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Across town, residents awoken by hail of gunfire

On corner of Fenton Street, ‘like a little war’

Teacher of the year


Sturdy but in forlorn condition, the Randolph Hotel is being gutted inside to prepare for a brighter future — one that Town of South Boston officials hope to usher in…


Dragons undefeated in district play

Park View caps off regular season in win over Indians





Witness to war’s worst

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John Wesley Jones Jr., 97 and living in Union Level, and mementos from his time as an U.S. Army guard at the Nuremberg trials: his pass to gain entry to the Nazi war crime tribunals, and a letter he received decades after World War II from Albert Speer.
Serving in World War II, John Wesley Jones Jr. of Union Level was quickly thrown into murderous combat at the Battle of the Bulge. His later assignment: standing guard at the Nuremberg trials.

Edmunds receives committee roles

James Edmunds is sworn in on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Bolling talks budget, jobs on county visit

TALKING ABOUT JOBS — Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling talks with Halifax Mayor Leon Plaster and South Boston Mayor Carroll Thackston about bringing more jobs to Halifax County during his Tuesday visit to the area. (SOMcL photo)
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling brought bleak financial news on Tuesday when he came to South Boston to conduct a round table discussion on the upcoming state budget with local leaders. He termed this year’s budget “the most challenging” he has seen in his 15 years of work in state government.

Town panel endorses comprehensive plan

South Boston Planners, meeting on Wednesday evening, voted to recommend that Town Council approve the Comprehensive Plan 2030 on a unanimous vote after first approving several minor changes made by VDOT. VDOT’s changes, according to Town Manager Ted Daniel, were mainly administrative ones.

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