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Elections for town office lack suspense

Voting tomorrow in South Boston, Scottsburg for council, mayoral positions

Road matters dominate Halifax County supervisors’ agenda

Halifax County tax bills to go out this week


Comets get past GW 5-1




Prosecutors explain decision not to charge officers in Lambert’s death

South Boston News
Prosecutors investigating the death of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr. have issued a 76-page report on their decision not to file criminal charges against any of three South Boston officers who used Tasers multiple times to bring Lambert under control during a tense confrontation three years ago outside the local hospital emergency room.

No charges against officers in Lambert’s death, family told

South Boston News
Gwendolyn Smalls, left, with her father Linwood Lambert Sr. during a recent protest march in South Boston.
Prosecutors met with representatives of the family of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr. for nearly four hours on Monday to reveal their decision not to charge any of the South Boston police officers who were involved in Lambert’s death nearly three years ago.

Sparks fly at Halifax County supervisors meeting

Jack Dunavant accused Halifax County Board of Supervisors chairman Dennis Witt of rigging the board’s decision to sell the old Halifax Elementary School to Echelon Resources


South Boston News
The rumble of farm machines was heard around town on Saturday as the Heritage Festival Antique Tractor Parade made its way from the old Lowe’s building in Centerville to area shopping centers. The tractor procession serves as a reminder that the Halifax County Heritage & Antique Machine Festival is coming up this weekend, at the Halifax County fairgrounds. The festival will feature exhibits, games, music, food and attractions that include a mud bog competition, the Halifax County High School Cometbots, vintage race cars and horseback riding. Admission is $5 per day for adults and children 12 years old or older. Children under the age of 12 will be admitted free.

Lambert family: Martin requests meeting

Plaintiff in $25 million lawsuit against town says report may be near in Richmond man’s death

Elections for town office lack suspense

Voting tomorrow in South Boston, Scottsburg for council, mayoral positions

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