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  1. Brodnax motorist charged in fatal crashRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting A two-vehicle crash Saturday, near Alberta in Brunswick County claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman from Warfield and injured two others. The crash occurred around 1:10 p.m. near the intersection of Flatrock Rd. and Chestnut Rd. .

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  2. History told on the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting Members of various classes from West End High School were at the unveiling of the new WEHS highway marker on Highway 49 this Saturday. The site was chosen because nearby is the site of the second West End High School building, now known as Bluestone Middle School.

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  3. St. Paul's complains of discrimination after plans to house children rejectedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting Opposition to the use of the former St. Paul's College facilities to house young alien children has spurred legal action by the defunct college against local government officials and police. HOME along with St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville, filed a federal housing discrimination complaint against the Town of Lawrenceville, Brunswick County and Brunswick County Sheriff Brian Roberts on Thursday, Sept.

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  4. Sparkling day for a festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    A crowd estimated at 10,000 people flocked to Downtown South Boston for the 23rd annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, enjoying vendors, entertainment, children's games and rides and plenty of food on a warm and bright fall day. "Everything went wonderfully all day, we had an extra-large crowd and we were very pleased with the success of the event," said festival organizer Sara Davis.

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  5. Swim team parents seek new pool - but wonder if YMCA is place for itRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | SoVaNow.com

    TMI Auto Tech, exclusive North American manufacturer of the Ariel Atom vehicle, has been awarded an $838,000 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission to develop a new sports car, the The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center and the Halifax County High School guidance department will sponsor a College Awareness Night on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m., at the A group of swim team parents who say they have backing to build a new aquatic center in South Boston first want to shore up the local YMCA - starting with more representation for their group on the Y board.

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  6. Halifax okays effort to upgrade boat landingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | SoVaNow.com

    For the second time in less than four months, the Clarksville Waste Treatment plant has released raw sewage and storm water into Buggs Island Lake. The most recent occurrence was Halifax Town Council, meeting in special session last night, approved an application to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries for a grant that, if awarded, will allow the town to renovate the boat landing beside the 501 Banister River Bridge.

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  7. South Boston police reports arrestsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police officers arrested five individuals over the weekend on various charges. On Friday, Officer F.A. Powell arrested 23 year old Clyde Lee Scott of South Boston and charged him with grand larceny of over $200 on Sept.

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  8. HCPS step up efforts to 'go green'Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | SoVaNow.com

    For the past several years the Halifax County school division has participated in the "Go Green Schools Challenge." The challenge is designed to encourage schools to save energy and money, while also helping to preserve the environment.

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  9. South Boston Police catch up with suspectRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police finally caught up with a parole violator at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning after spending some 15 hours searching for him. Harvey Lee Clemons, 55, was sought on a felony charge of violating parole and a demeanor count of assault and battery against a Maple Avenue homeowner which took place on Sunday.

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  10. Dog beating defendant found guilty, fined $7,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | SoVaNow.com

    Tourism was an important contributor to the Halifax County economy in 2013, revenue figures released by the state this week show. The defendant, Michael Waddle, was convicted of three counts, including felony animal cruelty in the brutal beating death of Noodles, a pet hound. 1 comment

  11. Library board, bar members discuss law library moveRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | SoVaNow.com

    Board members of the Halifax County-South Boston Library met last week with officers of the local bar association to discuss the possible relocation of the Law Library to the Halifax public library and what funding the local bar may offer for the project. Todd Shockley, former bar association president who had earlier worked with former library director Joe Zapposta on the law library project, told the library board that a number of large books must be removed from the room in the Halifax County Courthouse where the library has been located over the past years, along with one computer, a work station and a desk.

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  12. South Boston Police make three arrestsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police Officer J. George made three arrests over the past weekend, two of them stemming from earlier incidents. George charged 57 year old Ronnie Chapman of South Boston with a felony count of the violation of a probation order stemming from an Aug. 5, incident.

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  13. SVHEC welding lab aims to offer an education that paysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | SoVaNow.com

    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center's newest addition - a welding lab that offers entry-level training in the field - received a rousing welcome yesterday from state and local officials who gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the SVHEC Innovation Center. Guests included Dietra Trent, Virginia Deputy Secretary of Education and a Halifax County native, Mary Rae Carter with the Department of Commerce and Trade, and Keith Harkins, executive director of the Virginia Technical Institute, which will oversee the South Boston training program.

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  14. South Boston Police make shoplifting arrestRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police charged 22 year old Elaine Ligon Martin of Clover on Thursday, with shoplifting. Officer A. Davis made the arrest.

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  15. Duke: build a track, aim to build trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Activity at the Banister River Gateway Project has picked up during the past two weeks in Halifax as drier weather conditions have followed the unusually wet weeks of July and Duke Energy employees visited South Boston Friday on a mission to forge closer ties to the community and make amends for the coal ash spill on the Dan River - a task that involved lots of manual labor on a muggy late summer day. The goal: Build a walking track at the Washington-Coleman Community Center.

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  16. IRS seizes vehicles in investigation of FarleyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Activity at the Banister River Gateway Project has picked up during the past two weeks in Halifax as drier weather conditions have followed the unusually wet weeks of July and The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice of seizure in connection with the criminal investigation of former Cherokee Tobacco president Kathy Farley, who is suspected by federal authorities of participating in a tax evasion scheme while head of South Boston-based Cherokee and Firebird Manufacturing. A legal notice published in today's News & Record lists several vehicles that were seized in an administrative forfeiture from Kathryn Farley spanning a period from July 23, 2014 to August 4, 2014.

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  17. Sale of land near airport approvedRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County supervisors on Tuesday night approved the sale of an easement across the rear of the William M. Tuck Airport. The board agreed to an option on the property to Williams Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company for $687.50.

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  18. Rolling ExposureRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | SoVaNow.com

    To get students interested in manufacturing careers, sometimes you've first got to deliver the experience directly to them - at least that's the thinking of officials as the Virginia Tobacco Commission ramps up its new Center of Excellence in South Boston. Young people shouldn't think manufacturing today is what it was when their parents or grandparents were employed at the local mill.

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  19. Nathalie man dies in single-car crashRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Funeral services will be held Tuesday, for 79-year-old Emerson Martin of Nathalie, who died in a single vehicle crash on Wednesday, Aug. 27. According to a report filed by investigating Virginia State Trooper B. L. Crews, Martin was the driver of a 2005 Chrysler 300 which veered off the left side of Lower Liberty Road, about one tenth mile south of ... (more)

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  20. Bring down hookup fees, HCSA urgedRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County's unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July.

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