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Prizery taps new managing director

Poplar Creek Project envisions affordable, eco-friendly housing

Senate passes up Friday vote on sales tax bill

The Virginia Senate declined Friday to hold a floor vote on legislation by Del. James Edmunds that would authorize Halifax County to hold a referendum on a local sales tax…


Burton, Lee, Palmore, Weddle named to Hall class





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Concerns raised on conditions at cemetery

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The Town of Clarksville plans to repair a cracked sidewalk at the Oakhurst Cemetery mausoleum that could present a tripping hazard or allow water to seep under the structure.

In response to public opinion, the Clarksville Council Buildings and Grounds Committee is asking that the town take a conservative approach to cutting down trees and shrubs in Oakhurst Cemetery, a course of action proposed by staff to making mowing easier.

Harvest Days returns to Clarksville Saturday

South Boston News
The 15th annual Harvest Days Festival will bring a major celebration to Virginia’s only lakeside town on Saturday and most activities are free to the public.

Clarksville Chamber celebrates 40 years

South Boston News
The Clarksville-Lake Country Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 40th anniversary Thursday on the lawn at the Lake Motel, a business that predated the founding of the organization. Above, Karin Kuhn takes a look at the celebratory cake before it’s cut. At right, long-time business owner and Chamber member Harold Moore provides some historical perspective for those more recently joining the Chamber. (Alta Le Compte photos)

Allgood asks supes to move on Clarksville’s boundaries

Clarksville Mayor Kevin Allgood on Monday appealed to the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors to craft an agreement or compromise on the town’s requested boundary adjustment.

Monday is deadline for input on Clarksville’s cove project

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Will Harlan of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stands above the shoreline behind the Best Western Motel in Clarksville where slips to accommodate 30 boats would be built as part of the proposed cove project.

Residents who want to weigh in on the proposed Clarksville cove project have until Monday, Sept. 13 to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

DCR outlines plans for Occoneechee State Park marina

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Tim Vest, DCR district manager for parks, speaking at the Town Chamber meeting Monday night. (Alta LeCompte photo)
In the years to come, residents and visitors will be able to boat — and perhaps even swim — using facilities developed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation at Occoneechee State Park.

State park marina presentation readied

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will give a public presentation on Monday, Aug. 30 on the proposed $2 million Occoneechee State Park marina.

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