South Boston Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Bank of America shuts office, touts appRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    With Bank of America closing its South Boston branch office in October, the future is up in the air for the bank's employees, customers and downtown South Boston itself, which loses a longtime business fixture at a downtown anchor location. Bank customers were some of the first to learn of the impending closure, which will take place at the end of the business day on Tuesday, Oct. 4, said Matthew Daily, a Bank of America spokesperson based in Atlanta.

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  2. Clarksville celebrates nation's founding with paradeRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    'Old Glory" will fly proudly over Virginia Avenue in Clarksville during the eighth annual Independence Day Parade Monday July 4. The parade, sponsored by the Clarksville Ruritans, begins at 11 a.m. "Everyone loves a parade," Allen Griffin, chairman of the Ruritans' parade committee, said. "We want to host a small town celebration which creates a tradition for our young people and honors our veterans for their service.

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  3. U.S. flags that are American made, and Southside proudRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Annin Flagmakers, the oldest and largest maker of American-made flags, made its way to the Southside region in 2003, building the largest of its manufacturing facilities in South Boston. The local plant employs some 160 people, making it a key part of Halifax's modern-day economy.

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  4. Bank of America branch in South Boston to closeRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Businesses and motorists along Seymour Avenue in South Boston received a surprise Thursday afternoon - a riverlet of brick-colored water that gushed up from a broken water main in the The Bank of America branch located at 606 Broad Street in South Boston will be closing on Tuesday, October 4. The bank issued a letter to customers last Friday, informing them of the branch's closure. "While your account will stay the same, we realize this closing may be inconvenient.

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  5. Come TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Saturday, the children of Donnie and Stephanie Culley of Alton strolled the grounds of Constitution Square when they looked up and saw a life-size picture of Beth Laitkep, who died May 19 at the age of 39. Laitkep, who lost her life to breast cancer, was mother to six of the children in the Culley family, which through adoption proceedings will grow to nine children in all - that is, if a court agrees to keep the blended family intact. The Culleys are seeking to adopt Laitkep's children, fulfilling a vow made by Stephanie to her close friend to ensure that her children would be cared for and loved after her death.

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  6. South Boston woman wins $100,000 lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Terry Briggs thought she'd won $10,000, and she was pretty excited about it. She was scratching a 10X the Money ticket that she'd just bought at Apple Market, 3225 Halifax Road in South Boston.

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  7. Reddish river runs through SeymourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Businesses and motorists along Seymour Avenue in South Boston received a surprise Thursday afternoon - a rivulet of brick-colored water that gushed up from a broken water main in the commercial district. Half of dozen workers with the Halifax County Service Authority were tied up for the afternoon making repairs to the 6-inch main, which ruptured around 2 p.m. Within an hour, an estimated 100,000 gallons of water spilled out into the street, said HCSA Executive Director Mark Estes.

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  8. Halifax County trustees seek out free meals programRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday to apply for a federal program that would pay for free breakfast and lunch at Sinai and Sydnor Jennings elementary schools. Trustees voted 7-1 to seek program funding for the two elementaries, which have the highest rates in the county of students who receive free or reduced price meals.

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  9. New PVHS principal, Bluestone AD namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Park View High School has a new principal and Bluestone High School has a new athletic director following votes Monday night by the Mecklenburg County School Board. Trustees tapped Park View assistant principal Freeman Darnell Carter to serve as the new principal.

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  10. TMI cuts ribbon on new, expanded facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A severe storm blew through Southside Virginia late Thursday night, leaving nearly 1,000 people without power in Halifax County. Playing the lottery for the first time, Ashley Bees of Clarksville purchased a $100,000 Cash 5 ticket at Mac's Circle on 402 Virginia Avenue in town.

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  11. Halifax County School Board to meet todayRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board will meet in special session today at 6 p.m. in the School Board conference room of the Mary Bethune Complex. Trustees are first expected to authorize the payment of all remaining bills for the fiscal year.

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  12. HCSA assess Halifax Lofts' impactRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Playing the lottery for the first time, Ashley Bees of Clarksville purchased a $100,000 Cash 5 ticket at Mac's Circle on 402 Virginia Avenue in town. The reorganization of the Halifax County School Board Central Office and assignment of new principals to five Halifax County schools, achieved in one fell swoop Monday night on a vote Members of the Halifax County Service Authority Thursday continued to review several projects that are under way.

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  13. South Boston provides $25,000 for Y changing roomRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council unanimously approved a $25,000 request from the local YMCA to help fund the installation of a Family Changing Room at its meeting Monday. YMCA interim director Matt Lewis had asked council for additional funding in the budget for the new room, which will be set aside for families to provide a safe space for their children to change, and keeping children from walking through locker rooms alone.

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  14. 501-N, Buckshoal Road fixes receive state highway fundingRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating a purported threat posted on Facebook by a local student that makes reference to this weekend's mass murder in Orlando, Fla. Two major road improvements in Halifax County have been funded as part of 163 new highway projects approved this week by the Commonwealth Transportation Board, at a total cost of $1.7 billion.

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  15. Halifax County trustees raise price of school lunchesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax CountySchool Board unanimously approved an increase in the cost of schools lunches to $2.20 during its Monday meeting. Trustees took action after receiving an audit of the School Food Service Fund.

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  16. Building for God - And communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A stellar season has come to an end for the Park View girls softball team after the Lady Dragons lost 5-1 to Brookville in the state Group 3-A semifinals on Barbara Jean Ruffin, 47, of La Crosse died when the 1997 Dodge Neon that she was driving ran off Highway 58, struck an embankment and overturned several times. 110 youth members of First Baptist, First Presbyterian and Trinity Episcopal churches participated in Bible school last week, helping to furnish the newest Habitat for Humanity home in South Boston.

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  17. South Boston to consider YMCA's $25,000 requestRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A stellar season has come to an end for the Park View girls softball team after the Lady Dragons lost 5-1 to Brookville in the state Group 3-A semifinals on Barbara Jean Ruffin, 47, of La Crosse died when the 1997 Dodge Neon that she was driving ran off Highway 58, struck an embankment and overturned several times. South Boston Town Council will consider a request for an additional $25,000 to assist with the installation of a Family Changing Room for the local YMCA when it meets this evening.

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  18. Carrying the torchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Coming in from Danville yesterday, runners who participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run made their way through South Boston en route to Richmond. There, law enforcement officers will carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope into the University of Richmond's Robins Stadium.

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  19. Family saga, sudden fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A saga of family loss and togetherness has captured hearts and minds beyond Halifax County's borders. On May 19, Beth Cole Laitkep of Virgilina lost her battle with breast cancer, leaving behind six young children.

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  20. 'Wizards of Wonder '- behind the scenes with the backstage crewRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The lights dim in the audience and a hush falls over the expectant crowd. It's a hot summer night in June at The Prizery in South Boston's historic tobacco warehouse district, and the show is about to start.

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