03/11/14 - 7:51 pm
Mecklenburg County authorities are pondering their next move after seizing two dozen cell phones and other electronic devices from Bluestone Middle School students that contain pornographic photos, including images that appear to have originated with “sexting” by young students.
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South Hill Mayor Earl Horne receives the first poppy from American Legion Post 79 Ladies Auxiliary Poppy chairperson Bobbie Brooks recently. The poppies are available Memorial Day weekend May 29 and 30 at locations around South Hill for a small donation. The red paper crepe poppy has been the official Memorial Day Flower of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary for over 80 years. Prior to May 2001, poppies were made by hospitalized and disabled veterans. At present, due to a resolution by The American Legion, all veterans are eligible to make poppies under the supervision or management of the American Legion Auxiliary. Today, members continue to support the poppy program to provide financial assistance and therapeutic rehabilitation to our nation’s veterans and their families. (Lisa Clary photo)
NEW WATERLINE FOR BANISTER SHORES? - John F. Giese, Petroleum Programs Remediation Manager for the Department of Environmental Quality, fielded questions from about 20 residents of Banister Shores and Lakeside Drive about a proposed new waterline being extended to the area by the Halifax County Service Authority on Thursday afternoon. (SOMcL photo)
An estimated 20 residents of Occoneechee Trail and Lake Shore Drive gathered Thursday to hear what officials of the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) would tell them about the proposed water line to Banister Shores. The session, held by members of the Board of Directors for the Halifax County Service Authority, provided an opportunity for the 19 homeowners who will be affected by the new line to ask questions and air their concerns.
Members of the Halifax County Service Authority on Thursday unanimously gave their support for Option Three of the choices presented to them for the allocation of stored water from the Kerr Reservoir.
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