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  1. Panthers defensive end Hardy returns to practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... - In this May 14, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers NFL football defensive end Greg Hardy leaves the Mecklenburg County jail after being released on bond in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy (76) leads the ...

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  2. Roadtrippin' to Mecklenburg gets a boostRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The 2014 Flotsam Flotilla attracted 30 volunteers on Saturday who ended up working in three groups to collect trash from the Banister River and the public boat access area near Halifax County School Board trustees will get their first report on local and statewide SOL test scores when they meet this evening at 7:30 p.m. for their monthly public session People from the Richmond area who are looking to get out of town for a quick day trip are discovering Mecklenburg County - thanks to the efforts of Mecklenburg Tourism Coordinator Justin Kearns and the County Tourism Committee. On Thursday, Sept.

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  3. Suspect held in Union Level burglariesRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The 2014 Flotsam Flotilla attracted 30 volunteers on Saturday who ended up working in three groups to collect trash from the Banister River and the public boat access area near Halifax County School Board trustees will get their first report on local and statewide SOL test scores when they meet this evening at 7:30 p.m. for their monthly public session Deputies with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office criminal investigative division arrested Robert Charles Humple, 27, of Union Level on Sept. 3 after he allegedly broke into a home in the Union Level area on Aug. 18. Sheriff Bobby Hawkins said that several guns were taken from the home during the burglary.

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  4. Town preparing for 38th annual Boydton DayRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Several vendors will be dispensing information. The Gideons give away hundreds of Bibles each year and Mecklenburg County Victim/Awareness Assistance Program hands out educational brochures. In addition, local groups conduct their annual fund ...

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  5. Mecklenburg supes agree to spending, but not without criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Monday honoring Harrison Walker of Buffalo Junction, who was elected by his peers to be Governor at the 72nd annual session of Boys State Virginia. The program, sponsored by the American Legion is one of the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students.

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  6. Charlotte leaders call for special session to tackle jobs billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WBTV

    Three Charlotte leaders on Friday joined a growing statewide call for Gov. Pat McCrory to reconvene state legislators in a special session to tackle unfinished legislation to create jobs. Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter, Mecklenburg County commissioners Chairman Trevor Fuller and Charlotte Chamber President and CEO Bob Morgan sent McCrory a jointly signed letter imploring the governor to bring legislators back to Raleigh to address items "left undone" before adjournment in August that they say are "critical to growing the state's economy."

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  7. Fatalities spur plea for road fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... telephone calls supporting the effort to upgrade the road - not just from county residents, but from Mecklenburg County and North Carolina drivers who use the route. "We've lost too many young people there," Howerton said with tears in her eyes, ...

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  8. Mecklenburg County jobless rate rises to 9.2 percentRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County's jobless rate ticked up to 9.2 percent in July even as the ranks of the unemployed shrank by 42 persons - from 1,086 in June to 1,044 in July.

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  9. Deputies respond to rash of holiday theftsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Sheriff's deputies spent much of Labor Day weekend chasing down a rash of reported larcenies in the Boydton area, and one in Bracey, and made one arrest of a suspect for driving under the influence.

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  10. Thornton presents cost estimates for single Mecklenburg County high schoolRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton spent part of the August meeting of school trustees presenting his own analysis of the cost to build a new consolidated high school in Mecklenburg County in response to a recent analysis put forth by County Administrator Wayne Carter.

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  11. Rivermont School moves to new Chase City locationRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... small ratio of staff to students," said Principal Heidi Sheets. Sheets, who began her education career in Mecklenburg County in 1999 and has been with Centra since 2007, is thrilled about this year. The school moved to a new building from its former ...

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  12. A new center for learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton spent part of the August meeting of school trustees presenting his own analysis of the cost to build a new consolidated high Members of the Clarksville community and Southside Regional Library System celebrated the expansion of the Clarksville library with a ribbon cutting ceremony ... (more)

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  13. Two Natural Gas Pipeline Projects Set to Run Through SouthsideRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Pittsylvania Co., VA - According to Williams Transco, their newly proposed 100 mile pipeline could be a game changer for Pittsylvania County and surrounding areas.

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  14. Mecklenburg school bus caught up in accidentRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... sustained approximately $100 in damages. Heather Tuck, who oversees the transportation department for Mecklenburg County Public Schools (MCPS), said that after each accident involving a school bus, the MCPS conducts an internal investigation, ...

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  15. Hunt is on for Save U Time robberRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... caught on video taking cigarettes and cash from the Save U Time convenience store in La Crosse this week. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins is asking anyone with information about the crime or who can identify the suspect, to please contact ...

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  16. CHILLRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Clarksville town manager Jeff Jones. This summer's hottest craze - the Ice Bucket Challenge - has come to Mecklenburg County. On Friday, YMCA Director Michael DeNise, Chase City Vice Mayor Lisa Gillispie and Clarksville Town Manager Jeff Jones ...

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  17. Child dies after going under at North Bend ParkRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A 4-year-old local boy who was pulled unconscious from the lake near North Bend Park on Sunday succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, Aug. 26 around 3:30 p.m. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins said that when police arrived at the scene around noon on Sunday, family members and the park rangers were already administering CPR.

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  18. Parents sue to nix Thornton contractRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    As Virginia International Raceway prepares to welcome the Grand Prix/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series this weekend, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has been busy with a related project - Nine parents, representing each of the nine election districts in Mecklenburg County, filed a petition in Circuit Court on Tuesday calling ... (more)

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  19. Man enters plea in theft from family relief fundRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A Clarksville man accused of stealing from a benefit fund created for the late Heather Anne Tucker entered an Alford plea of guilty to one count of felony grand larceny in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court last week.

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  20. Muzzled Mecklenburg trustees walk awayRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    As Virginia International Raceway prepares to welcome the Grand Prix/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series this weekend, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has been busy with a related project - Tensions erupted at the Monday night meeting of the Mecklenburg County School Board as two members, Dale Sturdifen and Glenn Edwards, ... (more)

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