation rateRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... 88.2 percent to 86.9 percent. Around the region, the highest on-time graduation rate was achieved by Mecklenburg County, at 92.5 percent. The City of Danville had one of the lowest graduation rates in the state: 75.6 percent. Charlotte County's rate ...

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  17. For second time, raw sewage runs into lake after heavy rainfallRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... these types of events. In other business, Clarksville swore in a new police officer, Tim Garner, a former Mecklenburg County Deputy Sheriff. Also, Nichol Cooper, who along with husband Les owns and operates Cooper's Landing Inn and Travelers Tavern ...

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  18. Commerce chief touts potential of blueway initiativeRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of two days offered insights on planning, financing and marketing a local water trail. Justin Kerns, Mecklenburg County Tourism Coordinator, Scott Murray with the Upper Reach Program for the Roanoke River Basin Association, Michael Womack, ...

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  19. Consensus hard to find for Mecklenburg school needs panelRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Joint Education Committee hashed out school facility needs during their meeting Monday afternoon as the panel members - representatives of both the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors and the School Board - tried to reach a consensus on what steps should be taken to shore up outdated schools in Mecklenburg. By the end of the meeting, the committee members had a number of recommendations to consider - but no firm decisions to take back to their respective boards.

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  20. Nationally ranked Davidson, Charlotte facing big soccer testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Mecklenburg County's two Division I men's soccer teams -- Davidson and Charlotte – are ranked in Soccer America magazine's Top 25 poll this week: the Wildcats are 20th and the 49ers are 23rd. Here's a look at the seasons-to-date for Davidson and Charlotte, who both play big games this week: The Wildcats will face their sternest test on Wednesday, when they travel to No.

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