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South Boston council honors Buffalo Soldier on 100th birthday

South Boston Town Council on Monday night paid tribute to 100 year old Raymond Shelton

South Boston Police seek suspect

Prizery readies for fall music headliners


Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest






Second Kerr Reservoir Water Symposium April 28

The one day event, hosted by the Clarksville Lake Interests Committee (CLIC), will include presentations from federal and state experts, lunch, and the same interactive format that was used last year. The topics will include, but not be limited to, updates on water allocation policies, impacts of fluctuating water levels on fisheries and recreational values, power generation, shoreline management, and trends in water quality and any impacts on recreation and human health.

Mecklenburg County school budget set, except for $394,000 bump

The budget for the coming school year is $200,000 lower than the current one, but is contingent upon the school division receiving about $394,000 more from the county, a 3.67 percent increase.

La Crosse’s Rachel Johnson lauded for teaching excellence

South Boston News
La Crosse Elementary teacher Rachel Johnson with her students.
Rachel Johnson of La Crosse Elementary, a dedicated teacher and teacher of teachers, is Mecklenburg County’s Teacher of the Year.

Entrenched in The Diabetes Belt

Mecklenburg County is in the so-called stroke belt. It’s in the obesity belt. And now it’s in the newly named diabetes belt.

At new industry, 7 job openings draw 425 applicants

South Boston News
Job seekers wait their turn to be interviewed by Home Care Industries Inc. staff for about 20 jobs that will start when the company opens for business in the former Harden building in late April. Some 425 people applied at the Job Fair last week.
Seven employees of Home Care Products Inc. stayed until 7 p.m. to interview of 425 job applicants who lined up throughout the day on Wednesday for a Job Fair at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center.

Job levels start to improve a bit

Southern Virginia’s unemployment rate rose slightly from December 2010 to January 2011, but the number of people working also rose.

Copper theft reported on Whittles Mill Road in South Hill

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