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  1. South Boston Police catch up with suspectRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police finally caught up with a parole violator at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning after spending some 15 hours searching for him. Harvey Lee Clemons, 55, was sought on a felony charge of violating parole and a demeanor count of assault and battery against a Maple Avenue homeowner which took place on Sunday.

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  2. Dog beating defendant found guilty, fined $7,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Noodles, a 2-year-old female hound, belonged to Kimberly Hunt and her child, residents of 1601 Fenton Street in South Boston. After breaking off a relationship with Waddle earlier in the day on Oct. 26, 2013, Hunt went to Danville that night. When ... 1 comment

  3. Library board, bar members discuss law library moveRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | SoVaNow.com

    Board members of the Halifax County-South Boston Library met last week with officers of the local bar association to discuss the possible relocation of the Law Library to the Halifax public library and what funding the local bar may offer for the project. Todd Shockley, former bar association president who had earlier worked with former library director Joe Zapposta on the law library project, told the library board that a number of large books must be removed from the room in the Halifax County Courthouse where the library has been located over the past years, along with one computer, a work station and a desk.

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  4. South Boston Police make three arrestsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police Officer J. George made three arrests over the past weekend, two of them stemming from earlier incidents. George charged 57 year old Ronnie Chapman of South Boston with a felony count of the violation of a probation order stemming from an Aug. 5, incident.

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  5. Building gets rave reviewsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... educational resort," Betty Hope Adams, executive director of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston, said after she toured NCI's building before a dedication ceremony on Friday. The building takes traditional learning ...

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  6. SVHEC welding lab aims to offer an education that paysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | SoVaNow.com

    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center's newest addition - a welding lab that offers entry-level training in the field - received a rousing welcome yesterday from state and local officials who gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the SVHEC Innovation Center. Guests included Dietra Trent, Virginia Deputy Secretary of Education and a Halifax County native, Mary Rae Carter with the Department of Commerce and Trade, and Keith Harkins, executive director of the Virginia Technical Institute, which will oversee the South Boston training program.

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  7. Get more NASCAR racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    ... Doug Coby holds a slim four-point lead over Justin Bonsignore with four races remaining. - Andy Seuss heads to South Boston Speedway as the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship points leader and is looking for a season sweep at the ...

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  8. Jonathan GaylordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Sterling - Sterling - Jonathan "Jack" Gaylord, 79, a lifelong resident of Sterling, passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014 at River Terrace in Lancaster after battling a rare debilitating neurological disease . Born in South Boston in 1935, he was the son of the late Olga E. Gaylord and well known vocalist, Chester Watson Gaylord.

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  9. Lakes Media Stations Now on iHeartRadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Radio Ink

    The Lakes Media Network consists of WLUS-FM Clarksville/Henderson-Oxford-South Boston-South Hill VA-NC ; WMPW AM-FM , WWDN AM-FM , WKSK-FM and WSHV AM-FM South Hill VA; and WHLF-FM South Boston VA. All the stations will now be available on iHeartRadio.

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  10. South Boston Police make shoplifting arrestRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police charged 22 year old Elaine Ligon Martin of Clover on Thursday, with shoplifting. Officer A. Davis made the arrest.

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  11. Duke: build a track, aim to build trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Activity at the Banister River Gateway Project has picked up during the past two weeks in Halifax as drier weather conditions have followed the unusually wet weeks of July and Duke Energy employees visited South Boston Friday on a mission to forge closer ties to the community and make amends for the coal ash spill on the Dan River - a task that involved lots of manual labor on a muggy late summer day. The goal: Build a walking track at the Washington-Coleman Community Center.

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  12. IRS seizes vehicles in investigation of FarleyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Activity at the Banister River Gateway Project has picked up during the past two weeks in Halifax as drier weather conditions have followed the unusually wet weeks of July and The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice of seizure in connection with the criminal investigation of former Cherokee Tobacco president Kathy Farley, who is suspected by federal authorities of participating in a tax evasion scheme while head of South Boston-based Cherokee and Firebird Manufacturing. A legal notice published in today's News & Record lists several vehicles that were seized in an administrative forfeiture from Kathryn Farley spanning a period from July 23, 2014 to August 4, 2014.

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  13. Halifax Co. United Way Takes "Youth in Motion" Program to the ClassroomRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... the couch. "We went to different communities such as Westside and Willow Oakes and then we did all the parks in South Boston. That was a way to get the kids out from computers and tablets and phones just to get her active again," Younger said. The ...

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  14. Sale of land near airport approvedRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | SoVaNow.com

    ... hearing, Board members approved the transfer of the C.H. Friend ball field from the county to the Town of South Boston after hearing Recreation Director Bill Shortt report that the Recreation Advisory Committee had recommended the transfer. The ...

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  15. Rolling ExposureRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | SoVaNow.com

    To get students interested in manufacturing careers, sometimes you've first got to deliver the experience directly to them - at least that's the thinking of officials as the Virginia Tobacco Commission ramps up its new Center of Excellence in South Boston. Young people shouldn't think manufacturing today is what it was when their parents or grandparents were employed at the local mill.

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  16. Obituaries, September 3, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | HeraldSun.com

    ... to her parents, her seven siblings and a half-brother predeceased her. After graduating from high school in South Boston, VA, she worked in Richmond until her marriage to Edward (Watt) Meeler in 1950. They settled in Durham, where they raised four ...

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  17. Nathalie man dies in single-car crashRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | SoVaNow.com

    ... dead at the scene of the crash which occurred at 6:20 p.m. In other reports from the Virginia State Police, a South Boston driver, Debby M. Harmon, 63, was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way when the 1999 Oldsmobile she was operating ...

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  18. Bring down hookup fees, HCSA urgedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | SoVaNow.com

    ... for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston. Two property developers are asking the Halifax County Service Authority to roll back water-sewer hookup fees to levels that ...

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  19. Halifax supes to convene TuesdayRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | SoVaNow.com

    ... hearing will be held on the possible transfer of the C.H. Friend ball field from the county to the Town of South Boston. Halifax County has owned the property since C.H. Friend School was closed but does not use it. By contrast, the South Boston ...

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  20. Cutting THE ribbon, cutting steelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | SoVaNow.com

    ... for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston. The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 to mark the ...

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