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Snow falls on South Boston Christmas Parade

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A light snowfall that began early Saturday afternoon continued to fall throughout the 2010 South Boston Christmas parade. The parade was dedicated to the memory of forester Alex Williamson and Santa arrived riding in a Forestry Department vehicle. The streets were jammed, with many huddled under blankets, to enjoy the parade. (David Conner II photos)

Council backs funds for SVHEC

South Boston Town Council on Monday night approved a resolution asking Governor Bob McDonnell to consider $250,000 in additional state funding for the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center budget next year. The governor is expected to announce his plans for the upcoming state budget on Dec. 17.

Founders College back in the news

The now-defunct Founders College, which had been situated at Berry Hill Resort, is the subject of a story in the current edition of “The Chronicle of Higher Education.”

Museum holds open house

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SEASONS GREETINGS FROM THE MUSEUM — Ralph Hodnett of Halifax, who designed Christmas decorations — including an entire Christmas room — at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History, stands with museum visitor Nadine Staten of Clover. Hodnett says he did the work with David Baird and Ray Turner. The museum held a festive open house Sunday afternoon.

Santa to visit for Yule parade

South Boston will host its annual Christmas Parade this Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. with 15 floats, five high school marching bands, musical groups, fire trucks, antique cars, dogs, equestrian riders and, of course, the Jolly Old Elf himself lining up to parade down Main Street to the delight of both young and old.

Council mulls plea for SVHEC funds

South Boston Town Council will hold committee work sessions this afternoon beginning at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.

Historical Society soliciting donations to save Lawson house

The Halifax County Historical Society continues its efforts in encouraging owners of historic properties to preserve them. Now the Society is excited to have an opportunity to support efforts under way to save another historic structure in the community.

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