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Fire Damages SoBo House Wednesday


An afternoon fire caused an estimated $17,000 damage to a South Boston home Wednesday, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.

American Red Cross To Hold Bloodmobiles This Week

The American Red Cross is asking area residents to give the gift of life with two bloodmobiles slated next week.

Ronda Campbell New Director Of Mentor Role Model Program

Ronda P. Campbell has been tapped the new executive director for the Mentor Role Model Program following a board of directors’ vote Thursday.

Virginia Department Of Health Reports Death Associated With H1n1 Virus

The Virginia Department of Health today reported the death of an adult male from the Thomas Jefferson Health District who was diagnosed with the novel influenza A (H1N1) virus.

Clover Volunteer Fire Department Fall Festival Slated For Oct. 10

Clover Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Virginia Department Of Aviation AOPA Air Safety Foundation Present Fall Safety Seminars

The Virginia Department of Aviation and AOPA Air Safety Foundation will present safety seminars entitled “What Went Wrong” at four locations across the Commonwealth of Virginia Oct. 5-8 from 7-9 p.m. including one at Danville Regional Airport on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

No One Injured In Pair Of South Boston Wrecks

No one was injured in two traffic accidents in South Boston Friday and Saturday, according to town police.

ARRA Funds To Reduce Health Care Associated Infections

Virginia has received a $1,063,554 grant in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for a program to reduce the incidence of health care-associated infections (HAI) in the state, the governor’s office announced Friday.

South Boston Committee Studies One-Way Designation For Wagstaff St.

South Boston’s current issues committee studied a recommendation from town staff to amend town code concerning one-way streets at the Monday work session.
Town Manager Ted Daniel told the CIC that Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White advised that town code should designate which streets are to be one-way.

Residents Reflect After Damaging Storm

As the sun shone brightly Tuesday morning, residents across South Boston and throughout sections of Halifax County were shaking their heads in disbelief and retelling stories of storm damage sustained during the brief violent and costly storm that ravaged the area the evening before.