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Transition center draws complaints of neighbors

Public input on the new “transition center” at 1332 Moore Street for locals struggling with homelessness and unemployment dominated debate at the Monday night meeting of South Boston Town Council.

Halifax lawyers inspired by their work for Legal Aid

You might think that the lives of Carol and Alan Gravitt were set on parallel courses from the start.

Halifax County trustees ease rules on student cell phone use

The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday night to revise the cell phone policy at Halifax County High School to make the rules more consistent and hopefully easier to enforce.

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King Day banquet Monday

SoVaNow.com / January 16, 2013
The Mecklenburg County NAACP will host the annual Freedom Fund/Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Banquet on Monday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 7166, South Hill. The speaker is Bruce Robinson, a retired major general, author and local attorney.

Tickets are still available for $25 per person, ($10 children 17 and under). For further information or to purchase tickets, contact any of these local NAACP members: Virginia B Fenty (434) 374-3946; Everette Burwell (434) 374-2660; Rhoena Brown (434) 372-3852; Maggie Kiah (434) 636-2783; Mary Winckler (434) 447-8004; Shirley Moreland (434) 447-4824; Annie Russell (434) 689-2354; Lacy Marks (434) 636-2881 or any other member of the Mecklenburg County NAACP.

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