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  1. Southside digs out from snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SoVaNow.com

    ... 3-6 inches in most areas. The snowfall also was an occasion for people to get out and play. In the Town of South Boston, a variety of snow figures adorned neighborhoods - including a snow unicorn created by Ivy Saunders on Fenton Street. "This is my ...

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  2. South Boston council approves refinancing planRead the original story

    Wednesday | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Monday evening approved documents which will allow for the refinancing of five loans owed by the Town, two of which are being handled by the Halifax County Service Authority. Refinancing of the loans, which is being done with Carter Bank & Trust Company, is expected to save the Town over $400,000 during the next 13 years.

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  3. Gearing up for November electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northumberland Echo

    ... has lived in Northumberland County since he became a state trooper in 1989, even when his duties sent him to South Boston for a year, noted that campaigning might be harder than it would've been before he left highway patrol duties for the State ...

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  4. No New Supervisor for Halifax Co., Residents Ask: 'What Now?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... the problem. Now that it's died, many are asking, "What now?" It's the dinner rush at Smokin' Jakes Barbeque in South Boston. And at table after table, the topic of conversation is the same. The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has been split ...

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  5. Councilors: Boston needs beefier snow-removal equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Universal Hub

    ... to dissolve the endless truckloads of snows being hauled to city snow farms in Hyde Park, Charlestown and South Boston. And how will this be paid for? May I again suggest the city charge more than the current $0 for a parking permit? If drivers are ...

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  6. Algae Causing Danville Water ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    South Boston, the town of Halifax, and the Riverdale area have all reported that something is wrong with their water. If you look at the Dan River dam by Abreu-Grogan Park in Danville, the water is green.

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  7. Love letters on display in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | NBC12

    ... before heading to other destinations across town. In addition to rest stops around the state, localities like South Boston and the Eastern Shore also have the love letters on display. The state tourism department will reimburse cities with approved ...

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  8. Halifax County IDA honors late Dollar General manager Bruining with resolutionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    ... came to Halifax County to work as the Senior Human Resource Manager for the Dollar General Corporation at its South Boston Distribution Center; and "Whereas Hank dedicated himself (to) the betterment of the workplace and the workforce at Dollar ...

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  9. Shoplifting, DUI charges lodged by South Boston policeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police made several arrests over the weekend. On Friday, Cpl. T. N. Bratton arrested 48 year old Lethia Ferrell Chandler and charged her with shoplifting from Wal-Mart.

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  10. South Boston Council meets todayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council today 5:45 p.m. for its regular monthly work session and to hold a vote to approve the refinancing of five town loans. A proposal submitted to the town by Davenport and Company last month purports to save South Boston more than $400,000 in interest expense over the life of the loans - two of which are being repaid by the Halifax County Service Authority.

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  11. HCSA copes with foul-smelling water from Dan RiverRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority is taking steps to cope with foul-smelling water that has turned up in municipal systems on the Dan River from Eden, N.C. to South Boston. Mark Estes, director of the Halifax County Service Authority, acknowledged receiving complaints about water taste and odor from several customers in the South Boston area this week.

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  12. Four burned in Sunday fire; cold blamed in other disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    Bitter cold played a role in fires over the weekend that destroyed one home and damaged two others in the town of South Boston. The worst blaze in recent days, however, broke out Sunday amid much milder temperatures.

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  13. Bitter cold next up as winter gets tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | SoVaNow.com

    ... could bring more problems for town residents. According to Alan Auld, Public Works director for the Town of South Boston, employees have been divided into two crews working 12 hour shifts. Auld said the crews started on Monday morning - before the ...

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  14. Mayor to Bostonians: Stop Jumping Out of WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 99.3 the FOX

    Boston has more snow than it knows what to do with , but jumping out of windows into snowbanks is still a "foolish" idea, says Mayor Martin Walsh. "I'm asking people to stop their nonsense right now. 10 comments

  15. DeNise moving on after tenure at Mecklenburg County YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County YMCA is seeking a new executive director now that Michael DeNise will be leaving in mid-March to take the same position with the Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. YMCA in Conover, N.C. DeNise led the local YMCA for nearly two years, beginning March 18, 2013, after members in the Clarksville and Chase City area voted down a proposed merger with the Halifax County YMCA in South Boston, and terminated the Y's management agreement with then-CEO Marcus Hargrave. "He was just what we needed," said Mecklenburg County YMCA Board Treasurer Jerry Ramsey.

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  16. A snowy winter's nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of ice and sleet that is forecast to start falling later in the night. By 8 o'clock Monday night, the Town of South Boston was blanketed by about an inch of snow. Activity was brought to standstill, save for a phalanx of snow-clearing trucks that ...

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  17. Three charged in Mebane Food Lion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Burlington Times News

    The suspects, who are accused also of robbing Food Lion stores in Roxboro, Raleigh and South Boston, Va., allegedly robbed the Food Lion at 630 N. First St., Mebane, on Jan. 29. For the Mebane incident, Thomas Lee Campbell, 42, of 209 Electric Avenue, Knightdale, and Tremayne Malik Coleman, 38, of 400 Kelly Road, Knightdale, were charged with two counts each of robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault by pointing a gun, and one count each of misdemeanor larceny. Michael Lamar Jones, 35, of 130 Poplar St., South Boston, Va., was charged with two counts each of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and accessory after the fact.

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  18. Crossing of the Dan celebrated, recreatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and exhausted for the battles ahead. Also welcoming guests were board of supervisors member Barry Banks and South Boston town manager Tim Wilson. Dr. Lawrence Babits, distinguished professor emeritus at East Carolina University, delivered the ...

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  19. Windy weather ties up police ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | SoVaNow.com

    The area is under a winter storm warning from 4 p.m. Monday through noon Tuesday, with snow and sleet expected to begin falling early Monday afternoon. The NWS in Blacksburg County planner accused of threatening finance director, who obtains protective order; staff members called upon to testify at Feb. 18 hearing in Halifax South Boston police were tied up Thursday dealing with a rash of crashes, one of which was set off when a whipping wind felled a tree.

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  20. Driver escapes injury as vehicle slides off roadway and into treesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Feb. 11 at 8:03 a.m. on State Route 683, near its intersection with Knoll Wood Lane. Michael J. Freitas Jr. of South Boston was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control of his vehicle by investigating Virginia State Trooper D. ...

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