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Man drowns on pond

Fishing buddies tossed in water after canoe overturns; only one makes it back to safety on side of bank at Berry Hill

Halifax has much in store for Earth Day

Visitors will have a chance to see demonstrations on everything from composting, creating raised beds in wood pallets, portable raised bed units, and more. Pallets will also be used to…

Arrest is made after meth lab discovered

A Nathalie man, 25 year old Richard Dale Culley, was arrested last week and charged with the manufacture of methamphetamine, grand larceny and vandalism.

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Barons end week with thrilling win

Tucker hits three-run homer to end game

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Destination Downtown has new board member

Washington Coleman housing rehab project moving forward

Plans are moving forward for a late May start date to the Washington Coleman Housing Rehabilitation Project, which calls for the revitalization of 14 homes and demolition of four more.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from business and industry, Medley pointed out that with the decline of textiles and tobacco that stream of donations has dropped significantly.

Woods come down so new church can go up at South Boston site

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Clear-cutting at the lot owned by Abiding Branch Christian Ministries, located at the corner of Vaughan and Riely behind C.H. Friend Elementary.
What used to be a wooded area across from Carter Field around back of the old C.H. Friend Elementary School has been cleared to make way for South Boston’s newest church: Abiding Branch Christian Ministries, which plans to erect a brick sanctuary for a 300-person congregation at the five-acre site. The logging work is nearly finished, although the church has not yet obtained required permits.

So Bo Police make weekend arrests

Lower spending, flat rates in South Boston budget

South Boston Town Council got its first look Monday at the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year — a $9,171,495 package that is three percent less than the $9,559,927 current budget.

Saving a downtown institution

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Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home of Clarksville and owners Mike and Jane Lyon
Michael and Jane Lyon, owners of Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home in Clarksville and Cremation Society of Virginia, signed a letter of intent Friday to affiliate with Brooks, which has been in business in downtown South Boston since 1935. The name will change to Brooks Lyon Funeral Home of South Boston.

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