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Wednesday Jul 22 | via SoVaNow.com
Ten years after its cardiac catheterization lab first opened, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital continues to bring the best in heart care to Southern Virginia. A Scottsburg man has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for an April 2014 armed robbery that netted a gaming console and controller for the culprits. Comment?
Sunday Jul 19 | via WSET-TV Lynchburg
Halifax Co., VA - A Halifax County man has been convicted of intentionally starting a fire that destroyed a home last year. Leeland Ambrose Watkins was found guilty of arson Friday according to a statement from Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via SoVaNow.com
South Boston Town Council on Monday approved an amendment to the Town Code which will allow for more than one set of remains to be placed in a single burial A Halifax man was convicted of arson Friday after emerging as the prime suspect in a February 2014 trailer home fire that broke out as the occupants, a mother and her two children, were away from the home. Leeland Ambrose Watkins was found guilty of arson, burglary with intent to commit arson, misdemeanor destruction of property and two violations of a protective order at the conclusion of a two-day trial Friday at Halifax County Circuit Court. Comment?
Jun 22, 2015 | via SoVaNow.com
South Boston Police were called to Westside Trailer Park Sunday morning where gunshots were reportedly heard. Arriving at the scene just after 1 a.m., officers found a large crowd assembled there. Comment?
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