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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Mecklenbug County school additions ready for ribbon cuttings

SoVaNow.com / February 05, 2014

Ribbon cutting ceremonies for the Chase City, Clarksville and La Crosse Elementary schools additions have been rescheduled as follows:

Feb.5 from 6-7 p.m., Chase City Elementary School, 5450 Highway 47, Chase City;

Feb. 6 from 6-7 p.m., La Crosse Elementary School, 1000 School Circle, La Crosse;

Feb. 12 from 6-7 p.m., Clarksville Elementary School, 1696 Noblin Farm Rd., Clarksville.

The renovations will move students out of aging, dilapidated trailers at each of the elementary schools, and into brick and mortar facilities connected to the main school buildings.

Funding for the projects, around $6.2 million, came from monies set aside by the county for school construction.

The public is invited to attend any or all of these ceremonies, tour the new additions and enjoy refreshments.

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