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One more candidate filed to run in the Nov. 8 election in time to beat the qualifying deadline Tuesday at 7 p.m., giving Mecklenburg a raft of competitive races for local office this fall.
That back-to-class moment is fast approaching for Mecklenburg County students as the school division prepares for opening day Sept. 6, the Tuesday after the Labor Day holiday.
Two arrests have now been made in the murder of Demetri Waller, who was fatally shot outside of Clarksville on Aug. 2.
Clarksville Town Council met briefly Tuesday night to consider a number of matters, but the only issue that drew reaction from the small audience on hand was a discussion on lowering the speed limit on Buffalo Road from its current 35 mph to 25 mph.
Reports of Chase City’s death have been greatly exaggerated, Mayor Eddie Bratton told members of the Chase City Chamber of Commerce during its monthly luncheon, but he also acknowledged the town’s many problems: empty downtown storefronts, few business opportunities, declining property values, aging infrastructure, and an aging population.
A recent spate of home burglaries continued this week, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff Danny Fox.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner will travel to South Hill Wednesday to host a conversation with small business leaders in the community in an event sponsored by the South Hill Chamber of Commerce.
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