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  1. Health insurance signups go briskly with lower rates for manyRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    With one month left to sign up for health insurance on the federal government marketplace, enrollment locally is running at a rapid clip - driven in part by the low cost of many individual plans, say local insurance representatives who help navigate the options for their clients. "Signups are up.

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  2. Classics on a ShelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    After years of preparation and with help of seven area rescue squads, VCU-CMH completes 'flawless' transfer of patients to new facility Saturday Cody Duffey and Sue Brooks of the South Boston Library show off one of the shelves that will auctioned off at the coming Dec. 1 event at the library. One of the pieces makes reference to "James and the Giant Peach."

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  3. Hospital improves grade on safety evaluationRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital scored a "B" grade on the latest national evaluation of hospital safety released by The Leapfrog Group, which twice a year surveys 2,632 hospitals in the U.S. on a wide range of patient safety measures. The mark is an improvement from six months before, when the hospital earned a score of "C."

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  4. Firearms, property seized; pair arrested in Vernon Hill areaRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A search of a Vernon Hill residence early Thursday morning resulted in the arrest of two county residents and the seizure of numerous firearms, a large quantity of suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia, knives, swords, electronics and old silver and paper currency, all suspected to have been stolen in recent county break-ins. According to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark, 38-year-old Jamie Allen Seamster of Ridge Road in Vernon Hill and 39-year-old Chris Daniel Anderson of Newton Farm Road in South Boston were arrested and charged with possessing stolen property.

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  5. South Boston Town Council meets tonightRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will meet this evening beginning at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street with one public hearing on the agenda. The public hearing focuses on a request to close Estes Street and a portion of Oakes Avenue adjacent to Dominion Power's facility on North Main Street.

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  6. Marching proudly to honor heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Receiving special recognition Saturday were 18 veterans of the Vietnam War era, Terry Daniels, Lee Banks, Danny Reaves, Tommy Whitlow, Stuart Forlines, Tommy Allen, Mickey Conner, Richard Fallen, Clint Doe, Danny Johnson, James Hancock, George Brummer, Leonard Satterfield, John Wood, Mike Taylon, Alvin Butchglass, George Banhour and Simon Kirkland. Downtown South Boston was awash in red, white, and blue on Saturday as hundreds of people ignored the 34-degree temperature to show their appreciation for those who have served to protect our freedom.

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  7. Santa visits South BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Santa Claus made a surprise visit to South Boston this week as he is helping Halifax County Little Theatre prepare for "Miracle on 34th Street, the Play," which opens Friday. Based on the classic 1947 movie, the play stars Kris Kringle as the man who put the spirit of Christmas back into the Macy's Department Store in New York City and also brings love and belief back into those who had grown embittered with life's problems.

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  8. Veterans Day parade Saturday in South BostonRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston's annual Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. The parade begins at the intersection of Carrington and Wilborn Avenue with over 70 entries participating. In addition to numerous vehicles carrying local veterans and dignitaries, the Blue Comet Marching Band will be present along with members of the high school JROTC unit, the HCHS cheerleaders and the school's Dynasty step team.

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  9. ABB shifts work here, more jobs seen comingRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Swiss technology giant ABB announced plans Monday to halt production of power transformers at its St. Louis plant and move the work to company facilities in South Boston and Crystal Springs, Miss., bringing an unspecified number of new jobs to each site. Christopher Shigas, ABB's director of media relations in the U.S., declined to say how many jobs may result from the changes, but in addition to shifting power transformer production from St. Louis, "ABB will establish new traction transformer manufacturing operations to serve the rail industry at its South Boston unit," Shigas said.

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  10. For Halifax County Board of Supervisors, one race breaks the calmRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    With the election Tuesday, there's only a smattering of competition for Halifax County local offices. But the lone contested race for Board of Supervisors did set off a few sparks in a candidates' forum Wednesday in South Boston.

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  11. Election Day is Tuesday with control of state offices on ballotRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Polls open Tuesday from 6 a.m.-7 p.m. as Virginians elect their next governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. The statewide races top the 2017 general election ballot, which also features races for all 100 seats in the House of Delegates of the General Assembly.

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  12. South Boston to seek VDOT funding for Randolph Avenue wideningRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Monday afternoon approved a resolution seeking VDOT funding to widen Randolph Avenue from Logan to Second Street, a distance of some 500 feet. In addition to widening Randolph Avenue, plans also call for repairing or replacing the storm drain pipe, installing a sidewalk and curb and gutter.

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  13. State Police take students for ride to make a point about DWIRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Recognizing that automobile accidents are the leading cause of teenage deaths, several agencies backed by the donation of $1,000 by State Farm on Monday presented a check to Halifax County High School Principal Michael Lewis. The funds will be used for various student-led activities to prepare young drivers for the challenges they face each time they get behind the steering wheel of an automobile.

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  14. Some voting locations changeRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    With the Nov. 7 general election only four days away, Halifax County voters in Election Districts 2, 6 and 8 are reminded that several polling places have been changed. Two of the relocations affect ED-2, in the Clover-Scottsburg area.

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  15. Traynham charged with school break-inRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A 28-year-old resident of College Street in South Boston was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the May 28 breaking and entering of South Boston Elementary School. Deron Jamal Traynham was charged with the break-in and a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana.

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  16. South Boston man charged with drug distributionRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston man was arrested Oct. 24 by members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force. Reginald Donelle Scott of Leigh Street was indicted by a Halifax County grand jury on two counts of distribution of a Schedule II substance .

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  17. South Boston council meets todayRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will meet this afternoon at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers with members first considering a Programming Resolution from the Virginia Department of Transportation for the Randolph Avenue Improvement Project. Council members will then turn to their work session with the introduction of two new police officers, Justin Long and Blake Jones.

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  18. Rural health providers plot opioid responseRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    "We have to do better." That was the message of Dr. Robert Pack, College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University, to Virginia health providers gathered at The Prizery last week to attend the Virginia Rural Health Association's 2017 Virginia Rural Providers Conference.

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  19. Coleman offers advice, encouragement in return to Tri-CountyRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The former leader of the Tri-County Community Action Agency, William J. Coleman, returned to town Thursday to deliver the keynote speech at the TCAA annual banquet. Coleman, now president and CEO of the Lynchburg Community Action Agency, brought words of encouragement as he recounted the many challenges the agency faces each day.

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  20. Chandler elected as state NAACP presidentRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Kevin L. Chandler was elected president of the Virginia State Conference NAACP by the body of delegates at the 82nd annual convention held Oct. 27-29. Chandler becomes only the second leader from the Halifax County branch of the NAACP to serve as Virginia State president, following in the footsteps of the late Roger J. Ford.

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