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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…

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Water woes cause Mecklenburg County schools to shutter

SoVaNow.com / December 04, 2013


A water break at Bluestone High School forced the closing of Mecklenburg County schools on Monday.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton, contacted about the matter on Monday, attributed the decision to close schools to the lack of water at the Skipwith high school.

He did not elaborate in a brief e-mail to this newspaper.





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