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Feral hogs: A nuisance that’s ‘here to stay’

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Buck Buchanan of Clover after a day of hunting feral hogs. (Contributed photo)
“Feral hogs are here to stay,” said Aaron Proctor of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) to a gathering of 50 people who turned out Monday night at the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department to learn more about the wildlife nuisance.

Dead dogs found next to trash boxes

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of three dogs found near the Liberty Volunteer Fire Department early Wednesday morning. According to Sheriff Fred Clark, the bodies of the dogs were found near the five green trash collection boxes near the fire station.

Hattie Brown fundraiser planned

A fund-raiser is being planned for Saturday, September 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to help find missing Hattie G. Brown, Retired Sgt. First Class, who was last seen at Sheetz in Riverdale on May 16, 2009.

Perriello gives talk to volunteers at local Obama headquarters

South Boston News
Former Fifth District Congressman Tom Perriello, now head of the Center for American Progress, a Washington, D.C. think tank, visited the local Obama-Biden campaign headquarters on Monday afternoon to work with campaign volunteers.

South Boston Council on retreat this weekend

Volkswagon takes $3,000 in damages as a result of mishap

A single-vehicle crash on Bellevue Road, State Route 729, some nine-tenths mile west of its intersection with U.S. Route 360, resulted in damages of $3,000 to the 1997 Volkswagen Golf GT-1 operated by Alicia N. Smith, 21, of Nathalie. The crash occurred at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

Authorities stay mum on status of probes

Two employees under investigation by State Police for unspecified alleged wrongdoing

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