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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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Garrett sweeps limited twins

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Colin Garrett swept both ends of limited sportsman race action at SBS Saturday. (Victor Newman photo)
SoVaNow.com / June 19, 2017


Colin Garrett swept the pair of 25 Lap Limited Sportsman races at South Boston Speedway Saturday.

Garrett held off Trey Crews, by 0.517-seconds. Eric Winslow survived short track attrition and finished third.

Brandon Jones was fourth, with David Latour Jr. fifth. Mike Jones was sixth, followed by Jason Myers and Chris Elliott, who retired after 16 laps. Elliott had front-end damage.

Garrett averaged 58.343 mph in race two.

Garrett prevailed in a comfortable finish to race one, cruising by the Crews with a 4.154 second margin. Jones was third, 4.7 seconds off the pace.

Elliott was fourth, followed by Eric Winslow, Latour, B. Jones and Myers.

Garrett averaged 90.352 seconds in taking the checkered.

Garrett blasted by early leader Elliott in the second limited.

Garrett just had a stout car in the first limited race and won easily.

He had recovered well after getting his car trashed in recent SBS action.

Garrett enjoyed a clear view in his rear mirror following the first race.

Garrett’s car had been destroyed in a recent wreck at SBS.

Garrett credited his team for impressive work in getting him back on the track.

Four cars were inverted for the second limited race.



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