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Lakefest fun, up and down Virginia Avenue

South Boston News
Pedestrians were swept along in a fast-moving crowd that jammed Virginia Avenue on Saturday at Clarksville’s 33rd annual Virginia Lakefest. Most visitors got an early start to avoid the late-day heat, and kept right on walking when a brief shower passed through town around 2 p.m. The festival featured train and helicopter rides, live entertainment, children’s rides and amusements, hot air balloons, and of course, fireworks over the lake.

Canadian textile firm to locate in Mecklenburg County

Régitex USA LLC, a manufacturer of made-to-order ring spun and open end yarns, will invest $1.5 million to open a manufacturing operation in Mecklenburg County. The company will acquire and upgrade an existing textile plant, creating 60 new jobs.

Community steps up to aid Complex

South Boston News
Buddy Platzke is putting the finishing touches on the stone sign base at The Complex.
Since the Grand Opening of the Clarksville Enrichment Complex at the end of June, the beautiful and modern LED lighted sign in front of the building as well as seven parking lot lights and poles have been installed. The sign can be remotely programmed from inside to provide information to drivers and passengers as they pass by The Complex. Together they provide safety and information to the community users of this new community services facility.

Lakefest is back

South Boston News
These young ladies enjoyed their visit to the Virginia Lake Festival last year, and guests and locals alike will have an opportunity to celebrate a new round of festivities when Lakefest returns to Clarksville starting Thursday night. For a complete rundown of all the Lakefest 2010 happenings, see our Lake Edition inside today's Mecklenburg Sun.

County lines up incentive package

Mecklenburg County will offer tax relief to an undisclosed company or companies in connection with the anticipated award of almost $5 million in Virginia Tobacco Commission grants.

Landfill contractor added to lawsuit complaint

The regional landfill authority’s fraud case against Shearin Construction Inc. will be heard in court and the Authority will be permitted to add Jeffrey Tharpe, husband of Shearin president Tricia Tharpe, to its complaint.

Supes approve cell tower, with condition

The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors on Monday authorized construction of a cell tower to end cell phone blackouts on U.S. 58 but imposed a stipulation that could kill the project.

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