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07/28/15 - 11:22 am
South Boston Town Manager Timothy Wilson has resigned following a meeting of Town Council Monday night, without giving a reason for his abrupt departure only one year after he was…
07/27/15 - 7:19 am
Gilbert ‘Dick’ Moore, town advocate and ‘genuinely caring person,’ dies at age 78
07/27/15 - 7:14 am
Recent college graduate Elizabeth Leggett will spend upcoming year with Rwanda relief program
07/29/15 - 7:21 am
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Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education
President Obama’s announcement this week that he will offer relief from some provisions of No Child Left Behind was met with cautious optimism by Mecklenburg County School Superintendent James Thornton, who has who has repeatedly criticized NCLB’s emphasis on testing, calling it “drilling and killing.”
Friends and supporters of the Clarksville Community Players and the Fine Arts Center packed the VFW Hall in Clarksville on Saturday night for the “Drama in the Kitchen Act II,” a fund-raising event to raise money for renovations to the Fine Arts Center in Clarksville.
The 16th annual Harvest Days Festival is coming to Clarksville this Saturday, with most activities free to the public. Come and celebrate the fall season with Virginia’s only lakeside town! Vendors will line the streets facing storefronts and sidewalks along Virginia Avenue and offer seasonal crafts, specialty items, baked goods, antiques, collectibles and antiquities (items of an era) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Harvest Days Festival will also feature your favorite food vendors.
Architectural historian Mark Randolph Wenger was the keynote speaker at the annual Friends of Prestwould picnic on Sunday at the historic Prestwould Plantation in Clarksville.
09/28/11 - 6:51 am Mecklenburg
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s announcement on Friday that Microsoft Corp. would invest an additional $150 million to expand their generation data center (Gen4) site in Mecklenburg County, comes two months after Microsoft told local community leaders in Boydton that it would move ahead with expansion plans.
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