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  1. Brodnax motorist charged in fatal crashRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting A two-vehicle crash Saturday, near Alberta in Brunswick County claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman from Warfield and injured two others. The crash occurred around 1:10 p.m. near the intersection of Flatrock Rd. and Chestnut Rd. .

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  2. History told on the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting Members of various classes from West End High School were at the unveiling of the new WEHS highway marker on Highway 49 this Saturday. The site was chosen because nearby is the site of the second West End High School building, now known as Bluestone Middle School.

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  3. St. Paul's complains of discrimination after plans to house children rejectedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting Opposition to the use of the former St. Paul's College facilities to house young alien children has spurred legal action by the defunct college against local government officials and police. HOME along with St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville, filed a federal housing discrimination complaint against the Town of Lawrenceville, Brunswick County and Brunswick County Sheriff Brian Roberts on Thursday, Sept.

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  4. Ingram remembered as - a giant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Southwest Times

    ... was a giant of the law - one of the premiere trial lawyers in the country." Hancock said Ingram, who grew up in South Boston, was a "great believer and supporter" of Pulaski. When, in 1957, Ingram was faced with deciding where to practice law, he ...

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  5. Sparkling day for a festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A crowd estimated at 10,000 people flocked to Downtown South Boston for the 23rd annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, enjoying vendors, entertainment, children's games and rides and plenty of food on a warm and bright fall day. "Everything went wonderfully all day, we had an extra-large crowd and we were very pleased with the success of the event," said festival organizer Sara Davis.

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  6. Swim team parents seek new pool - but wonder if YMCA is place for itRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    TMI Auto Tech, exclusive North American manufacturer of the Ariel Atom vehicle, has been awarded an $838,000 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission to develop a new sports car, the The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center and the Halifax County High School guidance department will sponsor a College Awareness Night on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m., at the A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting with more representation for their group on the Y board.

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  7. Ronald Riley, 54, formerly of S. Boston, hairdresserRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Boston Herald

    Ronald "Ronny" Riley, formerly of South Boston, a retired hairstylist, died Aug. 11 in a house fire in Dunedin, Fla.

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  8. Halifax okays effort to upgrade boat landingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | SoVaNow.com

    ... at their regular monthly meeting on Oct. 2 and then again at the joint session with the towns of Halifax and South Boston on Oct. 20. The application asks that DGIF establish a project to rehabilitate the existing motorized boat ramp, pier and ...

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  9. Boston time capsule believed found in lion statueRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    What appears to be a window to Boston's past has turned up in a rather unusual place: the head of a lion's statue on the building that once served as the seat of Massachusetts government. The Bostonian Society, which operates a museum at the Old State House, said Tuesday it had confirmed the presence of what had long been rumored to be a time capsule from 1901 tucked away inside the copper statue.

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  10. Gelzinis: OD epidemic hits home for Southie polRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Boston Herald

    Some years ago, after he fulfilled his dream of representing South Boston, the neighborhood that coursed through his veins, Brian Wallace found himself ambushed by a grim reality. He confessed that most of the constituent calls he got as a state rep were not for jobs, but for detox beds for the sons and daughters of his Southie constituents.

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  11. South Boston police reports arrestsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police officers arrested five individuals over the weekend on various charges. On Friday, Officer F.A. Powell arrested 23 year old Clyde Lee Scott of South Boston and charged him with grand larceny of over $200 on Sept.

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  12. HCPS step up efforts to 'go green'Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | SoVaNow.com

    ... with bins for recycling. The contents are emptied every other week by maintenance employees and taken to the South Boston recycling center. In an effort to encourage greater savings in the transportation department, an "anti-idling policy" is in ...

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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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