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No let-up in recriminations for Mecklenburg County School Board

Trustees argue over call to oust Bullock, Thornton; lawyer intervenes

Clarksville recognizes volunteer effort

Nunn named recipient of Kathleen Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

Clarksville makes list of Top 10 Virginia destinations for Christmas vibe


Comets easily handle Tunstall 57-39

Face Person Saturday in final tuneup before Classic





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Clarksville raises lodging tax, water rates with budget

Clarksville Town Council voted to increase the lodging tax by one-half percent and hike water rates by 3.5 percent under the 2011-2012 annual budget adopted at its June 21 meeting. These increases are expected to generate additional revenues of $7,000 in the general operating fund and $27,000 in the water fund.

Mecklenburg County deputy totals police cruiser

Deputy Justin Steffey totaled a Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office cruiser when he hit a guardrail and bridge barrier 9:45 p.m. last Wednesday.

Horse lover recovering from stampede injuries

Three weeks after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a horse stampede, Nina Davis breathes in the country air and watches her herd of 18 mostly rescued horses run in the pasture.

Independent to make Senate run against Ruff

South Boston News
Gary Thomas
Political activist Gary Thomas of Gretna announced yesterday that he is running for the 15th District State Senate seat now held by Frank Ruff of Clarksville. Thomas said he is running as an independent although he has represented the Republican Party in Pittsylvania County in past local races.

Fireworks on tap for the Fourth

Southside Virginia is a fantastic place to celebrate the 4th of July with music, picnics and fireworks. The following locations will be sponsoring Fireworks:

Clarksville ex-pat sets retirement at Verizon

After 40 years of service with Verizon, including the last 11 years as president of Verizon Virginia, Robert Woltz Jr. will retire effective July 15.

Clarksville hosts 4th of July parade Monday

Organizers continue to receive event entries for what promises to be a patriotic and enjoyable Fourth of July parade to be held in Clarksville on Monday, July 4 at 11 a.m. The event’s lineup will include decorated bicycles, floats, antique cars, trucks and tractors, decorated golf carts, fire trucks, Color Guards, and Shriners Motor Corps miniature cars.

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