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  1. Friday, April 17, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Dispatch

    ... C; two brothers, Everett Smith of Keysville, VA and Linn Smith of Chase City, VA; one sister, Rebecca Donovan of Clarksville, VA; six grandchildren, Julia, Aaron, Lauren, Caleb, Josh, and Graeme.

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  2. More than a man to the manor bornRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... - the Skipwiths had left Prestwould and were farming a few hundred acres of land on the southwestern edge of Clarksville, along Buffalo Road and across from U.S. 58. Lesser men might have used their connection to the plantation and the family name ...

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  3. Duncan to manage county 911 centerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | SoVaNow.com

    ... served as a member of the Boydton Volunteer Fire Department and Mecklenburg County Life Saving & Rescue Squad in Clarksville. The E911 center is the public safety answering point for emergency calls. It links together the public safety chain for ...

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  4. Occoneechee to get splash pool, sheltersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | SoVaNow.com

    ... there is no swimming allowed in the park. This splash pool will help us attract more visitors to Occoneechee and Clarksville. Senator Ruff is to be congratulated for helping with this effort," said Clarksville EDA Chairman Charlie Simmons. In 2014, ...

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  5. Bank draws flak for 'tale of two cities'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | SoVaNow.com

    A meet-and-greet that serves as a forum for local officials to discuss their goals and plans left some real estate agents flummoxed by a recent speaker: Halifax County supervisor Barry Bank. Bank, who represents ED-5 on the Board of Supervisors, was among the guests at the monthly meeting in Clarksville of the Southern Piedmont Land & Lakes Association of Realtors , comprised of real estate agents in Halifax and western Mecklenburg counties.

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  6. Former Halifax resident returns home to run Svhec it AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... said. "Area industries are always in need of qualified IT staff, and now with large data centers in Boydton and Clarksville, and the MBC high-speed fiber network in place to support more like them, the need for certified IT professionals in ...

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  7. HGTV channel visits Buggs Island LakeRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    HGTV is set to air a show about a local couple who found their dream home on the shores of Buggs Island Lake in Clarksville. The episode, part of the "Lakefront Bargain Hunt" series, will air Sunday, April 12 at 8:30 p.m., Monday, April 13 at 3:30 a.m., and Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m. The show follows "real-life folks as they go in search of a lakeside retreat or vacation home at an affordable price," according to the shows website.

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  8. Hackney resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Highway 58 Business Bridge in Clarksville - "the old bridge," in local parlance, that connects Virginia Avenue to Highway 58 on the east side of Buggs Island Lake - Construction work is nearly complete on the first 38 miles of the Virginia Southside Expansion - the natural gas pipeline project from Pittsylvania to Brunswick - with sections through Halifax Mecklenburg County school administrator Dr. Melody Hackney is resigning effective June 30, making her the 34th administrator to depart under Superintendent of Schools James Thornton, who arrived in Mecklenburg in July 2010.

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  9. Friends, family bid farewell to KerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Highway 58 Business Bridge in Clarksville - "the old bridge," in local parlance, that connects Virginia Avenue to Highway 58 on the east side of Buggs Island Lake - Construction work is nearly complete on the first 38 miles of the Virginia Southside Expansion - the natural gas pipeline project from Pittsylvania to Brunswick - with sections through Halifax The grandmother who raised Jerome Kersey, Mary Kersey, is pictured here with Kersey's younger brother Jamar Florence at a celebration of the NBA star's life. The community offered a heartfelt memorial to hometown basketball great Jerome Kersey during a Celebration of Life service on Saturday, at the Clarksville Fine Arts Center.

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  10. Lumber stolen from Island Creek access parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Earle Davis Gregory American Legion Post 45, and the Roanoke River Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8163 located in Clarksville. Funds for the project have come from the Kinderton Women's Club, VETS, Inc., Society of Military Engineers - Ft. Lee, ...

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  11. Mecklenburg County trustees spar over need for whistle blower policyRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Highway 58 Business Bridge in Clarksville - "the old bridge," in local parlance, that connects Virginia Avenue to Highway 58 on the east side of Buggs Island Lake - Construction work is nearly complete on the first 38 miles of the Virginia Southside Expansion - the natural gas pipeline project from Pittsylvania to Brunswick - with sections through Halifax The Mecklenburg County School Board sparred over whether to adopt a comprehensive whistle blower policy during the March monthly meeting in Boydton Monday. Traditional whistle blower policies are designed to protect persons who expose misconduct, alleged dishonest or illegal activity occurring in an organization.

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  12. Business 58 bridge in Clarksville closed for repairsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Highway 58 Business Bridge in Clarksville - "the old bridge," in local parlance, that connects Virginia Avenue to Highway 58 on the east side of Buggs Island Lake - closed for repairs beginning March 16. The repairs are to the bridge rails that were damaged during a car accident last July. The Virginia Department of Transportation estimates the repairs will take about one week, said Clarksville Town Manager Jeff Jones, adding that VDOT will be posting detour signs.

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  13. Just a little pie for the 1,000 member guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... bidder a chance to throw a pie in his face once the YMCA reached the 1,000-member milestone. Russ Messier of Clarksville, the high bidder, claimed his prize on Saturday. In addition to the chocolate meringue pie that Messier threw, his wife Linda ...

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  14. Plans set for 5K, fun race through downtown Clarksville Apr. 11Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Students in Kimberly Eure's third grade class at Clarksville Elementary School appeared before Clarksville Town Council on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to seek support for their class project - a 5K fundraising run through downtown Clarksville on Saturday, April 11 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Town Manager Jeff Jones and Police Chief Ricky Wilkinson have been working with the class to develop the race and fun run route, mainly along sidewalks in the downtown business district and on secondary roads in residential neighborhoods. Jones said this was done to minimize impact to downtown traffic.

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  15. Lynchburg man arrested after high speed police chaseRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... reported that he witnessed Sparrow traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 58 near the Food Lion store in Clarksville. Sparrow refused to stop or pull over after Duncan activated his emergency equipment. The chase continued west on Highway 58 ...

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  16. Thornton eyes $3 mil increase in local fundsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the prior year - to replace ceiling tiles and office flooring at Bluestone Middle School and classroom floors at Clarksville and La Crosse elementaries, and to paint hallways at Bluestone Middle School, Chase City Elementary, South Hill Elementary, ...

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  17. Growing up in Clarksville: Jerome Kersey's memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... looked out for you and would be willing to point it out if you strayed." Growing up in the small community of Clarksville in the '60s and '70s with the love and watchful eye of his grandparents, Herman and Mary Kersey, allowed Jerome, both the ...

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  18. Blazers remember Jerome Kersey - Thursday, 19 February 2015 13:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... said during a Thursday morning press conference at Moda Center. "All the good ones go too soon." Kersey, born in Clarksville, Va., came out of tiny Longwood College and became a star of stars in Portland, on and off the court. He was the team's ...

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  19. Protective order extended - and secrets toldRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Barger, whose account of a conversation with Love proved decisive in the ruling by Judge S. Anderson Nelson of Clarksville. Nelson said the conversation - in which Love told Barger he had a 9mm pistol and vowed to "take down" Jackson, Halasz and ...

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  20. DeNise moving on after tenure at Mecklenburg County YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County YMCA is seeking a new executive director now that Michael DeNise will be leaving in mid-March to take the same position with the Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. YMCA in Conover, N.C. DeNise led the local YMCA for nearly two years, beginning March 18, 2013, after members in the Clarksville and Chase City area voted down a proposed merger with the Halifax County YMCA in South Boston, and terminated the Y's management agreement with then-CEO Marcus Hargrave. "He was just what we needed," said Mecklenburg County YMCA Board Treasurer Jerry Ramsey.

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