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Halifax County trustees target math scores, keep student transcript fees

Study group to look at proposals to outsource custodial functions

South Boston enacts inclement weather policy, honors Crowder

Finance panel to look at budget, proposals for Halifax Elementary


Comets run away from Dan River

Halifax County, now 15-5, pestered Dan River with relentless hustle en route to a 54-42 win.





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Preston, Alexander move up in Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Department

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Tony Preston, left, and Marlon Alexander

Domestic violence incident investigated, man held

Mecklenburg County Sheriff Bobby Hawkins reported two burglaries and a domestic violence assault occurred last week.

Mecklenburg jobless rate ticks up in December

In keeping with the trend across the region, Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate rose in December to 9.3 percent as 40 more local residents found themselves out of work from the month before.

Bird droppings lead to power outage in Clarksville

A buildup of bird droppings and a light rain caused a minor power outage in the Clarksville area Friday. Slightly less than 1,500 Dominion Power customers were without electricity for almost four hours, between 3-7 a.m., when the cross arm of a utility pole caught fire and knocked out power for customers between Clarksville and Buffalo Junction.

200th birthday celebration brings together Boydton residents

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Boydton toasted ten of its senior-most natives on Friday at its Bicentennial kickoff at the Boydton Tavern. Landon “Bumps” Carter, at age 99, was deemed the oldest living person born in Boydton.

House panel shoots down Sunday hunting

Despite Senate approval earlier in the General Assembly session, Sunday hunting on private property was effectively shot dead as a House of Delegates subcommittee tabled all hunting bills last Wednesday.

MEC receives recognition for ‘culture of service’

Touchstone Energy, a national service and brand performance organization, recently recognized Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative in their national publication Brand Performance, and featured the local cooperative’s customer service efforts in their Best Practices Knowledgebase. Touchstone Energy provides resources to a national alliance of 700 plus consumer-owned electric cooperatives in 46 states that deliver energy and energy solutions to more than 27 million customers every day.

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