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08/18/14 - 7:06 am
Public Works scrambles to deal with loss of vehicles in Aug. 2 fire;
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As Virginia International Raceway prepares to welcome the Grand Prix/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series this weekend, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has been busy with a related project —…
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Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Government
Backlash on trustees’ decision to extend Thornton’s contract
Mecklenburg County Supervisors dedicated much of their monthly meeting to a discussion of school facilities, which was prompted by a request from school superintendent James Thornton for $115,000 to purchase and install a new chiller in South Hill Elementary School and boilers in both Bluestone High School and Park View Middle School.
Tourism and marketing Mecklenburg County were the main order of business during the June meeting of the Board of Supervisors.
Rate goes up 2¢ to offset falling property values; one speaker shows up to register opposition
The joint education committee — comprised of members of the Mecklenburg County board of supervisors and school board — after much back and forth has developed a list of priorities needed to “provide a comfortable atmosphere for our students,” in the words of Superintendent of Schools James Thornton.
2 cent real estate hike would offset declining tax base
The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors learned there is more money available for local road improvements than anticipated during a brief meeting with Virginia Department of Transportation’s South Hill Residency Engineers, Billy Smith and Tommy Johnson.
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