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Phone cooperative rolls out 4G wireless service in county, region

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
07/23/2014

Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (BIT) is rolling out its new 4G LTE fixed wireless broadband services in Amelia, Brunswick, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, and Nottoway counties, in keeping with the timetable of the federal agency that awarded grant funding for Internet connectivity.

Bang-up weekend [Lakefest]

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
07/23/2014

It was a boffo celebration — and great timing for the Virginia Lake Festival, which fell this year on an uncharacteristically moderate weekend in mid-July.

Green groups object to Duke Energy’s ending its Dan River cleanup

Source: 
Triad Business Journal
Date of Story: 
07/18/2014

The Southern Environmental Law Center objects to Duke Energy’s claim to be finished with the Dan River cleanup after removing 3,000 tons of coal ash and sediment following the February spill estimated at up to 39,000 tons.

Annual event draws thousands to [Mecklenburg] county

Source: 
South Hill Enterprise
Date of Story: 
07/16/2014

The 37th Annual Virginia Lake Festival, known to many as LakeFest, is slated for this weekend, July 17, 18 and 19, in its usual location, the Town of Clarksville, Virginia’s only lakeside town.

Festival reviving interest in Ridgeway cantaloupes

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch
Date of Story: 
07/17/2014

Ernie Fleming said the Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival gets bigger every year. Fleming and others from the Ridgeway Historical Society founded the event — now in its ninth year — to preserve the area’s agricultural history.

Burnett Library building in Clarksville to reopen

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
07/18/2014

The Clarksville branch of the Southside Regional Library is reopening for business Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. with expanded space and a new name — the Burnett Library and Learning Center.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - July 18, 2014

Updated: 
Friday, July 18, 2014

Stripers in the 15 pound class are being caught vertical jigging with Hopkins and Salty Dog spoons and jigs. Trolling bucktails and Redfins is also working well. Better areas are Nutbush Creek and County Line Creek, on the lower end of the lake.

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Messick owned the stage

Source: 
Chase City News Progress
Date of Story: 
07/02/2014

On Saturday night, a full house crowded the Clarksville Fine Arts Center to watch the eleven contestants vie for the title of Third LakeFest Idol.

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