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Man drowns on pond

Fishing buddies tossed in water after canoe overturns; only one makes it back to safety on side of bank at Berry Hill

Halifax has much in store for Earth Day

Visitors will have a chance to see demonstrations on everything from composting, creating raised beds in wood pallets, portable raised bed units, and more. Pallets will also be used to…

Arrest is made after meth lab discovered

A Nathalie man, 25 year old Richard Dale Culley, was arrested last week and charged with the manufacture of methamphetamine, grand larceny and vandalism.

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The 2013-14 school year got off to an earlier-than-usual start as Mecklenburg County students returned to classrooms on Monday. The opening marked a shift from the traditional first day of school after Labor Day. At Clarksville Elementary, county supervisor Andy Hargrove helped to welcome nearly 500 students back to school.
SoVaNow.com / August 21, 2013

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SCHOOL SHOULD NOT START BEFORE LABOR DAY!

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You are correct allpolitical2! I'm not sure why there is a King's Dominion law that prevents schools from starting before Labor Day when clearly it is just ignored. I'm hoping that the DOE will crack down on these school divisions and make sure that the data they submit to obtain a pre-labor day waiver is on the up and up!


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