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Halifax supervisors tee up school borrowing of $135 million, employee pay raises

Halifax County is poised to borrow $105 million to build a new high school with an additional $25 million set aside for elementary school upgrades — the recommendation of the…

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HELLO (AGAIN) TO LAKEFEST

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After it was cancelled last year due to the pandemic, the Virginia Lake Festival returns Friday and Saturday, in Clarksville. Although the traditional Thursday night hot air balloon kickoff event has been called off, Town and Chamber officials are expecting a robust turnout for Friday night’s Opening Ceremonies and Saturday’s all-day street fair, 7 p.m. concert and fireworks show at nightfall. Due to the late start pulling together the affair, Lakefest will feature fewer vendors but plenty for guests to enjoy — artworks, crafts and gift items for sale on Virginia Avenue and at downtown Clarksville shops, and a variety of foods by out-of-town vendors and Clarksville restaurants. For a full rundown of Lakefest activities, check out The Sun’s July Lake Edition. (File photo)
SoVaNow.com / July 14, 2021

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