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South Boston Council votes in favor of cigarette tax

South Boston Town Council moved decisively to impose a 10 cent-per-pack tax on cigarette purchases in town by voting 4-1 in favor of the levy Monday night.

Eight of nine Halifax County schools accredited

Trustees set goals at retreat, hail progress in state ratings

NO TURNING BACK

Era of segregated schools is over, but achieving racial parity in education continues to be an unmet challenge

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Park View look solid against Prince Edward in scrimmage


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Willie Torrence Bates

SoVaNow.com / January 09, 2018


Willie Torrence Bates, 53 of Bracey, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at his residence in River Ridge. 

He was an employee of Pine Crest Timber Company. A service will be conducted at a later date at River Ridge Chapel. 

Condolences may be sent to http://www.crowderhitecrews.com.

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