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Fuller, White named Homecoming King, Queen

On the Ebola front lines

County native opts to switch duties as Emory RN, bringing him face-to-face with victims of outbreak

Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy bills

Town of Halifax expects to push back due date for personal property payments; South Boston struggles to stick to schedule

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Coleman Starnes, coaching legend, dies at age 75

Frank Coleman Starnes, the most successful high school varsity football coach in Comet history, passed away Wednesday

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Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Government

Mecklenburg County to seek buyer for Buckhorn school

Over the protests of Baskerville-area representative Bill Blalock, members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to take sealed bids to sell the now-shuttered Buckhorn Elementary School

Mecklenburg supes pay for repairs, but not for architect

By 5-4 vote, Board members turn down Thornton’s request for new high school study

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

Mecklenburg supes agree to spending, but not without criticism

South Boston News
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.

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