South Boston Newswire (Page 13)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South Boston, VA. (Page 13)

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  1. Modular approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A federal judge presiding in a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the Town of South Boston has set a Feb. 2 hearing date to consider the town's request to Virginia police misinformed state investigators about their use of force against Linwood Lambert, a man who died after officers repeatedly tased him in a hospital doorway, according to files from The recovering construction industry is moving in the right direction, and no one knows that better than Cardinal Homes, the Wylliesburg company that constructs modular homes. The best news for the area is the company is again hiring for skilled construction workers.

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  2. Welcome giftRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A federal judge presiding in a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the Town of South Boston has set a Feb. 2 hearing date to consider the town's request to Virginia police misinformed state investigators about their use of force against Linwood Lambert, a man who died after officers repeatedly tased him in a hospital doorway, according to files from When born in 1998, Shamahad Bowers of Clarksville suffered a crippling injury to his right arm and other complications that left him without movement in the limb.

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  3. Cardwell to serve as guest speaker at NAACP Annual Jubilee Day ServiceRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... As a youth, Thomas was a member of Elkhorn Baptist Church. After graduating from Halifax County Senior High in South Boston in 1984, Cardwell moved to Washington, DC where he studied zoology at Howard University. There he was inducted into the Latin ...

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  4. South Boston woman seriously injured in River Road crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A 60-year-old woman suffered serious injuries in a crash Thursday at 1:49 p.m. on River Road, about six-tenths of a mile west of Hankins Loop. Francine Marie Logan of South Boston was transferred to Duke University Medical Center after the 2005 Ford Focus she was operating ran off the right side of the road, striking a ditch and then a tree.

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  5. South Boston seeks quick end to lawsuit; federal judge sets Feb. 2 hearingRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    An accident Thursday night in Henry County killed a Halifax County resident and injured another, both pedestrians who were in the roadway when they were struck by a vehicle on A federal judge presiding in a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the Town of South Boston has set a Feb. 2 hearing date to consider the town's request to have the case dismissed. Lawyers for the South Boston Police Department filed a request Wednesday for summary judgment in the case of Smalls v.

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  6. Did police mislead investigators about deadly hospital tasing?Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... taken into custody for medical care. After Lambert broke a police car window and ran towards a hospital in South Boston, three officers discharged their tasers 20 times, despite federal guidelines against repeat tasings and local rules against ...

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  7. Details emerge from fatal car accidentsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... were in the left lane when they were struck. The pedestrians were identified as William Albert Tiller, 53, of South Boston and David Edward Cole, 57, of Virgilina. Tiller was transported from the scene and died as a result of his injuries. Cole was ...

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  8. Virginia Cops Lied To Investigators About Events Leading Up To Linwood Lambert's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | NewsOne

    ... from three cops. NewsOne.com previously reported, "Lambert's May 2013 encounter with police began at a motel in South Boston. Police were called after a man was heard making disturbing noises and apparently hallucinating in his room." Officers ...

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  9. County resident killed in Henry County accidentRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    An accident Thursday night in Henry County killed a Halifax County resident and injured another, both pedestrians who were in the roadway when they were struck by a vehicle on Route 220 Business. The pedestrians were identified by Virginia State Police as William Albert Tiller, 53, of South Boston and David Edward Cole, 57, of Virgilina.

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  10. HCSA hearing today on water, sewer ratesRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority will hold a public hearing today at 5 p.m. at the authority's Houghton Avenue office on the proposed water/sewer rate increase. In-town residents of the towns of South Boston and Halifax who use 24,000 gallons or less of water bimonthly will see their rates increase by ten cents per 1,000 gallons - moving the rate from $4.60 to $4.70 per 1,000 gallons.

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  11. Raab sheds interim label, named South Boston Town ManagerRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... in Halifax County in 2002 and attracted high school students from all over the U.S. and the world, is closing. South Boston Town Council voted unanimously on Monday night to appoint Thomas S. Raab as Town Manager effective January 1, 2016. Raab has ...

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  12. NAACP members march in protest of police custody deathRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    Black leaders in Virginia say they will march every week until they believe justice has been served in the case of a man who died in police custody after officers shocked him repeatedly with stun guns. Dozens of NAACP members marched Saturday in South Boston and called on the county's prosecutor to complete her investigation into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr. Videos released last month showed three South Boston police officers using stun guns multiple times on the 46-year-old Lambert, who they had brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

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  13. Civil Rights Groups Protest In HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Many of Southside Virginia's African-American leaders mobilized in Halifax County on Saturday to protest the death of a forklift operator who died in police custody after he was shocked repeatedly with stun guns. The NAACP and other civil rights groups are upset about a 2013 incident that's triggered lawsuits in South Boston.

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  14. Carlbrook: Unable to 'pull out of nosedive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... "There are many people there who are very close friends of mine," said Stafford, who moved from California to South Boston shortly after Carlbrook opened, and since has married and started a family in town. "I don't know how many people will be able ...

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  15. FARRAR, Peggy Love MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and Susan and Ricky Dawson of Bassett; her aunt, Helen Moore of Martinsville, and her uncle, Steve Allen of South Boston. Several treasured nieces and nephews, along with many special friends, will forever cherish her memory. She was a member of ...

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  16. NAACP members march in protest of South Boston police custody deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Powhatan Today

    Black leaders in Virginia say they will march every week until they believe justice has been served in the case of a man who died in police custody after officers shocked him repeatedly with stun guns. Dozens of NAACP members marched Saturday in South Boston and called on the county's prosecutor to complete her investigation into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr. Videos released last month showed three South Boston police officers using stun guns multiple times on 46-year-old, who they had brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

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  17. Activists Protesting Death of Man in Police CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | WCAV

    Dozens of NAACP members marched Saturday in South Boston and called on the county's prosecutor to complete her investigation into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr. Videos released last month showed three South Boston police officers using stun guns multiple times on the 46-year-old Lambert, who they had brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation. He later died in their custody.

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  18. Enrollment on the wane, Carlbrook School will closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... so students can make plans for transferring to new schools to finish out their year. Melissa Peacock of South Boston, who was recently named Dean of Academics at Carlbrook after a group of upper-level employees was let go in a cost-cutting move, ...

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  19. Athlete of the week: Keyshawn JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... he's just a quiet leader and now I'm seeing that, but he goes out and plays." Johnson, a freshman guard from South Boston, has appeared in three games so far this season for the Patriots, averaging 12.7 points, three rebounds, and just over two ...

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  20. Brandon Gdovic finishes second at East Carolina despite injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Despite having surgery on his wrist just two days before the Ronnie Barnette Memorial 250 at East Carolina Speedway on Saturday, Brandon Gdovic finished second in the Late Model event in Robersonville, N.C. Gdovic battled for the win to the finish, but was edged at the line by Deac McCaskill. South Boston champ Matt Bowling, Langley Speedway Late Model standout Brenden Queen and Justin Johnson rounded out the top five.

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