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South Boston man gets jail time on drug charges

Vernon Hill man dies in motorcycle crash

A Vernon Hill man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was operating slid off the gravel shoulder of State Route 360 and crashed.

Smoker tax runs into flak as South Boston puts off action

South Boston Town Council on Monday night put off action on a proposed 25 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after a number of speakers at a public hearing criticized the levy as…


Moore earns all-state baseball honors

Comet senior outfielder named to second team





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South Boston Christmas Parade Dec. 4

The South Boston Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m.

South Boston Christmas cards on sale

South Boston News
South Boston's Christmas Card Pre-Order sales are taking place now and this year's card features the Cast of Halifax County Little Theatre's production of It's a Wonderful Life as they appeared on the Grand Marshal Float in the South Boston Christmas Parade in 2007. Tamyra Vest, executive director of Destination Downtown South Boston said, "We're very excited about this year's card. Andrew J. Bohanon captured an absolute fantastic photo of this float as it continues down Main Street in the parade". Cards come in packaged in boxes of 10 and sell for $13.50 per box. The South Boston Christmas Cards are being printed now. They are limited in number and will be available for purchase at the DDSB office at 432 Main Street as well as some of the Downtown South Boston Merchants. Call 434-575-4209 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to pre-order your cards. Cash, checks, Visa, MC, and Discover Card are accepted. An $8 deposit per box is required for pre-orders.

South Boston Council moves to buy up land

South Boston Town Council, meeting a day later than usual, on Tuesday night approved a recommendation to purchase two lots of 1.68 acres on Tabernacle Trail for $40,000. Council members also authorized Town Manager Ted Daniel to continue negotiations on an adjoining third lot. The purchase of the properties will allow the Town to expand the Memorial Gardens cemetery.

Council to meet Tuesday

South Boston Town Council will meet tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in Council Chamber on Yancey Street, a day later than usual due to the Columbus Day holiday.

CVS buys site for new store

The drug retailer pays $1.9 million for the corner lot at the Route 501-129 intersection as it moves to build a standalone store.

First Presbyterian to hold Angel Food open house Thursday

South Boston News
Come to the Angel Food Open House at First Presbyterian Church on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., and register to win a box of Angel Food. There will also be free hot dogs, chips and drinks, as well as samples of Angel Food meats grilled onsite. Orders for October delivery will be taken during the Open House. Stewart Nelson loads Angel Food boxes into a customer's vehicle on distribution day.
First Presbyterian Church in South Boston is having an Open House on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to celebrate their Angel Food Ministry. There will be free hot dogs, chips and drinks for those attending, along with samples of Angel Food meats, such as their gourmet chicken breasts.

755 lose power after tree topples

South Boston News
CASCADE EFFECT — After a big tree fell on power lines on Riely Avenue Tuesday afternoon, the impact caused a cascade effect, breaking several other power poles and leaving 755 residents without electricity. (TWMcL photo)
A reported 755 Dominion Virginia Power customers suddenly lost electricity around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday when a large tree fell onto power lines on Riely Avenue in South Boston.

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