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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

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).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

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…

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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James Edward Boulden Sr.

SoVaNow.com / August 16, 2012
On Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, God closed the eyes of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, James Edward Boulden Sr. James was born on Feb. 22, 1942 in South Boston, to the late Dorothy F. Jennings.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Melody Boulden of South Boston; brother, Bill Boulden of South Boston; four sons, Eric Boulden, James Edward Boulden Jr., David Boulden, and Corey Williams; three daughters, Tyronda Boulden, Tiffany Boulden, and Delia Barnette; eight grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and a faithful friend, Bernard Womack.

A memorial will be held in celebration of his life on Saturday, Aug. 18, from noon-2 p.m. at 102 Edmondson Avenue, South Boston. All family and friends are invited to attend.


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