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  1. Hupps Mill gets new owner, new broker, but left with old questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are seeking information on an armed assailant who robbed the Hupps Mill Plaza Family Dollar store at gunpoint Sunday night around 8 o'clock. More than two months after Hupps Mill Plaza was sold at foreclosure auction, the identity of the shopping center's owner remains a minor mystery - although one change is certain: the previous owner is out of the picture.

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  2. Permit requests get thumbs upRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are seeking information on an armed assailant who robbed the Hupps Mill Plaza Family Dollar store at gunpoint Sunday night around 8 o'clock. Three requests for conditional use permits were recommended to the Halifax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night by county planners.

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  3. Southstone facility clears first hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are seeking information on an armed assailant who robbed the Hupps Mill Plaza Family Dollar store at gunpoint Sunday night around 8 o'clock. Southstone Behavioral Healthcare Center is aiming to start operations in Halifax County by October, an early step towards establishing a treatment center for adolescent teens that eventually will employ up to 150 people at the former site of the Carlbrook School.

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  4. South Boston Family Dollar store robbed at gunpointRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The newly-upgraded Banister Lake Boat Landing has been reopened to the public in time for the President's Day weekend, although some details remain to be finished the popular boating and South Boston Police are seeking information on an armed assailant who robbed the Hupps Mill Plaza Family Dollar store at gunpoint Sunday night around 8 o'clock. At approximately 8:09 p.m., officers with the SBPD responded to Family Dollar after receiving a report that a robbery that had occurred there moments before.

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  5. Uptick in flu cases reported as season continuesRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Flu season continues to drag on, even as winter shows signs of loosening its hold for the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza outbreaks have been more acute than the relatively mild season that prevailed last year in the U.S. In the local area, health care providers are reporting a late uptick in flu and cold cases that require medical treatment, although the trend is not universal.

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  6. Banister Lake Boat Landing reopens for President's Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A construction progress inspection was conducted on February 17th at Banister Lake. The site is now open to the public ahead of the President's Day weekend.

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  7. Jiffy Store on Wilborn hit by armed robberRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    On Monday, at 9:12 p.m. South Boston police officers were dispatched to the Jiffy Store at 1537 Wilborn Avenue to investigate an armed robbery. Witnesses told officers that a light skinned male subject entered the store displaying a firearm and demanded money.

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  8. Health insurance premiums hold steady for Mecklenburg County staffRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County government employees will see no increase in the cost of their health insurance for the second year running, members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors learned Monday at their monthly meeting in Boydton. Although still in the early stages of setting the budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1, supervisors have moved far enough along in the process to gain assurances that health care premiums will not be rising in 2017-2018.

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  9. Winning essayist is South Boston council guestRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will welcome a special guest, Skyla Rain, when members meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Council chambers on Yancey Street. The Halifax County Middle School seventh-grade student might have some insights to offer Town Mayor Ed Owens.

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  10. A tale of love, devotion and a little extra stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    House Bill 1900, aimed at restricting hunting dogs that wander onto landowners' property, suffered a setback with a 47-48 "no" vote on the House floor Monday morning. In early '90s, Yugoslav refugee Svetlana Durkovic found safety as a student at Halifax County High School.

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  11. Dog hunting bill suffers defeat in House of DelegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    An employee conducting a routine safety check Thursday afternoon at the Microsoft data center in Boydton stopped what authorities describe as an attempted sabotage of one of the newest buildings House Bill 1900, aimed at restricting hunting dogs that wander onto landowners' property, suffered a setback with a 47-48 "no" vote on the House floor Monday morning. The bill, introduced by Speaker of the House William Howell, R-Stafford, was defeated on a third reading by the Republican-controlled House.

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  12. Probe continues in reported shootingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are still investigating the reported shooting that took place on Jan. 27 near Double Bubbles Car Wash and Laundromat in South Boston. According to a statement by SBPD victom of the attack called 911 to report that he had been shot as he was heading back into town.

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  13. Historical society seeks new home in HalifaxRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    With only four members present Wednesday night, Halifax Town Planners set a Feb. 22 public hearing to consider a rezoning request for the Halifax County Historical Society. The historical and preservation group is seeking to rezone a half-acre property located at 110 Mountain Road - the former home of the late Frank Chaffin - to serve as a permanent home for the society.

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  14. Charges pending against driver in fatal wreckRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Charges are pending against 90 year old Abner L. Wilkerson who was the driver of the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria that was attempting to make a left turn onto Hamilton Boulevard when it was struck by the 2015 Freightliner operated by 22 year old Khalid Kannance of Virginia Beach. The crash, which resulted in the death of a passenger, 84 year old Dorothy Wilkerson, occurred at the intersection of Halifax Road and Hamilton Boulevard Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. The Ford failed to yield the right of way and turned in front of the tractor trailer, causing it to strike the Ford on the passenger side.

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  15. South Boston asked to join online sales tax pushRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will consider whether to join a local government push for Congress to reintroduce the Marketplace Fairness Act, which is designed to level the playing field between local retailers and online competitors which are not subject to local sales taxes. The issue came up before the Current Issues Committee of Town Council at a meeting Monday night.

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  16. New digs for the ChamberRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Dennis Witt, chairman of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation, presents Mitzi McCormick, President of the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce, with a key to the Chamber's new office space at 820 Bruce Street. Pictured, left to right: John Cannon, Board Member, Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation; Robert Bates, Chairman, Halifax County Chamber of Commerce McCormick,; Witt; Tommy Nelson, Executive Director, Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation; and Darden Smith, Board Member, Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation.

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  17. Hopkins, Hill tapped to lead Halifax County School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County trustees on Monday night set aside their divisions on new 2017 board leadership to fill the positions of chairman and vice chairman. Trustees voted 7-1 to name Karen Hopkins, ED-3, as board chairman and then unanimously chose ED-1 trustee Orey Hill to serve as vice chairman.

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  18. Vernon Hill man held after Task Force raid turns up pot plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force has arrested a Vernon Hill man and charged him with the manufacturing and distribution of marijuana. William Wrenn Mullins, was charged after Task Force officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Chatham Road in the Vernon Hill community on Jan. 24. Officers found Mullins, his wife and four minor children living in the first story of the home.

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  19. Moving Up The ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Surrounded by thousands of screaming fans Friday night in Norfolk, South Boston resident and mixed-martial arts fighter Will Worley delivered a barrage of punches and kicks that brought him victory in his latest amateur fight and moved him a step closer to the big time. Next up for Worley: an April 1 bout for the 155-pound Championship Belt in the Hampton Roads-based Spartyka Fight League.

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  20. Man shot in head; police appeal for informationRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are appealing for information about an unknown assailant who shot a 36-year-old man in the head on Thursday night at a Centerville laundromat-car wash. Rescue Squad first responders arrived shortly after the first report of the shooting at 10:35 p.m. and called in a LifeFlight helicopter to airlift the wounded man to a regional hospital for treatment.

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