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  1. Competition could sink dredge plan ambitionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... through 2022 to handle the expected increase in container shipment traffic at the Paul W. Conley Terminal in South Boston. Agency officials are considering privatizing the terminal, requesting more taxpayer money or allowing private developers to ...

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  2. Halifax County, towns to hold joint meetingRead the original story

    Monday | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet with town council members from South Boston and Halifax tonight at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. The meeting begins with a public hearing to receive comments on proposed amendments to the Enterprise Zone.

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  3. HCSA gets earful on sewer leak, fees connection feeRead the original story

    Monday | SoVaNow.com

    ... billings as well as by making media announcements. Estes also reported that he will be working with the Town of South Boston on the Summit Drive-Wickham Street water and sewer extensions, bringing them more information at their next meeting.

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  4. Now MASSPORT seeks up to ... $200M moreRead the original story

    Sunday | Boston Herald

    Fresh off a successful lobbying campaign to secure state and federal funding for a $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project, Massport says it now needs up to $200 million more and is considering privatizing a busy South Boston containership port to raise the money. "A move to privatize would be a slap in the face to taxpayers after putting up federal and state commitments to fund the $310 million dredging project," said state Rep. Nick Collins .

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  5. For First Time Ever Historic Black Walnut Plantation On Sale, Price Tag $2 MillionRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... of land, 775 acres. "This piece of property has it all," said Honey Davis, associate broker for Long and Foster South Boston. And if you're willing to spend $2,050,000 it could be all yours. "It's really a gem in the rough that deserves and cries ...

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  6. Obituary: Stephen Feeney, of ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Patch.com

    Stephen J. Feeney, of Arlington. Born in South Boston. Passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 15, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.

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  7. Halifax County/South Boston library receives $2,000 grantRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... sworn in to serve a four year term on the board. Members also had the opportunity to meet the newly appointed South Boston Branch Manager Chad Webb who begins his work at the local branch on November 1. Board members further approved the disposition ...

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  8. Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy billsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Tuesday evening approved a recommendation from its Finance Committee to apply for $1.3 million in VDOT Revenue Sharing funds which will allow the town to Over the protests of Baskerville-area representative Bill Blalock, members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to take sealed bids to sell the now-shuttered Buckhorn Elementary School Both the towns of South Boston and Halifax have encountered problems this year getting annual real estate and personal property tax bills to residents in timely fashion.

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  9. South Boston approves request for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | SoVaNow.com

    John Cannon informed South Boston Town Council members that he is stockpiling sand for the company building the natural gas pipeline on his Riverdale concrete slab located in an R4 district of the town. South Boston Town Council on Tuesday evening approved a recommendation from its Finance Committee to apply for $1.3 million in VDOT Revenue Sharing funds which will allow the town to carry out public works projects during the coming fiscal year.

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  10. Farmville, VARead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Farmville Herald

    ... passed on to be with the Lord on Monday, October 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born on May 29, 1935 in South Boston, a son of the late John W. and Hester (Sterling) Anderson. Mr. Anderson grew up on a tobacco farm in Prince Edward County near ...

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  11. South Boston council meeting pushed back for holidayRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will meet on Tuesday night at 7 p.m., a day later than usual due to the Columbus Day holiday. Council has a fairly light agenda with only four items on the agenda, most of which are carried over from a prior Council work session in September.

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  12. Y board challenges community to pitch in for Nov. 1 Cleanup DayRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... anup Day or making a donation towards this effort, contact McCubbin at . Donations can be mailed to the YMCA of South Boston c/o Beth McCubbin PO Box 419 South Boston, VA 24592.

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  13. Windfall on a wet dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... grand prize was Philip Griffin of Graham, N.C. Consolation prizes of $150 cash were won by Patricia Jennings of South Boston, who donated her winnings back to the department, and J.D. Conner of Halifax, Scottie Fears of Clover and Larry Francisco of ...

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  14. Four suspects arrested for Alton break-inRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... two felony counts of grand larceny. Baker was released on a $3,500 secured bond. Steven Richard Bartee, 26, of South Boston was charged with two felony counts of breaking and entering, two felony counts of grand larceny, and one felony count of ...

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  15. 1901 Boston time capsule yields small red bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The highly-anticipated opening of a time capsule that been hidden in the head of a lion statue atop a historical landmark for more than a century yielded at least one surprise Thursday: a hardcover book. The Bostonian Society had expected the time capsule to include letters, newspaper clippings and other items from 1901, the year it was placed in the statue on the Old State House.

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  16. Library manager tapped for South Boston branchRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | SoVaNow.com

    In two weeks, the Comets will welcome Patrick County for Homecoming, meaning that the Comet squad has a decent shot at a three-game winning streak if Halifax can get past The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System Board of Trustees voted Friday, following a specially called meeting, to approve the hiring of Charles Webb as the new Branch Manager for the South Boston Public Library. Webb's tentative start date is Nov. 3. Webb is a native of Danville and received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

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  17. Lots of Lucky Lottery Winners In Danville AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... walked away with a million dollars. That includes these two and one more Danville man, who bought his ticket in South Boston. And they're not the only lucky ones. When a winning ticket is sold, the store gets a big chunk of change from the Lottery ...

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  18. Golf: Trevor Hutchinson, Tuscarora dig deep to win Virginia 5A North region tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Washington Post

    ... Hutchinson said. "I just wanted a chance to help the team win." On Monday at Green's Folly Golf Course in South Boston, Va., Hutchinson shot a tournament-best 74 to lead Tuscarora to the region title, the sixth-year school's first in any sport. The ...

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  19. Halifax County supervisors hone in on workforce fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Courthouse Project. Supervisors have a October 20 joint meeting coming up with members of the town councils of South Boston and Halifax. At that meeting, the board will receive comments on proposed Enterprise Zone Amendments. Supervisors also are ...

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  20. Search ends with arrest of suspect in northern HalifaxRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | SoVaNow.com

    ... obstruction of wireless communication to prevent calling law enforcement. In other arrests over the weekend, South Boston police officers charged four drivers with various offenses over the past several days. Officer T.W Bush arrested Charlie David ...

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