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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).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…

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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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Competency issue looms over Terry capital trial

South Boston News
James Lloyd Terry
Central State finding that defendant can participate in death penalty case sends lawyers back to courtroom

In Halifax, a trail friends organization aims for more

With the eastern portion of the Tobacco Heritage Trail now stretching 17 miles through fields and woods, what are the prospects for expanding South Boston’s 2.5 mile segment?

Washington Coleman housing rehab project moving forward

Plans are moving forward for a late May start date to the Washington Coleman Housing Rehabilitation Project, which calls for the revitalization of 14 homes and demolition of four more.

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 business and industry, Medley pointed out that with the decline of textiles and tobacco that stream of donations has dropped significantly.

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).

Woods come down so new church can go up at South Boston site

South Boston News
Clear-cutting at the lot owned by Abiding Branch Christian Ministries, located at the corner of Vaughan and Riely behind C.H. Friend Elementary.
What used to be a wooded area across from Carter Field around back of the old C.H. Friend Elementary School has been cleared to make way for South Boston’s newest church: Abiding Branch Christian Ministries, which plans to erect a brick sanctuary for a 300-person congregation at the five-acre site. The logging work is nearly finished, although the church has not yet obtained required permits.

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