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Halifax accepts process for taking down Clarkton Bridge

Two arrested in connection with attack at Alford home

North Carolina authorities are reporting the arrests of two men in the Friday home invasion in Littleton, N.C. that left Nancy Alford dead and her husband, Brodnax pastor John Alford,…

Bluestone student fatally shot; juvenile suspect in custody


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Mecklenburg > Clarksville

Flag Retirement ceremony held in Clarksville

South Boston News
Ben Nolbes, Travis Belcher and Edward Eanes, members of the Lake Country Detachment 1085 Marine Corps League Color Guard, were assisted Monday during Flag Day in a Flag Retirement ceremony. The Marines were assisted by Boy Scout Dakota Pagerie and Girl Scouts Rebecca Cope, Nina Bowen, Sienna Corpus, Angelica Huston, Zorah Huston and Molly Pagerie. An estimated 50 flags were retired during the ceremony.

Clarksville, Chase City hold Memorial Day services

South Boston News
Clarksville and Chase City held Memorial Day services Monday. The Clarksville program was held at the Mecklenburg County War Memorial. (Alta LeCompte photo)

From dream to reality

South Boston News
Community leaders and elected officials give a cheer as the ribbon is cut signifying the completion of the $1.2 million Clarksville Enrichment Complex.
In just minutes, 200 guests filed from the sunlight-drenched, glass-enclosed lobby of The Clarksville Enrichment Complex into the even brighter afternoon sun, witnessed a ribbon cutting precision-organized by Joe Davidson of the Mecklenburg County Community Services Corporation and Linda Williams of the Chamber of Commerce, and returned inside to cool off and celebrate.

Grand opening arrives for the complex

South Boston News
THEY’VE come a long way — Shortly after receiving the Certificate of Occupancy and the keys to the building, several members of the MCCSC Board are standing in front of The Complex and smiling with satisfaction at how far this project has progressed. They looking forward to the Open House and the public using this new community services facility. From left to right: Russ Messier, Joe Davidson (President), Win Baker, Stuart Buchanan, and Carol Kizer.

Clarksville urged to apply now for sewer funds

Engineering consultants at Dewberry & Davis have recommended that Clarksville apply for $2.4 million in stimulus funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to replace portions of its sewer system that are failing.

Relay for Life weekend in Mecklenburg

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American Cancer Society chapters held Relay For Life walks in Clarksville and South Hill over the weekend to raise money for research into the disease. The 2010 honorary chairperson for Relay for Life in South Hill, Chalon Carter, speaks to survivors. She is a 16 year cancer survivor and was happy to share her experiences with those battling the disease.

Lakefest earns more accolades

South Boston News
Clarksville’s 33rd annual Virginia Lake Festival (Lakefest) was recently awarded the “One of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast” certifications by the Southeast Tourism Society of Atlanta. Justin Eubank, president of the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce and Linda Williams, executive director, display the award. This year’s festival is scheduled for July 15-17.

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