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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


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PLAY HARD, PLAY WELL

The Comets made a change in the program after the Mike Roark-era did not work out. Day, meanwhile, has accomplished his goal of keeping the focus off himself in preseason…

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Wary Mecklenburg County supervisors delay action for now on facilities plan

The Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors’ budget and finance committee on Monday evening tabled a revised proposal to establish a fund for future school construction.

With cuts less than feared, positions restored in Mecklenburg County school budget

The Mecklenburg County School Board at a 7 p.m. meeting tonight will get two versions of a revised budget from which to choose — one that outsources custodial services and one that does not.

Chase City to seek $1.2 mil for housing improvements

Chase City will seek $1.2 million from the federal government to improve the West Third Street neighborhood in town, with planned upgrades to 21 households, demolition of three homes and replacements of water and sewer lines.

Springtime brings out the scam artists

Whether it feels like it or not, spring is almost here. And with the warmer weather and folks looking to spend some money on vacations and fun, scammers are getting ready for you. So, you need to be prepared for them, too.

Brunswick County holds hazardous waste collection day

The Solid Waste Management Department of Brunswick County is pleased to announce the upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 16. Individuals are urged to drop off items between the hours of 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the parking lot of Brunswick County Government Building, 100 Tobacco Street, Lawrenceville. (Note: materials cannot be accepted before or after the stated hours.) The Household Hazardous Waste event is for Brunswick County residents only. A current driver’s license, County I.D. card or Vehicle Registration is required to show proof of residency.

The Gentleman’s ESTATE

South Boston News
The 1838 residence at Cedar Grove plantation will be the scene of a celebration to mark the designation of the property on the National Register of Historic Places. (Alta LeCompte photos)
Descendants of Cedar Grove’s original owners, as well as state and national leaders of the historic preservation movement, will gather in Clarksville March 26 to celebrate the naming of the former plantation to the National Register of Historic Places.

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES (let’s hope)

South Boston News
It was hairy good fun Saturday night as the La Crosse Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary presented the Mrs. Rock N Roll 2011 Womanless Beauty Pageant, featuring the finest “ladies” of the community in a test of talent, good looks and nerve. Winner of Mrs. Rock N Roll 2011 was Nick “Nikki” Sadler. Special entertainer “Elvis Presley” presented the trophies to the winners. The event, which drew a sell-out crowd at the La Crosse Commerce Center, raised money for the fire department. (Lisa Clary photo)

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