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Buck Buchanan,  former mayor, Kerr Dam operator, dies

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Robert Edward “Buck” Buchanan
Robert Edward “Buck” Buchanan was not a showman, or loud and brash. But to his friends and family, he embodied the spirit of Clarksville and the people who live here. Buchanan died Sunday, at the age of 77.

During chase, ‘God was looking out for us’

One person seriously injured, but police, suspect come out alive after 100 mph pursuit

Prospects for employment looking up in two counties

Despite Mecklenburg County’s 10.7 percent and Brunswick County’s 11.5 percent unemployment rate, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for job seekers on both counties, thanks to companies like Fluor and Home Care Delivered. Together, the two companies plan to bring over 650 jobs to Mecklenburg and Brunswick.

Brodnax woman dies in crash

A Thursday night crash claimed the life of 73-year-old Willa Bland of Brodnax. Two other passengers, Sophronia Everette, 67, and Dianna Barrett, 19, suffered minor injuries. A third unnamed passenger sustained no injuries.

Bluestone student travels Europe with People For People

Regan Booths is a senior at Bluestone High School. Last summer she was invited to serve as a youth ambassador from the United States to Europe through the People to People Program, a cultural exchange program for students between the ages of 10 and 18. People to People originated with President Dwight Eisenhower in 1956. Since its founding, nearly one-half million students have participated in the program.

Take-Back Day offers chance to dispose of unused medications

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day for Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

Keeler looks back on work with schools as he moves forward

For three years, Dr. John Keeler has overseen finances and academics for Mecklenburg County Public Schools. During that time, the school division closed one elementary school, Buckhorn, built gymnasiums at three elementary schools and is about to erect additions to replace aging and dilapidated trailers at La Crosse, Clarksville and Chase City elementary schools.

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