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Wilson: I had no idea what was coming

South Boston town manager resigns $108,000 post after Council presents difficult ‘choices’

Pulling off the open road for food and chat

Catching up with a pair of Hells Angels

Forfeiture sale wins judge’s approval

Action comes as Farley responds to government plea to auction assets

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Enthusiasm expanding overall for Comet gridders

Halifax County High School football took a step forward a year ago, and head coach Kenneth Day and his staff found a way to improve the overall enthusiasm for the…

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Mecklenburg County grand jury hands down indictments against local suspects

A Mecklenburg County grand jury on Monday handed down indictments against a number of suspects, including a man charged with the rape of a minor.

Obama, Bluestone and Justin Bieber

The President visited Bluestone High School on Tuesday afternoon to view the school's acclaimed robotics program and answer students' pressing questions.

Two die in crash near Clarksville

South Boston News
A two-car crash Sunday at the intersection of Rt. 58 and Rt. 730 near Clarksville claimed the lives of two people.

Miss South Central Fair crowned

South Boston News
Amaranta Prieto is crowned Miss South Central Fair after the pageant this week. Crowning her is last year's queen Catherine Blair Borum.

South Central Fair Pageant winners

South Boston News
The Miss South Central Fair pageant for girls competing in the younger age divisions was held Saturday in Chase City. Last night (Tuesday), a new Miss South Central Fair was crowned in the main pageant event, held on the first night of the fair. Above, these contestants were recognized Saturday as winners in the Junior Miss Group: (left to right) Photogenic and first runner-up, Kristen Renan Carroll; Casual Wear, Prettiest Gown and Junior Miss South Central Fair Katie Paige Garnett; fourth runner-up Jasmine Reamey; third runner-up Victoria Anna Larimer; and second runner-up Cassidy Kaleigh Osborne. (Photos by Billie Jo Gwaltney)

BATTLE OF THE BANDS

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The Bluestone (blue and gold) and Park View (white and green) Marching Bands strutted their stuff at the Bluestone Band Invitational this Saturday in Skipwith. The Marching Dragons won the AAA Division competition for the second year in a row. The grand champion in the Triple A/Quadruple A Class was Clover Hill High School from the Midlothian area in Chesterfield County. Grand champion in the Double A/Single A class was Lee County High School from Sanford, N.C. The AA Division winner was Lee County and the A Division winner was Nottoway County High School. The Marching Barons of Bluestone, hosts, put on an exhibition in the event, which this year drew some 4,000 spectators. (David Conner II photos)

Autumn Jubilee fun

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The kids got a chance to try their hand at Pumpkin Chunkin’ at the Autumn Jubilee celebration in Chase City on Sunday. A big crowd turned out on a beautiful fall day to take part of the games, activities, contests and concert entertainment throughout the afternoon. The day also featured a parade to kick off the South Central Fair, and the Mecklenburg Knights Cheerleaders joined the procession.

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