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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

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Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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Covington going from Buckhorn to South Hill Elementary

South Boston News
Joan Covington
Joan Covington will take over as principal of South Hill Elementary School this fall, surrounded by the familiar faces of about 200 hundred children and several faculty members also moving over from Buckhorn Elementary School.

Carter stepping down as voter registrar in June

South Boston News
Bert Carter
When Bert Carter moved into the position of Mecklenburg County general registrar, he brought with him the skills he had honed in a long and varied career in education. He simply began teaching in a different environment.

Several larcenies reported across area

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department is investigating several larcenies which occurred during the past week. Last Tuesday, March 1, Aretha Hughes-Berry reported that a burglary and breaking and entering at her home on Mineral Springs in Boydton where 750 feet of wiring valued at $5,000 and 500 feet of other wiring valued at $1800 were stolen.

Contract for water tank with Route 92 pipeline moves forward

The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors economic development committee on Monday voted to ask the full board to award a $678,800 contract for a ground-level water tank for the Route 92 pipeline project.

Putting the spark back in Whittle’s Mill

South Boston News
After sitting idle for many years, Whittles Mill dam in South Hill is once again in working condition — thanks to a passing comment and the interest it sparked in a local man who has tackled the task of bringing the hydro project back to life.

Brunswick prison plan ‘dead as a doornail’

The state budget adopted Sunday by the General Assembly leaves a proposal to repurpose Brunswick Correctional Center as a facility for sexual predators “as dead as a door nail,” Sen. Frank Ruff said Monday.

La Crosse man dies in Friday auto accident

South Boston News
Christopher Thomas Glenn
Christopher Thomas Glenn, 27, of La Crosse, was pronounced dead Friday night at the scene of a one-car crash on Wilson Road near the intersection of Country Club Road.

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