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  1. Algae Causing Danville Water ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    South Boston, the town of Halifax, and the Riverdale area have all reported that something is wrong with their water. If you look at the Dan River dam by Abreu-Grogan Park in Danville, the water is green.

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  2. Love letters on display in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | NBC12

    ... before heading to other destinations across town. In addition to rest stops around the state, localities like South Boston and the Eastern Shore also have the love letters on display. The state tourism department will reimburse cities with approved ...

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... came to Halifax County to work as the Senior Human Resource Manager for the Dollar General Corporation at its South Boston Distribution Center; and "Whereas Hank dedicated himself (to) the betterment of the workplace and the workforce at Dollar ...

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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

    ... could bring more problems for town residents. According to Alan Auld, Public Works director for the Town of South Boston, employees have been divided into two crews working 12 hour shifts. Auld said the crews started on Monday morning - before the ...

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  9. Mayor to Bostonians: Stop Jumping Out of WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 99.3 the FOX

    Boston has more snow than it knows what to do with , but jumping out of windows into snowbanks is still a "foolish" idea, says Mayor Martin Walsh. "I'm asking people to stop their nonsense right now. 10 comments

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

    Feb 16, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of ice and sleet that is forecast to start falling later in the night. By 8 o'clock Monday night, the Town of South Boston was blanketed by about an inch of snow. Activity was brought to standstill, save for a phalanx of snow-clearing trucks that ...

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  12. Three charged in Mebane Food Lion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    The suspects, who are accused also of robbing Food Lion stores in Roxboro, Raleigh and South Boston, Va., allegedly robbed the Food Lion at 630 N. First St., Mebane, on Jan. 29. For the Mebane incident, Thomas Lee Campbell, 42, of 209 Electric Avenue, Knightdale, and Tremayne Malik Coleman, 38, of 400 Kelly Road, Knightdale, were charged with two counts each of robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault by pointing a gun, and one count each of misdemeanor larceny. Michael Lamar Jones, 35, of 130 Poplar St., South Boston, Va., was charged with two counts each of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and accessory after the fact.

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

    Feb 15, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... and exhausted for the battles ahead. Also welcoming guests were board of supervisors member Barry Banks and South Boston town manager Tim Wilson. Dr. Lawrence Babits, distinguished professor emeritus at East Carolina University, delivered the ...

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

    Feb 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Feb. 11 at 8:03 a.m. on State Route 683, near its intersection with Knoll Wood Lane. Michael J. Freitas Jr. of South Boston was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control of his vehicle by investigating Virginia State Trooper D. ...

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  16. Southie finds one way to get traffic flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Boston Herald

    DEJA VU: Mary Flohr, above, thinks the one-way streets in Southie are a good idea yesterday as she drives her car down E. 6th St. The reconfiguration of South Boston snow-choked side streets into one-way routes has been an effective way of cooling off storm-battered hotheads behind the wheel, Southie residents said yesterday, while Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he's considering expanding it. "It's a great idea," said Johnny Nedlar, 31. "People were having standoffs and duels in the middle of the road because they had nowhere to go."

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  17. 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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  18. U.S. Northeast battered by relentless winds after record snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... customers out of hibernation for a meal or drink on Sunday evening, when the snow was expected to let up. One South Boston restaurant added the hashtag "#cabin fever" to its Twitter messages. The area's deepest snowfall on Sunday was 20 inches (50 ...

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  19. Thousands Without Power Across VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... statewide. At least 5,000 of those customers are located on the Southside in Pittsylvania Co., Halifax Co., and South Boston, as well as other areas.

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  20. South Boston Celebrates Anniversary of Crossing of the DanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Despite the chilly weather, hundreds gathered along the Dan River in South Boston today to remember an important part of the town's history. Today marks 234 years since the Crossing of the Dan.

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