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Transition center draws complaints of neighbors

Public input on the new “transition center” at 1332 Moore Street for locals struggling with homelessness and unemployment dominated debate at the Monday night meeting of South Boston Town Council.

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Halifax County trustees ease rules on student cell phone use

The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday night to revise the cell phone policy at Halifax County High School to make the rules more consistent and hopefully easier to enforce.

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Jerry James Van Eimeren

SoVaNow.com / April 06, 2017

Jerry James Van Eimeren, 66, of South Boston passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at UVA Medical Center. He was born April 9, 1950 in Fon du Lac, Wis., to the late Clifford and Ruth Van Eimeren of Fon du Lac, Wis.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Wendy Stevens Van Eimeren of South Boston; his brothers, Tom Van Eimeren and wife Dottie of St. Augustine, Fla., Bob Van Eimeren and husband Don of Lake Worth, Fla.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Betty Jane and Lloyd Dixon of Virgilina; brother-in-law, Wayne S. Stevens of South Boston; sister-in-law, Martha Stevens of South Boston; his nephews, Michael Dixon and Travis Stevens of South Boston; nieces, Tammie Ankrum of Sioux Falls, S.D., Tracie Van Eimeren Liston and Tiffanie Van Eimeren of Scottsdale, Az., and numerous great nieces and nephews; special friends, Joel and Patty Mason of Hampstead, Maryland, Chad and Sara Lloyd of Oxford, N.C., and Jimmy and Kim Powell of Richmond, and his special dog, Charley.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with Rev. Kevin Begley officiating. There will be special memories shared by Joel Mason and Gene Haugh.

The family will also be receiving friends at the home, 921 Marshall Avenue, South Boston.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.brookslyon.com.

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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