South Boston Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Democrats draw distinctions, and a crowdRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A standing-room only crowd turned out for a Democratic candidate forum at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum on Monday evening to hear four contenders for the Fifth Congressional District seat answer questions about ideology, policies, and values. Ben Cullop, R.D. Huffstetler, Andrew Sneathern, and Leslie Cockburn all are seeking the Democratic Party nomination to run in the November general election against first-term Republican congressman Tom Garrett.

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  2. Two suspects arrested in Thrifty Tire break-in, larcenyRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with breaking and entering that day of Thrifty Tire, located on North Main Street in South Boston. John Ray Childrey, 33, was charged with one count of breaking and entering and with one count of grand larceny.

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  3. Bad weather keeps USS Cole from St. Patrick's Day festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... largest St. Patrick's Day festivals. The ship would have arrived Friday. Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston Council Commander David Falvey had earlier told The Boston Herald that Sunday's parade was also meant to celebrate Evacuation Day, a ...

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  4. Tuesday fire damages Sutherlin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, firefighters were dispatched to 7171 South Boston Highway for the report of the blaze, according to Mike Neal, Ringgold Volunteer Fire and Rescue chief.

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  5. 13 arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics Task Force arrested 13 people last week as part of a drug "round up" in Halifax County. The arrests were made as part of a six-month investigation by the task force into the selling of illegal drugs.

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  6. New dermatology practice takes over at South Boston officeRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    On the heels of the closing of the DermOne dermatology practice in South Boston, a new provider - Forefront Dermatology - is stepping forward to fill the void. Forefront Dermatology operates 115 offices in 12 states with more than 125 board-certified dermatologists on staff.

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  7. South Boston Council meets tonightRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council meets tonight at 7 p.m., at which time members are expected to pass a resolution memorializing late Council member Billy Clarke. Council is also expected to vote on sharing the cost of a community development study, the Vision 20/20 Plan, that is being prepared by an outside consultancy.

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  8. Library director keeps up push against budget cutRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County/South Boston Library Director Jay Stephens is continuing to rally opposition to a proposed $10,000 library funding cut contained in Halifax County's draft budget, but he has backed off a claim the reduction will cause state and federal aid to dry up. In a statement issued Wednesday, Stephens criticized a plan by Halifax County Administrator Jim Halasz to reduce county library funding by $10,000 in the coming budget year.

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  9. Love never wanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    June 30, will mark the 65th wedding anniversary of Ida and John Simmons - Red and Ida to their friends, family and caregivers who watch over the couple at Commonwealth Senior Living in South Boston. Sitting side-by-side in the room they share at the Memory Care wing of the facility, the couple holds hands as if still young lovers.

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  10. $206,000 approved for rural internetRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... awarded to us as a grant rather than as a loan," Davis said. Lee is CEO of Chase City-based MEC. "Ed Owens (South Boston mayor and tobacco commission member) really carried the water for us," Davis added of the debate over broadband funding. Davis ...

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  11. Jan Lesiak, 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    ... for over 13 years, Jan sought a better life for his family and immigrated to the United States, settling in South Boston. He received a certificate in machinery from Wentworth Institute and soon found work at W.R. Grace and Company. In 1969, Jan and ...

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  12. Halifax County supervisors withhold action on motorsports permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... him to support the proposal, Davis said he would have to see a complete business plan such as those offered by South Boston Speedway and VIR. The business plan, Davis said, would need to include an executive summary, profile of the owners, including ...

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  13. Alton solar farm gains approvalRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... a conditional use permit for Robert G. Fallen, III to operate a lawn care business at 2060 Wolftrap Road, South Boston. The business also will have landscape supplies for sale, as well as local produce and crafts. Find out how you can reach more ...

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  14. Five qualify for South Boston Council electionsRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    With four candidates vying for three seats on South Boston Town Council - and a fifth candidate running unopposed in a special election - South Boston voters will have a choice in municipal elections on May 1. Among the candidates on the regular Town Council ballot are three incumbents - Coleman Speece, W.R. "Bill" Snead and Winston Harrell - who are running for new four-year terms. The fourth candidate is Sharon W. Harris, who currently serves on the town Planning Commission and is making her first run for public office.

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  15. Halifax County libary director rallies opposition, citing 'massive' hit with local cutRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County/South Boston Library Director Jay Stephens is pushing back at a Halifax County budget plan that he says would lead to a massive loss of state and federal funding for the system. Stephens issued a statement Wednesday in response to a proposal by Halifax County Administrator Jim Halasz to cut county library funding by $10,000 in the coming budget year.

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  16. Henrietta Lacks Life Science Center advancesRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston couple - former board members of Dixie Youth Baseball - pleaded no contest to charges of embezzlement Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court. They were ordered to Henrietta Lacks was honored on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from the floors of the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate.

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  17. Noland Day run comes to an endRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston couple - former board members of Dixie Youth Baseball - pleaded no contest to charges of embezzlement Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court. They were ordered to The annual Noland Village Country Fair Day has been discontinued, an event that was historically scheduled for the second Saturday in May. The event was hosted in historic Noland Village located in the Providence community in the northern portion of Halifax County for 28 years.

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  18. Public hearings top agenda for Halifax County supervisorsRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston couple - former board members of Dixie Youth Baseball - pleaded no contest to charges of embezzlement Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court. They were ordered to The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will host three public hearings at the regular monthly meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax.

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  19. Page Turners: Kids enjoy Read Across America bookfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the fifth year for this event sponsored by the Halifax Education Association. Kimberly Tuck Rich, a teacher at South Boston Elementary School, has coordinated this event from its beginnings at the South Boston Library to the festival of reading it ...

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  20. Medley: 33 years for murder of estranged wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... At a pre-trial hearing, Medley offered Alford pleas of guilt to the first degree murder of Tearron Clayborn of South Boston and three counts of child abuse or neglect, the latter charges stemming from the fact three children were in the household at ...

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