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Veterans Day Parade Nov. 8

A season of transformation

It’s some play

Great stories cannot exist without great narration. A good narrator moves the plot along and clarifies details for the reader. The same is true when a story is brought to…

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Patrick County spoils Senior Night

Patrick County spoiled the Senior Night celebration for Comet volleyball, downing Halifax County High School three sets to two.

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Tribute to retiring principal

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The staff and student body of Chase City Elementary took a moment during I Want to Learn Day (field day) to wish Principal Hilda Puryear a heartfelt farewell. Mrs. Puryear is retiring after serving as principal at Chase City Elementary for 18 years. The staff feels the sadness of losing a wonderful administrator to retirement but celebrated her joy of new adventures to come. CCES wishes Mrs. Puryear much happiness. She is already truly missed!

Bluestone robotics team gets $12,000 boost

Mecklenburg County’s future engineers, scientists and technologists will get the chance to best regional rivals in the 2012 FIRST Robotics competition, thanks to a $12,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications, to the Mecklenburg County Business-Educational Partnership, Inc. (MCBEP).

Near-perfect day for a festival

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South Hill enjoyed a bright and sunny day for Spring Fest 2011 on Saturday. Crowds took to the streets for food, shopping, games and to listen to a variety of musical acts. These young ladies enjoyed the balloons. (Lisa Clary photo)

Nelson heads to Charlottesville for school post

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Carole Nelson
Carole Nelson, assistant superintendent for Mecklenburg County Public Schools, is leaving the system June 30. Nelson will become the director for human resources with the Charlottesville City School System. Nelson’s replacement is not selected, and trustees have not published the position nor started looking for her replacement.

Veterans look back on WWII

South Boston News
Manny Cabral
Overstreet, Cabral and their brothers-in-arms were forever changed by the experience of war

Ethanol maker looks to sell Hopewell plant

‘An ethanol maker that sought several years ago to operate a plant in Chase City is now looking to sell its lone Virginia operation, in Hopewell.

Clarksville Council says no to uranium

The Town of Clarksville has become the latest among Virginia and North Carolina municipalities opposing uranium mining.

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