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Charlottesville police: Human remains found
Tests to verify if the remains are Graham’s
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CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) — Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said.

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Cotton to debrief school staff on FCMS lockdown

Students were not in danger at any time during a lockdown Friday afternoon at Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School, according to Henry County Schools Superintendent Jared Cotton.

In an e-mail to the Bulletin on Saturday, Cotton said that he plans to debrief with school staff regarding the incident on Monday. After that, he said, it is likely that a follow-up communication will be provided to parents.

The incident unfolded Friday afternoon, but few details emerged about it.

“I can’t share too much about the situation other than it’s dealing with an individual student,” Cotton said around 4 p.m. Friday.

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Architect remembered for work
Former resident’s influence worldwide
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By BEN R. WILLIAMS - Bulletin Staff Writer

From his roots in Martinsville, Robert Lewis Turner built a career in architecture that included the design for what became a major business and financial district in London. His accolades included those of the president of Portugal.

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Older brother reflects on Turner’s earlier years, career and family

Even in high school, Robert Turner was a budding entrepreneur.

Dr. William Harrison Turner III of Greensboro recalled his brother, the late world-renowned architect Robert Turner, as an industrious and determined individual with a passion for travel.

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Hooker Field project called good for area
Net costs estimated at $208,000 for turf, new drainage system
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By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer

Having an artificial turf infield should help Hooker Field in Martinsville boost the local economy, according to those involved in the project.

Turf — as opposed to grass — will keep the infield level, which will make the city-owned baseball stadium more attractive for tournaments and other special events that will draw people from elsewhere, participants said.

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Stoneville man dies in wreck

A Stoneville, N.C., man died in an auto accident Saturday afternoon on U.S. 220, according to the Virginia State Police.

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