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Remains turn up in pond

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office dive team on Saturday afternoon recovered the body of a man inside a red SUV submerged in 10 to 11 feet of water in a pond on Trinity Church Road.

Thornton: 4,646 students show up on first day of school

Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools James Thornton yesterday blogged that “4,646 students including pre-k came through our doors this morning eager to learn” on Mecklenburg County’s first day of school for the 2010-11 year.

Gunshot wound inflicted at shopping center

A 49-year-old Skipwith man was airlifted to MCV Medical Center in Richmond on Tuesday afternoon after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest.

Monday is deadline for input on Clarksville’s cove project

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Will Harlan of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stands above the shoreline behind the Best Western Motel in Clarksville where slips to accommodate 30 boats would be built as part of the proposed cove project.

Residents who want to weigh in on the proposed Clarksville cove project have until Monday, Sept. 13 to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Mecklenburg jobless rate still going up as labor force drops

Mecklenburg County saw its active labor force shrink by 569 persons from June to July of this year, but the county’s unemployment rate still rose by one-tenth of a point, going from 11.6 percent in June to 11.7 in July, despite the exodus of people actively seeking work.

Home Depot gives $2,500 for La Crosse playground

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The first day of school was a little different at La Crosse Elementary yesterday as students headed outside to play on new playground equipment. The school has a new playground thanks to donations by Jones Apparel/ Jones New York, Scott Vaught with Liberty Mutual, and grants from Responsible Sports and Home Depot. La Crosse Elementary has installed new slides, a fire pole, parallel bars, a climber and climbing wall, track area, plants and shrubs at an estimated cost of just over $29,000. (Lisa Clary photo)
Through its community grant program, The Home Depot® Foundation has awarded $2,500 to La Crosse Elementary School. The donation will be used to upgrade the school’s playground area and playground equipment.

Mecklenburg County school facilities public hearing is tonight

The Mecklenburg County School Board has scheduled a public hearing on school facilities on 7 p.m. this evening at the school board Office, 175 Mayfield Drive, Boydton.

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