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  1. Halifax County supes mull bids for Clover ElementaryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Conner of Turbeville, Chris Hudson of Cluster Springs, Ronnie Waller of North Halifax and Steve Phillips of the South Boston department. Supervisors had earlier designated ED-3 Board member Hubert Pannell to represent them on the committee. The ...

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  2. Anne Horrigan Geary: Pepperoni pizza with a carburetor to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... store if something was to be added to the half-block-long shopping district. After all, the nearest big town is South Boston, which has a speedway and all the attendant NASCAR trimmings. Do they sell motor oil in Dollar General? The retail industry ...

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  3. Man in serious condition after S. Boston stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    An emergency medical technician tended to a stabbing victim in South Boston on Thursday as a friend tried to comfort him. Boston police are investigating the stabbing on Patterson Way.

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  4. South Boston electrical worker dies in Brunswick CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SoVaNow.com

    SBA downed Rustburg, 8-3, Wednesday at the Day Complex in South Boston. The SBA all-stars finished O-zone state play with a 5-1 record.

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  5. Wilson: I had no idea what was comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SoVaNow.com

    ... a replacement for Wilson, Speece said he hopes to begin the process by week's end. Wilson began work as South Boston's town manager in June 2014 with an annual salary of $108,000, succeeding longtime Town Manager Ted Daniel. Originally from Newport ...

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  6. Forfeiture sale wins judge's approvalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SoVaNow.com

    ... allegations stem from Farley's tenure as president of Cherokee Tobacco and Firebird Manufacturing, located in South Boston. She was named company president in 2012 and was let go at the start of 2014, following a raid of the premises by federal and ...

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  7. South Boston council moves on funeral home requestRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council, in trying to expedite a request from funeral home owner Mike Lyons, moved to set a joint public hearing with Town Planners for late August which will allow funeral homes by right in B-1 and B3 zoning districts. Lyons requested the change in the town code because he is currently "land locked" at his location on lower Main Street and he needs more space for his services.

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  8. Senate confirms Dunford to head Joint ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Boston.com

    ... to Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group. Dunford, the son of Joseph and Katherine Dunford, lived in South Boston until age 12, when the family moved to Quincy. He is a graduate of Boston College High School, Saint Michael's College, the US ...

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  9. South Boston Town Manager Suddenly ResignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    South Boston, Va.- South Boston's Town Manager has suddenly resigned. According to his office, Tim Wilson resigned at Monday night's town council meeting.

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  10. South Boston town manager resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | SoVaNow.com

    The mayor of the Town of Halifax, Gilbert Fleming "Dick" Moore, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his home after a prolonged illness. South Boston Town Manager Timothy L. Wilson has resigned following a meeting of Town Council Monday night, without giving a reason for his abrupt departure only one year after he was hired for the position.

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  11. South Boston council meets tonightRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will gather in work session this afternoon at 5:45 p.m. on Council Chambers on Yancey Street at which time members will be introduced to two new town employees. They will meet new police officer Treavor Richardson and animal control officer Allison Dixon.

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  12. Hells Angels win friends as convention draws closerRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Southside Virginia, with up to 1,500 people eventually expected to visit. Many have motel accommodations in South Boston. One local motel manager, who asked not to be identified, said she had talked with employees at other motels in town that have ...

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  13. South Boston Police and Students Wrap Up First PLACE CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    South Boston, Va.- What better way to end a summer camp then to spend a day at the park and cook out? The South Boston Police Department's first ever PLACE camp wrapped up Friday. The name was inspired by the school mascots and stands for Policing Lions and Comets Efficiently.

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  14. K-Cup inventor expresses regretRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | TreeHugger

    The single-use coffee pods are an environmental disaster, with enough discarded ones to circle the earth 12 times in 2014. Talk about a weight on one's conscience.

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  15. Hospital enhances cardiovascular, cath labRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    ... prompt clinical diagnosis and treatment. "We are able to provide a wide range of heart care procedures here in South Boston, the sum of which results in patients not having to travel for heart care," says Sherri Bee, MSN, RN, director of ...

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  16. Answering the callRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    ... extended period when her survival was in doubt. Her mother, Liza Griffin, daughter of Randy and Diane Holmes of South Boston, chronicled her baby's struggles and progress in a News & Record article on June 15. Anne Marie's grandparents on her ...

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  17. Police Warn of Scam Hitting Southside AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    South Boston, Va.- Police want you to be aware of a scam that has recently hit our area. Scammers are claiming you're behind on your electric bill, and demand you pay it then.

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  18. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Farmville Herald

    The Buckingham Dixie Majors team won the Virginia State Tournament in South Boston on Tuesday night. The team had to play a doubleheader against Goochland to win the tournament and took a 7-6 win in the first game and a 13-10 win in the second.

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  19. South American paletas sell as fast as they can make themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Boston.com

    Ashley Gleeson and David Clendenin, owners of Pressed, a Back Bay spot best known for its fresh juices, seem like unlikely candidates to be selling the South American popsicles known as paletas. But Gleeson, a New Hampshire native with a hospitality background, and Clendenin, who still works full-time as an anesthesiologist at Boston's Children's Hospital, have found that Bostonians have an insatiable appetite for the frozen fruity treats.

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  20. South Boston revises burial policyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | 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 plot. The change will apply to plots in all three of the town-owned cemeteries - Oak Ridge, Rose Garden and Memorial Gardens.

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