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  1. South Boston library branch manager departsRead the original story

    Yesterday | SoVaNow.com

    Chad Webb, Branch Manager of the South Boston Public Library, will step down from his position with the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System on Friday, March 27, according to Jay Stephens, Library Director. Webb joined the local library system on Nov. 3. He is leaving due to health issues, said Stephens.

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  2. Some plead for cuts, others for funds at budget hearingRead the original story

    Yesterday | SoVaNow.com

    ... paid well below standard rates. Another board member, retired school teacher Becky Donner, pointed out that the South Boston branch manager holds a master's degree in library science but is paid only $28,500, less than beginning teachers make in ...

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  3. In outgoing Chamber director, IDA hails a friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | SoVaNow.com

    ... she said. Pool recounted some of the Chamber's successes, including passage of the mixed beverage ordinance in South Boston in the 1980s; formation of the Leadership Group which now has over 230 graduates; creation of the 501 Coalition which presses ...

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  4. Interest shown in revitalization projectRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... One is a duplex; the rest are single-family homes, Knox said. A rehabilitation specialist, Howerton Services of South Boston, will inspect homes to determine if they must be rebuilt or just need rehabilitation. They will be rebuilt only if they are ...

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  5. Highway closed off by overturned rigRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | SoVaNow.com

    ... operating was struck on State Route 658, one mile west of its intersection with US 501. Kory A. Tiller, 19 of South Boston, the driver of a 2004 Dodge Dakota, was charged with driving under the influence when he failed to yield the right-of-way. The ...

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  6. Boston breaks 100-inch snowfall record for season, but Italian town gets that much in a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | TBD.com

    The latest storm in an epic winter edged the total just over the 9-foot mark. Sunday's storm dropped 2.9 inches at Logan International Airport, pushing the seasonal accumulation to 108.6 inches and surpassing the previous record of 107.6 set in 1995-96.

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  7. Halifax County planners have two hearings on tapRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | SoVaNow.com

    ... is part of the Charles Brook Farm lying on the west side of Route 501, about one mile south of the Town of South Boston in ED-6. Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and ...

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  8. Danville man convicted of shooting at dwellingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | SoVaNow.com

    A Danville resident, Tyrus Beck, was convicted Friday in the Halifax County Circuit Court of felony shooting at an occupied dwelling, felony unauthorized use of a vehicle and misdemeanor vandalism. "South Boston Police Department demonstrated remarkable teamwork in solving this crime," said Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin, who prosecuted the case. 1 comment

  9. Pipeline work shifts eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | SoVaNow.com

    The staging site on U.S. 58 west of South Boston is nearly barren as the portion of the Virginia Southside Expansion natural gas pipeline through Pittsylvania and Halifax is almost complete. Texas-based Troy Construction, builders of the pipeline, maintains a second staging site in South Hill.

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  10. Opportunity Project to Host Wellness Day in MillburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    On Wednesday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Opportunity Project will host a "Healthy Brain, Healthy Me Wellness Day" at the Opportunity Project Clubhouse, 60 East Willow St., Millburn. The event will take place on National Brain Injury Awareness Day, and is sponsored by Barnabas Health and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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  11. South Boston man charged with cocaine distributionRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | SoVaNow.com

    A 25 year old South Boston man has been charged with three counts of distribution of cocaine and one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine. Nathaniel Tyrone Terry, aka "Popeye" was arrested on Tuesday, after members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence located at 2303 Hamilton Boulevard.

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  12. Taxi service, downtown plans dominate South Boston agendaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Monday night discussed possible regulations for a taxi service to operate in the town and heard future plans from Destination Downtown Director Tamyra Vest. Vest reviewed the work of her group over the past year beginning with the March 21, 2014 ribbon cutting of the New Brick Historic Lofts where 26 of the 27 apartments have been rented.

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  13. HCHS student charged with attempted arson after school evacuatedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and poured an amount into a toilet and on the floor of the bathroom, causing damages of less than $1,000. South Boston police and firefighters were called out to the school at 10:50 a.m. Monday after school officials detected a chemical odor that ...

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  14. Young bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | SoVaNow.com

    ... students who turned out at the Halifax County High School gym to donate blood in memory of Dylan McElroy, the South Boston 18-year-old who took his own life after vanishing from the school on Dec. 19. The blood drive came one week after students ...

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  15. More come forward for local officeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the Campbell County school division, she worked with the Halifax County Community Agency Agency, the City of South Boston and the Southside Regional Juvenile Group Home. She has played semi-pro softball in Washington, D.C. and currently is a ...

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  16. MassPort Buys South Boston Parcel From MBTARead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Banker & Tradesman

    MassPort has acquired three parcels of land totaling nearly 18 acres in South Boston from the MBTA for $7 million. MBTA spokesman Joseph Pesaturo said the land sale, which closed last week, did not require a vote of the MBTA board of directors.

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  17. Fire Officials: School Evacuated After Gasoline Poured in BathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... ile crews cleaned up the gasoline. Some students were temporarily taken to the middle school and STEM center in South Boston. The incident is still under investigation.

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  18. Rogers to challenge Bank for ED-5 supervisor seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | SoVaNow.com

    ... on the ballot, along with other races for School Board, local constitutional office and a Town Council seat in South Boston. Rogers said he is looking forward to meeting and speaking with residents of Halifax County and those who reside in District ...

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  19. Next adventure awaits for Pool in retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Tuesday at the annual Chamber banquet, those accolades will be transferred to Pool's work as both the Towns of South Boston and Halifax will be lauding Pool for her years of work in leading the county to welcome new businesses and to look for ways ...

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  20. Push to Start to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... the Buckey House and will feature the newest member of the band, Lewis Bowers. Lewis Bowers is originally from South Boston, Va., and has been singing and performing most of his life. He specializes in country and cowboy songs from the 1950s and ...

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