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South Boston council moves on funeral home request

Hearing slated to consider zoning change, expansion

Hicks resigns, successor pending

Mecklenburg school board opens nominations for seat

Trustees, public express different priorities for next Mecklenburg County superintendent

Respondents value openness, teamwork


South Boston American nails down state title

SBA downed Rustburg, 8-3, Wednesday at the Day Complex in South Boston. The SBA all-stars finished O-zone state play with a 5-1 record.





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Person dies in Clarksville trailer fire

South Boston News
A single-wide trailer on Whitetail Road, Clarksville caught fire Wednesday, leaving one person dead.


South Boston News
The 9/11 commemorative service outside Chase City Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday. (Susan Kyte photo)
On the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the Chase City Volunteer Fire Department and the Kinderton Women’s Club in Clarksville held ceremonies to honor the victims of 9/11, living and dead.

Picking up the pieces

South Boston News
The blaze at Harris Funeral Home destroyed the company’s inventory of caskets, but no remains were inside the building at the time of the disaster. Below, firefighters go over the property after containing the fire. (Susan Kyte photos)
Funeral home will carry on after 
devastating blaze

Mecklenburg County Supes, school trustees mull ‘gang of six’ to take up pay

Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton renewed his plea for help from the Board of Supervisors to close the pay gap for Mecklenburg County teachers — and supervisors, in turn, pressed the superintendent to shorten the bus rides for Buckhorn students now attending South Hill Elementary School.

Be creative with what you’ve got

South Boston News
Suzanne Morse
Southside business, civic and community leaders were encouraged to think outside the box to jumpstart local economies through tourism and creativity.

Clarksville mulls whether to stay in trash business with fee increase looming

Clarksville Town Council may raise the monthly fee charged town residents for trash pick-up, regardless of whether it continues to provide the service or hires a private hauler.

Water project on hold again in Chase City until part is received

The Town of Chase City continues to await the onset of service by the regional water authority. The hang-up this time: a delay in receiving a final piece of equipment that will control the flow of water to the town.

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