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  1. Bill introduced to end Board impasse - in NovemberRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SoVaNow.com

    McDonald's workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual With divisions on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors showing no signs of weakening, Del. James Edmunds has moved forward with legislation that could end the stalemate - although not until November.

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  2. Solar Power Cooperative Gains MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SoVaNow.com

    McDonald's workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual Aaron Sutch, director of Sun VA explained to some 50 people how they might become a solar co-op member during a meeting Saturday at the STEM Center in Halifax. Judging from the number of people who turned out for a meeting Saturday, the solar power movement in Halifax County is gaining energy.

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  3. McDonald's lawsuit gets widespread attentionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SoVaNow.com

    McDonald's workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual McDonald's workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual discrimination and harassment at three area McDonald's. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, was brought by 10 former workers at three South Boston and Clarksville McDonald's stores.

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  4. Raab named South Boston finance directorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SoVaNow.com

    Downtown business owner and former South Boston Council member Thomas S. Raab has been named South Boston's new Finance Director, effective February 17. Raab will succeed Erle Scott, who is retiring. In a press release announcing the appointment, Town Manager Timothy Wilson said Raab brings a wealth of local government knowledge and experience to the position which will be invaluable in meeting Town Council's goals and objectives.

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  5. South Boston council holds work session this afternoonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SoVaNow.com

    McDonald's workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual South Boston Town Council will hold its monthly work session this afternoon in Council Chambers on Yancey Street beginning at 5:45 p.m. The Finance Committee, headed by Chairman Coleman Speece, will review the monthly financial statement and will report on possible refinancing of some of the Town's debt. The Current Issues Committee, headed by Bob Hughes, will review a recommendation from the Town Planning Commission to add a new section to Chapter 114 of the Town Code.

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  6. Fired McDonald's workers bring lawsuit against fast-food giantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    From left, ex-McDonald's workers Brian Tucker, Destiny Betts, Ashley Barksdale, Betty Lacks, Katrina Stanfield, Crystal Boyd, Alkeisha Lea and Willie Betts. After telling their story last year in an interview with the News & Record, 10 of the fired workers have sued McDonald's in U.S. District Court.

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  7. Dollar General store in Riverdale robbed at gunpointRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    The Dollar General store at Riverdale Plaza in South Boston was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night by an assailant who entered the store wearing a mask and demanded cash from the cash register clerk. He fled the store on foot after taking an undisclosed sum of cash.

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  8. Traffic stop leads to pot discoveryRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    A traffic stop executed Friday, Jan. 16 by members of the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force has resulted in the seizure of some 13 pounds of suspected "high grade" marijuana, as well as a large amount of money. Virginia State Trooper G. K. Brandes along with Sheriff's Deputy D. B. Barksdale and his canine companion "Diego" stopped a Virginia rental car that was en route to South Boston from the Durham area.

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  9. Hit-and-run charged after vehicle strikes homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    A 26 year old South Boston driver, Geonard M. Clark, was arrested and charged yesterday with hit and run and driving on a suspended operator's license. Clark was charged after the 2007 Hyundai Accent he was operating ended up striking a house at 833 North Main Street, some 75 feet south of Shepherd Street at 5:24 a.m. He reportedly left the scene on foot as police searched the area for him.

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  10. look YMCA gains machinery upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    Four tractor-trailer deliveries with tons of new gear. 34 newly-installed exercise machines.

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  11. Add or subtract? Plans floated to change Halifax County board member makeupRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    With no resolution apparent with the deadlock on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, Del. James Edmunds said Tuesday he will introduce legislation in the General Assembly to add a ninth member to the evenly-divided board.

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  12. Planning district secures funding for investments in county, regionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | SoVaNow.com

    Gayle Moody, executive director of the Southside Planning District Commission, was guest speaker Friday morning at the monthly meeting of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority. The Southside Planning District, comprised of the three counties of Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick and the towns of South Boston and South Hill, has obtained some $250 million in grants for the region since its inception in the early 1970s, Moody said.

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  13. South Boston eyes no pay, no permit ruleRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council will host a public hearing Feb. 9 on a proposed zoning amendment that has been endorsed by the town's Planning Commission. On Wednesday, planning board members unanimously recommended that Council amend the town zoning ordinance to require that all delinquent real estate taxes, nuisances charges or any other charges or fees owed to be town be fully paid before any application for a land use permit is granted.

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  14. Help for the homelessRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | SoVaNow.com

    As temperatures plunge with the wintertime cold, it's hard for most Halifax County residents to imagine living in a tent community. "But the reality is that we have 'tent communities' in our local towns," notes a spokesperson for the Continuum of Care, an initiative of the Southside Planning District Commission.

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  15. Sports Hall of Fame nominations soughtRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Nominations are being sought for the 2015 class of the Halifax County/South Boston Sports Hall of Fame. This year's banquet will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Halifax County Middle School.

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  16. Joint town-county meeting cancelledRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Will Miller had the best game of his prep career, and the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team rallied in the final period to beat GW-Danville, 65-57, Tuesday Halifax County Administrator Jim Halasz said yesterday that he has contacted town managers for both South Boston and Halifax and received no agenda items for the scheduled Jan. 20 joint meeting of town and county officials. Due to a conflict with the Planning Commission - which has a meeting scheduled for the same date, time and location - the joint meeting has been cancelled, said Halasz.

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  17. Halifax County supervisors weigh end to Old Dominion RC&DRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team threw a defensive stranglehold around Bassett Friday night defeating the Bengals 65-17. The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. with a reorganization vote on the agenda- to elect a chairman, vice chairman and clerk.

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  18. South Boston Police make arrestsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police officers made several arrests over the past three days, charging two individuals with shoplifting. On Friday, Jan. 2, Cpl.

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  19. South Boston police busy over holidaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police arrested several persons over the Christmas holidays. On Friday, Dec. 26, Officer A. Davis charged 54 year old Henry Jeffress Puryear of Virgilina with driving under the influence of drugs.

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  20. Business teacher named Longwood center directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | SoVaNow.com

    Lin Hite is leaving the position he has held for the past 13-1/2 years as marketing and business education instructor at Bluestone High School to become the new director of the Small Business Development Center at Longwood University South Boston region. His position has him working with small businesses in Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties throughout all phrases of growth and development by using one-on-one counseling and education.

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