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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  2. Lynchburg man arrested after high speed police chaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  3. Thornton eyes $3 mil increase in local fundsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  4. Growing up in Clarksville: Jerome Kersey's memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  5. Blazers remember Jerome Kersey - Thursday, 19 February 2015 13:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | 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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  6. Protective order extended - and secrets toldRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  7. DeNise moving on after tenure at Mecklenburg County YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  8. Storm brings life to a standstillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | SoVaNow.com

    Samuel and Benjamin Moss, from left, enjoyed a chance to slide down the hill in their front yard at Merifield Acres outside of Clarksville on Tuesday. The winter storm that passed through Mecklenburg County starting Monday afternoon and continuing through the early morning hours Tuesday brought life hereabouts to a standstill - though it was far less serious than the predicted weather event that prompted a state of emergency declaration by Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday.

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  9. Stormwater rules tie up projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | SoVaNow.com

    A little-known change to state laws governing stormwater runoff and erosion and sediment control has several major construction projects tied up in Mecklenburg County. The expansion of Meadowview Terrace in Clarksville and the installation of a convenience center near South Hill are on hold for now, while contractors wait for the county and state to approve their plans for managing stormwater and erosion at the construction sites, according to Robert Hendrick, Mecklenburg County's zoning administrator.

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  10. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Daily Dispatch

    CLARKSVILLE, Va. - Warren Lee Parker, 71, of Enfield, beloved husband of Nancy Parker for 44 years, passed away on Friday at home with his family by his side.

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  11. Warren Lee Parker, 71; Enfield Resident Who Enjoyed Fishing, NASCAR;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Patch.com

    Warren Lee Parker, 71, of Enfield, beloved husband of Nancy Parker for 44 years, passed away on Friday at home with his family by his side. He was born on May 29, 1943 in Clarksville, VA, son of the late John "Simon" Parker and Annie Parker.

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  12. Dreams of winning a GrammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... her piano teacher, the late Frances Eggleston Carter, who along with husband Vernon ran Carter's Music School in Clarksville. "I'm so honored to call Chase City my hometown and give so much credit to my parents and family, Carter Music & Art School, ...

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  13. Fleming has productive week of fishing in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Daily Dispatch

    You have to admire the cat fishermen and women on "Kerr Lake" , especially the ones that competed in the "NC vs. VA Ice Bowl" that launched out of Clarksville, Va. on Jan. 24. The temperatures reached almost 46 degrees that day after a launch in subfreezing weather, boosted by a NW wind at around 15 mph with a chance of light showers.

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  14. Mecklenburg trustees hear data on teacher pay, reviews facilitiesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... School include a new outdoor dining pavilion, a new conference room, an expanded parking lot and new sidewalks. Clarksville and La Crosse Elementary schools also have new sidewalks, and Clarksville Elementary school has new additional exterior ...

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  15. Solar Power Cooperative Gains MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    McDonald's workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual Aaron Sutch, director of Sun VA explained to some 50 people how they might become a solar co-op member during a meeting Saturday at the STEM Center in Halifax. Judging from the number of people who turned out for a meeting Saturday, the solar power movement in Halifax County is gaining energy.

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  16. Former McDonald's Employees File Lawsuit Over Racial DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | NewsOne

    On Monday, 10 former McDonald's employees filed a lawsuit against the chain, claiming that they were fired from their jobs last year due to their race. The federal civil lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, claims that 15 African-American employees were dismissed from locations in Clarksville, Va., and South Boston.

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  17. Clarksville fifth grader takes county spelling bee titleRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    After correctly spelling "mohair," Clarksville Elementary fifth-grade student Emma Newcomb was crowned 2015 spelling bee champion for Mecklenburg County Public Schools. She moves on to the Richmond Times Dispatch Regional Spelling Bee, which takes place March 13 at the University of Richmond.

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  18. Chase City touts its fun and festive sideRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... powwow held by the Occoneechee band of the Saponi Nation. The powwow used to be at Occoneechee State Park in Clarksville, but that has not happened in the past couple of years, Gillispie noted. This year's event, set for Saturday, May 2, will take ...

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  19. Mecklenburg supes order school study, eye referendumRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... again includes four night meetings, one each quarter. Dan Tanner asked for an update on the "cat problem in Clarksville," a reference to a feral cat colony that has had contact with rabid skunks. Carter replied, "The town manager is very pleased ...

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  20. Roger Barbee: a Apathy is the bane of democracyaRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... written by Charles Lee, the past president of Mississippi State University and the past interim town manager for Clarksville, Virginia. His article is titled and as I read it, his wise insights reminded me of our small towns in the valley and our ...

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