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  1. Turning point in American Revolution celebrated in South BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    The 7th Virginia Regiment of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution participate in a re-enactment of the "Crossing of the Dan" on Saturday in South Boston.

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  2. Banister Lake Boat Landing reopens for President's Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SoVaNow.com

    ... other site amenities including landscaping, decorative benches, bike racks and trash receptacles donated by the South Boston Rotary Club. A dedication event for the project will be scheduled to coincide with the town's Earth Day Extravaganza ...

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  3. Middle School Basketball: BFMS girls return to district title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Franklin News-Post

    ... winning on the Eagles' home floor and the Eagles gaining their measure of revenge on the Lions' home court. SOUTH BOSTON - Halifax County Middle School jumped out to a 19-4 lead after the first quarter and was never challenged in a 60-42 victory ...

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  4. Obituary listings for February 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Powhatan Today

    ... Miss., a retired federal employee of the Defense Supply Center Richmond, widow of Gary Richard Simmons. SOUTH BOSTON - Medina, Mrs. Elizabeth Holt, 75, a retired machine operator for J.P. Stevens & Co. Inc., widow of Ernest Clay. Bareford, Mr. ...

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  5. Middle School Basketball: Eagles boys advance in tournament, 59-37Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Franklin News-Post

    Paced by the play of Michael Mack, Benjamin Franklin Middle School's boys' basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Junior Piedmont District tournament for the third year in a row Monday by defeating Martinsville Middle School, 59-37, in a quarterfinal-round match-up at home. BFMS , which was coming off a six-point triumph over Martinsville in its regular-season finale last week, plays Halifax County Middle School in South Boston in the semifinals today.

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  6. Jiffy Store on Wilborn hit by armed robberRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | SoVaNow.com

    On Monday, at 9:12 p.m. South Boston police officers were dispatched to the Jiffy Store at 1537 Wilborn Avenue to investigate an armed robbery. Witnesses told officers that a light skinned male subject entered the store displaying a firearm and demanded money.

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  7. Health insurance premiums hold steady for Mecklenburg County staffRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | SoVaNow.com

    ... their self-sufficiency. Tri-County partners with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) in South Boston and the South Central Workforce Investment Board to provide job training for unemployed individuals. The agency, which operates in ...

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  8. Could blaze pink be the new orange?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Post-Bulletin

    ... orange hunting apparel. "Blaze pink is proven to be more visible then blaze orange," said Del. James Edmunds, R-South Boston. He sponsored HB 1939, which now goes to the Senate for consideration. Many female hunters and stores that cater to them ...

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  9. Winning essayist is South Boston council guestRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will welcome a special guest, Skyla Rain, when members meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Council chambers on Yancey Street. The Halifax County Middle School seventh-grade student might have some insights to offer Town Mayor Ed Owens.

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  10. A tale of love, devotion and a little extra stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | SoVaNow.com

    ... scoreboard - the more grandiose the gesture, the better. Then there are newlyweds Will and LaTonya Hamilton of South Boston, who were perfectly satisfied to exchange their wedding vows in a "low-key but romantic" way. The two began dating March ...

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  11. The ChemQuest Group, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Michael A. Lucarelli as DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Coatings World

    ... e problems in the chemicals industry. I look forward to my association with ChemQuest's Technology Institute in South Boston, VA, and working with my new colleagues and clients."

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  12. Hunters in Virginia Will Soon Be Able to Wear Pink Safety GearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Southern Accents

    ... orange hunting apparel. "Blaze pink is proven to be more visible than blaze orange," Del. James Edmunds, R-South Boston, told the Associated Press . With House approval, the bill is now on its way to the state Senate. The AP reports that more female ...

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  13. new Va. lawmakers look to add pink to huntera s color schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... hunter accidentally. "Blaze pink is proven to be more visible then blaze orange," said Del. James Edmunds, R-South Boston. He sponsored HB 1939, which now goes to the Senate for consideration. Many female hunters and stores that cater to them ...

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  14. Pink is the new orange for female hunters in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WTVR Richmond

    ... orange hunting apparel. "Blaze pink is proven to be more visible then blaze orange," said Del. James Edmunds, R-South Boston. He sponsored HB 1939, which now goes to the Senate for consideration. Many female hunters and stores that cater to them ...

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  15. Dog hunting bill suffers defeat in House of DelegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    ... The proposed legislation drew vociferous opposition from Southside lawmakers, with one, Del. James Edmunds of South Boston, calling it a "nuclear bill" that would have hurt the economy of the region and overturned longstanding hunting tradition. ...

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  16. Probe continues in reported shootingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are still investigating the reported shooting that took place on Jan. 27 near Double Bubbles Car Wash and Laundromat in South Boston. According to a statement by SBPD victom of the attack called 911 to report that he had been shot as he was heading back into town.

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  17. Historical society seeks new home in HalifaxRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | SoVaNow.com

    ... former school is being relocated with some of the equipment being moved to the Dixie Youth baseball field in South Boston. Also, interior framing of the old school rooms is under way. According to the owners of the property the project is expected ...

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  18. Charges pending against driver in fatal wreckRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    ... to Duke University Hospital where his injuries were listed as "serious." The accident was investigated by South Boston Police Officer J. B. Throckmorton who estimated damages to the tractor trailer at $5,000 while those to the Ford were set at ...

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  19. South Boston asked to join online sales tax pushRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will consider whether to join a local government push for Congress to reintroduce the Marketplace Fairness Act, which is designed to level the playing field between local retailers and online competitors which are not subject to local sales taxes. The issue came up before the Current Issues Committee of Town Council at a meeting Monday night.

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  20. New digs for the ChamberRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | SoVaNow.com

    ... for the past several months, comes after the Chamber gave up its Broad Street office, located next door to the South Boston Post Office and home to the Chamber since 1986. At the time, the Chamber was led by Nancy Pool who retired as president last ...

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