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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…


SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.





Mecklenburg > Clarksville

Mecklenburg County Trustees vote to close Buckhorn

Backing a proposal by Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton by a 7-2 vote, the Mecklenburg County School Board Tuesday night opted to close Buckhorn Elementary to help close a projected budget deficit in excess of $2 million.

Brunswick prison idea faces tough scrutiny

Legislators leery of ballooning costs to house sexual offenders

Brodnax woman charged with murder in death of husband

A Brodnax woman is being held at Southside Regional Jail without bond in connection with the stabbing death of her husband Jan. 12.

Bracey man guilty of having sex with horse

Mecklenburg County Circuit Judge Leslie Osborne last Wednesday found Bryon Roger Keeling, 31, of Bracey, guilty of felony bestiality.

Chase City VFD joins call on tipped tanker

Seven Chase City firefighters Tuesday assisted Keysville and Bacon District at the scene in Charlotte County where a propane tanker overturned.

Unqualified success

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Dot Lee, a certified Zumba instructor, leads a class Monday at the Clarksville Enrichment Center. Over 30 people have been attending the new Zumba classes as part of The Y program at The Complex.
If the number of people who walk through the doors each day to use its facilities and services is any indication, the Clarksville Enrichment Complex is an unqualified success after just seven months in existence.

Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department awards

South Boston News
The Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department at the annual banquet on Sunday honored Andy Elliott and Mike Lejda as Firefighters of the Year. Members of the department chose the recipients. Other awardees included, Bridgette Hogan, Chief’s Award, and outgoing Chief Robert Wilkerson, above, a special award for 15 years of department leadership. (Alta LeCompte photo)

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