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Beadles indicted in slaying

Man accused of threatening to set female victim on fire

Halifax Town Council reviews parking issues downtown with courthouse work


Abbott ready for second year at U.Va.





Halifax South Boston

Christmas parade entry deadline is Dec. 4

The South Boston Christmas Parade is on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5 pm. Early registrations must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19.

Town of Halifax takes steps to paint street lines

The Town of Halifax is contracting to have the on-street parking lines and yellow no parking curbs painted along U.S. Highway 501 (Main Street) on Monday Nov. 22 starting at 4 p.m. beginning from the railroad tracks and moving north. The crew plans to delay the sections along the Main Street commercial area until after 5 p.m. later that afternoon as a convenience to businesses and patrons.

New faces appear at joint meeting

It was a night for reports and introductions as Halifax County supervisors and town councilmen gathered for their regular bi-monthly meeting on Monday night at the Mary Bethune Complex.

Downtown South Boston open house Sunday

South Boston News
Among the Downtown South Boston merchants getting festive for Christmas Open House this weekend are those at Enchanted Surroundings. Reveling in the season are, on the floor from left, Janice Puryear and Patsy Owen; seated, Ginger Owen and Tootie Rhodes with her pet dog. The 24th annual event runs 1-5 p.m. Sunday with C-Action Photography's David Conner II taking Santa pictures of kids of all ages and some merchants offering the chance to win gift certificates. The grant prize: a $100 Downtown gift certificate. The Enchanted Surroundings folks will actually throw two parties: They'll host a separate Christmas open house Friday, 6-10 p.m.

Jewelry, guns taken from home

Someone pried open a basement window to a home located at 1080 Hump’s Trail, South Boston sometime during this past week. The home belongs to Mary Cook, who is in the process of moving to another location. Deputy John Tanner met her there Friday evening, and it was discovered that three guns and some jewelry had been taken during the break-in.

Jones named to arts board

South Boston News
Chris Jones, director of The Prizery arts center, has been asked to serve on the board of directors of Virginians for the Arts. The Richmond-based group was formed in 1992 to increase funding for the arts and encourage appreciation for the arts.

Rescuers find elderly man

An 89-year-old Alzheimer's patient is found by emergency personnel after going missing Tuesday night.

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