Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 7)

Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Second member of slain toddler's family charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The details of the Courthouse Project will come before the public for the first time this week when the Town of Halifax Planning Commission meets to discuss the impact to A second member of the family of Alonzo Troy "A.J." Roane, a 3-year-old Halifax child who died Feb. 3 of blunt force trauma injuries, has been charged with first degree murder. A Mecklenburg County grand jury on Thursday issued a direct indictment against Savannah Morganne Baker of La Crosse, who is the daughter of Jessica Eve Baker of Boydton, the deceased toddler's step-grandmother and last known caregiver.

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  2. Code TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... have flared up this year with the enforcement of modified rules for what does and doesn't pass muster in Mecklenburg County classrooms. The strongest complaints have come out of the South Hill area, with some parents and students venting on social ...

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  3. Authorities seek three suspects in Bracey break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating three individuals who are believed to have broken into a Lake Gaston-area home in the early morning hours of August 11. The three were caught on camera at a home that was burglarized in the 700 block of St. Tammany Drive in Bracey. The photo, taken from cameras the owner set up on his property, shows the three standing at the front door of the residence around 5:00 a.m. One of the three appears to be wearing a baseball jersey with "Bautista #19" on the back, said Major Terry Edmonds with the Sheriff's Office, a reference to the Toronto Blue Jays jersey for Jose Antonio Bautista Santos.

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  4. More ideas floated for new school construction in MecklenburgRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County School Board is exploring scaled-down plans for the configuration of high schools and middle schools as trustees continue to search for consensus with the Board of Supervisors on the construction of new school facilities. For several hours Monday night, trustees debated whether they should modify their recommendation in July to the Board of Supervisors asking for separate high school-middle school complexes on each end of the county for students in grades 6-12.

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  5. La Crosse Council calls for mayor's ousterRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... voters who reside in the affected jurisdiction, being filed with the Circuit Court, said Jason Corwin, Mecklenburg County registrar. The petitioners must allege specific grounds for the removal - such as neglect of duty, misuse of office, or ...

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  6. Welcome BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols shared news from the first day of the new school year at the Monday night meeting of the Mecklenburg County School Board. For the most part, Monday's opening day went well, Nichols reported.

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  7. Godwin humbled by invitation to applyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... which would make it roughly equal in enrollment to Wake. CPCC has eight campuses in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County and operates WTVI, the local public television station. The college offers 258 degree, diploma and certificate programs, online ...

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  8. Questions about Rockbridge social services turn to regional office's oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to a structure under which her agency oversees 24 social services departments in an area stretching from Mecklenburg County in Southside Virginia, north to Charlottesville and back through Roanoke to Martinsville. Each of the 24 social services ...

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  9. 'It's inhumane': Workers at Tyson Foods plants caught on videotape...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'It's inhumane': Workers at Tyson Foods plants caught on videotape punching, kicking, suffocating chickens and shoving plastic rods through their beaks Chickens were thrown against walls, punched, ripped from machines, kicked, and in one case a worker stood on a bird's head until it suffocated Graphic video showing the torture of chickens by workers at chicken slaughterhouses that service Tyson Foods has prompted animal cruelty investigations. Animal rights group Compassion Over Killing secretly recorded video of workers in plants throwing, punching, kicking and 'boning' chickens by shoving plastic rods through their beaks, according to The Washington Post .

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  10. 'You can't let nobody see': Graphic video appears to show mistreatment of chickens by Tyson workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... is literally crushing the life out of birds." Two of the facilities shown in the video are in Virginia's Mecklenburg County, one is in Buckingham County and one is in Lunenburg County. Animal Control officials in Mecklenburg and Buckingham counties ...

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  11. Channels at Charlotte whitewater center scheduled to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    ... Channels at the center were drained after the water tested positive for the brain-eating amoeba in June. Mecklenburg County health officials have described a plan to monitor water at the center, which installed a new chlorination system to kill ...

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  12. Mecklenburg County jobless rate climbs to 5.3 percentRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Unemployment in Mecklenburg County crept up with the onset of summer as the official jobless rate rose from 5.2 percent in May to 5.3 percent in June. The county added 282 jobs over the one-month span, but the growth wasn't enough to keep up with an influx of new job seekers as 304 persons joined the civilian labor pool.

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  13. not So Fast: Mecklenburg supervisors call for more time before taking facilities voteRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg Count Board of Supervisors put the brakes on a potential vote to fund construction of new school facilities in Mecklenburg County, with members saying they need more time to talk over the matter. The issue was referred to the Supervisors Education Committee, which plans to meet Sept.

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  14. Firearms, TV stolen from Bracey residenceRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... television were stolen from a home in Bracey while the family was on vacation. Deputy J. Robinson of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department met with the homeowners on Aug. 8. Upon returning home from vacation, they discovered the door to their ...

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  15. South Hill tobacco warehouse comes tumbling downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Virginia's Tobacco Road - the Old Belt, which begins in Danville and runs east with the Dan River through Mecklenburg County. While South Hill may have come into the tobacco trade much later than nearby towns, particularly Clarksville and Chase ...

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  16. Niners load up women's hoops schedule in 2016-17Read the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Charlotte 49ers

    ... Shootout in Las Vegas. The Niners will then meet Davidson Dec. 21 in the annual game played between the Mecklenburg County rivals. Charlotte netted 99 points in last year's contest on the Wildcats' home floor, shooting 60.9 percent from the field to ...

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  17. After trustees vote, facilities debate goes to Mecklenburg supervisorsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    In an emotional press conference held Tuesday morning at Halifax County High School, varsity head basketball coach Larry Epperly announced his resignation from the program. Following a vote by the Mecklenburg County School Board last week to build separate high school-middle school complexes on each end of the county, the future of Mecklenburg County education now falls squarely in the lap of the Board of Supervisors.

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  18. they're BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... gather in Clarksville over the weekend of Sept. 9-11 for a mandatory meeting and ride, sources within the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office have confirmed. Members of the famed motorcycle club and its affiliates rode into Clarksville from all over ...

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  19. Theft at gunpoint results in two arrestsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Deputies with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office were busy this week investigating three separate incidents of gun violence, resulting in two arrests. On Thursday, deputies arrested 42 year old Danyel Michelle Parrish of South Hill, the alleged driver in a home invasion.

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  20. Wright named Park View assistant principal; Greene returns as ADRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the county division to become the new full time athletic director at PVHS. In 2011, Greene was honored as Mecklenburg County's Teacher of the Year. In 2012, he retired from the local division. "I'm glad to be back home," Greene said of his return to ...

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