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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  2. Former McDonald's Employees File Lawsuit Over Racial DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  3. Clarksville fifth grader takes county spelling bee titleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  4. Chase City touts its fun and festive sideRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  5. Mecklenburg supes order school study, eye referendumRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  6. Roger Barbee: a Apathy is the bane of democracyaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  7. Kelly: Saying farewell to two D.C. icons: Bill Washington and Robert Bruce DotsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Washington Post

    ... was, when a handful of locally based promoters would pony up to bring big acts to town. Washington grew up in Clarksville, Va., where, he said, "if you weren't a teacher, preacher or owned a funeral home, you were a farmer." He was none of those ...

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  8. The innovator behind the rib eye steakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Behind many product names, there's often a good story. Such is true of the rib-eye steak, with a twist - the name was coined locally in 1951 by Clarksville restaurateur Howard Ned Roberts.

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  9. Towns set Christmas holiday schedulesRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The towns of Boydton, Chase City, Clarksville and South Hill have set their Christmas holiday hours - both for office closings and trash pickups.

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  10. Mecklenburg County awaits $1.15 million for Microsoft access roadRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... from the recently-completed Kinderton Technology Park - a data center complex developed on Iron Gate Road in Clarksville. This was Mecklenburg County's only request for funding during the fall round of applications to the Southside Economic ...

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  11. Clarksville makes list of Top 10 Virginia destinations for Christmas vibeRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    And here you probably thought Santa was set to travel to Mecklenburg County for the usual reasons this Christmas. As it turns out, there's an added draw: Casey Higgins, who writes the official tourism travel blog for the Virginia Tourism Corporation, has deemed Clarksville one of Virginia's 10 Favorite Christmas towns.

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  12. Clarksville Christmas parade FridayRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Start the Christmas season off right this Friday with the Clarksville Christmas Parade starting at 6:30 p.m. Few things are more fun than seeing Yuletide floats, bands, antique vehicles, friends and neighbors leading the way for Santa on his sleigh! There's still time to enter Friday's parade. Here are the basics: a Registered entries only - extended deadline Dec. 4; no Santas allowed on any entry.

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  13. Stolen guns found at Clarksville area homeRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A cache of stolen guns was recovered by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office from the crawl space beneath a house in the Clarksville area on Friday, Nov. 14. After receiving a tip that a large quantity of guns was hidden at a local residence near Clarksville, Capt. Andy Ezell, Investigator Mark Claiborne, Investigator Steve Jones and Deputy Fred Parsons obtained permission from the homeowner to search the residence.

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  14. Rabies found in skunk; attacking dog put downRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    John Morrell Palmer III, 55, a former Kellogg sales manager, was sentenced Thursday for participating in a wire fraud conspiracy with Farmer, owner of Farmer's Foods. Mecklenburg County has seen a second reported case of rabies this season - a rabid skunk that was killed Oct. 24 by three neighborhood dogs on Carolina Avenue in Clarksville.

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  15. Mecklenburg towns offer lots of fun in store for HalloweenRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Harris Photography will again be taking photos for a $10 donation to the South Hill Revitalization Committee. In Clarksville Clarksville's Trick or Treata on the Avenue Friday, from 5:30-7 p.m. Downtown Clarksville Virginia will be hosting Trick or ...

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  16. Clarksville man gets two years after misusing funds for deceased teenRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    A Clarksville man accused of stealing from a benefit fund created for the late Heather-Anne Tucker was sentenced to two years in prison by Judge Leslie Osborn in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court on Tuesday. The defendant, Ray Kyle, made an Alford plea of guilt to one count of grand larceny.

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  17. Sweet Victory at Brandon Grays Buggs Island Challenge ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Daily Dispatch

    ... weigh ins. They'll launch out of the new Nutbush ramp (I incorrectly reported that this was going to be out of Clarksville, Va. in last week's column). Tip of the week - When tournament fishing (or anything for that matter) never give up until the ...

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  18. Church thefts, break-ins persistRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office was called upon once again this week to investigate a break-in at a local church. The most recent break-in took place on Friday, at the Antioch Church of Christ, 652 Antioch Rd., near Clarksville.

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  19. Saturday, October 4, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Daily Dispatch

    ... that was close to her heart. A service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at 150 Short Grass Road, Clarksville, VA 23927, led by Ms. JoAnne Bedford. HILLSBOROUGH - Barbara Ann Brooks Brantley, 78, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Brookshire ...

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  20. Friday, October 3, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Daily Dispatch

    ... shoot to benefit breast cancer will begin at 9 a.m. at the Buggs Island Wildlife Club, 485 Wildlife Club Road, Clarksville, Virginia; registration is $20; there will be food, music, a bounce house, a flying coon shoot, a raffle, door prizes, corn ...

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