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  1. Rosy fiscal report allows town to speed up fire truck purchaseRead the original story

    Thursday | SoVaNow.com

    The 2015-16 fiscal year was a healthy one for the Town of South Boston, according to Mickey Wilkerson with the Town's Finance Department. Wilkerson went over the numbers with members of South Boston Town Council on Monday, explaining in detail how the town ended up with a $691,912 surplus in the budget that closed out June 30, the end of the town's fiscal year.

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  2. Bank of America to close Clarksville branchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Bank of America will exit Clarksville comes a month after the company announced it would shutter its downtown South Boston banking location in October. At that time, Daily said local customers would be encouraged to stay with Bank of America, and ...

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  3. Keith Bedford/Globe staff S. Boston center closed as family mourns boy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Boston.com

    The Curley Community Center in South Boston will be closed on Wednesday, a day after a 7-year-old boy went missing at the facility and was found dead hours later in the water off Carson Beach. Kyzr Willis of Dorchester had been at a city-run day camp at the center.

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  4. Boston boy found dead after wandering away from summer campRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Daily News-Record

    Police are trying to determine how an 8-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a city-run summer camp at a Boston beach and ended up dead. Kyzr Willis was last seen around 2 p.m. Tuesday near the L Street Bathhouse at Carson Beach in the city's South Boston neighborhood.

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  5. Dixie ballplayers, coaches cope with loss of R.J. OliverRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | SoVaNow.com

    The community and the South Boston Dixie Majors baseball team were stunned to learn of the tragic death of a popular all-star player this weekend in an auto accident. As best they can, teammates of the late R.J. Oliver, Jr. are trying to move forward, while paying tribute to their late friend and fellow athlete.

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  6. Macy Causey, 15, gearing up for races at Dominion, MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Dominion. Causey makes her debut on the track, which opened in April, after racing three times this season at South Boston Speedway. "I miss Langley and I missed running in the Hampton Heat," Causey said, referring to Langley's signature race, which ...

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  7. 'A Dr. Seuss Christmas' in store for annual Yule paradeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | SoVaNow.com

    Destination Downtown South Boston has announced the theme for this year's South Boston Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, at 5 pm. The theme this year is "A Dr. Seuss Christmas".

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  8. South Boston Council members meet todayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Council members will meet today at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street for their regular monthly work session. The Finance Committee will review the monthly finance report while also reviewing the acceptance of a $19,234 grant from Virginia Emergency Management.

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  9. Local Democrats cheer Kaine as veep choiceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | SoVaNow.com

    As a longtime grassroots activist in the Democratic Party, Carolyn Edmondson of South Boston was thrilled to hear the news that "a guy I know, a regular guy" - Sen. Tim Kaine - is "running for the vice presidency of these United States. "I'm so happy I could shout," Edmondson said this weekend after Kaine was tapped for the national ticket by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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  10. Students steer into STEM Motorsports CampRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | SoVaNow.com

    ... noted how students become more evolved after attending. "Our students come from Danville, Pittsylvania County, South Boston, Charlotte Courthouse and Mecklenburg County," Scott said. "It's a three-week robotics camp, and different groups of students ...

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  11. Feeling the burnRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | SoVaNow.com

    ... at the scene, the mobile home was in shambles with nothing remaining. Cluster Springs was assisted by the South Boston Fire Department. A family member explained that a lot of canned drinks had been stored for an upcoming family reunion in the ...

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  12. Adding style and lots more storage to a house in SouthieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Boston.com

    ... from West Elm. Vintage artwork from Maureen Dahill's collection adds a spot of color. A lifelong resident of South Boston and founder of the neighborhood-focused blog Caught In Southie , Maureen Dahill and her husband, firefighter Peter Gailunas, ...

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  13. PokA mon Go rules far and wide - in Halifax, tooRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | SoVaNow.com

    ... right now, even if the signs are not always easy to discern. Consider the case of Jonathon Wolfgang Stevens of South Boston - affectionately known as Wolfgang to his friends - who was spotted on his skateboard zipping along the sidewalks of Broad ...

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  14. Police reportsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | SoVaNow.com

    Cpl. M. Bowen of the South Boston Police Department arrested 46 year old Harold D. Hamlett of South Boston, charging him with malicious wounding on Saturday. He was being held with no bond.

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  15. A Main Street standoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | SoVaNow.com

    Local African-American leaders and a former teacher challenged Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon to explain the reasoning behind a recent staff shuffle as a large crowd turned out for a Withpixfromemamil Destination Downtown South Boston, Inc. receives 2016 National Main Street Accreditation - Board of Directors L to R - Back Row, Standing - Tamyra Vest, Executive Director; Gene Haugh, President; Barney Newberry Front Row, Sitting - Frank Fincher, Brandee Lloyd, Carol Foster, Wayne Fuller, Jayne Elliott, Bob Hughes, Tom Raab Not Pictured - Andy Newland, Les Powell, Clint Johnson, Jewell Medley, Lin Hite Destination Downtown South Boston, has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.

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  16. Queen leads N.C. state standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... to be a Late Model and state champion," said Queen, who's competing on East Carolina's off weekends at Kenley, South Boston and Myrtle Beach. "To see my name on top of the state standings was a shock. "The more and more seat time I get in a Late ...

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  17. Bassett class of '76 searching for classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... System, serves approximately 2.4 million Virginians living in a 54 county-wide region: from Winchester to South Boston and everything westward. The center's free 24-hour, 7-days a week confidential hotline (1-800-222-1222) is staffed by specially ...

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  18. Bowling, Oakley pick up Late Model victories at South BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Late Model Stock and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national points leader Matt Bowling continued his string of dominating performances on Saturday night at South Boston Speedway.

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  19. Traffic advisory for Greater Boston roadways for Friday, July 15 through Monday, July 18Read the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Sampan

    ... from prior to entry, through tunnel, to exit portal on Sunday, July 17th from Right shoulder / lane closure on South Boston Bypass Road WB from ramp I-90 EB, exit 25 -ramp to West 2nd St overpass on Monday, Jul 18th from Closure of I-90 WB at Logan ...

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  20. Council members, mayor sworn in; resolutions laud McCullough, PhillipsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | SoVaNow.com

    Three re-elected members of South Boston Town Council - Billy Clarke, Bob Hughes and Tina Wyatt Younger - and Mayor Ed Owens were sworn by General District Judge J. William Watson during the regular monthly meeting of Council on Monday night. Council also presented Lois McCullough and family members Tiffany, Lisa and Charles Green with a framed memorial resolution honoring Robert W. McCullough, who for 31 years was executive director for the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Plantation.

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