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Leapfrog organization upgrades ratings

Wreck causes heavy damage, ties up traffic

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Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Government

Officials seeks water deal by state

The economic development committee of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors on Monday agreed that Virginia and North Carolina should negotiate an agreement to buy the remaining water allocation in John H. Kerr Reservoir.

Town offices at stake in Tuesday vote

Mecklenburg County tax bills to have new look

Mecklenburg County tax bills for the second half of 2010 will be arriving soon and they will be different from those mailed in the past.

Officials ponder strategies

The 50,000-acre stored water supply of Buggs Island (Kerr) Lake is moving to the forefront of a debate over how Virginia and North Carolina should allocate water resources. On Monday evening John Feild, chairman of the Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission, alerted Halifax County supervisors and town councils of South Boston and Halifax of ownership issues looming over the water.

Harden grant request endorsed

The Mecklenburg County IDA has received preliminary approval from the Virginia Tobacco Commission for a $1.25 million grant to buy and renovate the former Harden Manufacturing building at the Airport Industrial Park in La Crosse.

Estes elected VRWA president

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Mark Estes
Mark Estes, with the Halifax County Service Authority, has been elected president of the Virginia Rural Water Association. He was elected as an at-large board member in 2008 and has served on the legislative and membership committees for the association.

Mecklenburg supes bless $85 mil regional jail

The Board of Supervisors approved a bond issue for Mecklenburg’s share of tri-county jail project; a tax increase of 2-8 cents is anticipated to handle the debt load.

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