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  1. Scam callers demand bill pay for powerRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | SoVaNow.com

    ... what scammers tell their would-be victims, that payments must be made in cash or via money order. According to South Boston Officer Chris Carswell, the two calls on Tuesday came from an 888 number, although tracking such calls is very difficult, he ...

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  2. Belk buyers stress desire to build on its traditionsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | SoVaNow.com

    ... a Having lived in Germany for a good part of her life, Ruth Samford of Chase City walked into the Belk store in South Boston for the first time yesterday wanting to know something - what the "Modern. Southern. Style" tagline plastered on the door is ...

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  3. Belk announces $3 billion sale to private equity firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SoVaNow.com

    ... for $3 billion to New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners. The company, which has a store in South Boston, officially announced on Monday it has entered into a definitive merger agreement. The 127-year-old retailer began in Monroe, N.C. ...

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  4. New members take places on Halifax County Service Authority boardRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | SoVaNow.com

    ... on the HCSA board. Acknowledging the recognition, Speece noted that credit for the authority belongs to former South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel, who pushed for its establishment. The HCSA is Daniel's "brainchild," said Speece. "Without this ...

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  5. Second time aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SoVaNow.com

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited South Boston on Wednesday to tour the ABB plant and tout investments in career and technical education - essential to developing a talented workforce, he Former Comet Jeremy Jeffress waves to family members as he took the field for pregame workouts Friday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Former Comet Jeremy Jeffress is making the most of his second tour of duty with the Milwaukee Brewers. Jeffress was in Washington, D.C. over the weekend as the Milwaukee battled the Nationals.

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  6. Saturday gunfire sends two to hospitalRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | SoVaNow.com

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited South Boston on Wednesday to tour the ABB plant and tout investments in career and technical education - essential to developing a talented workforce, he South Boston Police are investigating two shootings early Saturday morning on Howard Avenue that left two persons with gunshot wounds, neither life-threatening. The connection between the two shootings, if any, remained unclear over the weekend, with a representative with the town department unable to provide further information.

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  7. 'Ugly fields' touted as boon for quail, beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SoVaNow.com

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited South Boston on Wednesday to tour the ABB plant and tout investments in career and technical education - essential to developing a talented workforce, he The humblest plants can provide prime habitat for bobwhite quail and bees, two species in decline around the country. And farmers can play a key role in encouraging the spread of wild flowers and grasses, even if it results in "ugly fields," in the words of Scottsburg producer Hudson Reese.

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  8. Very amenable: Halifax's natural assets rate highlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | SoVaNow.com

    Do you grow weary of going on the internet and waving your cursor over "interactive maps" that pop up with data about the various and sundry things wrong with Halifax County? Did South Boston's second-place ranking on a recent online list of Virginia's most crime-ridden communities get you down? If so, please continue: this story is for you. Finally, Halifax County and South Boston can lay claim to a strong result on a national survey, this one produced by The Washington Post based on data collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  9. Two drivers charged with DUI in wrecksRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | SoVaNow.com

    Two South Boston drivers were cited for driving under the influence in separate single vehicle crashes over the weekend. In the first incident, 50 year old Robert H. Stanfield was not injured when the 1999 GMC Yukon he was operating ran off the right side of State Route 743 about 1.2 miles north of its intersection with State Route 744 at 1 a.m. The vehicle struck a mailbox and a guy wire.

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  10. Kaine talks up career education during ABB tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | SoVaNow.com

    Grumbling aimed at Central Office administrators and towards each other reached a pitch Monday night as members of the School Board bickered over a range of transportation and school maintenance Sen. Tim Kaine was welcomed to the South Boston ABB plant Wednesday afternoon by plant manager Petter Fiskerud. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited South Boston on Wednesday to tour the ABB plant and tout investments in career and technical education - essential to developing a talented workforce, he said.

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  11. Learn How to Build Your Own Guitar at New Class Offered in the SouthsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    South Boston, Va.- Danville Community College and The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center are teaming up to teach students how to make their own guitars. It's a new class this year that can be taken for college credit or can be taken as a non-credit class.

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  12. Zane Smith takes PASS South victory at South BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    PASS South Super Late Model points leader Zane Smith assumed the lead with 35 laps to go following a crash between leaders Stephen Nasse and Brandon Setzer and led the rest for his third win of the season Saturday night at South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Va. "We were just saving that whole time, all three of us, and we were just nose to tell that entire time and I had my chance and went to the bottom," said Smith afterwards in victory lane.

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  13. Morris South Announces Partnership with the Southern Virginia Center of Manufacturing ExcellenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | PRWeb

    The regional distributor of CNC machine tools will serve as an advanced technology and training partner with the education center located in South Boston, Virginia. David Kenealy of SoVA CME and Kevin Wigington of Morris South are joined by Michael McDaniel, Capital Account Manager, and Keith Wilson, VP of Sales, Morris South.

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  14. Adkins opens local campaign HQRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | SoVaNow.com

    State Senate candidate Kim Adkins of Martinsville opened her campaign headquarters Saturday in South Boston with about 30 boisterous supporters on hand, cheering her on in her bid against Republican incumbent William "Bill" Stanley of Franklin County. The turnout was peppered with opponents of uranium mining who say Stanley has been unreliable on the issue - a theme the Democratic challenger touched on in her remarks Saturday.

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  15. South Boston man arrested, wanted on Massachusetts warrantsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | SoVaNow.com

    A 40 year old South Boston man, Kenyatta Lumpkin, was arrested Thursday after town police officers found drugs and a firearm at his North Main Street dwelling. The arrest came after Animal Control Officer A. Dunn was called to the home to investigate an animal complaint.

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  16. Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending August 14, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... weekend 99-year-old Levis Crump, the "papa" of owner Angela Harding, cut the ribbon for the used bookstore in South Boston, Va. 10-Year-Old Back Pages Books in Waltham, Mass., Closes : After spending most of his 20s running the bookstore and its ...

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  17. Diva moments: Bass, Streeter star in 'Dueling Divas II'Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... being "West Side Story" with Seaside Music Theatre in Daytona Beach, Fla. Streeter found her way to the South Boston area as a therapist for the Carlbrook School for 12 years. Last summer, Prizery audiences enjoyed her as Madame Thernardier in "Les ...

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  18. Three vehicles caught up in crashRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Mariner in turn rotated around and struck a 2004 Jeep Cherokee operated by 44 year old Wesley Bosiger Jr. of South Boston. Both Faulkner and Bosiger's vehicles were stopped in the travel lane as they waited for a vehicle in front of them to turn ...

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  19. Raab to do double duty as interim town managerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Mayor Ed Owens with Tom Raab, right, appointed by Town Council Monday to serve to serve as interim town manager with the resignation of Timothy Wilson. South Boston Town Council emerged from closed session Monday to name Tom Raab as interim town manager following the resignation last month of Timothy Wilson, who served as manager of the town for only a year.

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  20. Judge halts sell-off of Farley belongingsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of Halifax while criminal charges against her remain unproven. Farley, former president of Cherokee Tobacco in South Boston, won a stay in U.S. District Court in Danville this week to stop the planned auction of her boat, boat trailer, camper van ...

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