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  1. Southside digs out from snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | SoVaNow.com

    From top: Emarie Skelton creates a dragon from the snow; Ivy Saunders and her snow unicorn; below, Jamal and Charrell Simmons and their children build a snowman in the back yard. Southside Virginia spent Thursday morning digging out of a soft snow that fell overnight, leaving accumulations of around 3-6 inches in most areas.

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  2. South Boston council approves refinancing planRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Monday evening approved documents which will allow for the refinancing of five loans owed by the Town, two of which are being handled by the Halifax County Service Authority. Refinancing of the loans, which is being done with Carter Bank & Trust Company, is expected to save the Town over $400,000 during the next 13 years.

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  3. Halifax County IDA honors late Dollar General manager Bruining with resolutionRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority paid tribute Friday to the late Hank Bruining by presenting a framed resolution to his widow, Marilyn, that enumerates his many contributions to the community. Two framed resolutions were presented - one to Mrs. Bruining, the other to be hung in the Dollar General Distribution Center located off US Route 58 West.

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  4. Shoplifting, DUI charges lodged by South Boston policeRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police made several arrests over the weekend. On Friday, Cpl. T. N. Bratton arrested 48 year old Lethia Ferrell Chandler and charged her with shoplifting from Wal-Mart.

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  5. South Boston Council meets todayRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council today 5:45 p.m. for its regular monthly work session and to hold a vote to approve the refinancing of five town loans. A proposal submitted to the town by Davenport and Company last month purports to save South Boston more than $400,000 in interest expense over the life of the loans - two of which are being repaid by the Halifax County Service Authority.

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  6. HCSA copes with foul-smelling water from Dan RiverRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority is taking steps to cope with foul-smelling water that has turned up in municipal systems on the Dan River from Eden, N.C. to South Boston. Mark Estes, director of the Halifax County Service Authority, acknowledged receiving complaints about water taste and odor from several customers in the South Boston area this week.

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  7. Four burned in Sunday fire; cold blamed in other disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Bitter cold played a role in fires over the weekend that destroyed one home and damaged two others in the town of South Boston. The worst blaze in recent days, however, broke out Sunday amid much milder temperatures.

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  8. Bitter cold next up as winter gets tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Finance Director Stephanie Jackson succeeded in her request to obtain a protective order against County Planner Robbie Love after a nearly five-hour hearing in Halifax on Wednesday. Public works crews will be on the job through tonight as the bitter cold could bring more problems for town residents.

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  9. DeNise moving on after tenure at Mecklenburg County YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County YMCA is seeking a new executive director now that Michael DeNise will be leaving in mid-March to take the same position with the Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. YMCA in Conover, N.C. DeNise led the local YMCA for nearly two years, beginning March 18, 2013, after members in the Clarksville and Chase City area voted down a proposed merger with the Halifax County YMCA in South Boston, and terminated the Y's management agreement with then-CEO Marcus Hargrave. "He was just what we needed," said Mecklenburg County YMCA Board Treasurer Jerry Ramsey.

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  10. A snowy winter's nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County found itself under a coat of snow early Monday night with the National Weather Service predicting overnight accumulations of up to eight inches. The peaceful night could give way to possible power outages as ice is in the forecast.

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  11. Crossing of the Dan celebrated, recreatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The area is under a winter storm warning from 4 p.m. Monday through noon Tuesday, with snow and sleet expected to begin falling early Monday afternoon. The NWS in Blacksburg Maddie Freshour, winner of the sixth grade essay contest on the Crossing of the Dan, prepares to toss a memorial wreath into the Dan River during Saturday's 234th celebration of the Revolutionary War milestone.

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  12. Windy weather ties up police ThursdayRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The area is under a winter storm warning from 4 p.m. Monday through noon Tuesday, with snow and sleet expected to begin falling early Monday afternoon. The NWS in Blacksburg County planner accused of threatening finance director, who obtains protective order; staff members called upon to testify at Feb. 18 hearing in Halifax South Boston police were tied up Thursday dealing with a rash of crashes, one of which was set off when a whipping wind felled a tree.

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  13. Driver escapes injury as vehicle slides off roadway and into treesRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The area is under a winter storm warning from 4 p.m. Monday through noon Tuesday, with snow and sleet expected to begin falling early Monday afternoon. The NWS in Blacksburg County planner accused of threatening finance director, who obtains protective order; staff members called upon to testify at Feb. 18 hearing in Halifax An 18-year-old driver escaped injury in a single vehicle crash Feb. 11 at 8:03 a.m. on State Route 683, near its intersection with Knoll Wood Lane.

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  14. Near miss: Family escapes harm as tree comes crashing downRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The wind storm that shook the area Saturday night came within feet of causing a tragedy on Washington Avenue in South Boston. Avoiding the close call: a family living at 1610 Washington Avenue, father and mother and two very young children.

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  15. Law library move draws nearer as boards talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Carl, the dinosaur who lives in front of the Halifax Library, will soon be getting a thorough cleaning and a new paint job according to Friends of the Library. Library Board members have accepted an invitation to meet with the local Bar Association Friday, Feb. 20 to discuss the possible move of the Law Library from the courthouse to the Halifax library branch.

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  16. Crossing commemoration SaturdayRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The 234th Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan will take place on Saturday, at The Prizery in South Boston, beginning at 10 a.m. Berryman Green Chapter, Virginia Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Dan River Chapter Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Halifax County Historical Society, Town of South Boston and Halifax County Middle School are co-hosting the 234th Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan in Virginia during the American Revolution and invite you to attend and participate.

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  17. Two picked up by Task Force on drug chargesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Two persons under indictment for drug offenses were arrested by the Halifax Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force on Thursday. Michael Lamar Jones, 35, of Leigh Street, South Boston was charged with three felony counts of distribution of a controlled substance stemming from incidents on June 5, June 7 and June 19, 2012.

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  18. Local man among suspects nabbed in bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    With the help of a witness who helped to track them down, four suspected armed robbers - including one from South Boston - were captured in Warren County, N.C. on Thursday shortly after a bank robbery in Bracey. Around 3:48 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, three African-American men wearing face masks and brandishing weapons entered the BB&T branch located at 3828 Highway 903 in Bracey, near Lake Gaston.

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  19. Second time the charm?Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    It's round two for the warring factions on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, with no apparent resolution to their dispute in sight as members prepare for their regular monthly meeting tonight in Halifax. The supervisors will meet for the first time since their January reorganizational meeting dissolved in a 4-4 split over the naming of a board chair and vice-chair.

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  20. Crossing of the Dan lineup of eventsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The 234th Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan will take place on Saturday, Feb. 14 at The Prizery in South Boston beginning at 10 a.m. Berryman Green Chapter, Virginia Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Dan River Chapter Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Halifax County Historical Society, Town of South Boston and Halifax County Middle School are co-hosting the 234th Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan in Virginia during the American Revolution and invite you to attend and participate. Free public events are planned for Thursday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 14 at The Prizery.

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