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Nathalie teenager killed in Saturday wreck

SUV operated by 18-year-old runs off Route 40, strikes ditch

Swim team parents seek new pool – but wonder if YMCA is place for it

A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA — starting…

Sparkling day for a festival

Crowd estimated at 10,000 turns out on a fine fall day

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Chargers light up Bluestone, 55-14

Bluestone falls to 1-4 after playing through toughest part of schedule

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Mecklenburg County supes back financing plan,  tax bump for new schools

The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted 6-3 to raise the property tax by 2 cents and invest the proceeds in a savings program to build new schools at some future date.

Thornton: Approval is ‘step in the right direction’

Mecklenburg County school superintendent Dr. James Thornton at a Monday night School Board meeting praised the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors for approving a 10-point plan to fund school construction.

Spirited fun

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Colorful strawberry sangria, served by Joanne Turner of Fincastle Vineyard & Winery, attracted throngs at the Lake Country Wine Festival in Clarksville Saturday. (Alta LeCompte photos)

Sun takes state honors

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Alta LeCompte, Tom McLaughlin, Eva Cassada and David Conner II
The Mecklenburg Sun took home three awards — including two first-place honors — from the annual Virginia Press Association banquet held over the weekend in Norfolk.

Hash to serve 30 days on pot charge

Former Mecklenburg County building inspector William David Hash on Apr. 24 is scheduled to begin serving a 30-day sentence for felony marijuana manufacturing.

Henderson woman dies in motorcyle accident

$400,000 sought for Microsoft/Route 92 project water tank

Mecklenburg County has applied for $400,000 more from the Virginia Tobacco Commission for a water storage tank to provide redundant water storage to the under-construction Microsoft facility in Boydton.

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