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Wayward bear causes accident

Bob Cage, renowned artist, athlete and tobacconist, dies

Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.

Latest effort to oust Thornton fails

The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear

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Comets prove cynics wrong

There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.

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Beach music festival draws hundreds to cap off Lakefest weekend

SoVaNow.com / July 24, 2013
The 20th annual Buggs Island Beach Music Festival, a fundraiser for the Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department, provided a near-perfect ending to Lakefest weekend. Several hundred people pitched tents at Robbins Park on Sunday for a day of music, food and fun.

Throughout the afternoon, festival goers danced, sang and kicked back to the music of JB and The Get Down Browns band, Jim Quick and Coastline, the Craig Woolard Band, and deejay Mike Brooks.

CVFD President Richard Elliott and the members of department again thanked attendees and sponsors who helped make the festival a success: The Pizza Pub, Rugged Country Outfitters, Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, Janice and Glenn Edwards, Buggs Island Archery, Edwards Construction Company, Electronics, Etc., Lakeside Video & Tanning, Mecklenburg County YMCA, New York Life Insurance Company, Ligon Excavating, David S. Buchanan, Jr. State Farm Insurance, TEAS Enterprises/The Lamplighter Restaurant, Avenue Floral Design, Best Western On the Lake, NAPA Clarksville Auto Supply, Benchmark Community Bank, Lake Motel & Efficiencies, Watkins Insurance Agency, Clarksville Tire & Auto Service, Crowder Insurance, Signs and Designs, Clarksville Food Lion, and Blue Ridge Beverage Co.



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