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South Boston council moves on funeral home request

Hearing slated to consider zoning change, expansion

Hicks resigns, successor pending

Mecklenburg school board opens nominations for seat

Trustees, public express different priorities for next Mecklenburg County superintendent

Respondents value openness, teamwork

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South Boston American nails down state title

SBA downed Rustburg, 8-3, Wednesday at the Day Complex in South Boston. The SBA all-stars finished O-zone state play with a 5-1 record.

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Pre-Majors finish World Series with 2-2 record

SoVaNow.com / July 31, 2014
The South Boston-Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors had a strong World Series run in Chipley, Fla.

The locals finished fifth with a 2-2 record for the series.

Florida took an early 3-0 lead Monday and then eliminated Virginia, 10-0, after a four-hour rain delay.

Despite the loss, Virginia picked up two quality wins.

Virginia pinned a 6-4 loss on Louisiana the second day. Tripp Bennett worked most of the game on the mound and Ben Major relieved when Bennett reached his pitching totals.

The local all-stars also defeated Alabama, 7-1, after breaking open a close game with a strong sixth inning rally.

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