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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

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Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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South Boston council to act on Internet cafes

On the agenda are action on recommendations from the Planning Commission to deny two special-use permits for Internet sweepstakes cafes, one from Robert Cooper and one from W.A. Stevens. Both men seek to establish cafes in Centerville.

Halifax Council meets Tuesday; member resigns

Halifax Town Council will hold a special call meeting tomorrow, April 26 at 7:30 p.m., when the first order of business will be the acceptance of the resignation of Councilman E. T. “Tommy” Reagan. Reagan’s resignation is effective at the end of June.

HCSA fields complaint on water quality

The Halifax County Service Authority on Thursday fielded a request by Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy for improved water quality for residents on Maple Avenue and Buena Vista Drive. Espy reported on complaints that he has received about discoloration and odor of water from the residents. He added that residents have seen some improvement in water quality, but concerns persists despite past complaints.

Copper wiring, other items stolen from Cody Road farmhouse

Theft at bridge site investigated

Fifth-grade student creates design for So Bo Elementary 5K, Fun Run

South Boston News
Leigh-Anne Liegey, a fifth-grader, created the design selected to grace the front of this year’s South Boston Elementary School 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run to be held this Saturday morning at the school. The Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. Leigh-Anne is the daughter of Mary and Donald Liegey. Cost for the 5K is $15 ($20 on race day); the Fun Run is $5 (ages 12 and under only) and entrants get a medal and the keepsake t-shirt. Sponsors are Lindstrand USA, Edward Jones, American National Bank, Powell Funeral Home, Dr. James Witko, Law Office of Tracy L. Quackenbush, Dr. Michael Haskett, Dr. Michael Peer, State Farm Insurance (Dave White), South Boston Insurance, the Law Office of Robert Morrison, Friends of James Edmunds and Dr. Keith Pyle. To sign up, drop by the school for an entry form or contact Ryn Morrison at 575-4017 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Meat Goat Association to meet Thursday

South Boston News
The Southern Virginia Meat Goat Association (SVMGA) will gather on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting at the local Ag Center, located off Bethel Road.

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