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Baby found after night in woods, mother charged with felony

A Crystal Hill-area woman is behind bars on a charge of felony child abandonment after she confessed to police to leaving her five-month-old infant daughter outside in the woods for…

Man drowns in pond at Berry Hill

A Halifax man drowned Saturday after a canoe carrying him and a fishing companion flipped over at a pond on the property of Berry Hill Resort. One of the men…


Comets fall short against Tunstall

HCHS became Tunstall’s latest victim after the Piedmont district club also defeated GW-Danville recently.





Mecklenburg > Clarksville

Chase City ponders dance hall guidelines

Chase City Town Council on Monday introduced for first reading a proposed update to outdated dance hall regulations.

Brunswick prison may get new life

Local legislators are pushing for the adoption of a budget proposal to renovate Brunswick Correctional Center as a step-down facility for sexually violent predators.

Tales from an Allgood family Christmas

South Boston News
The extended Allgood clan, gathered around the dinner table for a Christmas meal.
Lingering at the table as Christmas dinner wound down, Clarksville Mayor Kevin Allgood and his brother, David reached for seconds of chocolate chess pie and savored the rare treat of hanging out together.

Fox: Fewer deputies if cuts are made

Mecklenburg County Sheriff Danny Fox says his office will be forced to downsize by three employees if the legislature agrees to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s plans to pare $13.4 million from sheriff’s departments statewide.

$25,000 grants aid Clarksville police, firefighters

The estate of the late Shelton H. Short Jr. has awarded grants of $25,000 to Clarksville fire and police — cash that neither department was expecting, but both plan to use to cover major capital expenditures.

Car runs off 58, overturns

South Boston News
A single vehicle accident sent Ashley Marrow of Skipwith to Duke Medical Center yesterday. (Contributed photo)
A Skipwith woman was airlifted to Duke Medical Center in Durham, N.C., following a single-vehicle accident on Route 58 west of Clarksville on Tuesday morning. Her injuries were not life-threatening, said police.

Preliminary hearing pushed back in teen murder case

A preliminary hearing has been pushed back for the 14-year-old Bluestone High School student charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 16-year Harold Vernon Cooper, Jr. of Clarksville.

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