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Police arrest elusive suspect

Powell’s Creek Farm solar addresses neighbors’ concerns

Voter registration deadline nears


Comet tennis early season success continues





Investment advisor gets prison sentence in Ponzi scheme

South Boston News
Michael Sullivan
A South Hill man, perpetrator of a $1.4 million Ponzi scheme, has received an active prison sentence of five years, out of a total 160-year term imposed by Mecklenburg County Circuit Court Judge Leslie Osborn on Thursday.

Larcenies reported around county

Larcenies and break-ins continue to plague local law enforcement officers.

Day of Prayer plans under way

Plans are under way for the local observance of the National Day of Prayer to be held Thursday, May 7, beginning at 6:45 a.m. at the National Guard Armory on Hamilton Boulevard in South Boston. According to National Day of Prayer Chairman Larry McPeters, the public is invited to attend, and no admission fee will be charged.

Coates to bring saw collection to Heritage Festival

The things people collect are often as unique and interesting as the collector. While many collect stamps and coins, or rocks and arrowheads, few collect chain saws like South Boston resident Dean Coates. Just a few short years ago, Coates knew very little about his now massive collection. After a trip to neighboring Person County’s Optimist Park and seeing demonstrations of some pretty impressive old saws, he was hooked. Coates says he was fascinated by the age of these old saws and the fact that they still performed well some 60 years later. His love for old motors, and the fact that saw collecting is far less expensive than old car collecting, he says he’s been hooked and looking for the oldest saws he can find ever since.

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