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03/26/15 - 6:07 am
Halifax County native receives honor
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The public is invited to attend the dedication of a reading bench, honoring the late Hank Bruining on Friday, at 3 p.m. at the SVHEC Innovation Center, outside the Welding…
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Candidates are stepping up for local elective office with the Aug. 23 filing deadline just around the corner. Elections will be held Nov. 8 for Mecklenburg County constitutional offices — Sheriff, Treasurer, Commissioner of Revenue and Commonwealth’s Attorney — and for seats on the Board of Supervisors and School Board.
Only months after failing to make headway in his push for higher teacher salaries, Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton revisited the subject Monday night with a presentation showing that Mecklenburg pay levels lag consistently behind those of other area school divisions.
Just in time for the election season, Mecklenburg County has an under-the-radar dispute on its hands concerning the residency qualifications of a candidate this fall for Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors.
After satisfying federal standards for educational achievement last year — one of only 12 school divisions in Virginia to do so —Mecklenburg County has fallen from the ranks of divisions making AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress).
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is expected to attend the “Capitalizing on Southern Virginia’s Creative Economy” conference on Sept. 8 at the Colonial Theatre for the Performing Arts in South Hill.
Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office vehicles were involved in two separate accidents Tuesday, Aug. 9 on U.S. 58 near Boydton.
A Mecklenburg County grand jury on Monday handed down indictments against a number of suspects, including three juveniles who are being tried as adults for the felonious shooting of James Franklin Epps Jr.
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