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Design calls for conference room, office space overhaul
03/29/17 - 7:35 am
Three-wheel hot rods to drop by for Clarksville’s Wine Fest
03/30/17 - 6:36 am
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Mecklenburg > Clarksville
In October 1952, Clarksville was on the verge of becoming a lakefront playground. A few men in the area saw this as a mixed blessing. After all, it had been just one year since a child drowned in the Roanoke River near Clarksville.
The agreement gives the town an additional 722.54 acres of both industrial and residential properties, establishes a tax revenue sharing agreement for some properties, obligates the county to work with Clarksville to promote tourism and revitalize the town, and contains a promise from the town to forego any future annexation proceedings for at least ten years.
10/31/12 - 7:03 am Mecklenburg
Secrets to civilizations and distant cultures were lost forever when farmland and sandy islands were plunged underwater with the construction of the Kerr Dam. But for a brief four years in the late 1960s, a handful of intrepid amateur archeologists got a fleeting second chance to solve some of history’s daunting mysteries.
After an hour-long closed-session discussion, members of the Clarksville Town Council voted unanimously to rescind their offer to Jeff Parrott, putting an end to his very brief tenure as Clarksville’s new town manager. He had started work earlier this month.
Mecklenburg County Sheriff investigators are continuing their probe into the fatal shooting of a Boydton woman who was found inside her car Saturday at Mt. Ararat Road near Clarksville.
10/31/12 - 6:45 am Mecklenburg
America in the 1950s was becoming comfortable with a way of life that would have been unimaginable a few short years earlier as the country struggled to overcome the Depression and the burdens of war. With those hardships left behind, people had time for something new: the pursuit of leisure.
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