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  1. South Boston Police Look For Missing Halifax County High School StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Police in South Boston are looking for high school student Dylan R. McElroy who they say is missing. His last known location was at Halifax County High School on Friday.

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  2. Exit on a High NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | SoVaNow.com

    ... life is the one that's going to make a difference." "Mission complete," he mused. Staff Intern Alexus Smith, of South Boston, is a senior at Halifax County High School. Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record ...

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  3. New sign points the way to Halifax libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | SoVaNow.com

    ... way to the library for many people for many years to come," said Jay Stephens, director of the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System. Both the Halifax and South Boston libraries also are currently in the middle of "Food for Fines" month, ...

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  4. Water, sewer hikes go before public todayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | SoVaNow.com

    ... The authority is proposing a rate decrease for mid-volume users in the Town of Halifax users. Elsewhere - in South Boston, Riverdale, Clover and other outlying county areas - rates are set to go up starting Jan. 1. HCSA board members will host a ...

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  5. Murdered man was realizing his dreamRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Boston Herald

    A 29-year-old South Boston native who just realized his longtime dream of owning a barbershop was brutally stabbed to death Friday evening in a case that police say is still under investigation. "He wanted to do things for the neighborhood, good things," said his friend and former roommate, 40-year-old Matthew Albert of Quincy.

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  6. Halifax Animal Shelter Changes Rules on Fostering AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Halifax County animal shelter is putting some stricter rules into place after a family goes home with a rabid dog. Two days after they brought the dog home, they had to take the husky-mix to the Animal Medical Clinic of South Boston.

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  7. South Boston starts search for new finance directorRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council's Finance committee has begun working with town manager Tim Wilson to review ten or so applications that have been submitted for the town finance director's job. The position is being vacated on March 1, by retiring finance director Erle Scott.

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  8. Hackney out as deputy superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Hank Bruining, human resources manager of the Dollar General distribution center in South Boston, died suddenly Friday night at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was 63. Mecklenburg County Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Dr. Melody Hackney, who joined the School Board Central Office in part to lead the division's Project Based Learning initiative, has been demoted to supervisor of alternative education by Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton.

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  9. Mecklenburg County jobless figure at six-year lowRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Hank Bruining, human resources manager of the Dollar General distribution center in South Boston, died suddenly Friday night at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was 63. Mecklenburg County's unemployment rate is at a six-year low, coming in at 7.7 percent for the month of October, according to data released by the Virginia Employment Commission on Tuesday.

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  10. Irish music tradition comes to life as Little Windows Christmas at The PrizeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    ... all go into creating the magic of Irish music. DaA hA performed on Julee's first Irish CD. When The Prizery in South Boston reached out Julee about appearing in concert in December, she was hoping that the timing would work out to include DaA hA in ...

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  11. Chase City raises base water rate to cover loanRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Hank Bruining, human resources manager of the Dollar General distribution center in South Boston, died suddenly Friday night at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was 63. Chase City is raising its base water rate by $0.65 per month minimum, to generate additional funds so the town can pay for upgrades and repairs to its wastewater treatment plant.

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  12. South Boston police make three arrests over weekendRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the state Final Four in the 2-A classification a year ago. The current Bulldogs look plenty powerful again. South Boston Police arrested three people over the weekend, including a South Boston man who was charged with three misdemeanor counts. ...

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  13. South Boston Council takes up ordinance changeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will meet tonight to take up a proposed change to its zoning ordinance that aims to stiffen collection of back taxes. The amendment would require that all delinquent property taxes or fees be paid before permits will be issued to the owners for use of the property.

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  14. Hank Bruining, Dollar General manager, dies at home FridayRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | SoVaNow.com

    ... look plenty powerful again. Hank Bruining, human resources manager of the Dollar General distribution center in South Boston, died suddenly Friday night at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was 63. Bruining, who was known to many for his ...

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  15. Texas woman injured as vehicle runs off River Road, overturnsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | SoVaNow.com

    ... sustained $3,000 in damages. Also requiring treatment of minor injuries was 22 year old Marketa J. Pleasant of South Boston, whose 2005 Chevrolet Impala received $3,000 in damages. A third driver, Tabitha T. Burton of Halifax, 47, the operator a ...

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  16. Coming to a busy commercial area near you: Not very muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | SoVaNow.com

    ... land at one time: "It says in the history book that they would sit on the hill and they could see the lights of South Boston." Bullets from Confederate soldiers have been dug up by local history sleuths, he adds. Now people see the ...

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  17. wins Farm Bureau journalism awardRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Westmoreland News

    The Members' Choice Award, which honors media nominated by Farm Bureau members, was given to two non-dailies, The Westmoreland News and The Gazette-Virginian in South Boston. "We are amazed at the talent and dedication of our award winners," said VFBF President Wayne F. Pryor.

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  18. Nurse Practitioners- EM and Urology- $$Sign on Bonus-VirginiaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Monster.com

    ... We will save a record of this application. Nurse Practitioner- Multiple Positions Emergency Medicine/Urology South Boston, VA Nurse Practitioner Opportunities in Beautiful Southern Virginia! We are currently seeking Nurse Practitioners in the ...

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  19. 18 forced from homes in Sinai apartment fireRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | SoVaNow.com

    The Cotton Mill brick smokestack has a crack running about five feet down one side of the structure - raising fears that the historic landmark may be beyond saving. A Saturday afternoon fire at Westside Apartments resulted in some $50,000 in damages, according to a spokesman at the South Boston Fire Department.

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  20. Shoplifting charges lodgedRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police arrested four people over the Thanksgiving holiday for shoplifting, with two of the suspects released on summons. On Wednesday, Cpl.

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