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Caution urged for Prom Night

Emergency services chief resigns post

Four days, three fatal crashes

A Clarksville teen died Friday in Buffalo Junction wreck, the first of three deadly car crashes in Mecklenburg County in the past week.


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Petersburg man dies after being trapped under fallen trailer

With big-ticket items paid for, South Hill town budget falls 17 percent

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With the substantial completion of South Hill’s new public works building, South Hill Exchange, Public Works Director Bill Wilson unveiled the bronze cornerstone plaque denoting the historic roots of the site as an early tobacco exchange. It will hang on the building once construction is completed in late May.

It’s back to the kitchen for area’s newest celebrity

South Boston News
12-year-old Bryn Montgomery with dad Vin in an appearance before the South Hill Rotary Club.
The story that can finally 
be told: Bryn Montgomery’s
 Food Network adventures

Heroes of the Hop & Shop

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Top, the Easter Bunny was greeted eagerly Saturday by Will, Easton and Tatum Callahan as they visited the South Hill Volunteer Fire Department to have their photos taken with the friendly rabbit. The SHVFD Auxiliary’s Hop and Shop event was a big success, with vendors, food, raffles and more. Above, Sparky the Fire Dog also made many young fans. (Lisa Clary photos)

South Hill truck fire

South Boston News
Members of the South Hill and La Crosse Volunteer Fire Departments battled a truck fire on I-85 early Monday. At 2:38 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to Exit 12B on I-85 for a truck on fire. Police Officer James Crawford, who was also at the scene, said “within a matter of minutes seven fire trucks and a small army of firefighters” were on location and began efforts to extinguish the flame. The cause of the fire is unknown. The truck, which had been previously unloaded, was fully engulfed by the time the team arrived. It took firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish the flames. The driver escaped uninjured, but the truck was a total loss. Also assisting were Southside Rescue Squad, the South Hill Police Department and Virginia State Police.

Blaze leaves home in ruins

South Boston News
Firefighters attack the Pleasant Street fire from the roof of the dwelling.
Family of three forced from home by Monday night fire

In the running

South Boston News
Bryn Montgomery of South Hill made the cut as one of the final five contestants on the Food Network’s Kids Baking Championship with the latest airing of the cable TV show on Monday night. Bryn, the daughter of Vin and Ann Montgomery and a student at Brunswick Academy, started out among 11 contestants hoping to win the show’s $25,000 grand prize. She has been baking since she was about four or five and is a pro at age 11. Her recipes have kept her in the thick of the televised competition, which has been followed ardently by members of the community. You can follow Bryn on Facebook and on Monday nights with each televised segment of the Kid’s Baking Championship. (Steve Hinzman photo)

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