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  1. Claiborne's license suspended for two yearsRead the original story

    Thursday | SoVaNow.com

    ... counsel for an April 4 trial in her civil suit, titled Miller v. Chapparal Investments, Inc. Chapparal owns the South Boston apartment complex where the fatal fire took place. Days before the April 4 trial, Claiborne told White at a separate court ...

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  2. Making pancakes for a better downtownRead the original story

    Thursday | SoVaNow.com

    Tuesday Women's Club and South Boston Rotary Club members show off their sign advertising the 36th Pancake Day on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Halifax Country Club. From left, Scottie Felton, Mary Ellen Hupp, Larry Davis, Robert Bates, Jim Halasz, Jane Newkirk and Jo Wimbish, Wanda Smith, Archie Bohanon, Emily Powell, Mark Estes, Wayne Fuller, Janet Collins and Charles Anderson.

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  3. Long wait ahead for repairs to U.S. 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SoVaNow.com

    A still-swollen creek that runs under U.S. 58 at the Halifax-Pittsylvania county line has kept VDOT from fully assessing the damage to the highway from Tropical Storm Michael, but repairs are likely to take up to two months - and possibly more. Until then, motorists driving west on 58 from South Boston can expect to take the long detour around Semora and Milton, N.C. before arriving in Danville.

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  4. Halifax County kicks off community strategic planning effortRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Members of the Leadership 2020 Team include the Halifax County Chamber president, Halifax County Administrator, South Boston Town Manager, Halifax County town manager, Halifax County IDA executive director, Halifax County Public Schools ...

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  5. Public meeting set Wednesday on regional bus serviceRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... to bring the service, where two routes have been identified with one running from the City of Danville and South Boston along U.S. 58 with the other route running from Danville to Chatham on U.S. 29. Betty Adams, executive director of the SVHEC, who ...

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  6. Sudden ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... storm." The National Weather Service in Blacksburg reported unofficial rainfall amounts of 5.49 inches in South Boston and nearly seven inches in the Clover, Scottsburg and Crystal Hill areas over a 72-hour period, with much of that downpour ...

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  7. Dominion Energy begins - multi-day restoration effort' for thousands without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WTVR Richmond

    Dominion Energy crews have begun making repairs and restoring power to nearly 400,000 after the remnants of Tropical Storm Michael blew through the Commonwealth Thursday. "It didn't discriminate it impacted a lot of our service territory across Central Virginia, so Farmville, South Boston and even Gloucester in the Northern Neck.

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  8. Michael delivers stiff blow to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | SoVaNow.com

    ... n, a key part of the town's revitalization plans, is uncertain. In the second photo, mud across U.S. 58 between South Boston and Danville greeted travelers trying to drive the four-lane highway. (Photos by Traci Watson and Ginger New)

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  9. Officers equipped for opioid overdosesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | SoVaNow.com

    The National Weather Service is predicting that Riverdale will flood Saturday, likely interrupting the flow of traffic on Route 501. With Michael barreling down on Virginia, Halifax and Charlotte schools All South Boston police officers have been outfitted with Narcan, an narcotic overdose reversal drug that could save lives as the community experiences rising levels of opioid use and addiction.

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  10. Lineburg brings school facility issue to South Boston CouncilRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council tackled a light agenda at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, a day later than usual due to the Columbus Day holiday. Superintendent of Halifax County Public Schools Mark Lineburg shared a presentation about the condition of the high school and the potential for a remodeled or a new school.

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  11. Workforce center is now the Career Works CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | SoVaNow.com

    ... for employment, training, and other forms of work force assistance. "We are excited. You may not know this, but South Boston and Region 8 (South Central Virginia) has a certified, one-stop, workforce work center, and this is it," said South Central ...

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  12. Bus service pushes to launch by August 2019Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and Danville Transit will run the system. Grant funding will pay for the purchases of buses to shuttle between South Boston, Danville and Chatham. The information session at the hospital covered topics such as the purpose of the initiative - to ...

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  13. LAMPKINS, TammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Tammy D. Lampkins, 53, of Lake Tree Dr., Martinsville, Va., passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Halifax Regional, South Boston, Va.

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  14. Local artists celebrate 'Big Red Barn' in back of South Boston libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | SoVaNow.com

    Daksha Modi and Sue Brooks of the Halifax County Library system cut the ribbon Saturday to mark the formal opening of the library's community garden and mural located on the back wall of the South Boston Library. They were joined by others who helped paint the mural, inspired by the children's book, "The Big Red Barn."

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  15. Two earn prison time for dealing drugsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 1 | SoVaNow.com

    Two Halifax County men received active jail time for drug trafficking as Halifax County Circuit Court convened Friday. A Jessie Randall Faulkner Coates of South Boston will spend the next five years in prison on two charges of illegally distributing Schedule I/II drugs.

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  16. Routes, stops proposed for buses linking South Boston, Danville, ChathamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and more," Adams said. A transit feasibility study completed in May identified US 58 between Danville and South Boston, and US 29 between Danville and Chatham as the two corridors with the highest demand. In Halifax County, the proposed bus route ...

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  17. Enjoying Fall Fun DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | SoVaNow.com

    Autumn is in the air, pumpkin is in coffee shop lattes , and crowds flocked to downtown South Boston for the annual Harvest Festival on Saturday. Thousands attended during the day-long festival, enjoying the lively entertainment, delicious food, browsing among more than 92 participating artisans, crafters, businesses and community groups, and of course, children's games and activities.

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  18. Go to Waste: Supes urged to halt recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | SoVaNow.com

    Describing herself as an environmentalist, Karen Fisher of South Boston is an avid recycler of discarded items around the house: "I have very little trash to be picked up on Fridays." Her recycling habit could go for naught under a proposal to suspend the program in Halifax County for the remainder of the year.

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  19. New bus service between South Boston and downtown could start by April, power-plant developers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Universal Hub

    The companies planning to turn the old L Street power plant into a large mixed-use development say they are looking at three possible routes for a new bus line to get South Boston residents to and from downtown - including a possible express bus down Summer Street - and that they are hoping they can get it running in the first quarter of next year. In a presentation filed with the BPDA this week , Hilco Redevelopment Partners and Redgate Capital Partners said they would pick up the costs of the service - although they added they are working with the T to enable CharlieCards on whichever route is chosen.

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  20. South Boston firefighters put in request for bigger buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston needs to invest in a major addition to the town's fire station, which has run out of room to house all of its vehicles, members of council were told Tuesday. Fire Chief Steve Phillips explained that the department's needs will top $1 million over the next several years - with almost half of that sum, $450,000, designated for a facility expansion.

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