South Boston Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Craig Murto: Wishes for the new yearRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... you have yet to visit, and attend different types of motorsport events than you're used to attending. Go to South Boston for a Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model race, or go to Lincoln Speedway in Pennsylvania for a Sprint Car show. Go to Summit ...

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  2. First baby of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Leighton Holmes was the first arrival of 2018 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston. Shown here with his mother Logan Holmes, he was born at 12:44 a.m. Monday, weighing 8 pounds, 6.1 ounces and measuring 19-3/4 inches long.

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  3. What Bostonians need to know this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Boston.com

    ... hovered just above 0 degrees Monday morning, the L Street Brownies held their annual New Year's Day Swim in South Boston. Look fun? Patriots' secured No. 1 seed: With a 26-6 win over the New York Jets on Sunday, the Patriots locked up the No. 1 seed ...

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  4. South Boston home gutted by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston and Halifax firefighters were called out mid-afternoon on Monday to extinguish a fire that gutted the interior of a North Main Street home. The brick dwelling at the corner of North Main and Irish Street, home to Ben Capozzi and Elyse Ward of South Boston, was noticeably burnt out in the rear portion overlooking the couple's backyard garden.

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  5. Two critical after vehicle flips over four times on 501Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning resulted in serious injuries to two local men, both of whom were airlifted to Duke University Medical Center for treatment, According to a report by investigating Virginia State Police Officer J. A. Wilmoth, Andrew Humphries Jr., 27, of South Boston was operating a 1999 Buick headed south on US Route 501 near Cluster Springs when the vehicle crossed the median strip and entered the northbound lane of the four-lane highway. The Buck then made an abrupt turn back into the median strip and flipped over four times before landing back in the south bound lane.

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  6. Downtown MayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A high-speed chase Sunday morning led from Person County, N.C. to downtown South Boston and ended with the destruction of four vehicles, one belonging to the Virginia State Police. The driver was finally apprehended when his vehicle crashed into two parked vehicles on Wilborn Avenue across from the old Leggett building.

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  7. Pot, cash seized after shooting reportRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    On Saturday, at 3:30 a.m. a call came into the Halifax E 911 Center about shots being fired in the 200 block of Glendale Drive in South Boston. Officers from the South Boston Police Department as well as deputies from the Halifax County Sheriff's Office responded and found that a residence there, as well as two vehicles in the yard, appeared to have been struck by gunfire.

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  8. Service authority approves rate hikeRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... per 1,000 gallons hike on water rates for customers who use less than 24,000 gallons per month in the Towns of South Boston, Halifax, Riverdale and VIR. In Clover the increase includes a 20 cents per 1,000 gallons hike. Sewer rates will increase by ...

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  9. Jubilee Day Service MondayRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County/South Boston NAACP will holds its annual 2018 Jubilee Day Service Monday, Jan, 1 at 11 a.m. at the Banister Hill Baptist Church, Halifax. Rev. Robert M. Tucker Jr., pastor of the Sunflower Baptist Church, will be the guest preacher.

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  10. Here's What Happens When Police Taser Abuse Goes UncheckedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | NewsOne

    ... Lambert was tasered nearly twenty times while in handcuffs and leg shackles before he died in custody of the South Boston, Virginia Police Department. A Las Vegas police officer was charged in the death Tashii Brown, who was unarmed, when the ...

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  11. Man shot in Westside Village area; suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... reporting shots being fired in the Westside Drive/East Bishop Drive area off Sinai Road. Around the same time, South Boston Police Officer A. Jackson also learned of a subject who had arrived at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital with an apparent ...

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  12. Public hearing set today on 2018 proposed water, sewer rate increasesRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A public hearing on proposed 2018 water and sewer rates and fees is set for today at 5 p.m. at the Administrative Office of the Halifax County Service Authority, 2529 Houghton Avenue, South Boston. The HCSA is planning to implement a wide-ranging set of increases in the cost of water and sewer service in the following areas: A In the Towns of South Boston and Halifax, water customers who use 0-24,000 gallons will see a rate hike of 10 cents, from the current rate of $4.80 to $4.90 per thousand.

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  13. Local Y finalizes merger with South Hampton RoadsRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The merger of the local Y with a much larger affiliate - the YMCA of South Hampton Roads - is now complete. The local board announced the official joining of the YMCA of South Boston/Halifax County with South Hampton Roads this week in a step the directors say will pave the way for the future growth of the Hamilton Boulevard facility.

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  14. LocalDanville church gives away free Christmas gifts to nearly 1,000 people who need it mostRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... Coffield said. There will also be another free Christmas gifts giveaway this Saturday at Emmanuel SDA Church in South Boston. Coaxum is also a Pastor there as well. The church is located at 1806 Parker Avenue. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Call ...

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  15. Danville to seek grant funds for regional bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in spring or summer 2019. Betty Adams, executive director of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston, led the effort to expand the bus service. The purpose is to increase transportation options for residents seeking training ...

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  16. Historic tax credit program lives onRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Federal historic tax credits - a financing tool used by developers to restore buildings such as The Colonial Center in South Hill and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston - avoided demise in the tax overhaul bill that was poised to pass Congress on Tuesday. Tax bills in the House and Senate originally did away with or sharply curtailed the historic tax credit program, which first went into effect during the Carter administration.

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  17. Low bid of $14.8 million offered for courthouse workRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Blair Construction of Gretna submitted the low bid of $14,824,000 with J. E. Burton Construction Company, of South Boston placing the other bid at $15,941,395. According to County Administrator Jim Halasz, Supervisors will consider the bids at their ...

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  18. Lineburg: Accreditation, better pay, facilities top school prioritiesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... with Trane to install energy efficiency measures at the middle school, STEM Center and four elementary schools: South Boston, Cluster Springs, Scottsburg and Sydnor Jennings. Trustees have received a guarantee from Trane that the contract cost will ...

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  19. For 25th year of Christmas tradition, food project feeds dozens of familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    South Boston Knights of Columbus member Joe Pavelchak helps load food into a car during the organization's annual food drive.

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  20. Warning letters sent on health plan cutoffRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Kay Crane. PATHS, a federally-funded community health provider, opened its five center this year in the Town of South Boston. "The failure of Congress to reauthorize CHIP would impact our ability to get reimbursed for services for FAMIS patients. ...

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