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Fired McDonald’s workers bring lawsuit against fast-food giant

McDonald’s workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual…

Former supervisor Womack pleads to felony charges

Former Halifax County supervisor Earl Womack appeared in court Thursday to enter a guilty plea to four felonies in a scheme to fraudulently obtain $1,622.82 as school bus coordinator.

Dollar General store in Riverdale robbed at gunpoint

The Dollar General store at Riverdale Plaza in South Boston was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night by an assailant who entered the store wearing a mask and demanded cash from…

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Lady Comets break losing skid, drop Trojans

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball team saw a frustrating losing skid end Tuesday.

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Burton to fill in for Stewart again this weekend

SoVaNow.com / August 21, 2014
South Boston's Jeff Burton will fill in again this weekend for Tony Stewart at the NASCAR Spring Cup Series moves to Bristol Motor Speedway.

Burton, a winner of 21 Sprint Cup races, will pilot the No. 14 for Stewart-Haas Racing in place of Stewart for
the second straight week. Burton subbed for Stewart last weekend at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.

Burton has 40 Sprint Cup starts at Bristol, which includes a victory in the 2008 Food City 500.

This driver change pertains only to Bristol. Stewart's plans for upcoming Sprint Cup races have yet to be determined.


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