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Library board, bar members discuss law library move

New member, Sam Knapp, takes seat

Jury finds Waddle guilty in dog maiming trial

The defendant, Michael Waddle, was convicted of three counts, including felony animal cruelty in the brutal beating death of Noodles, a pet hound.

Banister in the spotlight with Wild Blue River Festival


Sellers late model champ at SBS

Sellers secured the track championship with fourth-place and second-place finishes in Saturday night’s pair of 75-lap late model races at SBS.




Dog beating defendant found guilty, fined $7,500

South Boston News
Michael Waddle
Jury convicts Waddle after weighing account of break-up, savage attack that claimed the life of girlfriend’s pet hound

Walk For Hope raises $65,000

South Boston News
Little Eden Winstead and her granny made their first lap around the paved loop at the Halifax County Fairgrounds during Saturday’s Walk for Hope — just before a heavy rain shower hit the area. (SOMcL photos)
Participants in Cancer Association fundraiser undeterred by downpour


South Boston News
Eleven paddlers readied for their four-hour trip on the Banister River Saturday morning from the Kings Bridge landing to Terry’s Bridge. The Banister is part of the Upper Reach blueway that traverses the Roanoke River basin. (SOMcL photo)
Halifax catches a bad break with the weather for the Wild Blue River Fest, but the fun goes on

Tourism boosts local, Va. economy

Tourism was an important contributor to the Halifax County economy in 2013, revenue figures released by the state this week show.

South Boston Police make three arrests

Library board, bar members discuss law library move

New member, Sam Knapp, takes seat

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