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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…


O-Zone tournament continues in South Hill




Mecklenburg Sun

Judge scolds Farmer, limits movements to Sundays

Convicted grocer’s bid to leave home for work nixed

Rising senior at Bluestone High School dies unexpectedly (UPDATE)

South Boston News
Erik Smith
A funeral will be held Saturday, June 27 for Erik Smith, a rising senior at Bluestone High School who died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home near Chase City. The service will be held at the Robert E. Lee community center…

Divided again, Mecklenburg trustees proceed with search for superintendent

Doubts raised on legality of School Board meeting


South Boston News
The town dock in Clarksville, normally attached to its fixed pier, was recovered near Old Rock Road. (Susan Kyte photo)
Clarksville town dock, boats float away after storm blows through; repairs expected in time for Lakefest

Clarksville adopts budget, with sewer increase

Clarksville Town Council adopted the town’s new comprehensive plan and a $2.86 million budget during its monthly meeting, June 16.

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