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04/17/14 - 6:59 am
The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).
04/16/14 - 7:09 am
Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban
04/16/14 - 7:01 am
The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…
04/17/14 - 6:58 am
The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Boston group takes top Virginia award for saving New Brick
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