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Big crowd celebrates in downtown South Boston

Pleasant, cool weather provided the perfect backdrop for the 22nd Annual Harvest Festival in downtown South Boston on Saturday.

Tobacco commission OKs workforce training grants

The Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission (TIC) on Thursday awarded the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) two grants to strengthen southern Virginia’s workforce.

In The Carpenter’s Workshop: My fortress

A fortress is a place that is protected from attack.  They are usually built on high places, mountains or hills, which aid in repelling attackers.

Cruise-in spotlights local antique vehicles

Viny Sarnataro, president of Italian Delight Family Restaurant located in Halifax Square in Centerville, hosted and sponsored a Tinkers Car Club cruise-in on Saturday, Sept. 14, at his restaurant. 

Dane Ferguson to perform Sunday in SoBo

Tracy Quackenbush Martin for Commonwealth’s Attorney will present singer/songwriter Dane Ferguson in concert at Constitution Square in South Boston from 5 to 7 p.m.  Sunday.

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Tenured Soul Sept. 27.

‘Keep It Classy’ opens in South Boston

For those ladies looking for classy clothes, shoes, bags and accessories, South Boston’s newest business is the place to shop.

Stars — and star watchers — will come out to party at Staunton River next week

The Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) returns to host the fifth Staunton River Star Party Oct. 1-6, with a public viewing night scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5. Staunton River State Park is located in one of the darkest spots along the Eastern seaboard, offering an ideal location for viewing the night sky.

49 workers keep Clover Yarns moving forward

For the past 29 years, Keith Garrett has known no other work than Clover Yarns. It has become a way of life…it is his life.

Annual fall festival fundraiser nets nearly $24,000 for Clover VFD

Clover Volunteer Fire Department held its 24th annual fall festival Saturday raising almost $24,000 during the all day event.