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Library board, bar members discuss law library move

New member, Sam Knapp, takes seat

Jury finds Waddle guilty in dog maiming trial

The defendant, Michael Waddle, was convicted of three counts, including felony animal cruelty in the brutal beating death of Noodles, a pet hound.

Banister in the spotlight with Wild Blue River Festival


Sellers late model champ at SBS

Sellers secured the track championship with fourth-place and second-place finishes in Saturday night’s pair of 75-lap late model races at SBS.





Halifax > Halifax Police

Payday burglary investigated

Halifax holds Friday Night Jams

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The Town of Halifax helds its monthly Friday Night Jam Friday. A large crowd was on hand for the music, food and fun. (David Conner II photo)

South Boston’s fire hydrants developing ‘Character’

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Top, Kay Lewis paints Wiley Ward, the first mayor of South Boston - elected in 1884. He was also one of the founders of the Times newspaper in 1890. From 1914 until 1920 he served as the local postmaster. Middle, Susi Robbins paints John Hamilton, a contractor and builder who helped James Traver in the building of the covered bridge over the Dan River in 1854. He helped build Planters & Merchants Bank in 1891 and the Noblin House on Washington Avenue. Bottom, Nelly Jones puts her personal touch on one of South Boston's fire hydrants.

Fire hydrants in downtown South Boston are starting to take on an appearance of someone you may have heard of before.


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VIP TEAMS — Kneeling, Sam New; second row from left, Reyisa Magee, Andrew Hendricks, Andrew Paxton, Tyler Van Opstal in front of Alex Hendricks, Sara Thaxton, and referee Austin Miller; back row, Coach Daffany Pona, buddy Leigh-Anne Liegey, parent Joe Dunaway and Austin Dodson.
This spring, special-needs kids of all ages have laced up their cleats and strapped on their shin guards and pulled on their bright jerseys and hit the dewy soccer fields just like other youngsters.

High hopes for housing innovation

Virginia Tobacco Commission’s research-and-development staff has recommended nearly full funding — $2.44 million — of a plan to design and manufacture energy-efficient homes for the needy or for disaster relief.

Indictment served in Halifax

McDonnell to appeal FEMA disaster aid denial

Gov. Bob McDonnell will appeal the May 7 denials by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of disaster assistance for Virginians affected by a series of strong tornadoes during April.

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