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Clarksville gets more time for Cove Project

Auctioneer recalls tobacco’s heydey

Back when tobacco, the “golden leaf” of Virginia was a celebrated crop, and tobacco auctions were a festive occasion, no one was more celebrated than the market auctioneer.

Belk announces $3 billion sale to private equity firm

With the merger agreement, Belk says there are currently no plans to close any stores or cut any of the 1,300 jobs with the company’s corporate offices. Belk operates a…

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A multi-level frame home, a recognizable feature of North Main Street at the corner of Sixth, was demolished this week, leaving a big pile of rubbish where the structure once stood. Built in 1890, the historic home had been unoccupied for a long period and went into foreclosure earlier this year. The property’s current owner, Rick Harrell, said he plans to use the lot for a garden. The property adjoins the home of Harrell and his wife, Frances, on two sides. Harrell said his grandfather originally owned the property in the early 1900s, but since then it has passed through a series of owners. (TWMcL photo)
SoVaNow.com / August 22, 2013

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