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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

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A musical milestone

SoVaNow.com / February 14, 2013
Dear Viewpoint:

We have just completed the biggest Bland Contest in memory. We are overcome with positive comments about it. On behalf of the South Boston Lions Club, and for myself personally, I want to thank Mr. Chris Jones, Artistic Director of The Prizery; Mr. Ernelle Bellamy, Technical Director at The Prizery; Mrs. Betty Woods of The Prizery; Mr. Richard Banks, Miss Elvira Green, Dr. Charles Kinzer, and Mrs. Sally Sizemore Muller, judges; both newspapers for their gracious and excellent coverage; music teachers too numerous to mention; Ms. Barbara Cage and Ms. Margaret Moorefield, owners of the AAA 3-Diamond-rated Bistro 1888; Atlantic Medical Supply; Berry Hill Health and Rehab Center; Lions too numerous to mention; contestants; parents; accompanists; and members of the audience for their contributions.

Again, thank you to the community for your devotion to music and youth and for your assistance to the South Boston Lions Club.

Yours in Lionism,
John Todd
President

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