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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

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Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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Chase City Council voices opposition to Thornton’s contract

The vote was four in favor, and none opposed. Council members Marshall Whitaker and Vice-Mayor Lisa Gillispie were absent from the meeting.

Vandals deliver blow to historic roller mill

South Boston News
Originally built in 1912, the mill operated for three-quarters of a century before closing in 1986.
The historic roller mill on East Third Street in downtown Chase City was hit by vandals Sunday night.

Rolling thunder comes to Chase City

South Boston News
Perfect weather and large crowds equaled success for the 19th annual South Central Virginia Bike Fair, sponsored by the Chase City Volunteer Fire Department and hosted in town Saturday and Sunday. This year’s Bike Fair, which is held at the fire department training ground on Jonbil Road, began with the Friday night cruz-in and live music. Saturday’s events included poker runs, bike show judging, rodeo games and a tattoo contest. The Fair is one of the department’s largest fundraisers.

Chase City aims to fix blighted corner

Effort under way to convert demolition site to pocket park

Chase City spends $50,000 on sewer upgrade

Chase City Town Council approved an expenditure of $50,000 — $20,000 from the town’s contingency fund and $30,000 from a Rural Development grant — to pay for work on the town’s storm sewer system.

Don’t let ‘em get your goat

South Boston News
Loose goats stopped for a bite to eat as they meandered through downtown Chase City this week.
Because they’ve been roaming about in Chase City

TV’s American Pickers pays visit to Chase City roller mill

South Boston News
Southside Roller Mill owner Harry Click with some of the items in his collection that were scouted by the American Pickers television show.
Scouts look for hidden gems

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