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South Boston amends zoning ordinance for funeral homes

Labor Day schedules released

Halifax County unemployment rate rises to 7.1 percent


Comets need to show improvement

Halifax County High School did some positive things in its season-opening win over Patrick County Friday night, but the level of competition should be significantly higher Friday when E.C. Glass…







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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.

Enterprise: No harm to Mull from false story

South Hill Enterprise publisher offers defense in $1 million defamation suit by Chase City man

Clarksville Council debate flares on Moran travel expenses

Members spar over costs, procedures involved with conference visits

Mecklenburg County website adds features for visitors, residents alike

Mecklenburg County has beefed up its website, at, to better promote local offerings — and to make it easier to deal with local government.

Plans developed to rebuild Randolph- Macon College

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The Randolph Macon Main Building
The Virginia Methodist Historical Society Board came to Boydton to discuss plans to rebuild the original Randolph Macon College Main Building, found near the intersection of Jefferson Streets and Highway 58 in Boydton. Randolph Macon is the oldest continuously existing Methodist College in America, and was located in Boydton from 1832 until 1868.

Clarksville Chamber has new director

Barely two months after becoming executive director of the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, DeAnn Yager tendered her resignation effective immediately. In her place, the Chamber named Sheila Cuykendall, interim director.

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