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South Boston police reports arrests

No injuries in crash

Two dead as plane goes down at Virginia International Raceway; victims identified (UPDATE)

Virginia State Police have confirmed the identities of two persons who died Friday in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway in Alton. The dead are Jon Couch, 46, the…

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Comet volleyball girls sweep Patrick County

Comet jayvees also defeat PC in three sets

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Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Government

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

Mecklenburg supes agree to spending, but not without criticism

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The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Monday honoring Harrison Walker of Buffalo Junction, who was elected by his peers to be Governor at the 72nd annual session of Boys State Virginia. The program, sponsored by the American Legion is one of the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students. Presenting the resolution to Walker is chairman Glenn Barbour. (Susan Kyte photo)
School expenditures draw sharp remarks from Brankley

Mecklenburg supes tee off on school board

Backlash on trustees’ decision to extend Thornton’s contract

Mecklenburg County supervisors criticize trustees on school facilities request

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, marketing efforts dominate Mecklenburg supervisors’ discussions

Tourism and marketing Mecklenburg County were the main order of business during the June meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

Mecklenburg supervisors enact budget, new real estate tax

Rate goes up 2¢ to offset falling property values; one speaker shows up to register opposition

Mecklenburg school board, supervisors hash out capital priorities

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.

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