South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
10/05/15 - 1:16 pm
10/05/15 - 7:24 am
Light flooding, downed trees and power outages reported as Southside copes with heavy rainfall
10/05/15 - 7:18 am
Tonight’s session will begin at 6:30 in the second floor meeting room of the Bethune Complex.
10/08/15 - 6:57 am
Halifax County High School varsity football can still enjoy a positive season, but the Comets will need a turnaround effort at Martinsville Friday.
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The sounds and smells of Christmas welcomed young and old Sunday who came to the second annual Boyd Tavern holiday celebration. It was a magical experience listening to the carolers and the giggles of children as they whispered their secrets to Santa Claus.
Mecklenburg 2035 offers county residents a preview into two developments for Mecklenburg County that leaders see under an updated Comprehensive Plan: an adaptive re-use of the old Boydton Elementary and High School, and a potential site for a regional equestrian park.
Built in 1976, the Mecklenburg Correctional Center [MCC] is currently a special purpose institution [reception and classification facility] near Boydton, housing just under 700 inmates. It is the initial stop for prisoners coming into the Corrections system from the local jails. The newly convicted are housed at MCC awaiting classification based on their security risk before being shipped out to other prisons in the system.
Two weeks before Christmas, Mecklenburg County received a lump a coal from Gov. Bob McDonnell who announced he is closing Mecklenburg Correctional Center. The 304 employees at the facility received the news shortly before it was shared with the Board of Supervisors Monday night.
Ruritan past president Vickie Garrett was named Clarksville’s Citizen of the Year at the annual Christmas Social held by the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce Thursday night at the Clarksville Community Center.
12/07/11 - 8:25 am Mecklenburg
A Boydton man has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the slaying of Alphonso Gregory Watson Jr. of Chase City following an argument Wednesday night at a Charlotte County home.
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