South Boston Newswire (Page 11)

South Boston Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South Boston, VA. (Page 11)

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  1. The Latest: Parade organizers say gay group not bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    The Latest on a gay veterans group's efforts to march in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade : Organizers of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade say they have not officially banned a gay veterans group from the event. The Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston says in a statement Thursday that it told the OutVets gay veterans group that the rainbow on its banners and logo violate the code of conduct for the parade, which prohibits advertisement or display of one's sexual orientation.

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  2. Gay veterans group says it's not allowed in Boston St. Patrick's paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... a boycott from the mayor and other officials. OUTVETS, parade organizers and the Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston met Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to solve the issue, OUTVETS founder Bryan Bishop said. The meeting became "heated," ...

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  3. West to forego re-election; supes, trustees hopefuls set to make ballotRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... certified to run for the ED-2 seat. Francisco owns Francisco Forestry and works for Long and Foster Realty of South Boston. Two other incumbent members of the Board of Supervisors have picked up packets to run for re-election in November. Both ED-6 ...

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  4. Logging rig flips, but only minor injuriesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Route 671 hit a fence and caused only minor damage, estimated at $1,000. The driver, Carlos D. Jackson, 34, of South Boston, said he swerved to miss a deer in the road. Jackson was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu. Investigating Trooper G. K. ...

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  5. Organizers again deny OUTVETS a spot in S. Boston's St. Patrick's paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... in this year's event. The group had marched in the previous two years. In a 9-4 vote, members of the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, which runs the parade, denied OUTVETS entry into the 2017 parade. "The Council did not give a clear ...

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  6. The Latest: Politicians pan vote to bar gay vets from paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... the reason for our denial is unclear, one can only assume it's because we are LGBTQ." Ed Flynn, a member of the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, the parade's organizer, says he voted to allow OutVets to participate. The vote Tuesday was ...

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  7. Gay veterans: We've been denied spot in St. Patrick's paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... page that the reason for the denial is unclear, but "one can only assume it's because we are LGBTQ." The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, the parade's organizer, drew immediate condemnation from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who said he would ...

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  8. Stone: An open letter to Gov. McAuliffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 1930s, with several dangerous rapid up and down hill maneuvers. You can see the same thing between Danville and South Boston, between Oak Level (north of Martinsville) and Rocky Mount, and between Ridgeway and the North Carolina line. The northbound ...

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  9. U.S. Rep. Lynch likes Tito, but Walsh is 'my guy'Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Boston Herald

    U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch weighed in on the upcoming mayoral election during an appearance on Boston Herald Radio yesterday, telling "Morning Meeting" host Jaclyn Cashman that he's throwing his support behind Mayor Martin J. Walsh despite having a "good relationship" with challenger and City Councilor Tito Jackson. "I'm with Marty," the South Boston Democrat said.

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  10. Church News for March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... North Carolina, who will speak in the morning service at 11:15 a.m. and Elder Jeffrey McLaughlin from South Boston, who will speak in the 3 p.m. service. a Compassion Church, located in the old Irisburg Elementary, will hold service Sunday at 10:45 ...

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  11. Two new restaurants expected to open in Chatham in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and owner of Porter Bistro House in Nashville. Anderson served as the catering manager at Berry Hill Resort in South Boston, and trained at the Art Institute of Charlotte. Half of the restaurant staff will be familiar faces for ChathaMooCa regulars, ...

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  12. South Boston looks to developer to take over Tultex propertyRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston is hoping that Echelon Resources, the developer of the Halifax Lofts project in Halifax, will be interested in taking over the long-vacant Tultex plant on Watkins Avenue. Members of Town Council and the South Boston Industrial Development Authority agreed Monday to offer the sprawling brick Tultex building to Echelon, a Richmond-area development firm that specializes in adaptive reuse of abandoned properties.

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  13. South Boston police create 'safe zone' for transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    To find out what may lie ahead with combo school complex, Mecklenburg County officials travel to see how others areas have fared with projects The South Boston Police Department has established a safe exchange zone where citizens can exchange items purchased and sold, especially through online sites such as Craigslist and Facebook. The zone consists of marked parking spaces in the front parking lot of the Police Department, located on the Hamilton Boulevard side of the parking lot.

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  14. Don't PanicRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    In order to protect the health of the residents and visitors, the Southside Health District has received confirmation that the remains of a stray cat tested positive for rabies infection. A cat found Monday, February 20 in the area of the 1400 Block of Stebbins Street in South Boston, Va.

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  15. Meda C. Gladwell, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... rural auctions that she shared with a special neighbor. Meda is survived by two daughters, Barbara J. Cole of South Boston, Va., and Edith C. Shifflett and husband, Troy, of Elkton; a son, Everett N. Gladwell and wife, Inez, of Stuarts Draft; two ...

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  16. South Boston Council holds work sessionRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will hold a work session today at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street. Several department heads, including Betty Adams of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center and Jay Stephens of the Halifax County -South Boston Library, are expected to talk about budget matters before the Finance Panel.

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  17. Oh, the Things You'LL SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston residents are urged to be on the lookout for a rabid cat in the Seymour Drive area - and alert authorities if a feline matching the description is Young guests enjoyed a riotous, Dr. Seuss party on Saturday morning as the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and Thing One and Two flocked to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center for the Read Across America Day. Youngsters enjoyed stories and had their pictures taken with the Seuss characters at the SVHEC Innovation Center, part of the "Read Across America" program sponsored by the Halifax Education Association.

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  18. Candidates sought for open Halifax County school board seatRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston residents are urged to be on the lookout for a rabid cat in the Seymour Drive area - and alert authorities if a feline matching the description is The Halifax County School Board is looking for candidates to fill the ED-7 seat that was relinquished earlier this month by trustee Dick Stoneman due to health issues. Citizens who are interested in serving on the School Board are encouraged to fill out an interest form, denoting their desire to fill the vacant seat.

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  19. Help on the way for schools with passage of state budgetRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston residents are urged to be on the lookout for a rabid cat in the Seymour Drive area - and alert authorities if a feline matching the description is Changes to the two-year, $107 billion state budget approved this weekend by the General Assembly should provide a boost for Halifax County schools, although the full extent of the funding help remains to be determined by local school officials. "We'll be meeting at 9 o'clock [today] to look at that," said Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon this weekend following Saturday budget votes by both the House of Delegates and state Senate to wrap up this year's legislative session.

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  20. Church News for February 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... North Carolina, who will speak in the morning service at 11:15 a.m. and Elder Jeffrey McLaughlin from South Boston, who will speak in the 3 p.m. service. a St. John Baptist Church, 7470 Axton Road, will celebrate their Usher's Anniversary service on ...

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