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  1. South Boston looks to finalize budgetRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Melissa Dawn Rhodes of Vernon Hill was sentenced to 33 years active prison time Thursday for felony homicide, aggravated involuntary manslaughter, DUI and other offenses in connection with the August Halifax County supervisors Monday night approved an update to the courthouse design which will change the look of the second entry way of the renovated courthouse. South Boston Town Council will go into regular monthly session tonight beginning at 7 p.m. in Council chambers on Yancey Street.

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  2. A new day at the YMCA is under constructionRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    There are the changes you can see at the YMCA - and the changes you can't see. Over the past two years, YMCA regulars have witnessed a complete rework of the pool center and the gym.

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  3. Tuck Enterprises building on US 360 destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    An early morning fire Thursday that totally destroyed the former Tuck Enterprise building on US 360 resulted in an estimated $500,000 loss. According to South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips his department was called out to the fire at 5:11 a.m. by the dispatch center.

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  4. An invigorating day outdoors for visiting veterans at the CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Wide open spaces and gracious hospitality were the order of the day Saturday as the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation hosted its annual Veterans Appreciation event at the Cove. "This is our 12th year.

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  5. Developers ask HCSA for lower hookup feeRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority spent most of their monthly session on Thursday focused on two issues - approval of the FY 2018 budget of $5.4 million, and a request by two local developers for an ongoing reduction in connection fees. HCSA chairman Dexter Gilliam said he had recently met with Halifax County Board of Supervisors chairman Dennis Witt and developers John Cannon and Christian Roberts, who are seeking lower costs for running water and sewer lines to their ongoing residential developments.

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  6. Job Well DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Cathy Henderson, a math teacher at Halifax County Middle School, is congratulated on being named the division's Teacher of the Year by School Board Chair Karen Hopkins. Cathy Henderson, a math teacher at Halifax County Middle School, was named the division's Teacher of the Year Thursday after being selected for the award among nominees from each of Halifax County's public schools.

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  7. Counterfeit $100s pop up in Halifax CountyRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Authorities are warning local businesses and residents to watch out for counterfeit money after phony $100 bills were passed at businesses on a half-dozen occasions last week. The South Boston Police Department and the Halifax County Sheriff's Office are investigating the incidents and asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the suspects.

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  8. Market Stroll highlights local farming goodnessRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    More than 60 vendors will offer fresh farm produce, baked goods and other treats with the "Inaugural Halifax County Market Stroll" Saturday. The event - highlighting farmers markets in the towns of Halifax and South Boston - will unfold at two locations: the Halifax Farmers Market at the old Farmers Foods store, and the Broad Street Farmers Market in downtown South Boston.

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  9. South Boston to host parade, fireworks for Fourth of JulyRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    As spring slides into summer, planners for the first-ever South Boston Fourth of July parade and fireworks are working to bring together all the essentials for a family-friendly July fourth celebration. Much of the planning for food, fun and fireworks is complete, so organizers are putting a significant focus on the parade planning and promotion.

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  10. McClure resigns as local GOP chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The man who died in a house fire in the Liberty area of Halifax County on Thursday has been identified by friends and associates as Walter Coates, a firearms instructor Halifax County Republican Party chairman Todd McClure tendered his resignation this week, 14 months after he was elected county unit chairman at a heavily attended - and contentious - party mass meeting. In an email message sent Friday to local and state party officials, McClure stated that his resignation is effective immediately.

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  11. Strawberry DelightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The man who died in a house fire in the Liberty area of Halifax County on Thursday has been identified by friends and associates as Walter Coates, a firearms instructor Pat Spencer of Crystal Hill was the first Strawberry Festival cake walk winner. She is pictured showing off the delicious cake made by Mary Bagwell of Southern Plenty and topped with fresh strawberries from Reese Farms.

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  12. Former resident dies of gunshot wound, three days after stabbing incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Hill Town Council agreed Monday night to delay a decision on imposing a 30 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after hearing from a succession of tobacco farmers, convenience store owners and A former South Boston man living in Greensboro, N.C. was found dead Thursday afternoon of a possibly self-inflicted gunshot wound, only three days after he suffered serious stab injuries in a separate reported kidnapping and robbery incident in Catawba County, N.C. William Terry Dickey, 61, was a 1974 graduate of Halifax County Senior High School and a resident of Greensboro. He died Thursday afternoon near a highway cloverleaf on Interstate 40 West near Statesville, N.C. Police identified him as the shooting victim on Friday.

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  13. Man dies in Thursday house fire near LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Hill Town Council agreed Monday night to delay a decision on imposing a 30 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after hearing from a succession of tobacco farmers, convenience store owners and The man who died in a house fire in the Liberty area of Halifax County on Thursday has been identified by friends and associates as Walter Coates, a firearms instructor and gun shop proprietor in the area. The fire began around 2 p.m. on Thursday and consumed the brick home at 1043 Parsonage Road after intense heat and smoke welled up inside.

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  14. South Boston to pursue purchase of land for Dan River boat acccessRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    South Hill Town Council agreed Monday night to delay a decision on imposing a 30 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after hearing from a succession of tobacco farmers, convenience store owners and South Boston will seek to negotiate the purchase of Riverdale property to create a boat launch site and swim area on the Dan River by the Watkins Bridge at the foot of downtown. Following a closed session during their monthly meeting Monday night, members of Town Council authorized Town Manager Tom Raab to negotiate with the property owners to purchase the land, for a sum not to exceed $50,000.

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  15. Math class sequence shuffled at HCMS, HCHSRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board Monday approved a proposal to redo the sequence of math classes at Halifax County middle and high schools. The proposal was set forth by Director of Secondary Education Karla Gravitt and HCHS Principal Michael Lewis and HCMS Principal Magie Wilkerson.

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  16. Next stop, AnnapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Hupps Mill Plaza, which recently went on the auction block - and came off for a sum of $2.5 million - is going back up for sale. When Kenneth Harris got home from school after soccer practice, his parents told him to do one thing right away - listen to the phone calls that came in that day "I am checking my messages and Mom and Dad wouldn't leave the room.

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  17. Ahead of first-ever Strawberry Fest, children enjoy visit to the berry patchRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Students at several local elementary schools had the opportunity recently to learn a lot about strawberries as they visited Reese Fresh Farms near Scottsburg. In addition to sampling the delicious berries, the students were also treated to a hay ride around the farm.

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  18. South Boston to have first reading for $10.8 million budgetRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Hupps Mill Plaza, which recently went on the auction block - and came off for a sum of $2.5 million - is going back up for sale. South Boston Town Council will hold a first reading of the proposed $10.8 million town budget when members gather tonight for their monthly meeting.

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  19. Halifax County supervisors add list of changes to Six Year Road PlanRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday night approved the county's Secondary Road Six Year Road Plan for the upcoming fiscal year. The Six Year Plan includes the resurfacing of 0.4 mile of Whitlow Trail and 2.6 miles of Jeremy Creek Road.

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  20. CCB plans to move Clarksville office into former Bank of America buildingRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    It's official: Citizens Community Bank has purchased the former Bank of America building on Virginia Avenue in Clarksville and will be moving its loan office to the new location. CCB president James Black said the move will not be immediate.

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