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  1. Halifax County Trustees to hear from public on budgetRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board will host a public input hearing on the upcoming school budget this evening beginning at 6 p.m. in the school board conference room of the Mary Bethune Complex. Citizens are asked to make their concerns known about the budget during a three minute period.

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  2. South Boston man guilty sexual misconductRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston man has pleaded guilty to 13 counts of sexual misconduct with a minor under the age of 15. Timothy Alan Cochran, 35, received a total of 22 charges for sexual misconduct with various counts of possession of child pornography, sexual assault of child 13-14, indecent liberties with child younger than 15, filming a non consented nude minor, filming a non consented nude person, and proposing sex act with child younger than 15. Nine of the charges have been dropped, leaving five counts of possession of child pornography, two counts of indecent liberties with a child, two counts of filming a non consented nude person, two counts of proposing sex acts with child, sexual assault of a child, and filming a non consented nude minor to be assessed.

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  3. HCSA approves Maple Avenue plant workRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority board of directors approved the expenditure of up to $60,000 for the purchase and installation of a new traveling bar screen at the Maple Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thursday. Authority Director Mark Estes had earlier told board members that the current screen has been severely damaged after several large items were lodged in the screen during a period of heavy flooding, one being a large chunk of concrete, the other being a large ax.

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  4. Halifax County IDA learns more about horse gameRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Directors of the Halifax County Industrial Authority on Friday enjoyed a presentation about the equine industry, focusing on Halifax County's Shangrila Guest Ranch operation. Gary Holmes, owner of Shangrila, and Ashley Nauta, local extension agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, reviewed facts about the equine industry while offering suggestions for growth in the industry in Halifax County.

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  5. Questions remain in toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Alonzo Troy Roane Jr., known as "AJ" to his family and friends, died tragically Feb. 3 at VCU Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill. Now, his step-grandmother, 39-year-old Jessica Eve Baker of Boydton, sits in Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta charged with murder and child abuse, and the rest of his family is left wondering why this happened to their beautiful, loving boy.

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  6. Slick state of affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit were"really happy, and surprised a bit" by the turnout at Saturday's outreach event at Tuck Airport in South Boston, said a Marine Corps A mix of snow and sleet from Monday's winter storm made for hazardous driving in Mecklenburg County, forcing schools to close Monday and Tuesday and prompting VDOT to issue a travel advisory asking drivers to stay off the roads. Treacherous conditions continued into Tuesday with heavy rain, ice, slush and snow-covered secondary roads giving way to drenched spots as temperatures climbed into the mid-50s.

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  7. Woman charged with murder of 3-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit were"really happy, and surprised a bit" by the turnout at Saturday's outreach event at Tuck Airport in South Boston, said a Marine Corps A Boydton woman was arrested late Tuesday on charges of murder, in the death of her 3-year-old step-grandchild, Alonzo Troy Roane Jr. who died Feb. 3 at VCU Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill. Jessica Eve Baker, 39, was apprehended by authorities in Dickenson County Tuesday around 5:15 p.m. Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Major Terry Edmonds said Baker was found with family members in Dickenson County.

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  8. Career and tech coordinator set at Mecklenburg schools' Central OfficeRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit were"really happy, and surprised a bit" by the turnout at Saturday's outreach event at Tuck Airport in South Boston, said a Marine Corps Signaling his seriousness about expanding career and technical education offerings in the classroom, Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols gained the backing of the School Board to hire a new CTE coordinator - a new position within the Central Office Trustees approved the hiring of Gary Cifers as CTE coordinator. To make room for the position, the work of coordinating English, math and science instruction was streamlined from three positions into two.

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  9. Scores turn out to see Marine Expeditionary Unit at Tuck AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The South Boston Police Department is currently investigating the disappearance of Angela Scott Owen, a 39-year-old who also is known as Angela Scott Kilmon. A proposal by Halifax businessmen Jack Dunavant and Dan Elam to convert the old Halifax Elementary School into market rate apartments drew a sizeable show of support from residents who Above, 4-year-old Cade Conner and mom Lindsey, exploring the interior of a MEU light armored vehicle; below, eyeing a Marine Corps Osprey.

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  10. Crossing speakers: Make site by the Dan a federal parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The South Boston Police Department is currently investigating the disappearance of Angela Scott Owen, a 39-year-old who also is known as Angela Scott Kilmon. A proposal by Halifax businessmen Jack Dunavant and Dan Elam to convert the old Halifax Elementary School into market rate apartments drew a sizeable show of support from residents who Outside The Prizery, re-enactors, the Civil Air Patrol and local cadets march towards Constitution Square in South Boston.

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  11. South Boston man charged with mutiple drug countsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston man, Alvester Young, Jr. was arrested on Friday by members of the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force and charged with multiple counts of distributing drugs. He was being held on a $5,000 secured bond following his arrest.

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  12. Police seek information on missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The South Boston Police Department is currently investigating the disappearance of Angela Scott Owen, a 39-year-old who also is known as Angela Scott Kilmon. Owen was last known to be in the South Boston area in November 2015, shortly after Thanksgiving.

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  13. Shy of goal, Historical Society makes late push to save towerRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Barbara Bass, president of the Halifax County Historical Society, is making a late push for help to save the crumbling Cotton Mill tower in South Boston. "The deadline is nearing and the fundraising goal is lacking several thousands of dollars," Bass said.

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  14. South Boston enacts inclement weather policy, honors CrowderRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Council on Monday night approved an inclement weather policy - after noting that town employees with the Police Department, Fire Department and Public Works are required to report to work regardless of weather conditions. For other town employees, the new policy allows them to use accrued leave to compensate for their absence.

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  15. Task Force arrests suspect on cocaine indictmentsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Jarvis Terrance Brooks of College Street, South Boston was arrested on Tuesday, and charged with three indictments of distribution of cocaine. He was arrested by South Boston Police Officer D. L. Blanks Jr. and later released on a $5,000 secured bond.

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  16. Crossing of the Dan on tap this weekend - mud notwithstandingRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Some of this weekend's events to commemorate the 235th anniversary of the Crossing of the Dan have been altered due to weather-related conditions at the site on the Dan River. According to Town of South Boston officials, flooding last week on the Dan left mud, silt, and debris in areas where the public would normally be viewing Revolutionary War re-enactors and the river crossing.

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  17. Halifax Council takes neutral path on schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    New members of Halifax Town Council Bill Covington and Gail Bosiger were sworn on Tuesday evening by Circuit Court Judge Kim White. A proposal by Halifax businessmen Jack Dunavant and Dan Elam to convert the old Halifax Elementary School into market rate apartments drew a sizeable show of support from residents who turned out Tuesday night for a meeting of Halifax Town Council.

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  18. Marine Expeditionary Unit headed this wayRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Marines and Sailors of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are set to start training near the towns of South Hill, Chase City, South Boston, and Lawrenceville to help them prepare for their upcoming deployment. This training exercise, known as "Realist Urban Training" will take place Feb. 12-24.

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  19. Destination Gallery to close at end of FebruaryRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Destination Gallery, located on lower Main Street in South Boston, will close at the end of February, associates of the Gallery announced this week. "After four years of business, the responsibilities of managing the gallery are falling on the shoulders of just a few people and we need more committed volunteers.

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  20. Adult ensemble helps tell story of 'Four Little Girls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Little Theatre will be soon putting on performances of Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963. This show is based on the events that transpired on Sept.

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