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TMI AutoTech snags grant for new vehicle

$275,000 in tobacco R&D funds to develop Autocycle

Nathalie man receives 10 years for drug trafficking

HCSA seeks funding for projects


Flatfooted Barons upended 12-9 as Chatham rallies late






Clarksville moves forward on hiring of manager, wording of noise ordinance

The Town of Clarksville is moving forward with its search for a new town manager, Council members learned at a meeting last Tuesday. The monthly work session also included a discussion on the proper wording of a town noise ordinance.

Police probe Sycamore Street incident

Kristi and Michael Mills of Chase City awoke at 4 a.m. Monday morning to the sound of someone beating on their door. “It took awhile for me to get my bearings,” said Kristi Mills in an interview, adding that the person was gone from her yard by the time she and her husband made it to the door.

Best use for Arts Center explored

On Aug. 28, the Clarksville Community Players will convene three focus groups to answer the question, “What is the best use for the Clarksville Fine Arts Center (FAC).” The meetings will take place at 1 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center.

Boydton marks opening of visitors center

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HBR volunteers and docents enjoy the new rocking chairs on the porch of the Boyd Tavern. The volunteers are, from left, standing, Carolyn Armes, Bobby Boyd, Ann Lee Ramey, Charles Rouse, Pam Gifford, Frances Kindley and Donna Ober, and, seated, Virginia Broyles and Will Ober. Not pictured, HBR volunteers Walter Beales, Sylvia Coleman, Charlie Reamey and Josh Hatchell)
Historic Boydton Renaissance (HBR) and Robin and Alexander Rawles have donated rocking chairs for the porch of the Boyd Tavern to mark the opening of the Boydton Visitors Center at the Tavern. Volunteers from HBR will staff the Visitors Center and serve as docents on weekends. During the week, the Boyd Family Foundation hired Bobby Boyd as a docent.

Mecklenburg jobless rate just shy of 10 percent

Brunswick has worst unemployment rate among Virginia counties; Mecklenburg is next

BIT foresees wireless launch by Sept. 15

Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (BIT) expects to finally launch the commercial use of its fixed wireless broadband network in south central Virginia by Sept. 15. Mickey Sims, general manager of BIT, cautioned that the launch date could be delayed further if certain testing and upgrade work is not completed by then.

Chasing a dream

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Emily Mullins takes Merlin through his paces while qualifying for the USEA American Eventing Championship, Junior Division. (Photo by Kimberly Mullins)
Young Skipwith equestrian vies for Junior National honors, hopes someday to step up to Olympics

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